Abraham-s-bosom meaning

(Christianity) The waiting place for the faithful dead between the crucifixion and the resurrection of Christ; paradise. [First attested prior to 1150.]
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Origin of abraham-s-bosom

  • From translation of Late Latin sinus Abrahae, from translation of Ancient Greek κόλπος (kolpos) Ἀβραάμ (Abraam).

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