Kingdom-of-heaven definition

(Christianity) A concept of heaven as a hierarchical dominion with God at the top and a court of saints, archangels and angels.
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The place where God rules and reigns.
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Origin of kingdom-of-heaven

  • A calque of Ancient Greek Βασιλεία τῶν Οὐρανῶν (Basileia tōn Ouranōn) (Basileia tōn Ouranōn), from the Gospel of Matthew.

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