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Bosom, Abraham's

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Expression used by Luke to indicate the abode of the righteous dead before their admission to the Beatific Vision after the death of the Saviour; the Fathers of the Church often use it to mean heaven. It suggests the return of the patriarch's posterity to his embrace.

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Entry for 'Bosom, Abraham's'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​b/bosom-abrahams.html. 1910.
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