heaven, considered as the reward of the righteous. Luke 16:22.
(Luke 16:22,23) refers to the custom of reclining on couches at table, which was prevalent among the Jews, an arrangement which brought the head of one person almost into the bosom of the one who sat or reclined above him. To “be in Abraham’s bosom” thus meant to enjoy happiness and rest (Matt. 8:11; Luke 16:23) at the banquet in Paradise. (See BANQUET ØT0000434; MEALS.)
- Abraham cowley
Abraham, 1618–67, English poet. Malcolm, 1898–1989, U.S. writer, critic, and editor. Historical Examples abraham cowley was born in the year one thousand sir hundred and eighteen. Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley Samuel Johnson I have before me the works of Mr. abraham cowley, in two vols. The Divining Rod Charles Latimer It […]
an earlier name of Abraham. Gen. 17:5. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “exalted father.”. Historical Examples And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land. The Bible for Young People Anonymous And you keep your […]
having no gills. adjective (zoology) having no gills
a machine for testing the abrasion resistance of a material.