Abraham's bosom


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Abraham’s bosom

reward for the righteous. [N.T.: Luke 16:23]
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It forms most of the northern part of the bay known as Abraham's Bosom and which has been designated as Heritage Coastline and is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
This rugged part of the coastline on South Stack, which forms most of the northern part of the bay known as Abraham's Bosom, has earned various titles acknowledging both its beauty and importance, being designated a Heritage Coastline and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scienti?
She is also a literary descendant of William Wordsworth's nine-year: old daughter Caroline, of whom he writes in one of his sonnets: "Thou liest in Abraham's bosom all the year; / And worshipp'st at the Temple's inner shrine, / God being with thee when we know it not" ("It Is a Beauteous Evening" 12-14).
9) In the parable, to be in Abraham's bosom means that a soul resides in the favorable part of the Greek Hades or the Hebrew Sheol and enjoys "close fellowship with the patriarch" (Creed 212).
Abraham's Bosom by Paul Green, the opera Porgy and Bess by DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, The Green Pastures by Marc Connelly, as well as O'Neill's All God's Chillun Got Wings (1923).