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Citations:Abraham's bosom

English citations of Abraham's bosom

  • 1625, James Ussher, The Whole Works
    And therefore poor Lazarus was by the angels lifted up into Abraham's bosom." "Behold" that poor man abounding with all good things; whom the blessed ...
  • 1758, Richard Baxter, The Saints' Everlasting Rest
    But thy Lord assures thee that the soul of a Lazarus hath a convoy of angels to carry it into Abraham's bosom. Shall a drunkard be so merry among his cups, ...
  • 1824, The Christian Examiner and General Review
    The beggar is carried by angels into Abraham's bosom. ... It is here alluded to in the expression, that Lazarus was carried to Abraham's bosom. ...
  • 1849, Lancelot Andrewes, Ninety-six Sermons
    Moriatur anima mea, his soul should go straight to Abraham's bosom for all that; and so, in effect, to deny Abraham's consequence. ...
  • 1872, Thomas De Witt Talmage, Sermons
    And it came to pass that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; and in hell he lifted ...
  • 2001, André Vauchez, Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages
    But, despite the ideas of some authors like Tertullian, it would be wrong to make Abraham's bosom a neutral place, without reward or punishment, ...
  • 2006, John Wesley, A Plain Account of Christian Perfection
    higher than this, till you are carried into Abraham's bosom." I say yet again, beware of enthusiasm. Such is, the imagining you have the gift of ...