Roget category 9816. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.5. Religious affections
›› 6.5.1. Superhuman beings and regions
kingdom of heaven,
kingdom of God —
heavenly kingdom —
throne of God —
presence of God —
inheritance of the saints in light.
Paradise, Eden, Zion, abode of the blessed — celestial bliss, glory.
[Mythological heaven] Olympus — Elysium (paradise), Elysian fields, Arcadia†, bowers of bliss, garden of the Hesperides, third heaven — Valhalla, Walhalla (Scandinavian); Nirvana (Buddhist); happy hunting grounds — Alfardaws†, Assama† — Falak al aflak [Ar.] the highest heaven" (Mohammedan). future state, eternal home, eternal reward.
resurrection, translation — resuscitation etc. 660.
from on high,
looks through nature up to the nature's god"
the great world's altarstairs, that slope through the great world's altarstairs, that slope through darkness up to God"
the treasury of everlasting joy"
vigeur de dessus [Fr.].
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