everlasting life


everlasting life
   death
   The hope or expectation of the devout and a monumental variation of eternal life.

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • everlasting life — Endless existence uninterrupted by death. In several parables Jesus taught that this present life leads on to a further phase whose nature depends on our conduct here (Luke 16:25; Matt. 25:46). It is argued by some modern theologians that this… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • everlasting life — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Endless life after death: afterlife, deathlessness, eternity, everlastingness, immortality. See CONTINUE, LIVE …   English dictionary for students

  • everlasting life — eternal life, perpetual existence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • everlasting life —    See eternal life …   Glossary of theological terms

  • everlasting life —  Всегда продолжающаяся жизнь …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Everlasting — means to be eternal or indestructible.It may also may refer to:* Everlasting life, the concept of physical or spiritual immortalityBotany* Everlasting, common name of all plants in Syncarpha genus of the Asteraceae family * Everlasting, common… …   Wikipedia

  • everlasting — [[t]e̱və(r)lɑ͟ːstɪŋ, læ̱st [/t]] 1) ADJ Something that is everlasting never comes to an end. ...a message of peace and everlasting life. Syn: eternal 2) ADJ If you describe something as everlasting, you mean that it seems never to change or end.… …   English dictionary

  • everlasting — ev|er|last|ing [ ,evər læstıŋ ] adjective continuing to exist forever: the Christian belief in the everlasting life of the soul a. continuing for a very long time: The visit left an everlasting impression on me. b. used for describing something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • everlasting — UK [ˌevə(r)ˈlɑːstɪŋ] / US [ˌevərˈlæstɪŋ] adjective continuing to exist for ever the Christian belief in the everlasting life of the soul a) continuing for a very long time The visit left an everlasting impression on me. b) used for describing… …   English dictionary

  • life everlasting —    see everlasting life …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms


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