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Definition of Heaven

Heaven

  1. The expanse of space surrounding the earth; esp., that which seems to be over the earth like a great arch or dome; the firmament; the sky; the place where the sun, moon, and stars appear; -- often used in the plural in this sense.
  2. The dwelling place of the Deity; the abode of bliss; the place or state of the blessed after death.
  3. The sovereign of heaven; God; also, the assembly of the blessed, collectively; -- used variously in this sense, as in No. 2.
  4. Any place of supreme happiness or great comfort; perfect felicity; bliss; a sublime or exalted condition; as, a heaven of delight.
  5. To place in happiness or bliss, as if in heaven; to beatify.

Heaven Quotations

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
Steve Jobs

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Jesus Christ

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
Mark Twain

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
Akhenaton
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Heaven Translations

heaven in Afrikaans is hemel
heaven in Danish is himmerig, himmel
heaven in Dutch is lucht, hemel
heaven in Finnish is taivas
heaven in French is nue, ciel
heaven in German is Himmel
heaven in Italian is cielo
heaven in Latin is caelum
heaven in Norwegian is himmel
heaven in Swedish is himmel, himmelskt
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