#981. Heaven.-- N. heaven; 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[obs], bowers of bliss, garden of the Hesperides, third heaven; Valhalla, Walhalla (Scandinavian); Nirvana (Buddhist); happy hunting grounds; Alfardaws[obs], Assama[obs]; Falak al aflak "the highest heaven" (Mohammedan)[Arabic][Arab].
future state, eternal home, eternal reward.
resurrection, translation; resuscitation &c. 660.
Adj. heavenly, celestial, supernal, unearthly, from on high, paradisiacal, beatific, elysian.
Phr. "looks through nature up to the nature's god" [Pope]; "the great world;s altarstairs, that slope through darkness up to God" [Tennyson]; "the treasury of everlasting joy" [Henry VI]; vigeur de dessus[Fr].