in the bosom of (someone or something)

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in the bosom of (someone or something)

Among a group of people with whom one feels safe, comfortable, and loved, especially one's family. The best part about Christmas is being in the bosom of my family again.
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in the bosom of something

surrounded or protected by something: He longed to be back safe in the bosom of his family.
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The key predictive variables identified in the BOSOM (Breast Cancer Outcome Study of Mutation) carriers were the patient's age at diagnosis of the first breast cancer and whether or not the tumor was triple negative - that is, estrogen receptor-, progesterone receptor-, and HER2 receptor-negative, Alexandra J.
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Chorus and soloists perform the hushed, intense "I Been 'Buked," which opens Revelations; the joyously swaggering "Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham," which invariably brings audiences to their feet at the work's close; and everything in between with zest, commitment, and plangency.
"But now there are all these women who adore them, so why not?" So I should be safe and sound in the bosom of the lesbian nation as I plow into my 50s.
Small children in the Bosom of Abraham symbolise future glory and eternal rest.
The concept is given great importance in the liturgy for the dead in which prayers were said for the soul of the deceased to be received in the Bosom of Abraham, or in that of the three patriarchs.
The spiritual brotherhood of the faithful is given special expression in the Bosom of Abraham.
In fact, the elect in the Bosom of Abraham are only those who have become children again.
Current exegesis compares Abraham sacrificing Isaac with God the Father sacrificing his Son.(47) A similar parallel appears in St Augustine's exegesis of the Parable of Lazarus: there Lazarus at the door of the rich man is the figure of Christ suffering the Passion; Lazarus in the Bosom of Abraham is Christ reunited with his Father after his resurrection.(48) In both cases, the complicity between God and Abraham is formed.
New iconographic forms show the elect no longer in the Bosom of Abraham but in that of the Trinity or in that of God the Father (as in two Books of Hours, circa 1460 and 1480).(50)Abraham therefore moves aside for the person for whom he was the double, the back-up, the substitute.
There we prayed over her and put her in the bosom of the earth.
But Wang fils could find the perfect out for his leadership failures in the bosom of the men's movement.
The finale of Alvin Ailey's Revelations to "Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham" is as relentlessly exuberant as Mark Morris's Dogtown, accompanied by Yoko Ono's harsh shrieks, is relentlessly brutal.