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Israel, Canaan, Holy Land, Promised Land(noun)
an ancient country in southwestern Asia on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea; a place of pilgrimage for Christianity and Islam and Judaism
Eden, paradise, nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la(noun)
any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
the goal towards which Christians strive
Any place to which one eagerly seeks to go and which one expects to greatly improve one's situation.
Heaven or the afterlife.
The area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.
The Promised Land is the land promised or given by God, according to the Tanakh, to the Israelites, the descendants of Jacob. The promise is first made to Abraham and then renewed to his son Isaac, and to Isaac's son Jacob, Abraham's grandson. The promised land was described in terms of the territory from the River of Egypt to the Euphrates river and was given to their descendants after Moses led the Exodus out of Egypt. The term should not be confused with the expression "Land of Israel" which is first used in 1 Samuel 13:19, when the Israelite tribes were already in the Land of Canaan. The term is also used in the Book of Mormon, in which it refers to the American continent.
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The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.
It´s better to travel on low seas promptly to conquer the promised land with sequels.
It's not at all what they pictured. For them Sweden has been the promised land and now they get this.
The trouble with people these days is that they want to reach the promised land without going through the wilderness.
The deepest American dream is not the hunger for money or fame it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land.
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