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c. 1600, "act of carrying off," from Middle French rapture, from Medieval Latin raptura "seizure, rape, kidnapping," from Latin raptus "a carrying off, abduction, snatching aw [..]
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1630s, from rapture (n.). Related: Raptured; rapturing.
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In some Christian apocalyptic timetables, the idea that the collective salvation of the remaining remnant of the Christian faithful occurs through an ascension into heaven while earth is purged of [..]
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From the Latin "rapio" which means to snatch. The belief held by many conservative Protestants that Christ will soon appear in the sky and that all of saved individuals, both living [..]
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 a fit.
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Ecstasy. A state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion. A mystical experience in which the spirit is exalted to a knowledge of divine things.
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(n) a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion(n) a state of elated bliss
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The method by which Christ will take his people to heaven at the Second Coming. We will be changed in the "twinkling of an eye". Then the dead in Christ will rise up from the graves (resurre [..]
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(Christianity) a prophesied sudden removal of Christian believers from the Earth before the Tribulation or simultaneous with the second coming of Jesus Christ
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lang=en 1800s=1813
1843 * '''1813''' — . ''''. *: The rapture of Lydia on this occasion, her adoration of Mrs. Forster, the delight of Mrs. Bennet, and the mortification of Kitty, are scarcely [..]
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