To go to one’s reward

Definition

To die and receive the reward that awaits one in the afterlife.

Examples

The elderly man finally went to his reward after a long and fruitful life

After a long battle with cancer, she has gone to her reward.

Origin

Unknown, believed to have been first used in the mid-1800s.

FAQs

Q

What does ‘to go to one’s reward’ mean?

A

It means to die and receive the reward that awaits one in the afterlife.