WHAT IS HELL

 

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What does the word hell mean to you? Most people would define it as a place of eternal torture in fire for wicked people or for those who did not accept Christ as their personal Saviour. The word “hell” is found in most modern English Bibles. Should that word be in scripture and is it a correct translation from the original Hebrew and Greek texts. Most Christians would say that the word hell, should be in their bibles because it can be found in numerous translations including the popular King James Version and the New International version (NIV). Is hell a place of eternal fiery  torment for the wicked when they die? The word “hell” is translated from the Greek word “Hades”. This is very important because unless we know the real meaning of Hades, we will be misled.

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Clarifying the meaning of the word Hell in the New Testament.
Find out more by clicking Hell in the NT (below).

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What does the Old Testament have to say about the word Hell?
Find out more by clicking Hell in the OT (below)

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Gehenna is believed to refer to the Lake of Fire or Hell but that is not so.
Find out more by clicking on Gehenna (below).

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The word fire is used a lot in the bible.  How would the majority of Christians associate the word “fire” with the God of the Bible? Their first thoughts would probably be Hell-fire, the Lake of Fire, or Sodom and Gomorrah. But not so!. Click on the word fire to find out more.

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What is the Lake of Fire and what is its purpose? Perhaps few subjects have provoked so much speculation as the lake of fire. Is it literal? Is it only a figure of speech?
What is it? Click link below.