Section #2: Strong’s and (Brown-Driver-Brigg’s) Word Definitions
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7585  she'owl (sheh-ole');or sheol (sheh-ole'); from 7592; Hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates: KJV-- grave, hell, pit. (Strong’s)

7585  she'owl or sheol-sheol, the underworld, grave, Hades, pit  (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)
a) the underworld
b) Sheol, the Old Testament designation for the abode of the dead
 1) the place of no return
 2) without the praise of God
 3) wicked people sent there for punishment
 4) the righteous not abandoned to it
 5) used of the place of exile (figurative)
 6) used of extreme degradation in sin



1516 gay' (gah'-ee);or (shortened) gay (gah'-ee); probably (by transmutation) from the same root as 1466 (abbreviated); a gorge (from its lofty sides; hence, narrow, but not a gully or winter-torrent): KJV-- valley. (Strong’s)

1516 gay' (or, shortened, gay)-a valley, a steep valley, a narrow gorge (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)



2011  Hinnom (hin-nome'); probably of foreign origin; Hinnom, apparently a Jebusite: KJV-- Hinnom. (Strong’s)

2011 Hinnom -Hinnom = "lamentation"; a valley (deep and narrow ravine) with steep, rocky sides located southwest of Jerusalem, separating Mount Zion to the north from the `hill of evil counsel' and the sloping rocky plateau of the `plain of Rephaim' to the south (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)



8612  Topheth (to'-feth); the same as 8611; Topheth, a place near Jerusalem: KJV-- Tophet, Topheth. (Strong’s)

8612 Topheth -Tophet or Topheth = "a place of fire"; a place in the southeast end of the Valley of the Sons of Hinnom, south of Jerusalem. It is the same as entry 8613. (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)



86 haides (hah'-dace);from 1 (as negative particle) and 1492; properly, unseen, i.e. "Hades" or the place (state) of departed souls: KJV-- grave, hell. (Strong’s)

86  hades-
1) the name of Hades or Pluto, the god of the lower regions
2) Orcus, the nether world, the realm of the dead
3) the later use of this word: the grave, death, hell

In Biblical Greek it is associated with Orcus, the infernal regions, a dark and dismal place in the very depths of the earth, the common receptacle of disembodied spirits. Usually Hades is just the abode of the wicked, Luke 16:23, Rev. 20:13,14; a very uncomfortable place. (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)



1067 geena (gheh'-en-nah); of Hebrew origin [1516 and 2011]; valley of (the son of) Hinnom; ge-henna (or Ge-Hinnom), a valley of Jerusalem, used (figuratively) as a name for the place (or state) of everlasting punishment: KJV-- hell. (Strong’s)

1067 geenna -Hell is the place of the future punishment call "Gehenna" or "Gehenna of fire". This was originally the valley of Hinnom, south of Jerusalem, where the filth and dead animals of the city were cast out and burned; a fit symbol of the wicked and their future destruction. (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)



5020 tartaroo (tar-tar-o'-o); from Tartaros (the deepest abyss of Hades); to incarcerate in eternal torment: KJV-- cast down to hell. (Strong’s)

5020  tartaroo-
1) the name of the subterranean region, doleful and dark, regarded by the ancient Greeks as the abode of the wicked dead, where they suffer punishment for their evil deeds; it answers to Gehenna of the Jews
2) to thrust down to Tartarus, to hold captive in Tartarus (Brown-Driver-Briggs’)










































































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