there is an old joke of a nurse who had died and it took her two weeks to realize she was not at work. hee. forgive the humor but the question is just so grim. I think it is a yes. I feel it should be literal. but then again, since no one has truly ever come back to tell us what it is like, i guess it is a faith thing. if there is a heaven, there is a hell. thankyou for asking the question. sincerely meow48
When hell is translated from sheol, it only means a whole in the ground like a grave. so, yes, there is a place called hell - it is a grave.
the DEAD are in sheol (Proverbs 9:18)
souls are REDEEMED from sheol (Psalm 49:15)
by davidkaluge 6 years ago
I understand that Gehenna, and Hell were used in similar verses of the bible as if the word means same thing. However, it seem they have different meaning as a Jehovah witness member explained. From his explanation Gehenna is a known place in the world where sacrifices were made to God when the...
by PhoenixV 2 years ago
Did Jesus Descend Into Hell?Are there any Bible verses that say that Jesus ever descended to hell? If not where does this notion come from?
by OutWest 2 years ago
Why do atheists take the bible so literal?In their effort to disprove God many atheists are as extreme as the religious fanatics they claim to be against. They take passages literally and claim they cannot believe in such a God. One who kills and is cruel. Why not see it...
by Christina 6 years ago
Hey theists I was wondering what your perspectives on Hell are. I am a fairly new Christian and I have not yet come to terms with the concept of Hell.I have been doing a lot of readings about Hell and the original meaning of the word, plus the meaning of the Hebrew word Sheol and the Greek words...
by jomine 7 years ago
1 Tim 2:11-12 "Let a woman learn in silence with all submissiveness. I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over men; she is to keep silent."women are expressly forbidden to teach men. then what happen to those women who come to the forums to teach bible and jesus?will they go to...
by maestrowhit 9 years ago
If you were God, and had the power to forgive or condemn whomever you chose, would you let people go to Hell? Would there be a single person you would not forgive?If your answer is yes, then who would that be? and why?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|