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Gehenna

(gĭhĕn`ə): see hellhell,
in Western monotheistic religions, eternal abode of souls damned by the judgment of God. The souls in hell are deprived forever of the sight of God. The punishment of hell is generally analogized to earthly fire.
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Gehenna

place of eternal suffering. [O.T.: II Kings 23:10]
See: Hell

Gehenna

1. Old Testament the valley below Jerusalem, where children were sacrificed and where idolatry was practised (II Kings 23:10; Jeremiah 19:6) and where later offal and refuse were slowly burned
2. New Testament Judaism a place where the wicked are punished after death
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On the whole, the world of 2040s is ruled by the devil and his bonnets, who are recruiting from among unscrupulous politicians and other criminals the future population of Gehenna.
9)/ The depiction of hell as a valley might be inspired by the Hebrew Bible, where Gehenna, t he place of the dead, is identical with the Valley of Hinnom, and by Psalm 87: 5, which refers to hell as locus (Latin: basin, pit, trough).
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From Abu Tor one can see the Temple Mount, and below it the Valley of Gehenna, or "gehinnom," the Hebrew word for hell, a place where tire, cold, and darkness reign together and where children were sacrificed to Moloch.
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God is wroth with them, and has cursed them, and has prepared for them Gehenna -- an evil homecoming
Este ha sido concebido de dos maneras: un sitio donde moran los muertos y que podia ser un sitio de transito indefinido--el Arallu babilonio, llamado Sheol en hebreo y Hades, para los griegos--, (5) o un espacio para el castigo de los malvados tras un juicio de <<jurisdiccion divina>>, que se le llamo Gehenna en hebreo, Tartaro entre los griegos o Infierno entre los cristianos.
meaning, "Our town is a toilet and life a rehearsal for Gehenna.
The plan was to issue fine, illustrated letterpress books that we would print ourselves, inspired by Baskin's Gehenna Press.
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The unrighteous will be sent into eternal punishment, a place of fire and torment called Gehenna (Matt.