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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. Apparently, the devil's aim is to increase the amount of evil in the earthly world, with the long-term task of turning the whole of the earth's people into the dwellers of Gehenna.
Paul and the devil: if the scales turn to the devil, the souls are thrown into a fire pit nearby, the Gehenna; if they turn to St.
moron) will be liable to the Gehenna of fire (eternal punishment).
Bacterial infection present with sigh and symptoms of acute inflammation, pain in ear, congestion and bulging of tympanic membrane, white, yellow or turbid fluid it may be associated with malaise and mild pyrexia (Fiellau Nikolajsen 1979, 83 Zielhuis and vanden brook (1986) Gehenna et al 1992 Bluestone Stephenson & martin 1992 Kenna MA 1993.)
In this Gehenna, human life itself has been degraded.
Instead of Gehenna, we get warning letters and (gulp!) consent decrees.
Seu curso nasce nas montanhas Umbrosi (sombrias), onde se diz que se abre o Gehenna. Essas informacoes encontram-se na margem esquerda do rio; na margem direita e informado seu nome, fluvius achen, provavelmente uma corruptela ou abreviatura de Acherontus [Aqueronte].
Not only has Williams been the first holder of his office to abandon all Christian dogma in favor of druidic whimsies and Islamic appeasement, but even against such daunting competitors as Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, and Sarah Palin he has become the most comprehensively derided politician in the English-speaking world since Teddy Kennedy acquired his one-way ticket to 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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Unfortunately, Shasta's rich chalcopyrite ores also proved rich in sulfur that had to be burned off in open-air roasting piles and smoke-belching smelter furnaces, transforming Keswick "into a virtual Gehenna" and creating equally melancholy scenes at Coram and Kennett.
The US is referred to as Satanland, Pornistan, or Gehenna. Most notably, Dog refers to the region known today as Turkey as Pashaland, Caliphland, and Paradise, which reside within a larger entity, Virginland.