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Sheol:

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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Sheol

(or Tophet) gloomy place of departed, unhappy souls. [Judaism: NCE, 1219]
See: Hell

Sheol

abode of the dead. [Hebrew Theology: Brewer Dictionary, 499]

Sheol

Old Testament
1. the abode of the dead
2. hell
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23) It is possible that the "sons of Resheph" are the malefic spirits whose proper place is Sheol.
En la pared central, Maria Inmaculada esta junto a su Elijo al pie de la Cruz; inmediatamente debajo, aparece Cristo resucitado descendiendo con poder al sheol para salvar a nuestros primeros padres.
Cuando el mundo se vuelve desierto, el hombre esta al fin en soledad, asi puede escuchar la voz tronante del espiritu que con su susurro urgente le ha conducido y rescatado de Sheol.
But death is no longer the path into icy solitude; the gates of sheol have been opened.
By not only financially supporting a Talmudic scholar but also proffering his daughter to him, Asriel cam attain protection for his soul that might otherwise be "left utterly exposed to the flames of Sheol [the underworld]" (24).
Sheol, the underworld abode of the dead, was believed to be a place without physical or mental activity, an extreme form of suspended animation where even deceased kings were consigned motionless to their thrones (Isa.
Anticipating the later work of Leupold Scharnschlager and Pilgram Marpeck, Hubmaier held that the Old Testament patriarchs lived in Sheol in hope of salvation by Christ, who would descend to save them as affirmed in the Apostles' Creed.
Hades refers to the realm of the dead, sheol in Hebrew.
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However, in this dystopian world where Scion security forces punish all paranormal activity, Paige soon finds herself in Sheol 1, a prison in what used to be Oxford.
Nothing lies beyond this world except an amorphous place called Sheol in which good and bad alike exist in some sort of suspended animation.
9:18), "The wicked will return to Sheol, all nations who have forgotten God.