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γέεννα (Gtr. geenna or gehenna) meaning 'Hell' Strong's 1067

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Introduction 3.1

This is a word study about the meaning of the Greek word γέεννα, 'geenna' or 'gehenna' (Strong's 1067) meaning 'Hell' or the 'lake of fire'. It gives every verse where the word "gehenna" appears in the New Testament, and every reference to the 'lake of fire'. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word gehenna appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Greek the suffixes and some prepositions are not added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, except for case endings, so the associated suffix or preposition has not been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#3.1 Scriptures for γέεννα (Gtr. geenna or gehenna) meaning 'Hell' Strong's 1067

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgement: and whoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whoever shall say, You fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
5:29 And if your right eye offends you, pluck it out, and cast it from you: for it is profitable for you that one of your members should perish, and not that your whole body should be cast into hell.
5:30 And if your right hand offends you, cut it off, and cast it from you: for it is profitable for you that one of your members should perish, and not that your whole body should be cast into hell.
10:28 And do not fear those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
18:9 And if your eye offends you, pluck it out, and cast it from you: it is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.
23:15 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you go about sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, you make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
23:33 You serpents, generation of vipers, how can you escape the condemnation of hell?

Mark 9:43 And if your hand offends you, cut it off: it is better for you to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:
9:44 Where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.
9:45 And if your foot offends you, cut it off: it is better for you to enter into life lame, than having two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched:
9:46 Where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.
9:47 And if your eye offends you, pluck it out: it is better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire:
9:48 Where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

Luke 12:5 But I will forewarn you whom you shall fear: Fear him, who after he has killed has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, Fear him.

James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

#4.1 Scriptures for the 'lake of fire'

Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who did miracles before him, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast, and those who worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.
20:10 And the Devil who deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.
20:14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
20:15 And whoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.
21:8 But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

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