Ge'enna & 'ades

Mark Wilson emory2oo2 at hotmail.com
Mon May 13 14:22:50 EDT 2002



Just a brief observation here:

>hADHS  hades, hell  (10)
>	Matt. 11:23   hUYWQHSH? hEWS hAiDOU KATABHSHi
>	Matt. 16:18   EKKLHSIAN KAI PULAI hAiDOU OU KATISCUSOUSIN AUTHS
>	Luke 10:15   hEWS OURANOU hUYWQHSH? hEWS hAiDOU KATABHSHi
>	Luke 16:23  KAI EN TWi hAiDHi EPARAS TOUS OFQALMOUS
>	Acts 2:27   YUCHN MOU EIS hAiDHN OUDE DWSEIS TON ...
>	Acts 2:31   OUTE EGKATELEIFQH EIS hAiDHN OUTE hH SARX ...
>	Rev. 1:18  TAS KLEIS TOU QANATOU KAI TOU hAiDOU
>	Rev. 6:8   QANATOS, KAI hO hAiDHS HKOLOUQEI MET' AUTOU
>	Rev. 20:13   QANATOS KAI hO hAiDHS EDWKAN TOUS NEKROUS
>	Rev. 20:14   QANATOS KAI hO hAiDHS EBLHQHSAN EIS THN ...
>


You will note that all these references are related to the OT.

In the OT, you had Sheol, which corresponds to hADES in the NT.
Sheol was comprised of all the dead, both righteous and unrighteous,
but after Christ lead captivity away, Sheol no longer seems to have
a compartment for the righteous. That is, in the OT, the redeemed
went to Abraham's bosom; in the NT, the redeemed go immediately
into the presence of the Lord.

In the OT, the redeemed expected to depart to Abraham's bosom,
where they awaited the resurrection at the final day.

The parable of the rich man and Lazarus shows these two
compartments. And some argue that the wicked demons
that are in Tartarus were yet in another compartment
within the Sheol complex.

More thoughts,

Mark Wilson


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