- n. one of various hells in Abrahamic religions, being the hell into which sinners are cast after judgment for eternal suffering
- n. depending on interpretation of religious texts, one of various names for just one hell
- n. a place of suffering and misery
- Thought to be named after the Valley of Hinnom outside Jerusalem, which was constantly filled with the waste of the city, which was then burnt. Heinous deeds are also associated with this valley, as during the time when Jerusalem was ruled by non-Jews (referred to in scriptures simply as 'pagans') child sacrifice was practiced there. (Wiktionary)
“Jesus 'uses of the term gehenna warn of the danger of hell fire (Matt. 5: 22) and the relative insignificance of losing a bodily part (and going to heaven) in comparison to remaining whole but being wholly lost (Matt.”
“My guess is that when priests first preached Christianity to the English they needed an Old English word to translate "gehenna" or "hades", asked the interpreter what his people called the bad place you go to after you die, and were told it was called "helle", after which the word became the standard term.”
“Upon his arrival, by a somewhat ominous conjuncture, he had supped with some of the leading citizens in the hall of the "gehenna" or torture room, certainly not a locality calculated to inspire a healthy appetite.”
“The image of 'gehenna' and 'maggots' means decomposition.”
“He saw in the dream Mary daughter of Heli was being punished in hell or gehenna as you stated.”
“If you are a KJV only buff, then you can find many OT verses that use the word "hell", but those instances have been more appropriately changed in modern translations to "grave"/sheol/gehenna.”
“Libet eos nunc interrogare qui domus marmoribus vestiunt, qui uno filo villarum ponunt precia, huic seni modo quid unquam defuit? vos gemma bibitis, ille concavis manibus naturae satisfecit; ille pauper paradisum capit, vos avaros gehenna suscipiet.”
“It is forbidden to call our brother “raca,” under the penalty of the gehenna or hell fire.”
“The New Testament Greek words for hell are "hades" and "gehenna" and they both have different meanings.”
“Jesus simply seeks to convey, in figurative language, that in hell gehenna neither the fire nor the worm will cease until the wicked are totally consumed or destroyed!”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘gehenna’.
Terms associated with the Christianity, The Bible, etc. I have a related, but more narrow list called Imbible Code.
A related list is Words Associated With Jesus.
Words in the Bible evoking biblical stories or with special spiritual meaning. Proper names have been reduced to the minimum.
Endings, results, and pinnacles. The ideal here is to somehow imply the paradoxical concept of "after-endings".
Basically it's just mikeropology's words, but with his username turned into an adjectivally splendid list name.
You'll definitely need a map. Inspired by Son of Groucho's comment on Islets of Langerhans.
slough of despond, pit of despair, den of iniquity, islets of langerhans, hippocampus, boulevard of brok..., canals of hering, hesselbach's tria..., crypts of lieberkühn, angle of louis, circle of willis, traube's space and 102 more...
...all my favorite words...
another toybox where I can put words I want to play with later.
That is, words from the White Wolf World of Darkness role-playing games.
Deservedly thou griev'st, composed of lies
From the beginning, and in lies wilt end
Hell and its parts have many names. Here is a good sampling.
Mysterious places and lands I ought to visit...
Names for the afterlife, in many religions and cultures. Including the "good place" and the "bad place," as well as more "neutral" places. :-)
Looking for tweets for gehenna.