שׁאל שׁאול 


sh'owl; sheh-ole' or shol



Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 7592

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2303c

KJV Translation Count — 65x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: grave (31), hell (31), pit (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. sheol, underworld, grave, hell, pit
a. the underworld
b. Sheol-the OT designation for the abode of the dead
1. place of no return
2. without praise of God
3. wicked sent there for punishment
4. righteous not abandoned to it
5. of the place of exile (fig)
6. of extreme degradation in sin

Strong's Definitions

sh'owl, sheh-ole'; or shol, sheh-ole'; from 7592; Hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its accessories and inmates: — grave, hell, pit.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down into the H7585 unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.


And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the H7585.


And if ye take this also from me, and mischief befall him, ye shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the H7585.


It shall come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the H7585.


But if the LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the H7585; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the LORD.


They, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into the H7585, and the earth closed upon them: and they perished from among the congregation.


For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest H7585, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.


The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the H7585, and bringeth up.


The sorrows of H7585 compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me;


Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the H7585 in peace.