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35 Bible Verses about Hell

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Matthew 5:29-30

But if thy right eye be a snare to thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members perish, and not thy whole body be cast into hell. And if thy right hand be a snare to thee, cut it off and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members perish, and not thy whole body be cast into hell.

Matthew 18:9

And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life one-eyed, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

Matthew 7:13

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Matthew 18:8

And if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut it off and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into eternal fire.

Matthew 12:32

And whosoever shall have spoken a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever shall speak against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this age nor in the coming one.

Mark 9:47-48

And if thine eye serve as a snare to thee, cast it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire, where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who know not God, and those who do not obey the glad tidings of our Lord Jesus Christ; who shall pay the penalty of everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his might,

Revelation 14:11

And the smoke of their torment goes up to ages of ages, and they have no respite day and night who do homage to the beast and to its image, and if any one receive the mark of its name.

Matthew 25:31-33

But when the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit down upon his throne of glory, and all the nations shall be gathered before him; and he shall separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats; and he will set the sheep on his right hand, and the goats on his left.

Luke 13:24-28

Strive with earnestness to enter in through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter in and will not be able. From the time that the master of the house shall have risen up and shall have shut the door, and ye shall begin to stand without and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, open to us; and he answering shall say to you, I know you not whence ye are: then shall ye begin to say, We have eaten in thy presence and drunk, and thou hast taught in our streets;read more.
and he shall say, I tell you, I do not know you whence ye are; depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity. There shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth, when ye shall see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves cast out.

Revelation 20:13-15

And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged each according to their works: and death and hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death, even the lake of fire. And if any one was not found written in the book of life, he was cast into the lake of fire.

Matthew 13:47-50

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like a seine which has been cast into the sea, and which has gathered together of every kind, which, when it has been filled, having drawn up on the shore and sat down, they gathered the good into vessels and cast the worthless out. Thus shall it be in the completion of the age: the angels shall go forth and sever the wicked from the midst of the just,read more.
and shall cast them into the furnace of fire; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

Luke 16:19-31

Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day. And there was a poor man, by name Lazarus, who was laid at his gateway full of sores, and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.read more.
And it came to pass that the poor man died, and that he was carried away by the angels into the bosom of Abraham. And the rich man also died and was buried. And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he crying out said, Father Abraham, have compassion on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am suffering in this flame. But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering. And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm is fixed, so that those who desire to pass hence to you cannot, nor do they who desire to cross from there pass over unto us. And he said, I beseech thee then, father, that thou wouldest send him to the house of my father, for I have five brothers, so that he may earnestly testify to them, that they also may not come to this place of torment. But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them. But he said, Nay, father Abraham, but if one from the dead should go to them, they will repent. And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, not even if one rise from among the dead will they be persuaded.

Revelation 14:9-11

And another, a third, angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any one do homage to the beast and its image, and receive a mark upon his forehead or upon his hand, he also shall drink of the wine of the fury of God prepared unmixed in the cup of his wrath, and he shall be tormented in fire and brimstone before the holy angels and before the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment goes up to ages of ages, and they have no respite day and night who do homage to the beast and to its image, and if any one receive the mark of its name.

Luke 16:23

And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

From Thematic Bible


Hell » Gehenna

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

Hell » In the rv the word "sheol" itself occurs in the following scriptures

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend up into the heavens thou art there; or if I make my bed in Sheol, behold, thou art there;

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.

Hell » Hades

Revelation 6:8

And I saw: and behold, a pale horse, and he that sat upon it, his name was Death, and hades followed with him; and authority was given to him over the fourth of the earth to slay with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and by the beasts of the earth.

Matthew 11:23

And thou, Capernaum, who hast been raised up to heaven, shalt be brought down even to hades. For if the works of power which have taken place in thee, had taken place in Sodom, it had remained until this day.

Acts 2:27

for thou wilt not leave my soul in hades, nor wilt thou give thy gracious one to see corruption.

Hell » In the rv of o. T. It appears only in

Jonah 2:2

and he said: I cried by reason of my distress unto Jehovah, and he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I: thou heardest my voice.

Habakkuk 2:5

And moreover, the wine is treacherous: he is a proud man, and keepeth not at rest, he enlargeth his desire as Sheol, and he is like death and cannot be satisfied; and he assembleth unto him all nations, and gathereth unto him all peoples.

Isaiah 57:9

And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst multiply thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers afar off, and didst debase thyself unto Sheol.

Ezekiel 32:27

And they lie not with the mighty, that are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war; and whose swords are laid under their heads, and whose iniquities are upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Isaiah 14:15

none the less art thou brought down to Sheol, to the recesses of the pit.

Hell » In the rv the greek word "gehenna" is translated "hell" in the following scriptures

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

Luke 12:5

But I will shew you whom ye shall fear: Fear him who after he has killed has authority to cast into hell; yea, I say to you, Fear him.

Hell » Avoiding hell

Matthew 5:29-30

But if thy right eye be a snare to thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members perish, and not thy whole body be cast into hell. And if thy right hand be a snare to thee, cut it off and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members perish, and not thy whole body be cast into hell.

Matthew 18:7-9

Woe to the world because of offences! For it must needs be that offences come; yet woe to that man by whom the offence comes! And if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut it off and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into eternal fire. And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life one-eyed, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

Mark 9:43-48

And if thy hand serve as a snare to thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having thy two hands to go away into hell, into the fire unquenchable; where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched. And if thy foot serve as a snare to thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life lame, than having thy two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire unquenchable; read more.
where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched. And if thine eye serve as a snare to thee, cast it out: it is better for thee to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire, where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Jesus visited

Acts 2:31

he, seeing it before, spoke concerning the resurrection of the Christ, that neither has he been left in hades nor his flesh seen corruption.

1 Peter 3:19

in which also going he preached to the spirits which are in prison,

Hell » The beast, false prophets, and the devil shall be cast into

Hell » Punishment of, is eternal

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling hath surprised the hypocrites: Who among us shall dwell with the consuming fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting flames?

Hell » Described as » A furnace of fire

Matthew 13:50

and shall cast them into the furnace of fire; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

Hell » The society of the wicked leads to

Proverbs 9:18

But he knoweth not that the dead are there; that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Hell » The body suffers in

Hell » Endeavor to keep others from

Hell » Devils are confined in, until the judgment-day

Jude 1:6

And angels who had not kept their own original state, but had abandoned their own dwelling, he keeps in eternal chains under gloomy darkness, to the judgment of the great day;

Hell » Future punishment » Destruction » From presence of God

Hell » In the rv, "sheol" is translated "lowest pit"

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled in mine anger, And it shall burn into the lowest Sheol, And shall consume the earth and its produce, And set fire to the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 86:13

For great is thy loving-kindness toward me, and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

Hell » Described as » Fire and brimstone

Revelation 14:10

he also shall drink of the wine of the fury of God prepared unmixed in the cup of his wrath, and he shall be tormented in fire and brimstone before the holy angels and before the Lamb.

Hell » Described as » A lake of fire

Hell » Jesus Christ having the keys of hell

Hell » The wise avoid

Hell » Described as » Everlasting punishment

Hell » Described as » Everlasting fire

Hell » The powers of, cannot prevail against the church

Hell » Human power cannot preserve from

Ezekiel 32:27

And they lie not with the mighty, that are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war; and whose swords are laid under their heads, and whose iniquities are upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Hell » Prepared for the devil, &c

Hell » The soul suffers in

Hell » Described as » Unquenchable fire

Matthew 3:12

whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

Hell » Described as » Devouring fire

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling hath surprised the hypocrites: Who among us shall dwell with the consuming fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting flames?

Hell » Described as » Everlasting burnings

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling hath surprised the hypocrites: Who among us shall dwell with the consuming fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting flames?

Hell » Illustrated

Isaiah 30:33

For Topheth is prepared of old; for the king also it is prepared: he hath made it deep and large; its pile is fire and much wood; the breath of Jehovah, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.

Hell » What shall be turned into hell

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.

Hell » Tartarus

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Contains » Abraham's bosom

Luke 16:23

And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Paradise

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Torment

Luke 16:23

And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

Hell » The wicked shall be turned into

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.

Hell » 1 the place of disembodied spirits

Acts 2:31

he, seeing it before, spoke concerning the resurrection of the Christ, that neither has he been left in hades nor his flesh seen corruption.

Hell » And it is translated "pit" in

Psalm 55:15

Let death seize upon them, let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwellings, in their midst.

Prisons » Illustrative of » Hell

Punishment » Hell

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Hell

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.

Luke 12:5

But I will shew you whom ye shall fear: Fear him who after he has killed has authority to cast into hell; yea, I say to you, Fear him.

Luke 16:23

And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

the future » Punishment » Future state of the wicked » Hell » Greek, gehenna), the place of punishment

James 3:6

and the tongue is fire, the world of unrighteousness; the tongue is set in our members, the defiler of the whole body, and which sets fire to the course of nature, and is set on fire of hell.

Topics on Hell

Degrees Of Punishment In Hell

66;20;12-13

And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is that of life. And the dead were judged out of the things written in the books according to their works.

Fire Of Hell

40;13;50

and shall cast them into the furnace of fire; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

Hell Is Everlasting

40;25;46

And these shall go away into eternal punishment, and the righteous into life eternal.

Hell, As An Experience

53;1;8-10

in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who know not God, and those who do not obey the glad tidings of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Hell, As Incentive To Action

40;7;13-14

Enter in through the narrow gate, for wide the gate and broad the way that leads to destruction, and many are they who enter in through it.

Hell, Description Of

42;16;23

And in hades lifting up his eyes, being in torments, he sees Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

Hell, Punishment Of

66;20;10

And the devil who deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where are both the beast and the false prophet; and they shall be tormented day and night for the ages of ages.

Occupants Of Hell

66;19;19-20

And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to make war against him that sat upon the horse, and against his army.