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35 Bible Verses about Hell

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Matthew 5:29-30

If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to go into hell!

Matthew 18:9

And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye, rather than to have two eyes and be thrown into hellfire!

Matthew 7:13

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

Matthew 18:8

If your hand or your foot causes your downfall, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life maimed or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into the eternal fire.

Matthew 12:32

Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the one to come.

Mark 9:47-48

And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell, whereTheir worm does not die,
and the fire is not quenched.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don’t know God and on those who don’t obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. These will pay the penalty of eternal destruction from the Lord’s presence and from His glorious strength

Matthew 25:31-33

“When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angelswith Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. All the nationswill be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, just as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on His right and the goats on the left.

Luke 13:24-28

“Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because I tell you, many will try to enter and won’t be able once the homeowner gets up and shuts the door. Then you will stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up for us!’ He will answer you, ‘I don’t know you or where you’re from.’ Then you will say, ‘We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets!’read more.
But He will say, ‘I tell you, I don’t know you or where you’re from. Get away from Me, all you workers of unrighteousness!’ There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth in that place, when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves thrown out.

Revelation 20:13-15

Then the sea gave up its dead, and Death and Hades gave up their dead; all were judged according to their works. Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And anyone not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.

Matthew 13:47-50

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a large net thrown into the sea. It collected every kind of fish, and when it was full, they dragged it ashore, sat down, and gathered the good fish into containers, but threw out the worthless ones. So it will be at the end of the age. The angels will go out, separate the evil people from the righteous,read more.
and throw them into the blazing furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Luke 16:19-31

“There was a rich man who would dress in purple and fine linen, feasting lavishly every day. But a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, was left at his gate. He longed to be filled with what fell from the rich man’s table, but instead the dogs would come and lick his sores.read more.
One day the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham’s side.The rich man also died and was buried. And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side. ‘Father Abraham!’ he called out, ‘Have mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame!’ “‘Son,’ Abraham said, ‘remember that during your life you received your good things, just as Lazarus received bad things, but now he is comforted here, while you are in agony. Besides all this, a great chasm has been fixed between us and you, so that those who want to pass over from here to you cannot; neither can those from there cross over to us.’ “‘Father,’ he said, ‘then I beg you to send him to my father’s house— because I have five brothers—to warn them, so they won’t also come to this place of torment.’ “But Abraham said, ‘They have Moses and the prophets; they should listen to them.’ “‘No, father Abraham,’ he said. ‘But if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.’ “But he told him, ‘If they don’t listen to Moses and the prophets, they will not be persuaded if someone rises from the dead.’”

Revelation 14:9-11

And a third angel followed them and spoke with a loud voice: “If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand, he will also drink the wine of God’s wrath, which is mixed full strength in the cup of His anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the sight of the holy angels and in the sight of the Lamb, and the smoke of their torment will go up forever and ever. There is no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and his image, or anyone who receives the mark of his name.

Luke 16:23

And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side.

From Thematic Bible


Hell » Gehenna

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.

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

Psalm 139:8

If I go up to heaven, You are there;
if I make my bed in Sheol, You are there.

Hell » Hades

Revelation 6:8

And I looked, and there was a pale green horse. The horseman on it was named Death, and Hades was following after him. Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill by the sword, by famine, by plague, and by the wild animals of the earth.

Matthew 11:23

And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? You will go down to Hades. For if the miracles that were done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until today.

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

Jonah 2:2

I called to the Lord in my distress,
and He answered me.
I cried out for help in the belly of Sheol;
You heard my voice.

Habakkuk 2:5

Moreover, wine betrays;
an arrogant man is never at rest.
He enlarges his appetite like Sheol,
and like Death he is never satisfied.
He gathers all the nations to himself;
he collects all the peoples for himself.

Isaiah 57:9

You went to the king with oil
and multiplied your perfumes;
you sent your couriers far away
and sent them down even to Sheol.

Ezekiel 32:27

They do not lie down
with the fallen warriors of the uncircumcised,
who went down to Sheol
with their weapons of war,
whose swords were placed under their heads.
The punishment for their sins
rested on their bones,
although the terror of these warriors
was once in the land of the living.

Isaiah 14:15

But you will be brought down to Sheol
into the deepest regions 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 a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.

Luke 12:5

But I will show you the One to fear: Fear Him who has authority to throw people into hell after death. Yes, I say to you, this is the One to fear!

Hell » Avoiding hell

Matthew 5:29-30

If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of the parts of your body than for your whole body to go into hell!

Matthew 18:7-9

Woe to the world because of offenses. For offenses must come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes. If your hand or your foot causes your downfall, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life maimed or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into the eternal fire. And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye, rather than to have two eyes and be thrown into hellfire!

Mark 9:43-48

And if your hand causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and go to hell-the unquenchable fire, [ where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. ] And if your foot causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than to have two feet and be thrown into hell- [the unquenchable fire, read more.
where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched. ] And if your eye causes your downfall, gouge it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell, where Their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Jesus visited

Acts 2:31

Seeing this in advance, he spoke concerning the resurrection of the Messiah:Hewas not left in Hades,
and His flesh did not experience decay.

1 Peter 3:19

In that state He also went and made a proclamation to the spirits 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 seizes the ungodly:
“Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire?
Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?”

Hell » Described as » A furnace of fire

Matthew 13:50

and throw them into the blazing furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Hell » The society of the wicked leads to

Proverbs 9:18

But he doesn’t know that the departed spirits 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 He has kept, with eternal chains in darkness for the judgment of the great day, the angels who did not keep their own position but deserted their proper dwelling.

Hell » Future punishment » Destruction » From presence of God

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

Deuteronomy 32:22

For fire has been kindled because of My anger
and burns to the depths of Sheol;
it devours the land and its produce,
and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 86:13

For Your faithful love for me is great,
and You deliver my life from the depths of Sheol.

Hell » Described as » Fire and brimstone

Revelation 14:10

he will also drink the wine of God’s wrath, which is mixed full strength in the cup of His anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the sight of the holy angels and in the sight of the Lamb,

Hell » Described as » A lake of fire

Hell » Jesus Christ having the keys of hell

Hell » The wise avoid

Proverbs 15:24

For the discerning the path of life leads upward,
so that he may avoid going down to Sheol.

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

They do not lie down
with the fallen warriors of the uncircumcised,
who went down to Sheol
with their weapons of war,
whose swords were placed under their heads.
The punishment for their sins
rested on their bones,
although the terror of these warriors
was once 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

His winnowing shovel is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor and gather His wheat into the barn. But the chaff He will burn up with fire that never goes out.”

Hell » Described as » Devouring fire

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid;
trembling seizes the ungodly:
“Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire?
Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?”

Hell » Described as » Everlasting burnings

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid;
trembling seizes the ungodly:
“Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire?
Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?”

Hell » Illustrated

Isaiah 30:33

Indeed! Topheth has been ready
for the king for a long time now.
Its funeral pyre is deep and wide,
with plenty of fire and wood.
The breath of the Lord, like a torrent of brimstone,
kindles it.

Hell » What shall be turned into hell

Hell » Tartarus

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Contains » Abraham's bosom

Luke 16:23

And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side.

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Paradise

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Torment

Luke 16:23

And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side.

Hell » The wicked shall be turned into

Hell » 1 the place of disembodied spirits

Acts 2:31

Seeing this in advance, he spoke concerning the resurrection of the Messiah:Hewas not left in Hades,
and His flesh did not experience decay.

Hell » And it is translated "pit" in

Psalm 55:15

Let death take them by surprise;
let them go down to Sheol alive,
because evil is in their homes and within them.

Prisons » Illustrative of » Hell

Punishment » Hell

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Hell

Luke 12:5

But I will show you the One to fear: Fear Him who has authority to throw people into hell after death. Yes, I say to you, this is the One to fear!

Luke 16:23

And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side.

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

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.

Topics on Hell

Degrees Of Punishment In Hell

66;20;12-13

I also saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life, and the dead were judged according to their works by what was written in the books.

Fire Of Hell

40;13;50

and throw them into the blazing furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Hell Is Everlasting

40;25;46

“And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Hell, As An Experience

53;1;8-10

taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don’t know God and on those who don’t obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

Hell, As Incentive To Action

40;7;13-14

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it.

Hell, Description Of

42;16;23

And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side.

Hell, Punishment Of

66;20;10

The Devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet are, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Occupants Of Hell

66;19;19-20

Then I saw the beast, the kings of the earth, and their armies gathered together to wage war against the rider on the horse and against His army.

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