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35 Bible Verses about Hell

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Matthew 5:29-30

And if your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw [it] from you! For it is better for you that one of your members be destroyed than your whole body be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw [it] from you! For it is better for you that one of your limbs be destroyed than your whole body go into hell.

Matthew 18:9

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw [it] from you! It is better for you to enter into life one-eyed than, having two eyes, to be thrown into fiery hell!

Matthew 7:13

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Matthew 18:8

And if your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw [it] from you! It is better for you to enter into life crippled or lame than, having two hands or two feet, to be thrown into the eternal fire!

Matthew 12:32

And 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 coming one!

Mark 9:47-48

And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out! It is better [for] you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than, having two eyes, to be thrown into hell, 'where their worm does not die and the fire is not extinguished.'

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

with burning flame giving punishment to those who do not know God and who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus, who will pay the penalty [of] eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his strength,

Revelation 14:11

And the smoke of their torture went up {forever and ever}, and those who worshiped the beast and his image did not have rest day and night, {along with anyone who received} the mark of his name.

Matthew 25:31-33

Now when the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. And all the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate them from one another like a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place 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 many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able to, when once the master of the house has gotten up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock [on] the door, saying, 'Lord, open [the door] for us!' And he will answer [and] say to you, 'I do not know where you are from!' Then you will begin to say, 'We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets!'read more.
And he will reply, saying to you, 'I do not know where you are from! Go away from me, all [you] {evildoers}!' In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but yourselves thrown outside!

Revelation 20:13-15

And the sea gave up the dead [who were] in it, and Death and Hades gave up the dead [who were] in them, and each one was judged according to their deeds. And Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death--the lake of fire. And if anyone was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire.

Matthew 13:47-50

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet that was thrown into the sea and gathered [fish] of every kind, which when it was filled they pulled to shore and sat down [and] collected the good [fish] into containers, but the bad they threw out. Thus it will be at the end of the age. The angels will go out and separate the evil from among the righteousread more.
and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!

Luke 16:19-31

"Now a certain man was rich, and dressed [in] purple cloth and fine linen, feasting sumptuously every day. And a certain poor man {named} Lazarus, covered with sores, lay at his gate, and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and] licked his sores.read more.
Now it happened that the poor man died, and he was carried away by the angels to {Abraham's side}. And the rich man also died and was buried. And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}. And he called out [and] said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!' But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain. And in [addition to] all these [things], a great chasm has been established between us and you, so that those who want to cross over from here to you are not able [to do so], nor can they cross over from there to us.' So he said, 'Then I ask you, father, that you send him to my father's house, for I have five brothers, so that he could warn them, in order that they also should not come to this place of torment!' But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must listen to them.' And he said, 'No, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent!' But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone rises from the dead.'"

Revelation 14:9-11

And another third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand, he himself also will drink of the wine of the anger of God that has been mixed full strength in the cup of his wrath, and will be tortured with fire and sulphur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torture went up {forever and ever}, and those who worshiped the beast and his image did not have rest day and night, {along with anyone who received} the mark of his name.

Luke 16:23

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.

From Thematic Bible


Hell » Gehenna

James 3:6

And the tongue [is] a fire! The world of unrighteousness, the tongue, is set among our members, defiling the whole body and setting on fire {the course of human existence}, being set on fire by hell.

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

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend to heaven, there you [are], and if I make my bed [in] Sheol, look! [There] you [are].

Job 26:6

Sheol [is] naked before him, and there is no covering for Abaddon.

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Hell » Hades

Revelation 6:8

And I looked, and behold, a pale green horse, and the one seated on it {was named} Death, and Hades followed after him. And authority was granted to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill by the sword and by famine and by pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.

Matthew 11:23

And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be brought down to Hades! For if the miracles done in you had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until today.

Acts 2:27

because you will not abandon my soul in Hades, nor will you permit your Holy One to experience decay.

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

Jonah 2:2

and said, "I called {from my distress} to Yahweh, and he answered me; from the belly of Sheol I cried for help-- you heard my voice.

Habakkuk 2:5

{How much less} the defiant; [the] arrogant, treacherous man? He who broadens his throat like Sheol, and who, like death, is not satisfied, and who gathers to himself all the nations, and harvested for himself all the peoples, will not succeed.

Isaiah 57:9

And you climbed down to the king with oil, and you made your perfumes numerous, and you sent your envoys {far away}, and you {sent down deep} to Sheol.

Ezekiel 32:27

And they do not lie with warriors fallen from long ago, who went down [to] Sheol with their weapons of war, and they placed their sword under their heads, and their shields were on their bones, for [the] terror of [the] warriors [was] in [the] land of the living.

Isaiah 14:15

But you are brought down to Sheol, to [the] depths 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 world of unrighteousness, the tongue, is set among our members, defiling the whole body and setting on fire {the course of human existence}, being set on fire by hell.

Luke 12:5

But I will show you whom you should fear: fear the one who has authority, after the killing, to throw [you] into hell! Yes, I tell you, fear this one!

Hell » Avoiding hell

Matthew 5:29-30

And if your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw [it] from you! For it is better for you that one of your members be destroyed than your whole body be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw [it] from you! For it is better for you that one of your limbs be destroyed than your whole body go into hell.

Matthew 18:7-9

Woe to the world because of causes for stumbling, for [it is] a necessity [that] causes for stumbling come; nevertheless, woe to the person through whom the cause for stumbling comes. And if your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw [it] from you! It is better for you to enter into life crippled or lame than, having two hands or two feet, to be thrown into the eternal fire! And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw [it] from you! It is better for you to enter into life one-eyed than, having two eyes, to be thrown into fiery hell!

Mark 9:43-48

And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better [for] you to enter into life crippled than, having two hands, to go into hell--into the unquenchable fire! And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off! It is better [for] you to enter into life lame than, having two feet, to be thrown into hell! And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out! It is better [for] you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eye than, having two eyes, to be thrown into hell, read more.
'where their worm does not die and the fire is not extinguished.'

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Jesus visited

Acts 2:31

[by] having foreseen [this], he spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that neither was he abandoned in Hades nor did his flesh experience decay.

1 Peter 3:19

in which also he went [and] proclaimed 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

Sinners are afraid in Zion; trembling has seized [the] godless: "Who of us can {live} [with] devouring fire? Who of us can {live} [with] everlasting consuming hearths?"

Hell » Described as » A furnace of fire

Matthew 13:50

and throw them into the fiery 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 does not know that the dead [are] there, in the depths of Sheol [are] her guests.

Hell » The body suffers in

Hell » Endeavor to keep others from

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

Jude 1:6

And [the] angels who did not keep to their own domain but deserted their proper dwelling place, he has kept in eternal bonds under deep gloom for 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 was kindled by my anger, and it burned {up to the depths of Sheol}, and it devoured [the] earth and its produce, and it set afire the foundation of [the] mountains.

Psalm 86:13

because your loyal love [is] great toward me, and you will have delivered my life from Sheol below.

Hell » Described as » Fire and brimstone

Revelation 14:10

he himself also will drink of the wine of the anger of God that has been mixed full strength in the cup of his wrath, and will be tortured with fire and sulphur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence 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

The path of life [leads] upward for him who has insight, in order to turn away from Sheol below.

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 do not lie with warriors fallen from long ago, who went down [to] Sheol with their weapons of war, and they placed their sword under their heads, and their shields were on their bones, for [the] terror of [the] warriors [was] 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 clean out his threshing floor and will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

Hell » Described as » Devouring fire

Isaiah 33:14

Sinners are afraid in Zion; trembling has seized [the] godless: "Who of us can {live} [with] devouring fire? Who of us can {live} [with] everlasting consuming hearths?"

Hell » Described as » Everlasting burnings

Isaiah 33:14

Sinners are afraid in Zion; trembling has seized [the] godless: "Who of us can {live} [with] devouring fire? Who of us can {live} [with] everlasting consuming hearths?"

Hell » Illustrated

Isaiah 30:33

For Topheth has been prepared from yesterday; indeed, it is made ready for the king. He makes its pile of wood deep and wide; he makes fire and wood {abundant}. The breath of Yahweh burns in it like a stream of sulfur.

Hell » What shall be turned into hell

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Hell » Tartarus

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Contains » Abraham's bosom

Luke 16:23

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Paradise

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Torment

Luke 16:23

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.

Hell » The wicked shall be turned into

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Hell » 1 the place of disembodied spirits

Acts 2:31

[by] having foreseen [this], he spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that neither was he abandoned in Hades nor did his flesh experience decay.

Hell » And it is translated "pit" in

Psalm 55:15

Let death deceive them. May they descend to Sheol alive, because evil [is] in their home [and] {heart}.

Prisons » Illustrative of » Hell

Punishment » Hell

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Hell

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Luke 12:5

But I will show you whom you should fear: fear the one who has authority, after the killing, to throw [you] into hell! Yes, I tell you, fear this one!

Luke 16:23

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and 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 world of unrighteousness, the tongue, is set among our members, defiling the whole body and setting on fire {the course of human existence}, being set on fire by hell.

Topics on Hell

Degrees Of Punishment In Hell

66;20;12-13

And I saw the dead--the great and the small--standing before the throne, and books were opened. And another book was opened, which is the [book] of life, and the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to their deeds.

Fire Of Hell

40;13;50

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

Hell Is Everlasting

40;25;46

And these will depart into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Hell, As An Experience

53;1;8-10

with burning flame giving punishment to those who do not know God and who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus,

Hell, As Incentive To Action

40;7;13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate, because broad [is] the gate and spacious [is] the road that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it,

Hell, Description Of

42;16;23

And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.

Hell, Punishment Of

66;20;10

And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulphur, where the beast and the false prophet also [are], and they will be tormented day and night {forever and ever}.

Occupants Of Hell

66;19;19-20

And I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies assembled to make war with the one who is seated on the horse and with his army.