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35 Bible Verses about Hell

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Matthew 5:29-30

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna. If your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off, and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

Matthew 18:9

If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire.

Matthew 5:29

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

Matthew 7:13

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

Matthew 18:8

If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life maimed or crippled, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast 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, neither in this age, nor in that which is to come.

Mark 9:47-48

If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire, 'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.'

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus, who will pay the penalty: eternal destruction from the face of the Lord and from the glory of his might,

Matthew 25:31-33

"But when the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. Before him all the nations will be gathered, and he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.

Luke 13:24-28

"Strive to enter in by the narrow door, for many, I tell you, will seek to enter in, and will not be able. When once the master of the house has risen up, and has shut the door, and you begin to stand outside, and to knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, Lord, open to us!' then he will answer and tell you, 'I don't know you or where you come from.' Then you will begin to say, 'We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets.'read more.
He will say, 'I tell you, I don't know where you come from. Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity.' There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets, in the Kingdom of God, and yourselves being thrown outside.

Revelation 20:13-15

The sea gave up the dead who were in it. Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them. They were judged, each one according to his works. Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. If anyone 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 Heaven is like a dragnet, that was cast into the sea, and gathered some fish of every kind, which, when it was filled, they drew up on the beach. They sat down, and gathered the good into containers, but the bad they threw away. So will it be in the end of the world. The angels will come forth, and separate the wicked from among the righteous,read more.
and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth."

Luke 16:19-31

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day. A certain beggar, named Lazarus, was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.read more.
It happened that the beggar died, and that he was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom. The rich man also died, and was buried. In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom. He cried and said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue! For I am in anguish in this flame.' "But Abraham said, 'Son, remember that you, in your lifetime, received your good things, and Lazarus, in the same way, bad things. But now here he is comforted and you are in anguish. Besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed, that those who want to pass from here to you are not able, and that none may cross over from there to us.' "He said, 'I ask you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father's house; for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, so they won't also come into this place of torment.' "But Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets. Let them listen to them.' "He said, 'No, father Abraham, but if one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.' "He said to him, 'If they don't listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if one rises from the dead.'"

Revelation 14:9-11

Another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a great voice, "If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead, or on his hand, he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb. The smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever. They have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.

Luke 16:23

In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.

From Thematic Bible


Hell » Gehenna

Matthew 5:29

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.

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

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend up into heaven, you are there. If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, you are there!

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.

Hell » Hades

Revelation 6:8

And behold, a pale horse, and he who sat on it, his name was Death. Hades followed with him. Authority over one fourth of the earth, to kill with the sword, with famine, with death, and by the wild animals of the earth was given to him.

Matthew 11:23

You, Capernaum, who are exalted to heaven, you will go down to Hades. For if the mighty works had been done in Sodom which were done in you, it would have remained until this day.

Acts 2:27

because you will not leave my soul in Hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see decay.

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

Jonah 2:2

He said, "I called because of my affliction to Yahweh. He answered me. Out of the belly of Sheol I cried. You heard my voice.

Habakkuk 2:5

Yes, moreover, wine is treacherous. A haughty man who doesn't stay at home, who enlarges his desire as Sheol, and he is like death, and can't be satisfied, but gathers to himself all nations, and heaps to himself all peoples.

Isaiah 57:9

You went to the king with oil, and did increase your perfumes, and did send your ambassadors far off, and debased yourself even to Sheol.

Ezekiel 32:27

They shall not lie with the mighty who are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war, and have laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities are on their bones; for [they were] the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Isaiah 14:15

Yet you shall be 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 iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.

Luke 12:5

But I will warn you whom you should fear. Fear him, who after he has killed, has power to cast into Gehenna. Yes, I tell you, fear him.

Hell » Avoiding hell

Matthew 5:29-30

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna. If your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off, and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

Matthew 18:7-9

"Woe to the world because of occasions of stumbling! For it must be that the occasions come, but woe to that person through whom the occasion comes! If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life maimed or crippled, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into the eternal fire. If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire.

Mark 9:43-48

If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into Gehenna, into the unquenchable fire, 'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.' If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life lame, rather than having your two feet to be cast into Gehenna, into the fire that will never be quenched -- read more.
'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.' If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire, 'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.'

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Jesus visited

Acts 2:31

he foreseeing this spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that neither was his soul left in Hades, nor did his flesh see decay.

1 Peter 3:19

in which he also went and preached 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 has seized the godless ones. Who among us can live with the devouring fire? Who among us can live with everlasting burning?

Hell » Described as » A furnace of fire

Matthew 13:50

and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth."

Hell » The society of the wicked leads to

Proverbs 9:18

But he doesn't know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Hell » The body suffers in

Matthew 5:29

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

Hell » Endeavor to keep others from

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

Jude 1:6

Angels who didn't keep their first domain, but deserted their own dwelling place, he has kept in everlasting bonds under darkness 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 is kindled in my anger, Burns to the lowest Sheol, Devours the earth with its increase, and sets the foundations of the mountains on fire.

Psalm 86:13

For your loving kindness is great toward me. You have delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

Hell » Described as » Fire and brimstone

Revelation 14:10

he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur 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

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 shall not lie with the mighty who are fallen of the uncircumcised, who are gone down to Sheol with their weapons of war, and have laid their swords under their heads, and their iniquities are on their bones; for [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

His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor. He will gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn up with unquenchable fire."

Hell » Described as » Devouring fire

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the godless ones. Who among us can live with the devouring fire? Who among us can live with everlasting burning?

Hell » Described as » Everlasting burnings

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the godless ones. Who among us can live with the devouring fire? Who among us can live with everlasting burning?

Hell » Illustrated

Isaiah 30:33

For his burning place has long been ready. Yes, for the king it is prepared. He has made its pyre deep and large with fire and much wood. Yahweh's breath, like a stream of sulfur, kindles it.

Hell » What shall be turned into hell

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.

Hell » Tartarus

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Contains » Abraham's bosom

Luke 16:23

In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Paradise

Hell » Disembodied spirits » Torment

Luke 16:23

In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.

Hell » The wicked shall be turned into

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.

Hell » 1 the place of disembodied spirits

Acts 2:31

he foreseeing this spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that neither was his soul left in Hades, nor did his flesh see decay.

Hell » And it is translated "pit" in

Psalm 55:15

Let death come suddenly on them. Let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.

Prisons » Illustrative of » Hell

Punishment » Hell

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Hell

Matthew 5:29

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.

Luke 12:5

But I will warn you whom you should fear. Fear him, who after he has killed, has power to cast into Gehenna. Yes, I tell you, fear him.

Luke 16:23

In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.

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

Matthew 5:29

If your right eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out and throw it away from you. For it is more profitable for you that one of your members should perish, than for your whole body to be cast into Gehenna.

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. The world of iniquity among our members is the tongue, which defiles the whole body, and sets on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by Gehenna.

Topics on Hell

Degrees Of Punishment In Hell

66;20;12-13

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

Fire Of Hell

40;13;50

and will cast them into the furnace of fire. There will be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth."

Hell Is Everlasting

40;25;46

These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

Hell, As An Experience

53;1;8-10

giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,

Hell, As Incentive To Action

40;7;13-14

"Enter in by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter in by it.

Hell, Description Of

42;16;23

In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.

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 also. They will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Occupants Of Hell

66;19;19-20

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