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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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(Hebrew: a cave)

In the Old Testament times it was the place where the souls of the dead abide: the land of oblivion (Psalms 87); called Hades in the Greek New Testament (Luke 16), and later used as a synonym for Gehenna, the hell of torments, the Latin infernus. Souls were treated according to their merit; the just looked for liberation.

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Entry for 'Sheol'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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