The concept of Hell in the Old Testament is expressed in the word Sheol and pit, according to the context. Study the language of Isaiah 14:14-15 which is attributed to Satan.

(14) I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.  (15)  Yet thou shalt be brought down to Sheol, to the uttermost parts of the pit. Isaiah 14:14-15 ASV

For Sheol cannot praise thee, death cannot celebrate thee: They that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.  Isaiah 38:18 ASV

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.  Ecclesiastes 9:10 ASV

The use of Sheol in the PENTATEUCH (Moses) is synonymous to grave.

  • Genesis 37:35 ASV
    And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning. And his father wept for him.
  • Genesis 42:38; 44:29,31 ASV
    (38) And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he only is left: if harm befall him by the way in which ye go, then will ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.
  • (29) and if ye take this one also from me, and harm befall him, ye will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.
  • (31) it will come to pass, when he seeth that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy servants will bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.
  • Numbers 16:30,33 ASV
    (30) But if Jehovah make a new thing, and the ground open its mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down alive into Sheol; then ye shall understand that these men have despised Jehovah.
  • (33) So they, and all that appertained to them, went down alive into Sheol: and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the assembly.
  • Deuteronomy 32:22 ASV
    (22) For a fire is kindled in mine anger, And burneth unto the lowest Sheol, And devoureth the earth with its increase, And setteth on fire the foundations of the mountains.
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For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that everyone believing into Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.  John 3:16 LITV

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