(2 syl.). The places of the departed spirit till the
resurrection. It may be either Paradise or “Tartarus.” It is a great
pity that it has been translated “hell” nine or ten times in the common
version of the New Testament, as “hell” in theology means the inferno.
The Hebrew sheol is about equal to the Greek haides, that
is, a, privative, and idein, to see.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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