"Sheol" (wrongly rendered "HELL" in most translations of the Old Testament) was to the original Hebrew mind, little more than death and decay in the grave. Death was the final abode for the just and unjust alike...read study notes
Moses never wrote of it nor taught it, neither did any Prophet warn of it. Even Solomon in his wisdom neglected to mention such a seemingly important subject matter considering his musings on life and death "the fate of man and beast is the same" (Ecc 3:19) he decreed!
The mainstream Christian doctrine of "eternal punishment" and "HELL" are concepts foreign to the Old Testament scriptures. This is a fact lost on nearly all of Christendom though it is easily proved by careful analysis of the Old Testament texts.
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P T. 1 T H E H E L L O F T H E O L D T E S T A M E N T
Thomas B. Thayer
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"Sheol" ONLY texts
Gary Amirault (Tentmaker)
L. Ray Smith (Bible Truths)
J. W. Hanson, D.D.
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