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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 234 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HELL (0. Eng. hel, a Teutonic word from a root meaning " to cover," cf. Ger. Holle, Dutch hel), the word used in English both of the place of departed spirits and of the place of torment of the wicked after death. It is used in the Old Testament to translate the Hebrew Sheol, and in the New Testament the Greek p;8ris, Hades, and y4vaa, Hebrew Gehenna (see ESCHATOLOGY).
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