Revelation: Preface - Question 23 of 39

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Section 3B of Preface: The Souls of the Dead

Matthew 11:23 -- "And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You shall descend to Hades; for if the miracles had occurred in Sodom which occurred in you, it would have remained to this day." (NAS)

Matthew 16:18 -- "And I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades shall not overpower it." (NAS) Luke 10:15 -- "And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will be brought down to Hades!" (NAS)

Luke 16:23 -- "And in Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away, and Lazarus in his bosom." (NAS)

Acts 2:27 -- "Because Thou wilt not abandon my soul to hades, nor allow Thy Holy One to undergo decay." (NAS)

Acts 2:31 -- "he looked ahead and spoke of the resurrection of the Christ, that He was neither abandoned to Hades, nor did His flesh suffer decay." (NAS)

Revelation 1:18 -- "and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades. (NAS)

Revelation 6:8 -- "And I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him. And authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth. (NAS)

Revelation 20:13 -- "And the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead which were in them; and they were judged, every one {of them} according to their deeds. (NAS)

Revelation 20:14 -- "And death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire." (NAS)


In the New Testament examples above, what is another word commonly used to refer to the place of the dead?

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