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14:30 Apr 5, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hades
original term hades mentioned in scriptures has been translated "hell" what is the true translation from hebrew to english...HADES?

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naSHEOLTammy Portelli-Alon
naSHE-OLTammy Portelli-Alon
naShe'olRobert Jackson



11 mins

HADES is Greek. "She'ol" means the common place for all the dead, whether righteous or not.

(I was a professional Bible translator for 10 years.)

Robert Jackson
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13 mins

Remember - don't say "she" as for a woman. it should sound like the word "the". The OL sounds like "all"

Hades (Plootoo) was the olimpic god of the underworld in Greek Mythology.
The underworld is - hell.
Hell, in Hebrew, is also "GE-HE-NOM", but if you speak of the Greek Mythology - it should be SHEOL (king of Sheol, god of Sheol).

    Oxford dictionary
    Greek Mythology
Tammy Portelli-Alon
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15 mins

I just want to add that the underworld is generaly hell, but in Greek Mythology it's the place were all dead go to.

Tammy Portelli-Alon
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