A term used in the NT to refer to the place in which departed spirits rest, while waiting for judgment.
Hades is the place where the dead wait for judgment
Rev 20:13-14 See also Mt 11:23 pp Lk 10:15 translated “depths”; Lk 16:23 translated “hell” Translated “grave” and rendering the Hebrew word “Sheol”: Ac 2:27,31
Jesus Christ is Lord of Hades
Mt 16:18; Rev 1:18
Dictionary of Bible Themes
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