Going to Hell: Tartaros
References to "Hell" in Scripture Translated from Tartaros in Greek
The concept of heaven and hell that most people believe is taught by the Bible, is largely influenced by no more than a story: Dante's "Divine Comedy".
The majority of the times when "hell" is referred to, it is translated from "hades" in the original Greek in the apostolic scriptures (New Testament) and "sheol" in the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament). In other cases in the apostolic scriptures it is translated from the Greek word "gehenna"
However, in only the following scripture it is translated from the Greek word "Tartaros":
2 Peter 2:4
For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell (Tartaros), and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;
Based soley upon this scripture, all we can safely say about this particular word for "hell" is that, in this particular context it seems to have an application for sinning angels who are delivered into "chains" of darkness and reserved for judgement.
Again, nothing to do with eternal torment in flames.
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