The dead are "asleep" in the dust of the Earth:

1.  And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of
trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one
that shall be found written in the book.
2.  And many of
them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting
3.  And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars
for ever and ever.
4.  But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge
shall be increased.       
                                                                              Daniel 12.1-4

19.  Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as
the dew of herbs, and
the earth shall cast out the dead.
20.  Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until
the indignation be overpast.
21.  For, behold, the Lord cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity:
the earth also
shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
      Isaiah 26.19-21

4.  For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
5.  For the living know that they shall die: but
the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the
memory of them is forgotten.
6.  Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is
done under the sun.   
  Ecclesiastes 9.4-6

The dead praise not the Lord, neither any that go down into silence.      Psalms 115.17

For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw
                                                                                                                                        Acts 13.36
4.  Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
5.  For
in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?      Psalms 6.4+5

Consider and hear me, O Lord my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;      Psalms 13.3

The LORD Jesus confirmed this, but that doesn't seem to be good enough for most people:

28.  Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
29.  And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the
resurrection of damnation.     
       John 5.28+29

[In the Peshitta, which I am convinced is the original New Testament, from which all the Greek copies are derived it says:

+shall come out those who have done good deeds to the resurrection of life +those who have done evil deeds to the
resurrection of judgment   
                 John 5.28+29 Interlinear Peshitta  - "judgment" and "condemnation" are not the same
thing -  1 Peter 4.17+18 ]

11.  These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out
of sleep.
12.  Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well.
13.  Howbeit Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep.
14.  Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead.             John 11.11-14

And the Lord said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods
of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with
                                                                            Deuteronomy 31.16

                                            The Resurrections

When The LORD returns at the "last trump" the first resurrection will take place, and those who died having the Holy Spirit
in them (old Testament and New) will rise to eternal life in spiritual bodies, similar to The LORD Jesus after He rose
from the dead.

1.  Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the
world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
2.  Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall
appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
                                          1 John 3.1+2

We will be able to appear (Luke 24.36) and disappear (Luke 24.31), change our appearance (Luke 24.16+31), and have
eternal life with The Elohim.

The first resurrection will take place at "the last trump":

47.  The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven.
48.  As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy: and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.
49.  And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.
50.  Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit
51.  Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
52.  In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised
incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
53.  For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
54.  So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be
brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
55.  O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?   
                                      1 Corinthians 47-55

14.  For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
15.  For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not
them which are asleep.
16.  For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and
the dead in Christ shall rise first:
17.  Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air:
and so shall we ever be with the Lord.   
                                                           1 Thessalonians 4.14-17

Those who rise in the first resurrection will be caught up into the sky to be with Jesus as He goes to Jerusalem to establish
His rule over the Earth, He will land on the Mount of Olives, the same place from which He ascended into Heaven.

10.  And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel;
11.  Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven?
this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into
heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.
12.  Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet
, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.   
Acts 1.10-12

3.  Then shall the Lord go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.
4.  And
his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of
Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half
of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
5.  And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye
fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and
the Lord my God shall come, and all the saints with
                                                                                                                                               Zechariah 14.3-5

Most people have not entered into their time of "judgment" or evaluation:

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:    Hebrews 9.27

The exception to this are the Spirit Filled who have been called to repentance in this life, we are going through our time
judgment, or evaluation, NOW:

17.  For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of
them that obey not the gospel of God?
18.  And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?     
       1 Peter 4.17+18

28.  Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice,
29.  And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the
resurrection of damnation.     
                                                                                                       John 5.28+29

[In the Peshitta, which I am convinced is the original New Testament, from which all the Greek copies are derived it says:

+shall come out those who have done good deeds to the resurrection of life +those who have done evil deeds to the
resurrection of
judgment                    John 5.28+29 Interlinear Peshitta ]

The Spirit Filled are called “the saints” and are recognizable:

Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.      Revelation

This counts out all Catholics and Protestants, who do not even claim to be holding fast to the 10 Commandments as they
were given by God in the Bible.

They obey the man who commands the transgression of God’s Law = “the man of sin”.

Sin is the transgression of God’s Law and is commanded by the Pope:

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.          1 John 3.4

The saints have entered into the New Covenant:

7.  For if that first covenant had been faultless, then should no place have been sought for the second.
8.  For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the
house of Israel and with the house of Judah:
9.  Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of
the land of Egypt; because they continued not in my covenant, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.
10.  For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into
their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:   
    Hebrews 8.7-10

The problem with The First Covenant was not the Laws – it was the hearts and minds of the people.

This problem has been overcome by the bestowing of the Holy Spirit, which writes God’s Law upon the heart and mind of
the saints.


The saints will rise in the first resurrection, when the LORD returns:

20.  But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.
21.  For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.
22.  For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
23.  But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.
24.  Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put
down all rule and all authority and power.      
                               1 Corinthians 15.20-24

1.  And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
2.  And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
3.  And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no
more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
4.  And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were
beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image,
neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand
5.  But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
6.  Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall
be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.
7.  And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
                  Revelation 20.1-7

Those who rise in the second resurrection will rise to flesh and blood bodies, during the 1000 years that The LORD rules
the Earth along with the saints:

1.  The hand of the Lord was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the
valley which was full of bones,
2.  And caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in the open valley; and, lo, they were
very dry.
3.  And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? and I answered, O Lord God, thou knowest.
4.  Again he said unto me, Prophesy upon these bones, and say unto them, O ye dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.
5.  Thus saith the Lord God unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:
6.  And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye
shall live; and ye shall know that I am the Lord.
7.  So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the
bones came together, bone to his bone.
8.  And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no
breath in them.
9.  Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God;
Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
10.  So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an
exceeding great army.
11.  Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried,
and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
12.  Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and
cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.
13.  And ye shall know that I am the Lord, when I have opened your graves, O My people, and brought you up out of your
14.  And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the
Lord have spoken it, and performed it, saith the Lord.     
                                                                       Ezekiel 37.1-14

These people will go through all the steps the Spirit Filled are going through now; that is, they will be called by God, they
will repent, be washed and forgiven of their sins, receive the Holy Spirit and serve the LORD instead of

22.  Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God; I do not this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for
mine holy name's sake, which ye have profaned among the heathen, whither ye went.
23.  And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the heathen, which ye have profaned in the midst of
them; and the heathen shall know that I am the Lord, saith the Lord God, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.
24.  For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.
25.  Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I
cleanse you.
26.  A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your
flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.
27.  And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.
28.  And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be My people, and I will be your God.
29.  I will also save you from all your uncleannesses: and I will call for the corn, and will increase it, and lay no famine upon
30.  And I will multiply the fruit of the tree, and the increase of the field, that ye shall receive no more reproach of famine
among the heathen.
31.  Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good, and shall lothe yourselves in your
own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.
32.  Not for your sakes do I this, saith the Lord God, be it known unto you: be ashamed and confounded for your
own ways, O house of Israel.
                                                                                         Ezekiel 36.22-32

The Spirit Filled symbolize their death and resurrection by being baptized by immersion in water, by doing so, Christ’
s death counts as their death and they immediately enter into their time of judgment or evaluation:

3.  Know ye not, that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death?
4.  Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of
the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
5.  For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
Romans 6.3-5

The people of the second resurrection have no need to be immersed – they have no need to symbolize death – they will
have gone through it for real.

They will be sprinkled (Ezekiel 36.25)

Baptism is to be done in the name of Jesus, no Babylonian Trinity BS.
And is to be followed by baptism in the Holy Spirit by “the laying on of hands”:

36.  Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified,
both Lord and Christ.
37.  Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles,
Men and brethren, what shall we do?
38.  Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of
sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
39.  For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall
40.  And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward
        Acts 2.36-40

And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.         Acts

5.  When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
6.  And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them; and they spake with tongues, and
Acts 19.5+6

These are the foundational teachings of Christianity, if a person can’t get things right there is no progressing any further:

1.  Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of
repentance from dead works
[that is, repentance from sin, the transgression of the Law - 1 John 3.4], and of faith toward
2.  Of the doctrine of baptisms
[baptism in water and baptism in the Holy Spirit] , and of laying on of hands, and of
resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.
3.  And this will we do, if God permit.     
                                    Hebrews 6.1-3

No man made traditions such as sprinkling or pouring, or being baptized in the name of a trinity, or Xmas, Easter, Lent, etc.
will ever be accepted, The LORD does not lie:

7.  Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,
8.  This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
9.  But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
    Matthew 15.7-9

Their worship is in “vain” = totally useless

Those who rise in the second resurrection will have their chance to serve The LORD, and after receiving the Holy
Spirit they will be able to obey The LORD, if they want to, and eventually they will receive their eternal life.

But some people will never serve The LORD, at the end of the 1000 year rule of Christ they will gather together and attack
the Holy Land - only to be destroyed by The LORD, in Ezekiel and Revelation they are called "Gog" and "Magog".

7.  And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
8.  And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them
together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
9.  And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and
fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.
10.  And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet
are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.  
      Revelation 20.7-10


Those who receive the Holy Spirit and then fall away are the only ones who earn a place in the lake of fire in this life time,
they have had their chance:

4.  For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers
of the Holy Spirit,
5.  And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come,
6.  If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh,
and put him to an open shame.
7.  For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is
dressed, receiveth blessing from God:
8.  But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.

They entered into their time of judgment and they rebelled against The LORD:

26.  For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,
27.  But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.
28.  He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
29.  Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God,
and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the
Spirit of grace?
30.  For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord
shall judge his people.
31.  It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
       Hebrews 10.26-31



In the Bible there are three different 'heavens' spoken of.

There is heaven where the birds fly and the clouds are:

And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the
earth in the open firmament of heaven.
        Genesis 1.20

Upon his ruin shall all the fowls of the heaven remain, and all the beasts of the field shall be upon his branches:   Ezekiel

10.  And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth.
11.  In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all
the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
12.  And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.       
      Genesis 7.10-12

And there is "heaven" where the stars and planets are = space:

That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand
which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies;  
     Genesis 22.17

All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord God.    Ezekiel 32.8

And then there is "Heaven" where The Father and His Son, YHVH, reside:

Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the Lord's thy God, the earth also, with all that
therein is.
     Deuteronomy 10.14

No human has been to Heaven, The Throne of The Elohim:

12.  If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?
13.  And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in
  John 3.12+13

But, the martyrs after the opening of the 5th Seal are promised to go to Heaven, but only until YHVH returns at the "last
trump", a maximum of seven years, as He goes to Jerusalem to start His 1000 year reign.
The Seven Seals



Much confusion has come about because the translators of the King James Bible took four different words, with three
different meanings, and rendered them as "hell".

In the Old Testament every instance of the word "hell" is, in the Hebrew original is "
sheol ".

From The Blue Letter Bible Strong's Concordance:


Lexicon :: Strong's H7585 - shĕ'owl
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sheh·ōle' (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From שָׁאַל (H7592)
Dictionary Aids
TWOT Reference: 2303c

KJV Translation Count — Total: 65x
The KJV translates Strong's H7585 in the following manner: grave (31x), hell (31x), pit (3x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
sheol, underworld, grave, hell, pit

the underworld

Sheol - the OT designation for the abode of the dead

place of no return

without praise of God

wicked sent there for punishment

righteous not abandoned to it

of the place of exile (fig)

of extreme degradation in sin

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שְׁאוֹל shᵉʼôwl, sheh-ole'; or שְׁאֹל shᵉʼôl; from H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranean retreat), including its
accessories and inmates:—
grave, hell, pit.


This word simply means the grave, everyone goes to "sheol".

In the New Testament the equivalent to "sheol" is "
hades", the Greek word for the place of the dead.

In the Aramaic original this word is "sheol".


Lexicon :: Strong's G86 - hadēs
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hä'-dās (Key)
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as negative particle) and εἴδω (G1492)
Greek Inflections of ᾅδης [?]
10x in 4 unique form(s) TR
11x in 4 unique form(s) LXX
70x in 5 unique form(s)
ᾅδη — 1x
ᾅδῃ — 1x
ᾅδης — 3x
ᾅδου — 6x
Dictionary Aids
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TDNT Reference: 1:146,22

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G86 in the following manner: hell (10x), grave (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
name Hades or Pluto, the god of the lower regions

Orcus, the nether world, the realm of the dead

later use of this word: the grave, death, hell

In Biblical Greek it is associated with Orcus, the infernal regions, a dark and dismal place in the very depths of the earth,
the common receptacle of disembodied spirits. Usually Hades is just the abode of the wicked, Luk 16:23, Rev 20:13, 14; a
very uncomfortable place. (TDNT)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
†ᾅδης háidēs, hah'-dace; from G1 (as negative particle) and G1492; properly, unseen, i.e. "Hades" or the place (state) of
departed souls:—grave, hell


When the Bible speaks of "hell" in connection with fire the word is "
gehenna", this a valley in southwestern side of
Jerusalem which will open up to a pit of fire when the LORD returns.

11 of the 12 times this word is used it is Jesus speaking.

This place is spoken of in the Old Testament, sometimes it is called "
Tophet" or "The Valley of ben Hinnom":

For Tophet is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: the pile thereof is fire and
much wood; the breath of the Lord, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.   
            Isaiah 30.33

Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that it shall no more be called Tophet, nor the valley of the son of
Hinnom, but the valley of slaughter: for they shall bury in Tophet, till there be no place.  
          Jeremiah 7.32

Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that this place shall no more be called Tophet, nor The valley of the son
of Hinnom, but The valley of slaughter.  
            Jeremiah 19.6

This is where the incorrigible go - to eternal destruction

This is where those who rise in flesh and blood bodies in the second resurrection will go to see what will become of them if
they disobey The LORD:

22.  For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the Lord, so shall your seed
and your name remain.
23.  And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to
worship before me, saith the Lord.
24.  And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall
not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.
                                                                                                                                                              Isaiah 66.22-24

This is where the Beast and the False Prophet will be put when the LORD returns:

And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them
that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire
burning with brimstone.        
                Revelation 19.20

There is no resurrecting from the lake of fire.

It will open up on the Southwest side of Jerusalem when The LORD returns to rule the Earth.

The third word the King James translators rendered as "hell" is "
tartaroo" - this is a Greek concept of a place of

It is only used one time:

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be
reserved unto judgment;   
               2 Peter 2.4

In the Aramaic original it says:

if for God upon the angels who sinned not had pity but in chains of darkness He cast down them into the depths +handed
over them to be kept for judgment of torment
"       2 Peter 2.4

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                                                     The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man

The Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man is about the Second Resurrection.

19.  There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
20.  And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
21.  And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
22.  And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was
23.  And in hell
[Greek = 'hades', in the Aramaic original = 'sheol'] he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off,
and Lazarus in his bosom.
24.  And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and
cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
25.  But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now
he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
26.  And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot;
neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
27.  Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:
28.  For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
29.  Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
30.  And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
31.  And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the
      Luke 16.19-31

Neither Lazarus or the rich man were Spirit Filled, they missed out on the First Resurrection.

But Abraham did have the Holy Spirit - and he rose to eternal life in the First Resurrection - he has a position of authority in God's
Government over the Earth, "The Kingdom of Heaven".

The rich man did not have the Holy Spirit, and he had no understanding of God's plan.

He does not understand that he has been dead for thousands of years, because the dead know nothing - and that includes
how much time has passed while they were sleeping in the dust of the Earth.

4.  For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
5.  For the living know that they shall die: but
the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the
memory of them is forgotten.
6.  Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is
done under the sun.
    Ecclesiastes 9.4-6

In order for an Angel go back and warn his brothers time would have to be rolled back, they had already been dead for thousands of

This the "great gulf" that cannot be crossed, going back in time and making changes is not allowed.

It is obvious the rich man has not received his spiritual body, he is suffering from the heat, he will eventually finish his time of torment
and The LORD will bless him with The Holy Spirit and he will repent.

He is of Israel and ALL of Israel will repent and serve The LORD:

25.  For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that
blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.
26.  And so
all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness
from Jacob:
27.  For this is my covenant unto them,
when I shall take away their sins.       Romans 11.25+27

He will have to undergo some torment, but eventually he will be called by God, hear the truth, believe it, repent and be washed, and
he will receive the Holy Spirit, which writes God Law upon the heart and mind of the individual, enabling him to obey The LORD.

For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind,
and write them in their hearts:
and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:   Hebrews 8.10

All Israel will be saved.

But only a few have received the Holy Spirit and entered into their time of judgement in this life, thereby qualifying for a
place in the first resurrection, most will go through all this during the 1000 years.
1.  A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.
2.  It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the
living will lay it to his heart.
3.  Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
4.  The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
5.  It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
              Ecclesiastes 7.1-5