noun (in Hebrew theology)
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Origin of Sheol
Example sentences from the Web for sheol
It here strengthens the expression of confidence, and points to God as alone able to deliver His servant from the "hand of Sheol."The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2|Alexander Maclaren
They not only appear to the living in dreams, but their shades can be raised up from Sheol.
Again, in chapter xiv., the possibility of redemption from Sheol gladdened him for a little.
In the later portions of the Old Testament, the use of Sheol is also avoided.
From Sheol, the under-world, Job points to the northern heavens ablaze with stars.