the abode of the dead or of departed spirits.
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How to use Sheol in a sentence
After that follows another wail, a solemn dirge, over the Egyptian multitudes which have passed into Sheol.
It shows that the disembodied state in Sheol is not an unconscious state, but one of consciousness.
It is a vivid description of Sheol and those who have descended there.
There the King of Babylon is seen in his descent into Sheol.
Their bodies are in the pit, the grave, and their souls in Sheol, the unseen regions.
British Dictionary definitions for Sheol
the abode of the dead
(often not capital) hell
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