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According To The Bible Jesus Went To Hell

Bassam Zawadi



While reading the book of Acts I read a verse that caught my eye...


Acts 2:31

He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left (kataleipo) in hell (hades), neither his flesh did see corruption. (KJV translation)

The word kataleipo means...

1) to leave behind

a) to depart from, leave

1) to be left

b) to bid (one) to remain

c) to forsake, leave to one's self a person or thing by ceasing to care for it, to abandon, leave in the lurch

1) to be abandoned, forsaken

d) to cause to be left over, to reserve, to leave remaining

e) like our "leave behind", it is used of one who on being called away cannot take another with him

1) especially of the dying (to leave behind)

f) like our "leave", leave alone, disregard

1) of those who sail past a place without stopping

Source: http://www.blueletterbible.org/tmp_dir/words/2/1147370736-9394.html 


So basically this word means to be "left over" somewhere. So that means that the thing being left over was already there. 


The word hades means...

1) name Hades or Pluto, the god of the lower regions

2) Orcus, the nether world, the realm of the dead

3) 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, Lu. 16:23, Rev. 20:13,14; a very uncomfortable place.

Source: http://www.blueletterbible.org/tmp_dir/words/8/1147369484-2683.html


Basically what the verse is saying is that Jesus' soul was not left over or remained in hell. However, this shows and proves that his soul was indeed there at a point in time. Bible commentator Matthew Henry says...


Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell’’ (in hades, in the invisible state, so hades properly signifies); "but, though thou suffer it for a time to remove thither, and to remain there, yet thou wilt remand it; thou wilt not leave it there, as thou dost the souls of other men.’’ (Matthew Henry Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible, Source)


So basically Jesus' soul was in hell for a period of time but did not remain there just as it would be for other men (the sinners I am assuming). But the very idea that Jesus' soul was in hell for a period of time is news to me!





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