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Gehenna

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1 a situation or state that causes great suffering and unhappiness

  • the depression that has enshrouded her since the death of her husband is a Gehenna from which she may never be released
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2 the place of punishment for the wicked after death

  • in a fire-and-brimstone sermon, the evangelist warned those assembled that they faced the fires of Gehenna if they failed to repent
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