What is another word for gehenna?

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[ d͡ʒˈɛhɛnə], [ d‍ʒˈɛhɛnə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_h_ɛ_n_ə]

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What is gehenna?

Gehenna is a term that is used in the Hebrew Bible to refer to a place of torment and torture that is prepared for the wicked. It is also referred to as the "Valley of Hinnom" or "the valley of the son of Hinnom." The Valley of Hinnom is located east of Jerusalem and played an important role in the city's religious and ritual life. Originally, it was a public dump where garbage and human ashes were burned. Over time, the valley became known for the intense torture and burning that sinners were subjected to.

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