occur in various Judeo-Christian-Islamic legends
that are preserved outside of the Bible
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GEHENNA (Other) Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Latin form of the Greek Γέεννα (Géenna)
, from a contracted form of Hebrew גֵּיא בֶן הִנֹּם (gē ḇen hinnōm)
meaning "valley of the son of Hinnom". This is the name of hell in Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition, taken from the name of a valley outside Jerusalem which was filled with the waste of the city, which was then burnt... [more]