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Hell or Arka

of the Jewish Cabalists, divided into seven lodges, one under another (Joseph ben Abraham Gikatilla)—

Presiding Angel.*

(1) Gehennom

The heat 60 times that of fire. (Here it “snows fire”)

Absalom and Israelites who break the Law

Kushiel

(2) The Gates of Death

” 60 times hotter than No. 1

Doeg

Lahaticl

(3) The Shadow of Death

” 60 times hotter than No. 2

Korah

Shaftiel

(4) The Pit of Corruption

” 60 times hotter than No. 3

Jeroboam

Maccathiel

(5) The Mire of Clay

” 60 times hotter than No. 4

Ahab

Chutriel

(6) A baddon

” 60 times hotter than No. 5

Micah

Pasiel

(7) Sheol

” 60 times hotter than No. 6, or 420 times hotter than fire

Elisha, son of Abuya, Sabbath - breakers, idolators, and uncircumcised

Dalkiet

* All these presidents are under Duma, the Angel of Silence, who keops the three keys of the three gates of neil.

In the Buddhist system there are 136 places of punishment after death, where the dead are sent according to their degree of demerit. (See Euphemisms.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Helena
Helena (St.)
Helenos
Helicon
Heligh-monat (Holy-month)
Heliopolis
He lios
Heliostat
Heliotrope
Hell
Hell or Arka
Hell
Hell (Rivers of)
Hell Broth
Hell Gate
Hell Gates
Hell Kettles
Hell Shoon
Hell or Connaught (To)
Hellanodicæ
Hellenes