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Gehenna (γέεννα, geenna). The Greek word for “hell” used in the New Testament. A transliteration of “Valley of Hinnom” (גֵּי הִנֹּם, gey hinnom), a boundary marker between Judah and Benjamin (Josh 15:8; 18:16). Jeremiah began to associate the place-name with God’s divine wrath and judgment (Jer 7:32,
Hinnom, Valley of (גֵּיא הִנֹּם, gei' hinnom). A valley stretching along the southwestern side of Jerusalem. Associated in the Bible with idolatry and destruction.