Definition of Gehenna in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡəˈhenə/
(In Judaism and the New Testament) hell.


Via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek geenna, from Hebrew gē' hinnōm 'hell', literally 'valley of Hinnom', a place near Jerusalem where children were sacrificed to Baal (Jer. 19:5,6).

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Syllabification: Ge·hen·na

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