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Chapter XII. - Scripture usage of the phrase Furnace of Fire.
Section I. - Those passages where the word Furnace and the phrase Fur-



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nace of Fire occur.

Section II. Remarks on the Furnace of Fire. .

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Section I. All the passages in the Bible where these phrases occur..
Section II.- Remarks on these phrases. .

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All the passages in the OLD TESTAMENT wherein the Hebrew word SHEO occurs, and is rendered HELL in the common English Version.

Deut. 32: 22. For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn untc the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Verse 23. I will heap mischief upon them; I will spend mine arrows upon them.

Verse 24. They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them, with poison of serpents of the dust.

Verse 25. The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.

2 Sam. 22: 6. The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me.

Verse 7. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried to my God. Job 11 8. Verse 7. Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty to perfection?

Verse 8. It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?

Job 26 6. Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.

Psalm 9: 17. The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.

Psalm 16 10. For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

Psalm 18 5. The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me.

Verse 6. In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God. Psalm 55 15 Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick

into hell

Psalm 86 13. Verse 12. I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart; and I will glorify thy name forevermore.

Verse 13. For great is thy mercy toward me; and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.

Psalm 116 3. The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me; I found TROUBLE and SORROW.

Psalm 139: 8. Verse 7. Whither shall I go from thy Spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?

Verse 8. If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. Prov. 5 5. Her feet go down to death, her steps take hold on hell. Prov. 7: 27. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.

Prov. 9 18. But he knoweth not that the dead are there; and that her guests are in the depths of hell.

Prov. 15: 11. Hell and destruction are before the Lord; how much more then the hearts of the children of men?

Verse 24. The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.

Prov. 23 14. Verse 13. Withhold not correction from the child for if thou beatest him with the rod he shall not die.

Verse 14. Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his sou from hell.

Prov. 27: 20. Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Isaiah 5 14. Verse 13. Therefore my people are gone into captivity, because they have no knowledge; and their honorable men are famished, and their multitude dried up with thirst.

Verse 14. Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure; and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.

Isa. 14: 9. Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming it stirreth up the dead for thee

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Verse 10. All they shall speak and say unto thee, Art thou also become weak as we? art thou become like unto us? Verse 11. Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee. Isa 14: 15. Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the


Isa. 28: 15. Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us; for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves.

Verse 18. And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with hell shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.

Isa. 57 9. And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto hell.

Ezek. 31: 16, 17. I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: They also went down into hell with him, unto them that be slain with the sword.

Ezek. 32: 21, 27. The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of hell with them that help him lie uncircumcised, slain by the sword

they are gone down, they And they shall not lie with

the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war; and they have laid their swords under their heads; but their iniquities shall be upon their bones, though they were the terror of the mighty in the land of the living.

Verse 28. Yea, thou shalt be broken in the midst of the uncircumcised, and shalt lie with them that are slain with the sword.

Amos 92. Though they dig into hell, thence shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, thence will I bring them down.

Jonah 2: 2. Verse 1. Then Jonah prayed unto the Lord his God out of the fish's belly;

Verse 2. And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the Lord, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.

Hab. 2 5. Yea, also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied.


All the places in the OLD TESTAMENT where the Hebrew word SHEOL OCCU1 », and is rendered GRAVE in the common English Version.

Gen. 37: 35. I (Jacob) will go down into the grave unto my son mourning.

Gen. 42 38.

If mischief befall him (Benjamin) by the way in which ye go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. And thy servants (Judah) shall bring down the gray hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to the grave.

Gen. 44: 31.

1 Sam. 2: 6. The Lord killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.

1 Kings 2 6. Do therefore according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoar head go down to the grave in peace.

Verse 9. But his hoar head bring thou down to the grave with blood. Job 7 9. As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away, so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

Job 14: 13. O that thou wouldst hide me in the grave, that thou wouldst keep me secret until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldst appoint ine a set time, and remember me.

Job 17: 13. If I wait, the grave is my house. I have made my bed in the darkness.

They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down

Job 21: 13. to the grave. Job 24: 19. Drought and heat consume the snow-waters; so doth the grave those which have sinned.

Psalm 6 5. For in death there is no remembrance of thee in the grave who shall give thee thanks.

Psalm 30 3. O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalm 31: 17. Let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.

Psalm 49: 14, 15. Like sheep they are laid in the ge death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in tàc morn

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