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Meaning of SHEOL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\She"ol\ (sh[=e]"[=o]l), n. [Heb. sh[e^][=o]l.]
The place of departed spirits; Hades; also, the grave.

      For thou wilt not leave my soul to sheol. --Ps. xvi.
                                               10. (Rev.
                                               Ver.)

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Heb., "the all-demanding world" = Gr. Hades, "the unknown region"), the invisible world of departed souls. (See HELL.)

 

 

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