Michael H. Burer of Dallas Theological Seminary’s New Testament Department has [link deleted due to malware report at site] some interesting and educational articles about the meaning of various Greek and Hebrew words that relate to the afterlife (words translated into English as Sheol, Hades, Hell, Gehenna, etc.). I suggest you take a look at them.
It is also encouraging to see that the scholars involved with the NET Bible are constantly striving to make the translation and its Notes better. That’s exactly what we would want Bible translators to do! In this case, he liked one of my suggestions.
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