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Tartarus

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see also category Hell

Tartarus (/ˈtɑːrtərəs/, TAR-tər-əs; Greek: Τάρταρος Tartaros),[1] in ancient Greek mythology, is the deep abyss that is used as a dungeon of torment and suffering for the wicked and as the prison for the Titans. As far below Hades as the earth is below the heavens, Tartarus is the place where, according to Plato in Gorgias (c. 400 BC), souls were judged after death and where the wicked received divine punishment. Like other primal entities (such as the Earth, Night and Time), Tartarus was also considered to be a primordial force or deity. 1)

“For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast [them] down to hell ( ταρταρόω = tartaros), and delivered [them] into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; ” (2.Petr 2,4; KJV)

G5020 (Mickelson's Enhanced Strong's Greek and Hebrew Dictionaries) G5020 ταρταρόω tartaroo (tar-tar-oh'-o) v.
1. to incarcerate in the Abyss “Tatarus” to await final judgement and eternal torment
[from Tartarus (the deepest dungeon of Hades, known as the Abyss)]
KJV: cast down to hell

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