Hell Is Not Hot Hell Is Not Eternal Torment Hell Is The Grave - The Place Of The Dead 1. Man is a soul and he dies. Genesis 2:7 Ezekiel 18:4 2. Jesus, a perfect soul, died. Isaiah 53:12 1 Corinthians 15:3 3. The dead go to the grave. Genesis 37:35 (KJV) Job 14:13 (KJV) 4. There is no suffering after death. Ecclesiastes 9:5 Ecclesiastes 9:10 Psalm 146:4 Psalm 6:5 5. Souls of beasts and sinful man have the same destiny. Ecclesiastes 3:19 Ecclesiastes 3:20 6. Jesus went to hell (sheol, hades) - the grave. Psalm 16:10 Acts 2:27 Acts 2:31 7. The wicked get death without possibility of a resurrection (not torture). Matthew 25:46 (NWT) 8. Matthew 10:28 (NWT). Gehenna [hell] here symbolizes everlasting destruction. Soul here symbolizes the possibility of a resurrection. 9. Righteous persons are retained in the memory of Jehovah. John 5:28-29 10. In Bible times jailers were called tormentors. Matthew 18:34 Matthew 18:30 11. Perpetual captivity of death is spoken of as being tormented forever. Revelation 20:10 12. Lake of fire is used to picture everlasting destruction and no hope of a resurrection. Revelation 20:10 Revelation 20:13,14,15 Revelation 21:8 13. Hell cannot be hot. - (where the worm dieth not) Mark 9:43 (ASV),(KJV),(NWT) Mark 9:48 (ASV),(KJV),(NWT) 14. Persons who have Jehovah's approval will live forever on earth. Psalm 37:29 Matthew 5:5 2 Peter 3:13 Revelation 21:1-4 Luke 23:42-43 (NWT)