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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gehen’na (Hebrew, g hard).
 
The place of eternal torment. Strictly speaking, it means simply the Valley of Hinnom (Ge-Hinnom), where sacrifices to Moloch were offered and where refuse of all sorts was subsequently cast, for the consumption of which fires were kept constantly burning.   1
       
“And made his grove
       
The pleasant valley of Hinnom, Tophet thence
And black Gehenna called, the type of hell.”
       
Milton: Paradise Lost, book i. 403–5.
 


 Geese (g hard).Gel’ert (g hard). 

 
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