E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hads (2 syl.).
The places of the departed spirit till the resurrection. It may be either Paradise or Tartarus.
It is a great pity that it has been translated hell nine or ten times in the common version of the New Testament, as hell in theology means the inferno. The Hebrew sheol is about equal to the Greek haids, that is, a, privative, and idein, to see.