Much of the understanding on hell is distorted by the faulty translations of older Bible versions. Use of the world hell in many Bible texts convey meanings which the apostolic authors never understood or intended. What for example, would be the meaning of “shall the gates of hell prevail?” This question derives from a statement Christ made during his public ministry in a conversation with his disciples. And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it?” (Matt. 16:18) The King James ...