Therefore the LORD God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.(Genesis 3:23) KJV
Levels of Hell
|Level||Grave (sheol)||Earth (erets)||World (tebel)|
|Great Gulf||bad sheol||erets beriach|
mayim tachath erets
|Core||sheol tachti||mowcadar erets|
The Hebrews had a well developed idea of life after death. For them death, the grave, was a portal into a complex underworld realm. The grave is just the beginning of what happens next.