Biblical Features of the Core

We’ve seen that the Bible has names for all of the physical features of the interior of the Earth which we’ve identified. It has specific references to a molten core.

The Earth’s internal structure includes a great gulf of open space between the lower mantle and the surface of the core which is impassable, as such escaping from the core is impossible. The inner surface of the lower mantle is a point of no return.

UsageTransliterationScripturePost
Bottomless pitphrear tes abyssouRevelation 9:1-23/29
Foundations of the earthmowcadar eretsJeremiah 31:372/10
HellhadesLuke 16:263/29
Helltartarus2 Peter 2:43/29
Hell belowsheol tachathIsaiah 14:93/27
Hell firegehenna pyrosMatthew 5:223/29
Lowest hellsheol tachtiDeuteronomy 32:223/27
Lowest parts of the earthtachti eretsPsalms 139:156/7
Pitbowr, shachathIsaiah 38:183/26
Pit of corruptionmissahat beliIsaiah 38:173/26
– Physical features of the Core in Scripture.

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