Revelation 20:14

“And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire: this is the second death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death, `even' the lake of fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And death and Hell were put into the sea of fire. This is the second death, even the sea of fire.
- Basic English Bible

and death and hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death, [even] the lake of fire.
- Darby Bible

And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
- Webster's Bible

Then Death and Hades were thrown into the Lake of fire; this is the Second Death--the Lake of fire.
- Weymouth Bible

Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.
- World English Bible

And helle and deth weren sent in to a poole of fier. `This is the secunde deth.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the death and the hades were cast to the lake of the fire -- this [is] the second death;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Revelation 20:14


20:14 And death and hades were cast into the lake of fire - That is, were abolished for ever; for neither the righteous nor the wicked were to die any more: their souls and bodies were no more to be separated. Consequently, neither death nor hades could any more have a being.


People's Bible Notes for Revelation 20:14


Re 20:14 And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. After this judgment day "death and Hades" (Revised Version) also, death and the unseen land of the dead, disappear forever. This is the significance of being cast into the lake of fire, the eternal prison house. Until the end of the Millennium and the final judgment men shall die, but after the grand epoch in the history of the universe, there shall be no more death. The last enemy, death, shall be destroyed. Then shall come to pass the saying that is written, "O! death, where is your sting? O! grave, where is your victory"? (1Co 15:55).

Discussion for Revelation 20

  • Bill
    This may help you. Read the chapter.

    Rev 7:9 After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
    Rev 7:10 And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
  • Makafui
    The bible did not mention any group of people that will eter heaven. What John apostles was saying is any one that is not found in the book of life will be cast into lake of fire
  • EMMANUEL BWALYA
    Yes, the 144,000 which were sealed from the twelve tribes of Israel will be with Him together with them the shall believe on His name ( from the Gentile age - John 1:10 - 13). We became children of God before we were fleshly born here on earth but by predestination. ( Romans 9:23 - 25 says He shall call us His people who were not His - not in 144,000)
  • Chris
    No, the 144,000 (12,000 from each of the 12 tribes of Israel) sealed, virgin, Jewish men who will preach the gospel during the first three and a half years of the "Great Tribulation," will either endure, and go into the earthly Kingdom of Jesus Christ, or be slain and resurrected, to also go into the Kingdom. That's an errant teaching of JWs, that they think it's them. It's not.
  • Janel bucsko
    So only 144,000 only go to heaven? Where do the rest of us go?
  • Lu2677
    Shirley, do you believe Rev. 20:15, if you do, then 1-14 is very clear, what it says, is what will happen. Amen. Even so, come Lord Jesus come. Amen

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