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

  • Sharon
    We cannot begin to imagine how we have gone astray from god but to die is gain in Christ. We see how Satan that wicked adversary is roaming seeking who he will devour.Friends my question to you is where would you spend your eternity? Where death meet you judgment is there .So is your life hidden in Christ? I say to the whole world make your calling and election sure, find Jesus-quickly. Repent.
  • A disciple
    Celia; Christians are not mistaken about the symbolic name that God has given to that father of lies and adversary of all truth! God who made the serpent knows what is its nature, using that to describe the devil. It has been common knowledge from ancient times who is the Serpent! “And he laid hold on THE DRAGON, THAT OLD SERPENT, which is THE DEVIL, and SATAN, and bound him a thousand years,”
  • Katrina
    Souls we are to tell people about Jesus and what he did for them at Calvary he died for all so we wouldn't have to end up in a devil's hell he said who so ever will call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved not hopefully or maybe but shall believe on the Lord God , souls,souls Souls for the kingdom of God we are to tell others of him and pray also for souls
  • A disciple
    Dejvi Kadivnik; Sorry for not getting back to you sooner. The Spirit said through David in Psalm 139:8 "If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there." Isaiah 40:22 "It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth.." From God's vantage point in the heights He beholds all the children of men; and time is subject to eternity. So too your questions!
  • A disciple
    Ron; did you ever read closely Ezekiel 16; particularly the last 10 verses or so? There are a couple of very interesting things you may like. First, about Sodom; that most to this day only associate it with perversion and unrestrained lechery. But the way God describes her sins, it totally sounds like much of the modern world around us! Also, God plans to restore people to their former estate.
  • Ron
    Everything comes full circle, what God started in Eden will be fullfilled. It appears that People will be born in eternity. Note, there are millions of flesh and blood survivors on earth at vs 8-10 that do not die. All the Jews survive and I assume a remnant of gentiles. Thus you have Rev. 21:24-26 and Rev. 22:2 - the Tree of Life. satan's stunt in Genesis was only a temporary road block for God.

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