Question (edited for space, clarity): If the word commonly translated “eternal/forever” for hell only means a limited age or long-lasting, but Jesus uses the same word (aionios) to describe not only Hell
Question: Your answer presupposes that hell is theologically claimed to last forever only because of one mistranslated word, but that is not the case. Hell is also described by Jesus as other words
There's No Such Thing As Eternal Hell
Folks who support the idea that hell will be "eternal conscious torment" will use passages like Matthew 25:46 (NIV)—
"[The unrighteous] will go away to
Yesterday I preached on hell…and its eventual emptying. I also recorded an additional 45 minutes giving a brief history of the concept of hell and an “I believe” statement about the afterlife.
The time had come. The first human had died and had chosen to go to hell.
A chief angel quietly approached God, who sat saddened and slumped on the heavenly throne. The Almighty