Hell

Does the OT teach about Hell - as in a place to go after we die apart from God?

Yes!!!

And what is Hell? Hell is the separation from God.

Ezekiel 26:20-21 Down to the pit, Dwell in Earth below, You will not return to the land of the living, You will be no more.

Is it Hot in Hell? There are some questions to this effect. Deut 32:22 intimates it "For a fire has been kindled by my wrath, one that burns t othe realm of Sheol below. It will devour the earth and its harvests and set afire the foundations of the mountains."

Isaiah 5:14 Therefore Sheol enlarges its appetite and opens its mouth without limit.

Isaiah: in a prophecy, chapter 14

9: Sheol from beneath is excited over you to meet you when you come: It arouses for you the spirts of the dead, all the leaders of the earth;

15: Nevertheless you will be thrust down to Sheol, To the rcesses of the pit.

Isaiah 28:15 We have made a covenant with death. And with Sheol we have made a pact.

Isaiah 28:18 (the covenent & pack won't last)

Isaiah 57:9 And made them go down to Sheol

Job 11:8 Fathoms of God: They are higher than the heavens -- what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of Sheol.

Job 26:6 Naked is Sheol before God.

Psalm 9:17 The wicked return to the grave.

Psalm 16:10 For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol;

Psalm 18:5 The cords of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.

Psalm 55:15 David asks God to take his enemies to Hell. "Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to Sheol"

Psalm 116:3 And the Terrors of Shoel came upon me.

Psalm 139:8 If I ascend to Heaven you are there. If I descend to Shoel you are there.

Proverbs 5:5 Her feet go down to death, Her steps take hold of Sheol. (Adulteress)

Proverbs 7:27 Her (Adultress) houes is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.

Proverbs 9:18 (Folly)But he does not know that the dead ore there, That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 15:11 Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord, How much more the....

Proverbs 15:24 The path of life leads upward for the wise. That he may keep away from Sheol below.

Proverbs 23:13,14 discipline from the child.. And rescue his soul from Sheol.

Proverbs 27:20 Sheol and abaddon (Destruction) are never satisfied.

Eze 31:15-17 went down to Sheol

Eze 32:21 Sheol/lie with uncircumcised

Eze 32:27 lie in Sheol with uncircumcised

Am 9:2 You can't escape God's hand, even if you go to Sheol

Jon 2:2 I cried for help from the depth of Sheol <-- Jonah in the belly of the fish/whale.

Hab 2:5 He enlarges his appetite like Sheol