Is it true that Satan the Devil torments people in hell day and night forever?

Is it true that Satan the Devil torments people in hell day and night forever?

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  • 11 months ago

    No. Satan is not currently in hell. He is on the surface of the Earth, striving to lead us astray. Hell takes care of itself.

    And Hell is never forever, either. Rev. 20:12-14 shows that death and hell must both be emptied and cast into the lake of fire (i.e., destroyed) so that the resurrections and final judgment can take place. There is only finite punishment for finite sin. God's love, justice, and mercy are all intact.

  • User
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    No.

    That's what I like to call "the Looney Tunes version of Hell"

    because that is how Hell is typically depicted in cartoons

    but is NOT depicted in the Bible.

    The Bible teaches us that Satan ***will be*** one of the first to be consigned to Hell

    and that he will suffer torment day and night forever and ever.

    It teaches nothing about Satan ruling Hell

    and nothing about Satan tormenting anyone in Hell.

    So: Satan is merely one of the first inmates of Hell

    and (apparently) NOT someone with authority who torments others in Hell.

  • 11 months ago

    I don't believe that, and NO ONE can say with any certainty that  it's true. NO ONE really knows.

  • Med 10
    Lv 6
    11 months ago

    No. Satan won't be tormenting anybody. He is going to be in the same boat as his followers. That is why God created hell in the first place. For satan / his followers / the false prophet whoever that may be.They will be in the lake of fire.

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  • Rick
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    No, first people are not inherently immortal only the righteous live forever. Second the Devil is still subject to the will of God.

  • 11 months ago

    How is it that the churches taught for hundreds of years that Satan the Devil tormented people in hell day and night forever, when Revelation 20:10 says “The Devil is hurled into the Lake of Fire and Brimstone and will be tormented day and night forever and ever?”

    —And Revelation 20:13 says “death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them.”

    —That means hell is empty at this point.

    —And Revelation 20:14 says “hell [empty] was cast into the Lake of Fire.”

    —The Bible doesn’t say anywhere that the Devil torments people in hell forever.

    —In fact Satan is tormented forever in the Lake of Fire. Unrepentant wicked people in Revelation 21:8 are thrown in the Lake of Fire (where they will be tormented forever), but Satan does not torment people in hell or in the Lake of Fire. Nowhere does the Bible say that he torments people anywhere.

    —However, there is another definition for the word “torment.” Torment can mean “Locked up” in Strongs Concordance in the back of their book in the Greek words section. This definition fits the context of the above bible verses.

    —So Satan will never get out of the Lake of Fire; he’s locked away forever. Likewise for unrepentant wicked people. As the Bible says in Revelation 20:14 and 21:8, the Lake of Fire and Brimstone (or Sulfur) means “Second Death,” spiritual death, no resurrection hope.

    —By the way, “first death” would be “physical death,” from which you can be resurrected, brought back to life. But not for second death. That’s terminal, no hope forever.

  • 11 months ago

    Satan really ain't all that babe 

  • Anonymous
    11 months ago

    Just a big lie conceived by early Catholic church to keep peasants in line and giving money to church coffers.

  • BJ
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    No, because there is no such a thing as hell-fire.

    Pope John Paul ll said there was no such thing as Hell.

    During his weekly address to the general audience of 8,500 people at the Vatican on July 28, 1999, Pope John Paul II rejected the reality of a physical, literal hell as a place of eternal fire and torment.

    Hell, he said, is not a punishment imposed by God, despite what everyone has always said. No, it's just an unwise choice that humans make.

    The images of hell in scripture, he suggested, are taken too literally. Actually, hell is the condition of those who separate themselves from God, Artists trying to follow scripture have depicted hell as a world of fire controlled by devils with pitchforks.

    The Pope thinks those are metaphors, every one of them.

    He adds that “eternal damnation” is not God’s work; rather, “it is the creature who closes himself to God’s love.”

  • 11 months ago

    What is his motivation? It's not as if Satan gets any reward for carrying out part of God's plan for most of humanity.

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