Mark 9:48

48 where “ ‘the worms that eat them do not die,and the fire is not quenched.’a

Read Mark 9:48 Using Other Translations

Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
'where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.'
‘where the maggots never die and the fire never goes out.’

What does Mark 9:48 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 9:48

Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
] This is repeated again, not only to assure the truth of the thing, but to raise the attention of the mind unto it, and fix an awful impression upon it: the Persic version renders it, "from whence thou shall never find redemption": there is no redemption from hell, as Origen and others have thought.

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