The Bible uses several different words and concepts for the place(s) people go to after death.
In the Old Testament the word is “Sheol.” Before Jesus’ death and resurrection, unbelievers and believers both went to Sheol. Luke 16 shows that the righteous and unrighteous dead did not ‘mix’ in Sheol: there was a great ‘gulf’ or separation (16:23) between them.
Sheol and Hades are the same place. Acts 2:27 – which uses the Greek word for Hades, is a quote of Psalm 16:10 which uses the Hebrew word for “Sheol.”
I believe the Bible teaches that Sheol and Hades are the same place (compare Acts 2:27 and Psalm 16:10).
I also believe that Gehenna (Hell) is the same place as the Lake of Fire.
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