“And if your hand causes you to fall away, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into the Life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into Gehenna, into the unquenchable fire. Bible

“Gehenna.” See commentary on Matthew 5:22. [For information on annihilation in the lake of fire, see Appendix 5: “Annihilation in the Lake of Fire”.]

“the Life.” This refers to the Life in the Age to Come. See commentary on Luke 10:28.

Commentary for: Mark 9:43