What does the word hades mean in the Bible?

Hades is a Greek term meaning 'grave or pit.' Unfortunately, many verses translate this in the English as 'hell' which has confused many. It is the equivalent to the Hebrew term 'sheol.'
Hades is a Greek term meaning 'grave or pit.' Unfortunately, many verses translate this in the English as 'hell' which has confused many. It is the equivalent to the Hebrew term 'sheol.'