descend into (something)

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descend into (something)

To move down into something. The fireman descended into the sewers to save the kitten.
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descend into something

to go down into something. The butler descended into the cellar for another bottle of wine. Fred descended into the canyon on an organized tour.
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The main event - what the play is really about - is when Jesus descended into hell, accompanied by Saint Michael the Archangel and a joyous company of children singing Jubilate Deo - "Sing Joyfully to God.
Adam and Eve were the reason Jesus descended into hell - Hades for ancient Greeks and Romans, Sheol for the Hebrews.
A line from the Creed also comes to mind: "He descended into hell.