There is another interpretation that the fire is eternal/aeonian, and that when thrown into it, you are consumed in a finite period of time.
Matt 10 says "but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Luke 12 says "And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
"But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
Luke 16 says that you burn in hades, and want people to go back and tell your relatives.
Revelation says you get a second death in the lake of fire, after a lot of bother.
Old Testament does not mention hell, because it's not part of the Jewish religion.
Mark 8 says "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
This implies that your soul can get lost, rather than burn with you.
The statements in both Mark and Matthew, that you should pluck out your eyes, and chop off your dick, implies that hell is very painful, and can be felt for some large period.
To settle this matter, you should interview the people who invented hell.