How many times India mentioned in Bible?

How many times India mentioned in Bible?

India is mentioned in Esther 1:1 and 8:9 as the eastern boundary of the Persian Empire under Ahasuerus (c. fifth century B.C.) and in 1 Maccabees 6:37 in a reference to the Indian mahouts of Antiochus’s war elephants (second century B.C.). Otherwise there are no explicit references to India in the Old Testament.

What was India called in biblical times?

Hodu (Hebrew: הֹדּוּ‎ Hoddû) is the Biblical Hebrew name for India mentioned in the Book of Esther part of the Jewish Tanakh and Christian Old Testament. In Esther, 1:1 and 8.9, Ahasuerus (Xerxes) had been described as King ruling 127 provinces from Hodu (India) to Ethiopia.

Is India mentioned in Bible Quora?

There is no mention of India in the Bible. The term India is itself a new term which is probably 500 years old. There was no country called India back then. There were several hundreds of kingdoms in the Indian subcontinent which extended from Iran to Myanmar, Thailand, and other south East Asian nations.

Did Jesus came to India?

In the late medieval period, there appeared Arthurian legends that the young Jesus had been in Britain. In the 19th and 20th centuries theories began to emerge that between the ages of 12 and 29 Jesus had visited India, or had studied with the Essenes in the Judea desert.

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What are the 7 nations in the Bible?

When enumerated separately, one of the seven nations is called Canaanites, while the others are called the Amorites, the Girgashites, the Hittites, the Hivites, the Jebusites and the Perizzites.

Who brought the Bible to India?

William Carey
William Carey spent 41 years in India without a furlough. His mission counted some 700 converts in a nation of millions, but he had laid an impressive foundation of Bible translations, education, and social reform.

Can a Hindu read Bible?

Yes as a Hindu I have read the Bible, both the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) multiple times. Note that here in South Africa, under the old apartheid government, Christianity was forced on us (so un-christian of them).

Does Hindu have a Bible?

Hinduism does not just have one sacred book but several scriptures. The Vedas scriptures guide Hindus in their daily life. They also help to preserve the religious dimensions of family and society.

Is Krishna the father of Jesus?

Jesus never said that Krishna , the god worshiped by the Hindus, is his father . Krishna never claimed that Jesus was his son. But some Hindu brothers claim that Krishna is the father of Jesus. No.

Who are the parents of Jesus?

Summary of Jesus’ life He was born to Joseph and Mary sometime between 6 bce and shortly before the death of Herod the Great (Matthew 2; Luke 1:5) in 4 bce.

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