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Sanskrit loanwords in Syriac
I was surprised to see that some Aramaic (Syriac) words are derived from Sanskrit.

e.g. the Syriac word for 'idol' has been derived from 'pratikrita' which means 'false/fake' image.

Unfortunately, the SEDRA3 library, does not contain such references, just 'latin' and 'greek' but not 'sanskrit'.
Who knows more sanskrit words in the NT?

(Another striking similarity is 'Satana', which in Sanskrit means 'fallen one'. I really WONDER how it is possible, that such Biblical words exist in an ancient Indian language)
It all was mixed up in Mesopotamia, at the tower one day by The Word/Miltha...Before that day, one Langauge existed, taught to mankind by The Word.

SEDRA3 does actually contain one entry where it claims the origin of the word is Sanskrit <!-- sSmile --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/smile.gif" alt="Smile" title="Smile" /><!-- sSmile -->

The word nardin is found in Mark 14:3 and John 12:3.
Not too surprising given our close proximity to the Aryans in Persia.


isn't PARDEESA (Paradise) a Sanskrit / Persian loanword?

Chayim b'Moshiach,
we just have the word paraijata. <!-- sSmile --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/smile.gif" alt="Smile" title="Smile" /><!-- sSmile --> That does not sound to me as a loanword.

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What I've been taught is that both the Aramaic and the Hebrew words are from the Persian pairidaeza.

See here for an article touching on the relevant info:

Please feel free to straighten me out if you have a more authoritative & credible source which contradicts. I know Wikipedia is not ideal.

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