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Lexicon :: Strong's H1912 - hōdû

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Of foreign origin
Strong’s Definitions

הֹדוּ Hôdûw, ho'-doo; of foreign origin; Hodu (i.e. Hindustan):—India.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H1912 in the following manner: India (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H1912 in the following manner: India (2x).
  1. India = "flee away" or " give ye thanks"

    1. the country surrounding the Indus, mentioned as the eastern border of the empire of Ahasuerus

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הֹדוּ Hôdûw, ho'-doo; of foreign origin; Hodu (i.e. Hindustan):—India.
STRONGS H1912: Abbreviations
הֹ֫דּוּ proper name, of a location India (Old Persian Hiñd’u SpiegAltpers. Keilinschr. 246 Sanskrit Sindhu, sea, great river, see references in RöThes Add 83, YuleAnglo-Indian Glossary, 329 ff.; compare in Arabic bdb021303, Aramaic bdb021304, etc.) only מֵהֹ֫דּוּ וְעַדכּֿוּשׁ (הַמֹּלֵךְ) Esther 1:1; Esther 8:9 (Greek Version of the LXX in both ἀπὸ τῆς Ἰνδικῆς).
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1:1; 8:9


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Strong's Number H1912 matches the Hebrew הֹדּוּ (hōdû),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:1 - Now it came to pass in the days of Ahasuerus, (this is Ahasuerus which reigned, from India H1912 even unto Ethiopia, over an hundred and seven and twenty provinces:)
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:9 - Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India H1912 unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language.
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