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Tamil It is one of the classical languages of the world, with rich literature spanning over 2,000 years, making it arguably the oldest living language.
Sabian Some claim that the Sabians is the the oldest faith in the world and their language is the oldest and most widespread among the world languages" writes ibn Hazm (994?).
Sabian continued… In some Islamic sources, it is written that the "Syriac community is the oldest amongst others. Adam's and his sons' language was Syriac, and the religion of this community was the Sabian faith."
Old Testament Reference Old Testament – Daniel and Matthew's Gospel. Some scholars claim Aramaic- Syriac to be the oldest language in the world. However, there are those who are more moderate and accept it as one of the oldest ones."
Sanskrit Sanskrit has similarities to Latin, Greek, and even English. The Sanskrit language is a descendant of an even older language that linguists now call Proto-Indoeuropean (PIE).
What is the oldest language? It is not known what the oldest language in the world really is. In dealing with the Old Testament, we have languages such as Hebrew, Chaldee, Koine Greek and Aramaic.