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Abednego

[uh-bed-ni-goh] /əˈbɛd nɪˌgoʊ/
noun
1.
a companion of Daniel.
Compare Shadrach.
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  • Abednego Danner was a professor of biology in a small college in the town of Indian Creek.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • His new lie took its cue from Abednego Danner's expressions.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego felt no pain in the fiery furnace.

  • Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, came forth of the midst of the fire.

    The Lord's Coming C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • If Abednego Danner was hurt at his son's defection from his own college, he said nothing.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego came forth of the midst of the fire.

    Biblical Extracts Robert Cooper
  • The old father proved to be of the asbestos-like nature of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

    Frauds and Follies of the Fathers Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  • But Cutter—we beg his pardon, Abednego—was but a sorry convert.

  • Abednego Danner, the magnificent Abednego Danner, was carried to his last resting-place, the laboratory of nature herself.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • Mr. Abednego was the other director, and we have already seen what became of him.

    The History of Samuel Titmarsh William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for Abednego

Abednego

/əˈbɛdnɪˌɡəʊ/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) one of Daniel's three companions who, together with Shadrach and Meshach, was miraculously saved from destruction in Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace (Daniel 3:12–30)
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Abednego in the Bible

servant of Nego=Nebo, the Chaldee name given to Azariah, one of Daniel's three companions (Dan. 2:49). With Shadrach and Meshach, he was delivered from the burning fiery furnace (3:12-30).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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