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[uh-bed-ni-goh] /əˈbɛd nɪˌgoʊ/
a companion of Daniel.
Compare Shadrach. Unabridged
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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


(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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