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Meshach

[mee-shak] /ˈmi ʃæk/
noun
1.
a companion of Daniel.
Compare Shadrach.
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  • She went into the lobby for the paper, and then read aloud to Uncle Meshach the items of local news.

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

    The Lord's Coming C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • Meshach Milburn had locked the store after writing some letters, and had taken the broad street for Judge Custis's gate.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego came forth of the midst of the fire.

    Biblical Extracts Robert Cooper
  • Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego felt no pain in the fiery furnace.

  • The Judge passed into the wide-open door of Meshach Milburn's store.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • Sit thee still,' said Meshach, and he crept out of the room, and up the creaking stair.

    Leonora Arnold Bennett
  • Yet the face of Meshach Milburn, if more repellent, was uncommon.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • Without a vice, it appeared that Meshach Milburn had not an emotion, hardly a virtue.

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
  • De debbil come in one night, and says to ole Meshach: 'Yer's my hat!

    The Entailed Hat George Alfred Townsend
British Dictionary definitions for Meshach

Meshach

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

the title given to Mishael, one of the three Hebrew youths who were under training at the Babylonian court for the rank of Magi (Dan. 1:7; 2:49; 3:12-30). This was probably the name of some Chaldean god.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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