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In the Bible, a young man who with Meshach and Shadrach emerged unharmed from the fiery furnace into which they were thrown by Nebuchadnezzar.


(Bible) 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)


(əˈbɛd nɪˌgoʊ)

a companion of Daniel. Compare Shadrach.
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It has pleased Our Lady and my patron saint to bless the pittance to which I restrain myself, even as the pulse and water was blessed to the children Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego, who drank the same rather than defile themselves with the wine and meats which were appointed them by the King of the Saracens.
High honors went to: Zachary Callinan, Angel Colon, Regan Gannon, Emily Jordan, Andi Leka, Lily Moran, Jacob Nelson, Ashlee Nosek, Bryce Parmeter, Sheila Perez, Abednego Rondina, Maason Taylor, Andrew Tringali, Daniel Villacorta, Matthew Ward and Elizabeth Winsor.
Abednego Akok, the chairperson of the National Elections Commissions dismissed the opposition's court petition, insisting the electoral body was operating constitutionally.
At a Wednesday press conference in capital Juba, Commission Chairman Abednego Akok said that the polls would take place based on voter information collected in 2010, World Bulletin reported.
Shaban Muntari, Joseph Amoah and Abednego Ashitey all belong to their country's United Through Sport academy and Buddies boss Tommy Craig will put the youngsters through their paces during the next three months.
In a statement, Police chief inspector Abednego Kilonzo said she had constantly changed her appearance, name and location while on the run.
Beyond the visiting professor, Green said he was inspired by the Old Testament story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego (Daniel 3:1) who refused, under threat of being thrown into a "fiery furnace," to bow down before an idol instead of worshipping God.
It was seen sublimely in the refusal of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego to obey the laws of Nebuchadnezzar because a higher moral law was involved.
Fearing God and not fearing those who kill the body is exactly what Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego did.
1997; Grimsey and Lewis, 2005; Shaoul, 2005; Abednego and Ogunlana, 2006; Ahmed and Ali, 2006; Ski etrys et al.
It was seen sublimely in the refusal of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego to obey the laws of Nebuchadnezzar because a higher moral law was involved.