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Dan·iel 1

 (dăn′yəl)
In the Bible, a Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc.

[Hebrew Dānī'ēl, Dānīyēl, God is my judge : dān, judge; see dyn in Semitic roots + , my + 'ēl, God; see ʔl in Semitic roots.]

Dan·iel 2

 (dăn′yəl)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Daniel.]

Daniel

(ˈdænjəl)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament
a. a youth who was taken into the household of Nebuchadnezzar, received guidance and apocalyptic visions from God, and was given divine protection when thrown into the lions' den
b. the book that recounts these experiences and visions (in full The Book of the Prophet Daniel)
2. (often preceded by a) a wise upright person
[sense 2: referring to Daniel in the Apocryphal Book of Susanna]

Daniel

(ˈdænjəl)
n
1. (Biography) Paul (Wilson). born 1958, English conductor; musical director of the English National Opera (1997–2005)
2. (Biography) Samuel. ?1562–1619, English poet and writer: author of the sonnet sequence Delia (1592)

Dan•iel

(ˈdæn yəl)

n.
1.
a. a Hebrew prophet during the Babylonian captivity.
b. the book of the Bible bearing his name.
2. Samuel, 1562–1619, English poet and historian: poet laureate 1599–1619.
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Noun1.Daniel - (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)Daniel - (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Daniel - a wise and upright judge; "a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare
judge, jurist, justice - a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
3.Daniel - an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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