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In the Bible, a young man who with Abednego and Meshach emerged unharmed from the fiery furnace into which they were thrown by Nebuchadnezzar.
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(ˈʃædræk; ˈʃeɪ-)
(Bible) Old Testament one of Daniel's three companions, who, together with Meshach and Abednego, was miraculously saved from destruction in Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace (Daniel 3:12–30)
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(ˈʃæd ræk, ˈʃeɪ dræk)

a companion of Daniel who, with Meshach and Abednego, was thrown into the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar and came out unharmed. Dan. 3:12–30.
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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.''
This is what makes my blood tingle." And he turned over the pages of his Bible and read, "Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed- nego answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
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Praise to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego!
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"Today's readings taught us not to worship those false idols, like the Golden Calf that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego refused to worship," he said Wednesday evening.
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