A Levite; the eldest of the three sons of Uzziel ( Exodus 6:22 ).
One of the three Hebrew youths who were trained with Daniel in Babylon ( Daniel 1:11Daniel 1:19 ), and promoted to the rank of Magi. He and his companions were afterwards cast into the burning fiery furnace for refusing to worship the idol the king had set up, from which they were miraculously delivered ( 3:13-30 ). His Chaldean name was Meshach (q.v.).
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Mishael". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .