(royal , or the great scribe ) the Hebrew, or rather Chaldee, name of Hananiah. The history of Shadrach or Hananiah, as told in Dani 1-3 is well known. After their deliverance from the furnace, we hear no more of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, except in ( Hebrews 11:33 Hebrews 11:34 ) but there are repeated allusions to them in the later apocryphal books, and the martyrs of the Maccabaean period seem to have been much encouraged by their example.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Shadrach'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".