Daniel 3:12-18 NIV

12 But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon--Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego1--who pay no attention2 to you, O king. They neither serve your gods nor worship the image of gold you have set up."3

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13 Furious4 with rage, Nebuchadnezzar summoned Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. So these men were brought before the king,

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14 and Nebuchadnezzar said to them, "Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, that you do not serve my gods5 or worship the image6 of gold I have set up?

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15 Now when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipes and all kinds of music, if you are ready to fall down and worship the image I made, very good. But if you do not worship it, you will be thrown immediately into a blazing furnace. Then what god7 will be able to rescue8 you from my hand?"

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16 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego9 replied to the king, "O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter.

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17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save10 us from it, and he will rescue11 us from your hand, O king.

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18 But even if he does not, we want you to know, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.12"

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