- 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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Examples from the Web for shadrach
"I don't see what the time's got to do with it," put in Shadrach.
Captain Shadrach did not soil his to any great extent at first.
"I'm 'fraid one of us had ought to stayed in the store, Shadrach," he said.
"Perhaps he can hear us, Shadrach," suggested his companion, mildly.
But, Shadrach, if she don't stay here for good where will she stay?
- 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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Word Origin and History for shadrach
name of one of the three children delivered from the "fiery furnace" in Dan. iii:26.
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