[ uh-bed-ni-goh ]

  1. (in the Bible) a companion of Daniel.

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How to use Abednego in a sentence

  • Angeline Phinney was in here the other day and she was tellin' about her second cousin that was—he's dead now—Abednego Small.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Both of these Jewish gents, who were connections of Mr. Abednego, were insured in our office to the full amount of their loss.

    The History of Samuel Titmarsh | William Makepeace Thackeray
  • One day, when he went to cash a draft for five dollars, the lovely Miss Rebecca Abednego chanced to be in the room.

    George Cruikshank's Omnibus | George Cruikshank
  • Mr. Lwe, when they came to the hill, got off the box and walked, Mr. Abednego sat inside and smoked his pipe.

    George Cruikshank's Omnibus | George Cruikshank
  • Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego came forth out of the midst of the fire.

British Dictionary definitions for Abednego


/ (əˈbɛdnɪˌɡəʊ) /

  1. Old Testament one of Daniel's three companions who, together with Shadrach and Meshach, was miraculously saved from destruction in Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace (Daniel 3:12–30)

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