- a prophet living in Babylon during the Captivity.
- the book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Dan.
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Contemporary Examples of daniels
Daniels, 28, was allegedly the first to force “Jane Doe” to perform sexual acts on johns.The Navy ‘Hero’ Who Pimped an HIV-Positive Teen
December 11, 2014
Daniels thought that was one of the more important moments of the episode.
Daniels says, championing the plight of an ethical news producer.
Daniels laughs at himself, once again shaking his head in disbelief.
This Sunday, Daniels will return for the third and final season of The Newsroom.
Historical Examples of daniels
It was hard to refuse a personage like Mr. Daniels anything.
"Altogether too reasonable, Mr. Daniels, I'm afraid," she replied.
John, himself, did not seem to mind or care what Mr. Daniels or anyone else said.
Comparing any mortal with Daniels would be heresy, wouldn't it?
"Excuse me, gentlemen," said Daniels, and followed Mrs. Barnes.
- a youth who was taken into the household of Nebuchadnezzar, received guidance and apocalyptic visions from God, and was given divine protection when thrown into the lions' den
- the book that recounts these experiences and visions (in full The Book of the Prophet Daniel)
Word Origin for Daniel
proper name, Hebrew, literally "God is my judge;" related to Dan, literally "he who judges," the tribe descended from Jacob's son of that name in Old Testament. Consistently in the top 15 names for boys born in the U.S. from 1972 through 2008.