Shadrach

[ shad-rak, shey-drak ]
/ ˈʃæd ræk, ˈʃeɪ dræk /

noun

a companion of Daniel who, with Meshach and Abednego, was thrown into the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar and came out unharmed. Daniel 3:12–30.

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Origin of Shadrach

From Late Latin Sedrac, from Greek Sedrách, from Hebrew Shadrakh, a Babylonian name of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for Shadrach

Shadrach
/ (ˈʃædræk, ˈʃeɪ-) /

noun

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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