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Shadrach

[shad-rak, shey-drak]
noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples of shadrach

  • "Perhaps he can hear us, Shadrach," suggested his companion, mildly.

    Mary-'Gusta

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Shadrach's mouth opened and closed several times, but he said nothing.

    Mary-'Gusta

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "Don't seem to be in that room she was talkin' about," grumbled Shadrach.

    Mary-'Gusta

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "I'm 'fraid one of us had ought to stayed in the store, Shadrach," he said.

    Mary-'Gusta

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Captain Shadrach and I was goin' to bed and we looked in to see if you was all right, that's all.

    Mary-'Gusta

    Joseph C. Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for shadrach

Shadrach

noun
  1. 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

Shadrach

name of one of the three children delivered from the "fiery furnace" in Dan. iii:26.

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