[ shad-rak, shey-drak ]
/ ˈʃæd ræk, ˈʃeɪ dræk /
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
Words nearby Shadrach
, shadow price
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How to use Shadrach in a sentence
It was the honorable Judge now on the distinguished bench who tried men for the rescue of Shadrach.
Then came the examination and "trial" of the Shadrach Rescuers in February and the following months.
Two others are shown as belonging to Shadrach and Meshech; that of the third of the famous trio has been lost.
Captain Shadrach's bald spot blazed a fiery red and he glared about him helplessly.
British Dictionary definitions for Shadrach
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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