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Hananiah

Hananiah (hănənī´ə). 1 One of the Three Young Men. According to the Book of Daniel, he was one of Daniel's three companions and was also known as Shadrach. 2 In the Book of Jeremiah, a false prophet. 3 In 1 Chronicles, son of Zerubbabel. 4 In 1 Chronicles, a musician. 5 Father of Zedekiah4.6 Grandfather of Irijah. 7 In 1 Chronicles, a Benjamite. 8 In 2 Chronicles, captain under King Uzziah. 9 In the Book of Ezra, man who had a foreign wife. 10 In the Book of Nehemiah, sealer of the Covenant. 11,12 In Nehemiah, repairers of the wall. 13 In Nehemiah, a chief priest. 14 In Nehemiah, priest at the dedication of the walls. 15 In Nehemiah, governor in Jerusalem. Ananias and Annas are Greek forms of this name.

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Benedicite

Benedicite.
1. The Song of the Three Holy Children (Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego) while in Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace. It is not in the Hebrew version of the book of Daniel, but comes from the Septuagint, or early Gr. translation of the Old Testament. It is one of the canticles of the Anglican service.

2. Work by Vaughan Williams, for sop., ch., and orch. Comp. 1929 (prod. Leith Hill Fest. 1930); combines text of the canticle with a poem by J. Austin (1613–69).

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Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Babylonian names for Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, the three Jewish exiles who were cast into the fiery furnace for their refusal to worship idols (Daniel 3).

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Benedicite

Benedicite (Lat., ‘bless ye’). The song of praise beginning ‘O all ye works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord’. It forms part of the Song of the Three Children.

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Meshach

Meshach (mē´shăk), one of the Three Young Men.

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benedicite

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