Song of the Three Children

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Song of the Three Children. An apocryphal addition to Daniel in the Hebrew scriptures. The Song of the Three Children was inserted between Daniel 3. 23 and 3. 24. It dates back to the 2nd or 1st cent. BCE. In Roman Catholic bibles it forms 3. 24–90; the Christian canticle known as the Benedicite comes from vv. 35–66.