ABEDNEGO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: עֲבֵד־נְגוֹ (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: ə-BED-ni-go (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "servant of Nebo" in Akkadian, Nebo being the Babylonian god of wisdom. In the Old Testament, Abednego is the Babylonian name given to Azariah, one of the three men cast into a blazing furnace but saved from harm by God.
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