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Scriptsשַׁדְרַך Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.SHAD-rak English
SHAY-drak English

Meaning & History

Means "command of Aku" in Akkadian, Aku being the name of the Babylonian god of the moon. In the Old Testament Shadrach is the Babylonian name of Hananiah, one of the three men cast into a fiery furnace but saved by God.


biblical, fire, moon
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute