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GenderMasculine
Scriptsמֵישַׁך Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.MEE-shak English
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Meaning & History

Possibly means "who is what Aku is?" in Akkadian, Aku being the name of the Babylonian god of the moon. In the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament this is the Babylonian name of Mishael, one of the three men cast into a blazing furnace but saved from harm by God.

Categories

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