Meshach (Mee´shak)

The Babylonian name given to Mishael, one of Daniel’s three companions (Dan 1:7). The etymology is uncertain, but a relation to Marduk, the god of Babylon, has been suggested.

Dan 1:7

7The palace master gave them other names: Daniel he called Belteshazzar, Hananiah he called Shadrach, Mishael he called Meshach, and Azariah he called Abednego.

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