Hebrew - English Dictionary

H5664 - Abednego

Strong's No.:H5664

Hebrew:עֲבֵד נְגוֹ

Transliteration:ʻĂbêd Nᵉgôw

Phonetic:ab-ade' neg-o'

Word Origin:The same as H5665

Bible Usage:Abed-nego.

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


{Abed-Nego} the Babylonian name of one of Daniel´ s companions

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Abed-nego = "servant of Nebo"

1. the godly friend of Daniel who Nebuchadnezzar renamed Abednego; one of the three friends who with Daniel refused to make themselves unclean by eating food from the king's table which went against the dietary laws which God had given the Jews; also one of the three who were thrown into the fiery furnace for refusing to bow down to a graven image of Nebuchadnezzar and who were saved by the angel of the Lord

a. also, 'Azariah' (05838 or 05839)

Bible References:

Abednego ( 1 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.