(Chaldee); corresponding to H5838; Azarjah, one of Daniel’s companions
KJV Usage: Azariah.
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions
Azariah = "Jehovah has helped" 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, 'Abednego' (05664 or 05665)
Origin: corresponding to H5838
Parts of Speech: Proper Name Masculine