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Strong's #5664 - עֲבֵד נְגוֹ
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
עֲבֵד נְגוֹ (perhaps = עֲבֵד נְבוֹ “worshipper of Mercury;” see נְבוֹ ), [Abed-nego], Daniel 1:7, 2:49 3:12 and עֲבֵד נְגוֹא verse 29 Chald. pr.n., given in Babylon to Azariah, a companion of Daniel.