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Strong's #5664 - עֲבֵד נְגוֹ

ʻĂbêd Nᵉgôw
ab-ade' neg-o'
the same as (H5665)
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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

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KJV (1)
Daniel 1
NAS (1)
Daniel 1
HCS (1)
Daniel 1
BSB (1)
Daniel 1
ESV (1)
Daniel 1
WEB (1)
Daniel 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֲבֵד נְגוֺ proper name, masculine ( servant of (God) Nebo, נְגוֺ being corrupt (intentional or unintentional) for נבוֺ (q. v.) COT Daniel 1:7 Bev Daniel 1:7); — Babylonian name of Prayer of Azariah , one of the three companions of Daniel Daniel 1:7 (see also Biblical Aramaic); ᵐ5 Theod Αβδεναγω.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

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נְגֽוֹ׃ נגו׃ nə·ḡōw neGo nəḡōw
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