Hebrew - English Dictionary

H5665 - Abednego

Strong's No.:H5665

Hebrew:עֲבֵד נְגוֹא

Transliteration:ʻĂbêd Nᵉgôwʼ

Phonetic:ab-ade' neg-o'

Word Origin:(Chaldee)

Bible Usage:Abed-nego.

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


of foreign origin; {Abed-Nego} the name of Azariah

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 ( 14 )


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