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Name given by the chief of the eunuchs to HANANIAH (Daniel 1:7 et passim). Various theories as to its etymology have been put forward, of which the most likely (Delitzsch, "Liber Daniel," ) seems to be that the name is the Babylonian "shudur aku" (= "the command of the moongod").

E. G. H.
M. Sel.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Shadrach'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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