GLOSSARY

Abednego (A-BEN-DEE-GO)

Means "the slave of Nabu." Azariah's Babylonian name.

Antiochus Epiphanes (AN-TI-OCK -US E-PIFF-A-NEES)
Greek who defiled the Jewish Temple. Epiphanes means "god manifest."

Arioch (AIR-E-OCK)
Commander of the king's guard.

Ashpenaz (ASH-PEN-AS)
Chief of the court officials.

Azariah (AS-A-RYE-AH)
Means "the L-rd is my help." One of the Jewish captives who was thrown into the fiery furnace.

Belshazzar (BELL-SHAZ-ER)
King of Babylon at the time of the Medo-Persian invasion.

Belteshazzar (BELT-E-SHAZ-ER)
Means "Bel's prince." Daniel's Babylonian name.

Daniel (DAN-YUL)
Means "G-d is my Judge." The author and main character of the book of Daniel.

Darius (DARE-E-US)
The King of Media who took over the kingdom.

Hananiah (HAN-A-NYE-A)
Means "the L-rd is gracious." One of the Jewish captives who was thrown into the fiery furnace.

Meshach (ME-SHACK)
Means "Who is Ishtar." Mishael's Babylonian name.

Mishael (ME-SHY-L)
Means "Who is like G-d." One of the Jewish captives who was thrown into the fiery furnace.

Nebuchadnezzar (NEB-A-KA-NEZ-ER)
The Babylonian king who captured the nation of Israel.

Shadrach (SHAD-RACK)
Means "illumined by the sun-god Shamash." Hananiah's Babylonian name.