Daniel 3:17– If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O King.
Daniel meaning God’s judge, he was the son of David and Abigail the Carmelite. He was a great prophet during the Chaldean and Persian period, and a princely descendant of Judah. He was taken with other captives Ananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, better known as Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. There were captive in Babylon B.C. 607 at the age of twelve to sixteen. Educated thoroughly and made cup-bearer at the court. When he was given a new name Belshazzar (favorite of Bel) he kept the Jewish law of clean and unclean meats. Nebuchadnezzar ruled from Babylonia from 605-562 B.C. He was the son of Nabopolassar, founder of the Chaldean dynasty. Daniel and his three friends were taken captive by King Nebuchadnezzar. After their capture the king requested Ashpenaz the master of the eunuch to bring some of the children of Israel who were of the king seed, children in who was no blemish, but were good looking, skillful in wisdom, possessing knowledge and quick to understand science, and were able to serve in the king’s palace. Read More