New International Version
Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the province of Babylon.
King James Bible
Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, in the province of Babylon.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego in the province of Babylon.
World English Bible
Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the province of Babylon.
Young's Literal Translation
Then the king hath caused Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, to prosper in the province of Babylon.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then the king promoted, etc. - He restored them to the offices which they held before the charge of disobedience and treason was brought against them.
At the end of this verse the Septuagint add, "And he advanced them to be governors over all the Jews that were in his kingdom." This may be the meaning of the latter verse. They were more likely to be set over the Jews than over the Chaldeans.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
promoted. Chal. made to prosper.
'Then Nebuchadnezzar in his rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. Then they brought these men before the king. 14. Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up? 15. Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Song of the Three Children
The chief official gave them new names: to Daniel, the name Belteshazzar; to Hananiah, Shadrach; to Mishael, Meshach; and to Azariah, Abednego.
Moreover, at Daniel's request the king appointed Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego administrators over the province of Babylon, while Daniel himself remained at the royal court.
King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, sixty cubits high and six cubits wide, and set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon.
But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon--Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego--who pay no attention to you, Your Majesty. They neither serve your gods nor worship the image of gold you have set up."
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