JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Finding possible Jewish family links #general

Evertjan. <exxjxw.hannivoort@...>

aajacobus@... (Aubrey Jacobus) wrote on 06 apr 2014 in

I have never seen a Jewish child named Shadrach, Meshack or Abednego.
Although Biblical: I would hazard they were used by an Anglical sect some
of whom claim to be the the British Israelites or possibly Quakers.
Their Hebraic names were Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah. It was probably by
the King’s decree that Chief Official Ashpenaz assigned Chaldean names, so
that Hananiah became Shadrach, Mishael became Meshach and Azariah became


Also a paining by Simeon Solomon (9 October 1840 – 14 August 1905) an English
Pre-Raphaelite painter.


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