Daniel 3:26 Index
"Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, and spake, and said, 'Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, ye servants of the most high God, come forth, and come hither.' Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, came forth of the midst of the fire."
Research Material

"...servants of the most high God..."

  • Nebuchadnezzar's acknowledgments that the God of the three Hebrews was the "most high God" does not necessarily imply that the king had abandoned his polytheistic concepts. To him the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego was not the only true God, but simply the most high God, the chief of all gods. (4BC 785)

"...come hither..."

  • With bitter remorse and feelings of humility, the king approached the furnace and exclaimed, "...come hither...." They did so, and all the hosts on the plain of Dura were witnesses to the fac