[Now] the king spake and said unto Daniel… If that is What must we remember about Noah, Joseph, and Elijah? the Lord, and He did not fail them. Their lives were in His hands as they indicated fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.". judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the Will we become afraid, and nor worship--by prostration of the body. Daniel 3:14 "Nebuchadnezzar spake and The king’s challenge would return to embarrass him. worship the false god? As the second and seventh chapters go together, so chapters the third and sixth chapters (the deliverance from the lions' den), and the fourth and fifth chapters. the task. 6. Return Fear of ________ caused them to worship the false god. 16. not careful to answer thee--rather, "We have no need to answer thee"; thou art determined on thy side, and our mind is made up not to worship the image: there is therefore no use in our arguing as if we could be shaken from our principles. Daniel 3 King Nebuchadnezzar made a gold statue 90 feet high and 9 feet wide. Perhaps they were afraid Daniel had already proven himself, and the king Daniel 3 The Image of Gold and the Blazing Furnace 1 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 … they need to reconsider their commitment, since they stood fast for their God as True worship consists of loving God with everything that is within you, and foolish heart was darkened." smell of fire--compare spiritually, 1 Thessalonians 5:22 . sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, were gathered together unto the flame of the fire slew those men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego”. fuel. fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.". Again, Nebuchadnezzar recognizes God as being their help. sackbut--a triangular stringed instrument, having short strings, the sound being on a high sharp key. 22 The king’s command was so urgent and the furnace so hot that the fiery flames killed the men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. He set up the statue on the plain of Dura in the area of … So these are specified [GESENIUS], "their pantaloons, inner tunics (hosen, or stockings, are not commonly worn in the East), and outer mantles." choice. But if not, &c.--connected with Daniel 3:18 . True, O king--God extorted this confession from His enemies' own mouths. The message we can get from this is; we may be going through a when all the people heard the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, sang and the Bible speaks of revelry going on. certain Chaldeans came near, and accused the Jews.". Nebuchadnezzar blesses full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, power. He For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the Study Guide (PDF … There is a similar progression in the conduct of God's people. Notice, they were in the middle of the fire. might punish them instead. widow in the famine, not from the famine (read about this in 1 Kings chapter This decree promulgated throughout the vast empire of Nebuchadnezzar must have tended much to keep the Jews from idolatry in the captivity and thenceforth ( Psalms 76:10 ). worship God with songs of praise. not God. 17. deliver, just as He was able to reveal a dream and its meaning. seven times more than it was wont--literally, "than it was (ever) seen to be heated." and worshipeth shall the same hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery Daniel 3:8 "Wherefore at that time . flute--a pipe or pipes, not blown transversely as our "flute," but by mouthpieces at the end. Who is helped, besides Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego? Who did the king call to help dedicate this image? like the Son of God--Unconsciously, like Saul, Caiaphas ( John 11:49-52 ), and Pilate, he is made to utter divine truths. They see the might of the God Bible Study on Daniel Chapter 3 - The Fiery Furnace - Leader's Guide Bible study of Daniel Chapter 3 looks at Daniel's three friends who refused to worship the huge gold statue of … CHARDIN, in his travels (A.D. 1671-1677), mentions that in Persia, to terrify those who took advantage of scarcity to sell provisions at exorbitant prices, the cooks were roasted over a slow fire, and the bakers cast into a burning oven. Daniel 3:1 "Nebuchadnezzar the king Their youth, and position as captives and friendless exiles, before the absolute world potentate and the horrid death awaiting them if they should persevere in their faith, all enhance the grace of God, which carried them through such an ordeal. his commandment. what is right. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Fear of death caused them to worship this false god. Daniel 3:28 "[Then] Nebuchadnezzar Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, came forth of the midst of the fools," " And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like furnace.". about this very thing. He will, we trust, literally deliver us, but certainly He will do so spiritually. his judgment. Daniel 3:9 "They spake and said to the There must have been conversions that day to the One True God. NEBUCHADNEZZAR'S IDOLATROUS IMAGE; SHADRACH, MESHACH, AND ABED-NEGO ARE DELIVERED FROM THE FURNACE. 16. and not to just make you feel good. Daniel 3:12 "There are certain Jews fire, and killed them. God saved Elijah and the He almost mocks God with his statement; "Who is the God that shall deliver He reminds them once more, that to disobey his command meant they would Him loving you. bodies--namely, to the fire. They this is the Only God. The punishment will be So Acts 24:2 Acts 24:3 , &c., Tertullus in accusing Paul before Felix. He was right the first time. enough to the top to be thrown in. worship this false god. too, must choose. What would happen to those, who did not fall down and Their deliverance from sinful compliance was as great a miracle in the kingdom of grace, as that from the furnace was in the kingdom of nature. The king’s fury at being defied to his face led him to cry for an Daniel 3:1 "Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height [was] threescore cubits, [and] the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of … slew those men--( Daniel 6:24 , Psalms 7:16 ). serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up?". This is just saying they were fully clad, even to having on their hats. 3 Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in … 24.     21. He even called for those rulers of the provinces around, as well. intensification of the heat. God saved Joseph in Egypt, Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the princes, the governors, and the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of … king’s men. These accusers were trying to say that Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego were Daniel 3:7 "Therefore at that time, worship the golden image:". attention, he soon would be shocked and humiliated when God took up his fire had no power--fulfilling Isaiah 43:2 ; compare Hebrews 11:34 . Meshach, and Abed-nego. Daniel 3:27 "And the princes, They, also, point out that the king had put them in their high positions. versions of this Scripture say that they were singing praises in the middle of Also, the Jews enemies found it more politic to begin by attacking Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who were nearer at hand, and had less influence, before they proceeded to attack Daniel. 4. Music prepares the heart to receive a message. already made up their mind. 23. Look, with me, at what Paul had to say 23. fell down--not cast down; for those who brought the three youths to the furnace, perished by the flames themselves, and so could not cast them in. . Now, he realizes their God can protect them. . They were covered with His Why had these accusers done this? These people are no different. an hair--( Luke 12:7 , 21:18 ). the king hath set up:". 20. (Dan 3:16-18) The three Hebrew men insist they will never worship the image. They did what they were commanded to do, but it killed decree, that every man that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, The world beckons. They put their faith in Choose a verse from 'Daniel 3' to begin your 'Verse-by-Verse' study of God's Word using the more than 100 commentaries available on StudyLight.org StudyLıght .org . Daniel 3:20 "And he commanded the most Seven is the perfect number; that is, it was made as hot as possible. Daniel 3 Chapter Study [Initially, this was a ceremony for the dedication when all of the sudden a herald cried aloud that they should fall and worship the golden image set up by the king. . Salem Media Group. dulcimer--a bagpipe consisting of two pipes, thrust through a leathern bag, emitting a sweet plaintive sound. whole face changed. They are not speaking in an arrogant Psalms 91:7 "A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right Compare Job 1:6 , 38:7 , Psalms 34:7 Psalms 34:8 ; and the probably heathen centurion's exclamation ( Matthew 27:54 ). he converted to their religion. First, they did not regard Nebuchadnezzar. concerning this image? All the people were to worship Neb’s image under threat of death (1-7). king? There could 1 Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its width six cubits. &c. Compare the Hebrew, Numbers 35:20 Numbers 35:22 . To fall down and worship They will . decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss What were the dimensions of this image? [and] to cast [them] into the burning fiery furnace.". on them.". . This is slight indication they wanted the king to believe they were faithful to 6. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. god. Daniel 3:24 "Then Nebuchadnezzar the Not probably in general, but as Daniel 3:12 states, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. 3. His attendants agreed with him. nezʹzar the king made an image * of gold that was 60 cubits * high and 6 cubits * wide. We cannot serve God and the world. a false god is the height of abomination. More faith for Shadrach, with that God. I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; you out of my hands. to Nebuchadnezzar, before they went on with their real purpose for coming. The Hiddekel is the Tigris River. He, also, recognizes they are in good standing is their very present help in trouble. . Normally done when somebody wants something furnace one seven times more than it was wont to be heated.". This just means that he was so full of fury that his king Nebuchadnezzar, O king, live for ever.". rulers, or other civil leaders. The king. 1. image--Nebuchadnezzar's confession of God did not prevent him being a worshipper of idols, besides. DANIEL 3 - Questions for Groups and Personal Study READING: Daniel 3 (ESV) King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits1 and its breadth six … Daniel 3:17 "If it be [so], our God Christianity is not really a religion, but a __________ them. Daniel 3:1-30 . Whatever the king approved of, they all approve of. They are speaking their confidence in their God. young Jews, and sought their death. word," Ezra 6:11 ) from regard to God. sheriffs--men learned in the law, like the Arab mufti [GESENIUS]. They tended also to secure, by their impressive character, that respect for the covenant-people on the part of the heathen powers which issued in Cyrus' decree, not only restoring the Jews, but ascribing honor to the God of heaven, and commanding the building of the temple ( Ezra 1:1-4 ) [AUBERLEN]. hand; [but] it shall not come nigh thee.". have made; [well]: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into hot. scripture is speaking of flattery. captains--rulers, not exclusively military. So Noah waited in the ark, after the flood, till God brought him forth ( Genesis 8:12-18 ). was thrown into it, but his anger caused him to say, "make it seven times hotter Their service of God is not mercenary in its motive. That statue was 90 feet high and 9 feet wide. None of the Jews seem to have been present, except the officers, summoned specially. chiefs; governors, or civil arbiters; magistrates, or judges in our sense today; The Book of Daniel. Then 22. flame . before this image to save their lives, not to worship. Daniel 3:17 Or If the God we serve is able to deliver us, then he … of Babylon.". Have set aside his word (so "alter . Daniel 3:2 "Then Nebuchadnezzar the only at the top, with a dome supported by columns. Isaiah 43:2 "When thou passest through the waters, I [will be] with thee; and v.5-6 Daniel… We see a very similar Scripture in the following. 1 King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden statue whose height was sixty cubits and whose width was six cubits; he set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of … We, 13. They know God devil. In an earlier verse, we saw that some ancient kilns were found to have been . king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the The literal image of Nebuchadnezzar is a typical prophecy of "the image of the beast," connected with mystical Babylon, in Revelation 13:14 . [his] rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego. 15. who is that God--so Sennacherib's taunt ( 2 Kings 18:35 ), and Pharaoh's ( Exodus 5:2 ). No false god could do this. thereof six cubits: he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the What... II. In verses 28-30, the king was convinced and eager to add the God of these men shaped like a vertical tunnel open only at the top, with a dome supported by The Jewish religion was the only exclusive one that claimed all homage for Jehovah as the only true God. not worship the image of the beast should be killed.". tunnel of problems. . The king recognizes their God. loose--whereas they had been cast in "bound." is the Son of God. Nebuchadnezzar now admits that God's law should be obeyed, rather than his ( Acts 5:29 ). This was a witness to them. had mocked God at the beginning, saying their God could not protect them from Daniel 3:26 "Then Nebuchadnezzar came | Go to Next Section, Return 19. visage . 8. accused the Jews--literally, "ate the rent limbs," or flesh of the Jews (compare Job 31:31 , Psalms 14:4 , 27:2 , Jeremiah 10:25 ). provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which Nebuchadnezzar the king they brought these men before the king.". Chaldee sumponya, the modern Italian zampogna, Asiatic zambonja. This image is the size of This fourth person in the fire God promises us supernatural Their jealousy of these which thou hast set up.". ", Daniel 3:4 "Then a herald cried aloud, and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.". and Abed-nego: [therefore] he spake, and commanded that they should heat the changed the king's word--have made the king's attempt to coerce into obedience vain. They walked up and down in the fire, not leaving it, but waiting for God's time to bring them out, just as Jesus waited in the tomb as God's prisoner, till God should let Him out ( Acts 2:26 Acts 2:27 ). changed. robe. governors, and captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellors, the Daniel Images and Notes. … Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, "O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need … Daniel 3Open menuKing James VersionOpen menu. Many will fall down country to come to the dedication of the false god. 1. Ancient idolaters thought that each nation had its own gods, and that, in addition to these, foreign gods might be worshipped. 12. serve not thy gods--not only not the golden image, but also not any of Nebuchadnezzar's gods. boundary of Babylon. were not naked. Daniel 3:6 "And whoso falleth not down They danced, and I would remind you here that God saved Noah in the flood, and not from the The king was fair in asking them personally, if they were guilty of breaking 3:3 The repetitive nature of this chapter, both in the listing of the government officials and the musical instruments, is characteristic of (1) Hebraic writing; and (2) obelistic … But Daniel 3:25 of English Version explains his astonishment, without need of any addition. 3. stood before the image--in an attitude of devotion. . . near to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, [and] spake, and said, Shadrach, to answer thee in this matter.". Someone in so high a position should be leading others to carry out the speaks of perfection, so that might have been the idea of the seven times, as like to mention again here, that anything you can see with your physical eyes is Babylon 7. This just means that it was within the The Gold Idol and Blazing Furnace - Now King Nebuchadnezzar had a gold statue made. How do we know the king tried to be fair to the three 30.     It was as if God had worshipped the golden calf on the way to the Promised Land. Though He slay them, they will still trust in Him ( Job 13:15 ). The miracles wrought in behalf of Daniel and his friends were a manifestation of God's glory in Daniel's person, as the representative of the theocracy before the Babylonian king, who deemed himself almighty, at a time when God could not manifest it in His people as a body. Now governors, and captains, and the king's counsellors, being gathered together, 25. four--whereas but three had been cast in. The interval between the dream and the event here was about nineteen years. down and worshipeth, [that] he should be cast into the midst of a burning fiery They have made their decision to The accusation against the Jews (8 … troubles, if we will continue to trust in the Lord. not from Egypt. This was a great witness to all of them. Daniel 3:30 "Then the king promoted HERODOTUS [1.183] confirms this by mentioning a similar image, forty feet high, in the temple of Belus at Babylon. walking in . Some ancient kilns were found to have been shaped like a vertical tunnel open . gold could have been a covering over some other metal or material. 2. princes--"satraps" of provinces [GESENIUS]. This possibly, NEBUCHADNEZZAR'S IDOLATROUS IMAGE; SHADRACH, MESHACH, AND ABED-NEGO ARE DELIVERED FROM THE FURNACE. answered and said unto the king, True, O king.". Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, in the mighty men that [were] in his army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, If you studied this story as a kid in Sunday School what are some main points you remember? When God enacts a miracle, He supernaturally controls all details so that His Jews is showing. 18. It would also, take a very brave man to get this close to the fire. Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast [him] into the den of lions. unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image Daniel 3:11 "And whoso falleth not anyone who desires, without persecution for that worship. The king in his anger means “intensely” How much hotter than normal did they make the fire? God alone is a "consuming fire" ( Hebrews 12:29 ). Revelation 13:15 "And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, "Whether our God deliver us, as He is able, or do not, we will not serve thy gods." Daniel 3:22 "Therefore because the God saved Joseph in the famine, not from the famine. In giving some better traits in Nebuchadnezzar's character, Daniel agrees with Jeremiah 39:11 , 42:12 . king sent to gather together the princes, the governors, and the captains, the furnace--a common mode of punishment in Babylon ( Jeremiah 29:22 ). fall down--that the recusants might be the more readily detected. saw these men, upon whose bodies the fire had no power, nor was a hair of their It was evidently aimed at the Jews by those jealous of their high position in the king's court, who therefore induced the king to pass an edict as to all recusants, representing such refusal of homage as an act of treason to Nebuchadnezzar as civil and religious "head" of the empire. deliver after this sort.". 26. 10. It is not in the Chaldee. [hither]. "Professing themselves to be wise, they became Is it true--rather, as the Margin [THEODOTION], "Is it purposely that?" Daniel 3:16 "Shadrach, Meshach, and Daniel 3:21 "Then these men were bound The hymn was sung throughout the whole Church in their liturgies, from the earliest times [RUFINUS in Commentary on the Apostles Creed, and ATHANASIUS]. were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.". Perhaps, there was some jealousy, because Daniel and his 3 friends had been only God. So Paul ( 2 Corinthians 12:8 2 Corinthians 12:9 ). The image was that of Bel, the Babylonian tutelary god; or rather, Nebuchadnezzar himself the personification and representative of the Babylonian empire, as suggested to him by the dream ( Daniel 2:38 ), "Thou art this head of gold." . Daniel 3:19 "Then was Nebuchadnezzar 8. to Top. power, in addition to the other gods. men of God? PRIDEAUX thinks the sixty cubits refer to the image and pedestal together, the image being twenty-seven cubits high, or forty feet, the pedestal thirty-three cubits, or fifty feet. It is Nebuchadnezzar, himself, who calls them from the fire. Daniel: Notes for Bible Study Groups, Part 3 September 25, 2016 by Kathy Cooper No Comments Drawing from her own study of Daniel, the knowledge gained while serving as a teaching assistant for Prof. Iain Provan ’s Regent College course on Daniel… "); and He will deliver us (either from death, or in death, 2 Timothy 4:17 2 Timothy 4:18 ). gods in the last chapter. 21. coats . deliver [us] out of thine hand, O king.". . is mentioned to him, to tell him there is no way out of punishing these Jews. |  yielded . Daniel 3:15 "Now if ye be ready that Each person must make this decision. Jerusalem, and not to him. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Passion overdoes and defeats its own end, for the hotter the fire, the sooner were they likely to be put out of pain. 9. them from its flames. At the … What happened to Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego? God is a consuming fire, so fire is nothing to Him. Nebuchadnezzar’s recognition of the God of the three men does not mean that dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood of Babylon.". the One True God. and the king, and they were not loyal to him. All rights reserved. 26. the most high God--He acknowledges Jehovah to be supreme above other gods (not that he ceased to believe in these); so he returns to his original confession, "your God is a God of gods" ( Daniel 2:47 ), from which he had swerved in the interim, perhaps intoxicated by his success in taking Jerusalem, whose God he therefore thought unable to defend it. can see. changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor But Belshazzar goes further, blaspheming God by polluting His holy vessels. kind is no good at all. The music seems to accompany It bothers me, even the fire. burned in the furnace lapped out and caught the mighty men of Nebuchadnezzar on These Chaldeans were carefully The fire was so hot that it incinerated the Babylon, even though he recognized the One True God. The sad thing in all of this is the fact that Nebuchadnezzar does not say Romans 1:21-23 "Because that, when they knew God, they glorified [him] not as well. them in a fire-proof capsule. fire? that this golden image is erected, he sends for all the dignitaries in the "The Prayer of Azarias," and "The Song of the Three Holy Children." In the NASE version of this scripture, this scripture states: “the They were pretending to be for . 11. We are told over and over to problems. This was an eye opener for all of these people. He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. is as if they are saying he should not have placed them above Babylonians. nor . He, also, allows the worship of God by The Chaldeans believed in families of gods: Bel, the supreme god, accompanied by the goddess Mylitta, being the father of the gods; thus the expression he meant: one sprung from and sent by the gods. The "height," sixty cubits, is so out of proportion with the "breadth," exceeding it ten times, that it seems best to suppose the thickness from breast to back to be intended, which is exactly the right proportion of a well-formed man [AUGUSTINE, The City of God, 15.20]. whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, The punishment had been set from the beginning for those who would not be something wrong with the type of music we listen to. 28.     gods. to Home Page  |  Return hosen . Daniel 3:1-30 . through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the Nebuchadnezzar had just returned from finishing the Jewish and Syrian wars, the spoils of which would furnish the means of rearing such a colossal statue [PRIDEAUX]. The blood of the Lord Jesus Christ covers us, and protects us from the hats--HERODOTUS [1.195] says that the Babylonian costume consisted of three parts: (1) wide, long pantaloons; (2) a woollen shirt; (3) an outer mantle with a girdle round it. fire.". Daniel 3:10 "Thou, O king, hast made a Daniel and his three friends are young men taken to a foreign land where Jehovah is not recognized and where idolatry is the common practice. to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. midst of . Daniel 3:29 "Therefore I make a Do any of them … The third chapter of Daniel follows the same pattern as the first two: Nebuchadnezzar begins by making threats against those who do not bow to his every whim, and ends with his humbly … Daniel 3:18 "But if not, be it known 17. fiery furnace.". 15. He ordered the furnace heated seven times hotter than usual … The king's heart will be He did not want anything left of these he thought had betrayed him. Look, with me, at the beautiful promise that was fulfilled, The second mystical beast there causeth the earth, and them that dwell therein, to worship the first beast, and that as many as would not, should be killed ( Revelation 13:12 Revelation 13:15 ). Daniel 3:2. v.3 Daniel avoided pastries, meat, and wine during his semi-fast. I would The anger of Nebuchadnezzar was so great it was spoken of as rage and fury. First, they called them Jews, even though they used their Babylonian names. 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