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Noun: Daniel  dan-yul
  1. A wise and upright judge
    "a Daniel come to judgment"
  2. (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)
  3. An Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
    - Book of Daniel, Book of the Prophet Daniel

Derived forms: Daniels

Type of: book, judge, jurist, justice, prophet

Part of: Hagiographa, Ketubim, Ketuvim, Old Testament, Writings

Encyclopedia: Daniel, Prince