Namely, the king directly threatens all of the gathered elites with an immediate and excruciating death if they fail to fall to the ground and worship the king’s golden image at the sound of his orchestra. Nevertheless, ancient records tell us there were Greeks in the region of Assyria, Babylon, and Persia as far back as the, Whoever does not fall down and worship shall be cast immediately into the midst of a burning fiery furnace, : The command was backed up by a powerful threat. Ultimately, the exact instruments that were used are difficult to discern as many of the words used for each of the instruments that appear in this verse appear nowhere else in their exact form within the Hebrew Bible. Their blood is on his hands. These men, O king, have disregarded you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image which you have set up.”. All the Jews are accused, because some refused to worship. They saw that the fire had not harmed their bodies, nor was a hair of their heads singed; their robes were not scorched, and there was no smell of fire on them. Your email address will not be published. Notice that the trust in God shared by Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego led them to violate the king’s command. Your email address will not be published. The fiery furnace is like the Great Tribulation, which will be great affliction for the Jews. (7) The crowd obeys Nebuchadnezzar’s command. Daniel 3 - NIV: 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. Nebuchadnezzar is like the Antichrist, who forces the whole world into one religion of idolatry. – Despite the deaths of their executors, the three Hebrews meet the fate intended for them by the hasty king as they “fell into the midst” of the burning fiery furnace. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. I really am enjoying reading the commentaries. : Some of these musical instruments are difficult to define precisely but the idea is still clear. However, the dedication of this gold image is not made in God’s honor, but in man’s honor. In this way, God maintains a witness to His power, even in Babylon during the time of Jewish exile. They spoke and said to King Nebuchadnezzar, “O king, live forever! (16-18) The three Hebrew men insist they will never worship the image. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. 17 “If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king.”. to 562 B.C. In fact, they begin by recognizing that there is no need for them to actually give a reply to the king in this matter. – Anyone who violates the king’s command to refrain from speaking evil of the Hebrew God will face severe judgment. But Nebuchadnezzar was not content to simply toss the three Hebrews into the fiery furnace. Specifically, they shall be “torn limb from limb” (likely by being tossed to the lions) and their house(s) shall be leveled (“reduced to a rubbish heap.”) Here again, we are witness to another hasty proclamation by Nebuchadnezzar. Once the music began to play, the assembled rulers are commanded to “fall down and worship the golden image.” That is, the assembled rulers were to show their obedience to Babylon’s king and kingdom by bowing down (prostrating oneself) in an act, not just of homage, but of outright worship directed towards the golden image that “Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.”. 5 that at the moment you hear the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe and all kinds of music, you are to fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king has set up. So still all the generation of the righteous must be charged with the pretended miscarriages of some few among them. 18 “But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. We may request cookies to be set on your device. (Acts 5:29) See also: Exodus 1:17 and Acts 4:19. Instead, they are allowed to remain in Babylon and to live out their callings right in the heart of the most powerful kingdom on earth at the time. He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. It is a common given name for males, and is also used as a surname. to defend themselves. – Presumably, at the time that the king’s orchestra began to play. Under most other circumstances, these Hebrews have been compliant and willing to obey the king’s requests. The moment must have been incredible, not only for the king but also for the other onlookers witnessing an incredible miracle. The executioners who perished are like those in league with the Antichrist, who Jesus will slay at His return. It is tempting to assume that the “image of gold” set up by King Nebuchadnezzar was similar to the one envisioned in his dream in chapter two (especially considering that the same word “tselem” is used for the “statue” in chapter two). : There is considerable debate regarding when this happened. – The three Hebrews stand boldly before the king and issue their courageous reply with the full knowledge that it could cost them their lives. Daniel 3:19 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Daniel 3:19, NIV: "Then Nebuchadnezzar was furious with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, and his attitude toward them changed.He ordered the furnace heated seven times hotter than usual" Daniel 3:19, ESV: "Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with fury, and the expression of his face was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego did not hesitate whether they should comply or not. Even Nebuchadnezzar’s own elite warriors could not survive being near the blazing inferno. Like Job, these Hebrews are willing to face physical death in the event that their God, in His infinite wisdom and knowledge, chose not to deliver their physical bodies from the fiery furnace. We get the feeling that prior to their statement Nebuchadnezzar spoke kindly, almost in a fatherly manner to these wayward boys. “Therefore I make a decree that any people, nation, or language which speaks anything amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made an ash heap; because there is no other God who can deliver like this.” Then the king promoted Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego in the province of Babylon. Other nations, who believed in more than one god, simply added this idol to their list of deities to be worshipped. These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website and to use some of its features. The meaning of the name Daniel is “God is my judge.” The suffix of Daniel’s name (and Mishael’s) is -el , which refers to Elohim , one of the names of the God of Israel. Daniel 3:27 New International Version (NIV). Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. (For more about the Chaldeans, see our commentary notes on Daniel 1:4). Coerced worship isn’t good, either towards an idol or towards the true God. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. Simply click the arrows below each verse to reveal our notes and commentary. – Here, the king continues his epic description of what his mortal eyes are beholding in this seemingly impossible moment. Compare, for example, the dimensions of Nebuchadnezzar’s golden “image” of sixty cubits high and six cubits wide to the near exact proportion of the Washington Monument (555.5 feet high and 55.5 feet wide according to measurements by the National Park Service). 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. It is also the basis for various derived given names and surnames. Before the time of Jesus, they knew the truth of Jesus’ promise: : This demonstrates how complete their deliverance was. – Miraculously, after being inside the blazing inferno, likely for several minutes, not even their hair, or their clothes, showed any evidence of damage. Paying taxes is not against God’s commands. However, the only Biblical precedent for civil disobedience is when we are asked to bow or pledge allegiance to a false god (Daniel 3) or when we are asked to cease our work of the Great Commission (Acts 5:29). – As their response to the king continues, the three Hebrews make their total and complete allegiance to their God crystal clear. Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. (Daniel 6:22). Welcome to the official online home of True Riches Radio, a unique Bible teaching podcast and the True Riches Academy, an online Bible teaching center that educates, equips, and empowers believers. Rebellion to kings and other authorities is not a virtue, though sometimes it is required. – As if the king has forgotten his own decree, the Chaldeans remind him of all of its specific details as they prepare to lay their trap for the Jews. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. 21 “Then these men were tied up in their trousers, their coats, their caps and their other clothes, and were cast into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire.”. Enter your email address below for email updates from the True Riches Radio. They do not serve your gods or worship the gold image. 20 “He commanded certain valiant warriors who were in his army to tie up Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego in order to cast them into the furnace of blazing fire.”. You, O king, have made a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, Certain Chaldeans came forward and accused the Jews. After all, the three Hebrews, that had been cast into the fire — the same fire that had killed the king’s elite officials who were tasked with executing the Hebrews — emerged apparently unscathed: “the fire had no effect” on their bodies. : It took great faith to say this. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. 2 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent word to assemble the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces to come to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up. i. incoming searches: Daniel Chapter 3 Commentary, Daniel 3 Commentary, Book Daniel Bible Study, book of daniel bible study, fiery furnace. : Nebuchadnezzar was not a man who allowed lawbreakers to go unpunished. In this, Nebuchadnezzar was just like many politicians who often seem willing to use religion to strengthen their grip on political power. And yet again, Nebuchadnezzar beholds a mind-bending miracle at the hands of the Almighty. Then Nebuchadnezzar was full of fury, and the expression on his face changed toward Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego. : The three Hebrew men did not ask for Nebuchadnezzar to make this decree, and they probably did not want him to. 19 Then Nebuchadnezzar was so filled with rage against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego that his face was distorted. Very easy to understand since I’m English is not my 1st language it summarizes the whole book. Time: During King Nebuchadnezzar’s reign from approximately 605 B.C. i. That is, when the sound Nebuchadnezzar’s orchestra began to play, all of the elites of Babylonian society who had assembled in the plain of Dura at the king’s command were to fall to the ground and to bow down while worshiping the golden image constructed and established by the command of King Nebuchadnezzar. It should be clear from this passage that the king is acting less out of wisdom and forethought and more out of foolish haste. Any other reason for rebellion should be carefully weighed against Scripture and considered suspect. – Once they arrived, all of those invested with power by the king stood in front of the massive gold image set up by the king. The observers did not even smell fire coming from what should have been their roasted bodies. He made sure of it with a personal interview. And he spoke and commanded that they should heat the furnace seven times hotter than it was ever heated before. But as we will discover soon, that is about to change. Under almost all circumstances, God’s people are directed to “fear”, “submit to”, “pray for”, “obey” and “honor” the king. Cross references. “Was it not three men?” he asks. Of course, the fact that their bodies are covered in flammable clothing, including undergarments, trousers, stockings and shoes, and even their hats also serves to intensify the miracle that is about to occur. 7:10,11,84,88), Through the use of this reverent word for “dedication”, we can truly see the religious aspect of Nebuchadnezzar’s dedication event, which likely included sacrifices, processions, and a feast, in addition to music. It should be stressed that there few other instances where a political ruler had so much power and authority that he could realistically threaten every elite ruler in his domain with a horrific death for failing to bow down to a mere object upon his orders. This whole account is a powerful illustration of the principle of Romans 12:1. Meaning of Daniel. After all, fallen man’s heart is naturally rebellious towards authority. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. Any other reason for rebellion should be carefully weighed against Scripture and considered suspect. The word translated as “dedication” is a familiar word “chanukkah”, from which we derive the word “Hanukkah.” This word (the Hebrew version), which refers to an act of consecration or dedication is used eight times throughout the Old Testament, usually in reference to the dedication of the offering at the altar under the Mosaic Law. – All of the assembled leaders are standing before the gold image are instructed to listen for Nebuchadnezzar’s orchestra to play. Commentary on Daniel 3:1-7 (Read Daniel 3:1-7) In the height of the image, about thirty yards, probably is included a pedestal, and most likely it was only covered with plates of gold, not a solid mass of that precious metal. We see Satan trying to make the believer bow down to his idealized image of what men and women should be. So at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the horn, flute, harp. – The king responds to the miraculous event he has witnessed with a new decree, or command, that will apply to any people or tribe of any language that speaks any word of offense, even in negligence, against the God of these three Hebrews. (29) Nebuchadnezzar makes a proclamation that nothing evil should be said against the God of the Hebrews. Though the king had called them “out” of the fire, this command was only issued after he had ordered them to be cast “into” the fire. After all, God’s people are called to obey the civil authorities and to not rebel against them. The king, who sat watching the issue of the matter, looked through the door into the furnace, and observed that the three who had been cast into it bound, walked about freed from their bonds and unhurt; and, in truth, he saw not the three only, but also a fourth, "like to a son of the gods," beside them. – The king’s reasoning for his new decree is rooted in the obvious reality of the Hebrew God. (8-12) Certain Chaldeans accuse the three Hebrew men. Thanks. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, and the flames will not set you ablaze.” (Isaiah 43:2), 28 “Nebuchadnezzar responded and said, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, who has sent His angel and delivered His servants who put their trust in Him, violating the king’s command, and yielded up their bodies so as not to serve or worship any god except their own God.”, – Upon witnessing the miraculous deliverance of the three Hebrews, King Nebuchadnezzar responds with vocal praise to the Hebrew God. by Jerry Robinson | Book of Daniel Bible Study | 2 comments. These four men are not bound but “loosed” and, to the king’s amazement, they appear to be “walking about” in the middle of the blazing inferno without harm or injury. ההם בּימים refers back to the date named in Daniel 10:1. 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 Babylon. However, the only Biblical precedent for civil disobedience is when we are asked to bow or pledge allegiance to a false god (Daniel 3) or when we are asked to cease our work of the Great Commission (Acts 5:29). And he commanded certain mighty men of valor who, : No matter how brave Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego were, facing the, of a king was still extremely intimidating. 25 “He said, “Look! – After having this enormous image of gold constructed and placed in the plain of Dura, the king then summons all of his royal representatives from across the Babylonian empire to attend the grand dedication of this image. was with them in their fiery trial. In this way, the “image” set up by Nebuchadnezzar is similar to the “image of the beast” that all men must worship under threat of punishment. But if you do not worship, you will immediately be cast into the midst of a furnace of blazing fire; and what god is there who can deliver you out of my hands?”, – Here, we see the king, though furious, makes accommodation for the three Hebrews, condoning their previous actions while commanding them to fall into line at their next opportunity. As a sidenote, death by fire was apparently a common form of capital punishment employed by the king of Babylon as evidenced by Jeremiah 29:22. These Hebrews, nor the Apostles, would have rebelled against the authority over tax rates or perceived governmental excesses. This courageous act, as we shall see in the course of this study, leads to a direct conflict with Nebuchadnezzar, who orders their execution by fire. 3 Then the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces were assembled for the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. (24-25) Nebuchadnezzar sees four alive and well in the furnace. a. Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold: There is considerable debate regarding when this happened. From a statue in a horrifying dream, we move to a statue of the king's own making (3:1), which he commands everyone to worship (3:3-6). I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, : Nebuchadnezzar also observed that the four men were. He answered and said, lo, I see four men loose Not bound as the three were, when cast in; but quite at liberty in their hands and feet, and separate from one another. Many questions must have plagued those looking on, including: How are these men still alive? If this threat of being cast into a fiery furnace sounds familiar, it should. Ironically, Nebuchadnezzar’s proud statement will soon boomerang on him as the Hebrew God will indeed arise and defend His people from this pagan monstrosity. Azariah and Hananiah carry the suffix -iah or -yah , which is short for Yahweh , the covenant name of God (see Isaiah 26:4). This posed a serious threat to the Jews. Click on the different category headings to find out more. 3. Indeed, as Nebuchadnezzar knew, it was the “Most High” God that had delivered the Hebrews out of the fire, just as he had done in times past: “Yet the LORD has taken you and brought you out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be the people of His inheritance, as you are today.” (Deuteronomy 4:20), 27 “The satraps, the prefects, the governors and the king’s high officials gathered around and saw in regard to these men that the fire had no effect on the bodies of these men nor was the hair of their head singed, nor were their trousers damaged, nor had the smell of fire even come upon them.”. Therefore, there will certainly be another opportunity for these three Hebrews to show their allegiance to the empire they represent. 4 Then the herald loudly proclaimed: “To you the command is given, O peoples, nations and men of every language. He spoke and commanded that they heat the furnace seven times more than it was usually heated. Not even a hint of fear is evident in their reply as they inform the king that their God “is able to deliver” them both out of the fiery furnace and, ultimately, out of the king’s hand. His admittance that the God of the three Hebrews was the “Most High” or supreme God of gods reveals the work that God was doing in his heart through this incredible moment. – The point here is clear. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. We were first introduced to these three Hebrews in our Daniel 1 commentary when they are given new names. This, of course, will further serve to highlight the miracle that is about to take place. loose--whereas they had been cast in "bound." True, O king--God extorted this confession from His enemies' own mouths. Then Nebuchadnezzar, in rage and fury, gave the command to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego. – After the king’s bold threat, the orchestra begins to play. i. This Aramaic word for angel (“malak”) is the same word later employed by Daniel himself in reference to the “angel” sent by God to deliver him out of the lion’s den. 27 and the satraps, prefects, governors and royal advisers crowded around them. – Once all of the king’s men are in position before the gold image, the “herald” (the one who issues public proclamations) issued a loud command directly from the king. He exclaims that the form (or appearance) of this mysterious fourth person walking about in the blazing furnace is like “a son of the gods!” In other words, he appears to be superhuman and no mere mortal. (Acts 5:28) The Apostle Peter’s response mirrors that of these three Hebrews when he exclaims: “We must obey God rather than men.” (Acts 5:29) Sadly, many Christians have greatly twisted this defiance to authority by applying it to other perceived injustices perpetrated by kings. Those who refused to bow down in obeisance to Nebuchadnezzar’s image were threatened with the death penalty. This was a common method of construction in the ancient world. Then [old] Nebuchadnezzar was full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed ( Daniel 3:19) I mean, his whole attitude towards these three fellows was changed completed. – The Chaldeans were fiercely intelligent in the arts and sciences including mathematics, astronomy, and religious philosophy. This seems like the most obvious reaction anyone would have given the same circumstances. : The demand that all come to the dedication ceremony means that Nebuchadnezzar meant to use the worship of this image as a test of allegiance. The three Hebrew youths represent those tribulation saints who overcome the beast by refusing to worship his image despite the most severe consequences. This directly challenges the faithfulness of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego and they are threatened with death (3:13-15). This act of raising the temperature reveals that the king had lost his temper and was acting in an irrational manner. Do You Agree With America’s Founders About Jesus Christ? – All of Babylon’s elite citizens are summoned to the plain of Dura for the “dedication” of the image of gold. There is an interesting irony here as King Nebuchadnezzar (who in his madness will literally roam the earth as a beast himself as described in Daniel 4) threatens all who fail to worship his authority by paying homage to his “image” will face a fiery furnace. Therefore I make a decree: The three Hebrew men did not ask for Nebuchadnezzar to make this decree, and they probably did not want him to. Because the Babylonian empire covered a vast territory, which included many lands of conquered peoples, it is understandable that this command is given to “peoples, nations, and men of every language.” In other words, the forthcoming royal command will apply to all who have gathered in the plain of Dura. Daniel refusing to eat at the King's table, early 1900s Bible illustration. Whereas the king had previously insisted that others bow (or kneel) to his golden image, Nebuchadnezzar now uses a similar word in application to “the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego.”, – While we are given no further information about the fourth person who was in the midst of the fiery furnace along with the three Hebrews, Nebuchadnezzar suggests that it was an angel sent by the God of the Hebrews to deliver them. Many of those in attendance likely had long journeys as they came from various regions of the vast Babylonian empire. Or, as {bar elahin} may be rendered, a son of the gods, i.e., a divine person or angel. This whole account is a powerful illustration of the principle of Romans 12:1. (2-3) All Babylonia’s dignitaries gathered at the dedication of the image. Finally, note that Nebuchadnezzar connects the dots on why God delivered the three Hebrews. Daniel 3 The king's statue. For example, the American revolutionaries defied King George III over tax rates. i. Nebuchadnezzar knew a lot about God – but he did not yet know Him personally. When the music plays (again), the Hebrews are commanded to “fall down and worship the image.”. While the specifics of how this was done are not revealed, it is likely that the king’s officials added seven times more fuel to the flame. After all, … You can also change some of your preferences. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. The Septuagint says in Daniel 3:24 that Nebuchadnezzar’s attention was caught when he heard the men singing praises in the furnace. His pride made him declare, “You shall have no other gods than me.”. Specifically, the glory is directed to the “image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.”. Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us, : In this, the Jewish men showed a good understanding and appreciation of God’s great power. – With the three Hebrews already in the blazing fiery furnace, there should be no further need for alarm or concern. 1 Peter 3:13 And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good? There is a discernible link between Nebuchadnezzar’s dream in Daniel 2 and the image he made in Daniel 3. Daniel 3:18,18 But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your … The third chapter of the book of Daniel opens with another epic act of government tyranny committed by King Nebuchadnezzar. iv. Now, anyone who speaks evil of the Hebrew God will also be annihilated in the most gruesome fashion. Being so large, it is safe to say that it was not made of solid gold but probably wood overlaid with gold. The text reveals that these “valiant warriors” were under the king’s power and part of his vast army. Let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up. It is one thing to make a stand for God; it is a greater thing to, ” Peter followed Jesus after His arrest, but he wilted and denied Jesus when asked, “, But if you do not worship, you shall be cast immediately into the midst of a burning fiery furnace, : Nebuchadnezzar would not tolerate losing face on such an important occasion. 14 “Nebuchadnezzar responded and said to them, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego, that you do not serve my gods or worship the golden image that I have set up?”. In other words, the king has summoned all of those who served under his authority throughout his entire kingdom. This rare defiance of authority is found within the New Testament when the Apostles are ordered to stop preaching and teaching in the name of Jesus Christ. 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