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MISHAEL

mish'-a-el, mi'-sha-el (misha'el, perhaps = "who is equal to God?"):
(1) A Kohathite, 4th in descent from Levi (Ex 6:22). He and his brother Elzaphan carried out Moses' order to remove from the sanctuary and the camp the corpses of Nadab and Abihu (Lev 10:4 f).
(2) A supporter of Ezra at the reading of the Law (Neh 8:4).
(3) The Hebrew name of one of Daniel's 3 companions (Dan 1:6,7,11,19; 2:17). His Babylonian name was MESHACH (which see).
Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'mishael'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.

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