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TXT: Daniel’s Friends

Question: Why don’t we call Daniel’s friends by their Hebrew names?

Answer:

There’s no biblical reason why we can’t!  My take is that this is a matter of simple tradition within the church.  It is something that is of no real significance that I can see.  Isn’t it interesting that we have always referred to Daniel as ‘Daniel’ (his Hebrew name) rather than Belteshazzar?

Author: Peter Spiers

Peter is an executive with CFA, a national healthcare consulting firm, and invests all his off-work time into his church and his family. He is faithful to invest his life into men and loves to see people transformed by God’s Word.

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