Example sentences for: abednego

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  • There is no law against combining bogus, ad hoc , “foreign” words and the real thing in one breath, just as Keillor's narrator does in his “Altrusian” blessing, juxtaposing what is obviously nonsense next to genuine Latin ( domino ) and Hebrew ( shadrach, meshach, abednego ). Likewise, in ancient Greek magical texts snippets of Egyptian, Hebrew, Aramaic, Coptic, and Babylonian words and proper names commingle in happy abandon with endless concatenations of gibberish, producing a veritable Babelian babble to challenge the ingenuity of Indo-European and Semitist scholars alike two thousand years later, as they wrangle with these more-than-sesquipedalian creations of Greco-Egyptian magical fantasy.

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  • Keillor, by incorporating the names of the three youths in the fiery furnace into his blessing, is merely following in the footsteps of some of his forebears in esotericism, the Copts of early Christian Egypt, who often invoked Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego alongside such fantasy figures as Thoulal, Moulal, and Boulal in their magical charms.


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