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DAN 1:5 And the king appointed them a daily provision of the king's
meat, and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years,
that at the end thereof they might stand before the king.
DAN 1:6 Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel,
Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah:
DAN 1:7 Unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave
unto Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and
to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego.
DAN 1:8 But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile
himself with the portion of the king's meat, nor with the wine which he
drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might
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