Definitions of Daniel

n an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar

Book of Daniel, Book of the Prophet Daniel
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a major division of a long written composition

n (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)

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someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God

n a wise and upright judge

“"a Daniel come to judgment" -- Shakespeare”
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judge, jurist, justice
a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice

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