Nebuchadnezzar’s Golden Image
3 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on uthe plain of Dura, in vthe province of Babylon.
12 There are certain Jews whom you have happointed over the affairs of vthe province of Babylon: iShadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These men, O king, jpay no attention to you; they do not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”
30 Then the king promoted sShadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in lthe province of Babylon.
The King’s Banquets
1 Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned afrom India to Ethiopia over b127 provinces,