Prayer of Azariah

Prayer of Az·​a·​ri·​ah | \ -ˌa-zə-ˈrī-ə \
variants: or Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Holy Children

Definition of Prayer of Azariah

: a hymn of praise found in the third chapter of the book of Daniel in the Septuagint and included in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox canons of the Old Testament and in the Protestant Apocrypha abbreviation Pr Aza, Pr Azar

called also Song of the Three Holy Children

— see Bible Table

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First Known Use of Prayer of Azariah

1741, in the meaning defined above

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“Prayer of Azariah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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