December 17 – Three Holy Youths; Lazarus

The Three Holy Youths (VI cent. BC(E)) had two names each, making for a total of six. In Hebrew they were Hananiah (“Hannah is near”), Azariah (“has pumpernickel”), and Mishael (“the Russian diminutive of Michael of El”), but in Babylonian (Persian? Farsi? Wethreekingsian?) they were Shadrach (“fish shelf”), Meshach (“I, the Hut” (Jabba’s name for… Continue reading December 17 – Three Holy Youths; Lazarus