1. A Levite; the eldest of the three sons of Uzziel
2. One of the three Hebrew youths who were trained with Daniel in
(Daniel 1:11,19) and promoted to the rank of Magi. He and his
companions were afterwards cast into the burning fiery furnace
for refusing to worship the idol the king had set up, from which
they were miraculously delivered
(Daniel 3:13-30) His Chaldean name
was Meshach (q.v.).