And Nabuchodonosor heard them singing praises; and he wondered, and rose up in haste, and said to his nobles, Did we not cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? and they said to the king, Yes, O king.
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George Leo Haydock
The son, or rather (Haydock) "a son "nio. (Lowth's Gram.)
He supposed this was some angel or petty god, like Hercules. (Carthus.)
It was the same angel who descended (Worthington) with them ver. 49. Some have taken him for Jesus Christ. But St. Augustine observes, that most of these apparitions were made by angels, (Trin. iii. 11.) who are often styled "sons of God "Job i. 6. (Tirinus; Calmet)