And king Nabuchodonosor answered and said, Blessed be the God of Sedrach, Misach, and Abdenago, who has sent his angel, and delivered his servants, because they trusted in him; and they have changed the king's word, and delivered their bodies to be burnt, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God.
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George Leo Haydock
Destroyed. Chaldean, "torn limb from limb, (Calmet) and their houses be made a dunghill "chap. ii. 5. (Haydock)
Manner. One would suppose that he was really converted; but his heart was not changed, chap. iv. (Calmet)