Perhaps this was an early visit by Christ Himself or maybe an angelic companion God sent is protect the three faithful men. Whatever his identity, the fourth person’s appearance was different. The king described him as someone who “looks like a divine being,”
When the king called Shadrach, Meshack, and Abednego to step out of the furnace, he failed to invite the fourth person. Apparently, Nebuchadnezzar wasn’t ready for a face-to-face encounter with whoever he was.
DANIEL 3:25 – 25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.