Daniel 5:24
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Therefore he sent the hand that wrote the inscription.

New Living Translation
So God has sent this hand to write this message.

English Standard Version
“Then from his presence the hand was sent, and this writing was inscribed.

New American Standard Bible
"Then the hand was sent from Him and this inscription was written out.

King James Bible
Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, He sent the hand, and this writing was inscribed."

International Standard Version
"Therefore, the hand that wrote this inscription was sent from his presence.

NET Bible
Therefore the palm of a hand was sent from him, and this writing was inscribed.

New Heart English Bible
Then was the part of the hand sent from before him, and this writing was inscribed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So he sent the hand to write this inscription.

JPS Tanakh 1917
then was the palm of the hand sent from before Him, and this writing was inscribed.

New American Standard 1977
“Then the hand was sent from Him, and this inscription was written out.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then from his presence was sent the palm of the hand that sculpted this writing.

King James 2000 Bible
Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.

American King James Version
Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.

American Standard Version
Then was the part of the hand sent from before him, and this writing was inscribed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore he hath sent the part of the hand which hath written this that is set down.

Darby Bible Translation
then from before him was sent the part of the hand, and this writing hath been written.

English Revised Version
Then was the part of the hand sent from before him, and this writing was inscribed.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.

World English Bible
Then was the part of the hand sent from before him, and this writing was inscribed.

Young's Literal Translation
'Then from before Him sent is the extremity of the hand, and the writing is noted down;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:18-31 Daniel reads Belshazzar's doom. He had not taken warning by the judgments upon Nebuchadnezzar. And he had insulted God. Sinners are pleased with gods that neither see, nor hear, nor know; but they will be judged by One to whom all things are open. Daniel reads the sentence written on the wall. All this may well be applied to the doom of every sinner. At death, the sinner's days are numbered and finished; after death is the judgment, when he will be weighed in the balance, and found wanting; and after judgment the sinner will be cut asunder, and given as a prey to the devil and his angels. While these things were passing in the palace, it is considered that the army of Cyrus entered the city; and when Belshazzar was slain, a general submission followed. Soon will every impenitent sinner find the writing of God's word brought to pass upon him, whether he is weighed in the balance of the law as a self-righteous Pharisee, or in that of the gospel as a painted hypocrite.
Study Bible
Daniel Interprets the Handwriting
23but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand. But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and your ways, you have not glorified. 24"Then the hand was sent from Him and this inscription was written out. 25"Now this is the inscription that was written out: 'MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN.'…
Cross References
Daniel 5:5
Suddenly the fingers of a man's hand emerged and began writing opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace, and the king saw the back of the hand that did the writing.

Daniel 5:25
"Now this is the inscription that was written out: 'MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN.'
Treasury of Scripture

Then was the part of the hand sent from him; and this writing was written.

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Daniel 5:5 In the same hour came forth fingers of a man's hand…

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