Daniel 5:27
New International Version
Tekel: You have been weighed on the scales and found wanting.

New Living Translation
Tekel means ‘weighed’—you have been weighed on the balances and have not measured up.

English Standard Version
Tekel, you have been weighed in the balances and found wanting;

Berean Study Bible
TEKEL means that you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.

New American Standard Bible
"'TEKEL '-- you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.

New King James Version
TEKEL: You have been weighed in the balances, and found wanting;

King James Bible
TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.

Christian Standard Bible
'Tekel' means that you have been weighed on the balance and found deficient.

Good News Translation
weight, you have been weighed on the scales and found to be too light;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
TEKEL means that you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient.

International Standard Version
TEKEL: You've been weighed on the scales—and you don't measure up.

NET Bible
As for teqel--you are weighed on the balances and found to be lacking.

New Heart English Bible
TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Weighed-you have been weighed on a scale and found to be too light.

JPS Tanakh 1917
TEKEL, Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.

New American Standard 1977
“ ‘TEKEL’—you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.

Jubilee Bible 2000
TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances and art found wanting.

King James 2000 Bible
TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

American King James Version
TEKEL; You are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

American Standard Version
TEKEL; thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thekel; it has been weighed in the balance, and found wanting.

Douay-Rheims Bible
THECEL: thou art weighed in the balance, and art found wanting.

Darby Bible Translation
TEKEL, Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting;

English Revised Version
TEKEL; thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.

Webster's Bible Translation
TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.

World English Bible
TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

Young's Literal Translation
Weighed -- Thou art weighed in the balances, and hast been found lacking.
Study Bible
Daniel Interprets the Handwriting
26And this is the interpretation of the message: MENE means that God has numbered the days of your reign and brought it to an end. 27TEKEL means that you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient. 28PERES means that your kingdom has been divided and given over to the Medes and Persians.”…
Cross References
Job 31:6
let God weigh me with honest scales, and He will know my integrity.

Psalm 62:9
Lowborn men are but a vapor; the exalted but a lie. Weighed on the scale, they are pushed up; together they are but a breath.

Proverbs 16:2
All a man's ways are pure in his own eyes, but his motives are weighed by the LORD.

Ezekiel 5:1
Now you, son of man, take a sharp sword, use it as a barber's razor, and shave your head and beard. Then take a set of scales and divide the hair.

Treasury of Scripture

TEKEL; You are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

Thou.

Job 31:6
Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.

Psalm 62:9
Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.

Jeremiah 6:30
Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them.

art.

Matthew 22:11,12
And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment: …

1 Corinthians 3:13
Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.







Lexicon
TEKEL
תְּקֵ֑ל (tə·qêl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8625: To balance

means that you have been weighed
תְּקִ֥ילְתָּה (tə·qî·lə·tāh)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8625: To balance

on the scales
בְמֹֽאזַנְיָ֖א (ḇə·mō·zan·yā)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural determinate
Strong's Hebrew 3977: A pair of scales

and found
וְהִשְׁתְּכַ֥חַתְּ (wə·hiš·tə·ḵa·ḥat)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7912: To discover

deficient.
חַסִּֽיר׃ (ḥas·sîr)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2627: Lacking, wanting, deficient
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.
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