Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk.

New American Standard Bible

Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand.

King James Version

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Holman Bible

King Belshazzar held a great feast for 1,000 of his nobles and drank wine in their presence.

A Conservative Version

Belshazzar the king made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

American Standard Version

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Amplified

Belshazzar the king [who was a descendant of Nebuchadnezzar] gave a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking his wine in the presence of the thousand [guests].

Bible in Basic English

Belshazzar the king made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, drinking wine before the thousand.

Darby Translation

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his nobles, and drank wine before the thousand.

Julia Smith Translation

Belshazzar the king made great food for a thousand of his nobles, and before the thousand he drank wine.

King James 2000

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Belshazzar the king made a great festival for thousand [of] his lords, and {in the presence of} the thousand [lords] he was drinking wine.

Modern King James verseion

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

King Belshazzar made a great banquet to his thousand lords: with all these thousand he made great cheer,

NET Bible

King Belshazzar prepared a great banquet for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in front of them all.

New Heart English Bible

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

The Emphasized Bible

Belshazzar the king, made a great feast, to a thousand of his nobles, - and, before the thousand, was drinking, wine.

Webster

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

World English Bible

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Youngs Literal Translation

Belshazzar the king hath made a great feast to a thousand of his great men, and before the thousand he is drinking wine;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלשׁאצּר 
Belsha'tstsar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

the king
מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do, made, cut, do , do , worketh, executed , goeth, kept, moved, wrought
Usage: 28

a great
רב 
Rab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 15

לחם 
L@chem (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

to a thousand
אלף אלף 
'alaph (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

of his lords
רברבן 
Rabr@ban (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

and drank
שׁתה 
Sh@thah (Aramaic) 
to drink
Usage: 5

חמר 
Chamar (Aramaic), 
Usage: 6

קבל קבל 
Q@bel (Aramaic) 
Usage: 29

References

Context Readings

The Mysterious Writing On The Wall

1 King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk. 2 Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them.


Cross References

Esther 1:3

In the third year of his reign, he gave a banquet for all his officials and ministers, and the military leaders of Persia and Media, the nobles, and the provincial officials were present.

Isaiah 22:12

On that day the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies called for weeping and mourning, for shaving heads and wearing sackcloth.

Isaiah 22:14

"Nevertheless, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has revealed himself to my hearing: ""Surely because of you this iniquity will not be forgiven you until you die,' says the Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies."

Genesis 40:20

On the third day, which just happened to be Pharaoh's birthday, he threw a party for all his servants. He lifted the head of both his senior security advisor and of his head chef in front of his servants

Isaiah 21:4-5

And as for my heart, horror has terrified me; the twilight I longed for has started to make me tremble.

Jeremiah 51:39

When they're excited I'll serve them their banquet, and make them drunk until they're merry. They'll sleep forever and won't wake up," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 51:57

I'll make their leaders, their wise men, their governors, their deputies, and their warriors drunk so that they sleep forever and don't wake up," declares the King whose name is the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Nahum 1:10

Indeed, while tangled as by a thorn bush, while drunken as by a strong drink, the Ninevites will be burned like dry straw.

Mark 6:21-22

An opportunity came during Herod's birthday celebration, when he gave a banquet for his top officials, military officers, and the most important people of Galilee.

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