Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 [descendant of Nebuchadnezzar] made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and he drank his wine in the presence of the thousand.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine.

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.

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 Belshazzar the king made a great festival for thousand [of] his lords, and {in the presence of} the thousand [lords] he was drinking wine. 2 {When he tasted the wine}, Belshazzar commanded [that they] bring [the] vessels of gold and silver that Nebuchadnezzar his {predecessor} had taken from the temple that [was] in Jerusalem, so that the king and his lords, his wives and his concubines may drink from them.


Cross References

Esther 1:3

he gave a banquet in the third year of his reign for all his officials and servants. The army of Persia and Media and the nobles and officials of the provinces were in his presence

Isaiah 22:12

And the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, called on that day for weeping and mourning, and for baldness and girding {with} sackcloth.

Isaiah 22:14

And it was revealed in my ears [by] Yahweh of hosts: "Surely this sin will not be atoned for you until you die!" says the Lord, Yahweh of hosts.

Genesis 40:20

And it happened [that] on the third day, [which was] Pharaoh's birthday, he made a feast for all his servants. And he lifted up the head of the chief cupbearer and the head of the chief baker in the midst of his servants.

Isaiah 21:4-5

My {mind} staggers; fear terrifies me; the twilight {I desired} {brought} me fear.

Jeremiah 51:39

At their becoming hot I will set their banquets, and I will make them drunk, so that they will fall into a swoon, and they will sleep {an everlasting sleep}, and they will not wake up," {declares} Yahweh.

Jeremiah 51:57

"And I will make drunk her officials, and her wise men, her governors, and her officials, and her warriors, and they will sleep {an everlasting sleep}, and they will not wake up," {declares} the King, Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

Nahum 1:10

For like entangled thorns, and like their drink which is drunk, they will be consumed like fully dry chaff.

Mark 6:21-22

And a suitable day came when Herod, on his birthday, gave a banquet for his courtiers and military tribunes and the most prominent [men] of Galilee.

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