Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

‘TEKĒL’—you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.

King James Version

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

Holman 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.

A Conservative Version

TEKEL, thou are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

tekel’—you have been weighed on the scales [of righteousness] and found deficient;

Bible in Basic English

Tekel; you have been put in the scales and seen to be under weight.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

Tekel; Thou shalt be weighed in the balances and be found wanting.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'Tekel'--you have been weighed on scales and you have been found wanting.

Modern King James verseion

A SHEKEL, You are weighed in the balances and found wanting.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Tekel, thou art weighed in the balance, and art found wanting:

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.

The Emphasized Bible

T'kel, - thou art weighed in the balances, and found wanting;

Webster

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Weighed -- Thou art weighed in the balances, and hast been found lacking.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּקל 
T@qal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

תּקל 
T@qal (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

in the balances
מאזן 
Mo'zen (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

and art found
שׁכח 
Sh@kach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 18

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Daniel Deciphers And Interprets The Writing

26 This is the interpretation of the message: ‘MENĒ’—God has numbered your kingdom and put an end to it. 27 ‘TEKĒL’—you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient. 28 ‘PERĒS’—your kingdom has been divided and given over to the Medes and Persians.”



Cross References

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie;
In the balances they go up;
They are together lighter than breath.

Job 31:6

Let Him weigh me with accurate scales,
And let God know my integrity.

Jeremiah 6:30

They call them rejected silver,
Because the Lord has rejected them.

Ezekiel 22:18-20

“Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me; all of them are bronze and tin and iron and lead in the furnace; they are the dross of silver.

Matthew 22:11-12

“But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes,

1 Corinthians 3:13

each man’s work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man’s work.

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