Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References


Job 31:6
(Let me be measured in upright scales, and let God see my righteousness:)
Psalm 62:9
Truly men of low birth are nothing, and men of high position are not what they seem; if they are put in the scales together they are less than a breath.
Jeremiah 6:30
They will be named waste silver, because the Lord has given them up.
Ezekiel 22:18
Son of man, the children of Israel have become like the poorest sort of waste metal to me: they are all silver and brass and tin and iron and lead mixed with waste.


Matthew 22:11
But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who had not on a guest's robe;
1 Corinthians 3:13
Every man's work will be made clear in that day, because it will be tested by fire; and the fire itself will make clear the quality of every man's work.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain