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Bible in Basic English

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

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;

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

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Context Readings

Daniel Deciphers And Interprets The Writing

26 This is the sense of the words: Mene; your kingdom has been numbered by God and ended. 27 Tekel; you have been put in the scales and seen to be under weight. 28 Peres; your kingdom has been cut up and given to the Medes and Persians.



Cross References

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.

Job 31:6

(Let me be measured in upright scales, and let God see my righteousness:)

Jeremiah 6:30

They will be named waste silver, because the Lord has given them up.

Ezekiel 22:18-20

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 22:11-12

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.

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