Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

TEKEL: You've been weighed on the scales and you don't measure up.

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.

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 These are the meanings of the words: MENE: God has audited your kingdom and has ended it. 27 TEKEL: You've been weighed on the scales and you don't measure up. 28 PERES: Your kingdom has been divided and will be given to the Medes and Persians."



Cross References

Psalm 62:9

Human beings are a mere vapor, while people in high positions are not what they appear. When they are placed on the scales, they weigh nothing; even when weighed together, they are less than nothing.

Job 31:6

let my righteousness be weighed in honest scales, and God will make known my integrity.

Jeremiah 6:30

They're called reject silver, because the LORD has rejected them.

Ezekiel 22:18-20

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver.

Matthew 22:11-12

"When the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes.

1 Corinthians 3:13

the workmanship of each person will become evident, for the day of judgment will show what it is, because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each person's action.

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