Daniel 5:27

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

TEKEL, thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

" 'TEKEL'--you have been weighed on the scales and found deficient.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

TEKEL; thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
- Webster's Bible

TEKEL; you are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.
- World English Bible

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

TEKEL, Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Daniel 5:27


5:27 Art found wanting - There is no weight nor worth in thee; thou hast made light of God, and the Lord makes light of thee.


Discussion for Daniel 5:27

  • I believe that at judgment, that we will all be judged according to what we have done and what our hearts have desired. I also believe that if we have not put God first, above anything or anyone...then we have made another God or idol which we have chased after see Deut 13

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