The frequent compounding of 'Bel' with proper names (Belshazzar and Belteshazzar) shews the regard in which he was held.
"The God of my people Israel grant thee blessing and happiness," answered Belteshazzar bowing low before the king.
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonied for one hour, and his thoughts troubled him.
"I rejoice to behold you once more, Belteshazzar," exclaimed the king to the former of the two men.
Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was perplexed for a while, and his thoughts troubled him.
Beltis protect the king!, the Chaldee name given to Daniel by Nebuchadnezzar (Dan. 1:7).