and they divide, one of the words written by the mysterious hand on the wall of Belshazzar's palace (Dan. 5:25). It is a pure Chaldean word. "Peres" is only a simple form of the same word.
His vision was the light of Mene, Tekel, upharsin, outside a booth.
Thou show'd them their systems were doom'd to fall That "upharsin" was written on Babel's wall.
He should at least have read it out as mene, mene, tekel, upharsin.