mene, mene, tekel, upharsin

[mee-nee, mee-nee, tek-uh l, yoo-fahr-sin]

Aramaic.

numbered, numbered, weighed, divided: the miraculous writing on the wall interpreted by Daniel as foretelling the destruction of Belshazzar and his kingdom. Dan. 5:25–31.

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British Dictionary definitions for mene, mene, tekel, upharsin

mene, mene, tekel, upharsin

noun

Old Testament the words that appeared on the wall during Belshazzar's Feast (Daniel 5:25), interpreted by Daniel to mean that God had doomed the kingdom of Belshazzar

Word Origin for mene, mene, tekel, upharsin

Aramaic: numbered, numbered, weighed, divided
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