Therefore he sent the hand that wrote the inscription.
“This is the inscription that was written: MENE, MENE, TEKEL, PARSIN
“Here is what these words mean: Mene : God has numbered the days of your reign and brought it to an end.
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Tekel : You have been weighed on the scales and found wanting.
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Peres : Your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians.”
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Then at Belshazzar’s command, Daniel was clothed in purple, a gold chain was placed around his neck, and he was proclaimed the third highest ruler in the kingdom.
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That very night Belshazzar, king of the Babylonians, was slain,
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and Darius the Mede took over the kingdom, at the age of sixty-two.
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