Mene-mene-tekel-upharsin definition

mēnē mēnē tekəl yo͝ofärsin
(bible) The writing on the wall, interpreted by Daniel to mean that God had weighed Belshazzar and his kingdom, had found them wanting, and would destroy them: Dan. 5:25
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Origin of mene-mene-tekel-upharsin

  • Aram, prob. lit., numbered, numbered, weighed, and divided

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition