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weight, you have been weighed on the scales and found to be too light;
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THECEL: thou art weighed in the balance, and art found wanting.
Job 31:6 Let him weigh me in a just balance, and let God know my simplicity.
Psalm 62:9 But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.
Jeremiah 6:30 Call them reprobate silver, for the Lord hath rejected them.
Ezekiel 22:18-20 Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: all these are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver. . . .
Matthew 22:11,12 And the king went in to see the guests: and he saw there a man who had not on a wedding garment. . . .
1 Corinthians 3:13 Every man's work shall be manifest. For the day of the Lord shall declare it, because it shall be revealed in fire. And the fire shall try every man's work, of what sort it is.
ContextDaniel Interprets the Handwriting
…26And this is the interpretation of the word. MANE: God hath numbered thy kingdom, and hath finished it. 27THECEL: thou art weighed in the balance, and art found wanting.28PHARES: thy kingdom is divided, and is given to the Medes and Persians.…
Let him weigh me in a just balance, and let God know my simplicity.
But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.
All the ways of a man are open to his eyes: the Lord is the weigher of spirits.
And thou, son of man, take thee a sharp knife that shaveth the hair: and cause it to pass over thy head, and over thy beard: and take thee a balance to weigh in, and divide the hair.
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