Belshazzar (Bel-shaz´uhr; Neo-Babylonian Bel-shar-utzur, “Bel protect the king”)

In (Dan 5:2) the son of Nebuchadnezzar and the last king of Babylon (Dan 5:30-31). He gives a feast that is interrupted by the mysterious appearance of fingers writing on the wall. Daniel interprets the writing and denounces Belshazzar, who is slain that very night.

Dan 5:2

2Under the influence of the wine, Belshazzar commanded that they bring in the vessels of gold and silver that his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the tem ... View more

Dan 5:30-31

30That very night Belshazzar, the Chaldean king, was killed.31 And Darius the Mede received the kingdom, being about sixty-two years old.

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