“Mene, Mene, Tikel Upharsin” – The Writing’s on the Wall

King Belshazzar was greatly troubled and his lords were astonished!

“Mene, Mene, Tikel Upharsin.” These were the Hebrew words written on the wall in the Biblical Book of Daniel. The only one who could interpret them for Belshazzar, King of Babylon, was Daniel, a Jewish man who had been taken into captivity from Judea by Nebuchadnezzar. Before interpreting the words, Daniel reprimanded Belshazzar for not humbling himself before the God of Heaven.  He had in fact exalted himself against God, stolen the vessels from the Temple in Judea and was using them in his own temple to drink wine and party with his friends. Belshazzar worshiped gods/idols of gold and silver which “neither see, nor hear, nor know” anything. Therefore, God sent a hand to write on the wall before the king: “Mene. Mene, tekel, upharsin.” When the king’s “wise” men, magicians, and priests couldn’t tell him what it meant, he finally called Daniel.

This is the interpretation:

Mene: God has numbered the days of your kingdom and finished it!

Tekel: You have been weighed in the balances and found wanting or deficient!

Peres: Your kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians!

In other words: “The Party’s Over!”

That night Belshazzar was slain and Darius, the Median, took the kingdom of Babylon.

“And the kings of the earth and the great men… hid themselves… and said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us and hide us from him that sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb. For the great day of His wrath is come and who shall be able to stand?” Rev 6:15-17

In the New Testament Book of Revelation, chapter 12, is a similar scenario. Verse 7, there is war in heaven, Michael and his angels war with Satan and his angels. And that “great dragon,” who exalts himself against God and deceives the whole world is thrown down out of “heaven” where he has placed himself. It goes on to say, “Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and sea… for the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, because he knows his time is short.” He knows his days are numbered and finished. He knows he’s been found to be deficient. He knows he represents that “great whore that sits upon many waters” in chapter 17 & 18. He knows his organization has shed much blood upon the earth in order to keep the truth hidden. But now, God has pulled the cloak off and shown the world that he is a deceiver and an adversary of the God who created the heavens and the earth and all that is therein.

Just as Daniel was the only one who could interpret the king’s vision, there is only one who can unseal the 7 seals in the Book of Revelation (5:5) and anyone else who tries only speaks out of his own vain imagination. In Deuteronomy 18:20 it says, “The prophet which shall presume to speak a word in My Name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or that shall speak in the name of other gods, even that prophet shall die.” Y’hoshua said, “Take heed that no man deceive you, for many shall come in my name and shall deceive the majority.” So be on your guard! Anyone who wants to know God should register with theFirmament.org. They are the only ones authorized to speak in His Name.

“You watch therefore, and pray always that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass and to stand before the son of Adam.” -Y’hoshua (Luke 21:36)

Author: Nemisistar

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