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They drank wine, and praised the gods of gold, and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

5:4 drank wine. Belshazzar, who certainly must have heard of his grandfather’s humiliation and possible conversion to the God of Israel, used the temple vessels from “the house of God” (Daniel 5:3) in what must have been a drunken orgy. As a result of this final and greatest blasphemy of Belshazzar, God could no longer endure Babylonian insolence.

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