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Origin of the name BELSHAZZAR.
Etymology of the name BELSHAZZAR.
Meaning of the baby name BELSHAZZAR.


BELSHAZZAR.  Biblical.  (Heb. בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר Dan. v.1, and בֵּלִשַׁאצַּר, vii.1; Gk. Baltasar, Βαλτάσαρ, from Chaldean Bel-shar-uzur, meaning "Bel protect the king." (The Five Great Monarches of the Ancient Eastern World, Rawlinson, v.3, 1880)

Belshazzar, the last king of Babylon.  According to the well-known scriptural narrative, he was warned of his coming doom by the handwriting on the wall which was interpreted by Daniel, and was slain during a splendid feast in his palace. (Dictionary of the Bible, Smith, v.1, 1872)

    Belshazzar, the governor of the city of Kisesim.  He revolted against Sargon II., by whom he was captured and led into slavery, and the name of his city changed to Karmasmasu.
    Belshazzar, the Hebrew form of the Chaldean royal name Bel-sarra-uzur, which see. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).


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