Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
An hairy man
at that time the Lord spoke through
Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, “Go and loosen the sackcloth from your hips and take your shoes off your feet.” And he did so, going naked and barefoot.
Also it will come about in that day that the prophets will each be
ashamed of his vision when he prophesies, and they will not put on a hairy robe in order to deceive;
Now John himself had
a garment of camel’s hair and a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.
But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who wear soft clothing are in kings’ palaces!
It is he who will
go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to the children, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
And I will grant authority to my two
witnesses, and they will prophesy for twelve hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.”