Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Now John was dressed in camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist. He ate grasshoppers and wild honey.

New American Standard Bible

John was clothed with camel's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist, and his diet was locusts and wild honey.

King James Version

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;

Holman Bible

John wore a camel-hair garment with a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts and wild honey.

A Conservative Version

And John was clothed with camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist, and eating locusts and wild honey.

American Standard Version

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and had a leathern girdle about his loins, and did eat locusts and wild honey.

Amplified

And John wore clothing woven of camel's hair and had a leather girdle around his loins and ate locusts and wild honey.

An Understandable Version

John wore clothing made of camel's hair and he had a leather belt around his waist. He ate grasshoppers and wild honey.

Anderson New Testament

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and had a girdle of leather around his loins, and he ate locusts and wild honey:

Bible in Basic English

And John was clothed in camel's hair, with a leather band about him; and his food was locusts and honey.

Common New Testament

Now John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now John was clothed with camels hair, with a leathern girdle about his waist: and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Darby Translation

And John was clothed in camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and ate locusts and wild honey.

Godbey New Testament

And John was clothed with camel's hair and a leathern girdle about his loins, and eating locusts and wild honey;

Goodspeed New Testament

John's clothing was made of hair cloth, and the belt around his waist was leather, and he lived on dried locusts and wild honey.

John Wesley New Testament

And John was clothed with camels hair, and with a leathern girdle about his loins, and ate locusts and wild honey,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

John was clothed with camel's hair and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he ate locusts and wild honey

Julia Smith Translation

And John was dressed in camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and eating locusts and wild honey;

King James 2000

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a belt of a skin about his waist; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And John was dressed in camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.

Modern King James verseion

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a leather girdle about his loin. And he ate locusts and wild honey.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a beast's skin about his loins. And he did eat locusts and wild honey,

Moffatt New Testament

John was dressed in camel's hair, with a leather girdle round his loins, and he ate locusts and wild honey.

Montgomery New Testament

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and he had a leather girdle round his loins, and he ate locusts, and "honey of the wood."

NET Bible

John wore a garment made of camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.

New Heart English Bible

And John was clothed with camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist. He ate locusts and wild honey.

Noyes New Testament

And John was clothed with camels hair, and with a leathern girdle about his loins, and he ate locusts and wild honey.

Sawyer New Testament

And John was clothed with camel's hairs and a leather girdle about his loins, and he eat locusts and wild honey,

The Emphasized Bible

and John was clothed with camel's-hair and a leathern girdle about his loins, and was eating locusts and wild honey;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now John was clothed with a camel's hair garment, and a girdle of leather about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

Twentieth Century New Testament

John was clad in clothing of camels' hair, with a belt of leather round his waist, and lived on locusts and wild honey;

Webster

And John was clothed with camels hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he ate locusts and wild honey;

Weymouth New Testament

As for John, his garment was of camel's hair, and he wore a loincloth of leather; and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Williams New Testament

Now John wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he used to live on dried locusts and wild honey.

World English Bible

John was clothed with camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist. He ate locusts and wild honey.

Worrell New Testament

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and had a leathern girdle about his loins, and ate locusts and wild honey.

Worsley New Testament

And John was clothed with camels hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins, and he lived upon locusts and wild honey: and he preached,

Youngs Literal Translation

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and a girdle of skin around his loins, and eating locusts and honey of the field,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

was
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

clothed with
ἐνδύω 
Enduo 
put on, clothed with, clothed in, have on, clothe with, be endued, arrayed in, be clothed, vr put on
Usage: 23

κάμηλος 
Kamelos 
Usage: 2

θρίξ τριχός 
Thrix 
Usage: 10

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

with a girdle
ζώνη 
Zone 
Usage: 7

of a skin
δερμάτινος 
Dermatinos 
leathern, of a skin
Usage: 2

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

his

Usage: 0

ὀσφύς 
Osphus 
Usage: 7

he did eat
ἐσθίω 
Esthio 
Usage: 52

ἀκρίς 
Akris 
Usage: 4

G66
ἄγριος 
Agrios 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

5 People from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were flocking to him, being baptized by him while they confessed their sins. 6 Now John was dressed in camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist. He ate grasshoppers and wild honey. 7 He kept proclaiming, "The one who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not worthy to bend down and untie his sandal straps.


Cross References

2 Kings 1:8

They answered, "The man was a hairy fellow. He wore a leather sash around his waist." The king responded, "It's Elijah, that foreigner!"

Leviticus 11:22

These creatures that you may eat include the locust of any kind, the bald locust of any kind, the cricket of any kind, and the grasshopper of any kind.

Zechariah 13:4

Furthermore, it will come about at that time that every prophet will become ashamed of his vision as he prophesies. They will wear no rough garments intended to deceive others."

Matthew 3:4

John had clothing made of camel's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist. His diet consisted of grasshoppers and wild honey.

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