Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

And his

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Bible References

His raiment

Matthew 11:8
What did you expect to see? A man dressed in fancy clothes? Look, people who wear fancy clothes live in kings' palaces.
Mark 1:6
John wore clothing made of camel's hair and he had a leather belt around his waist. He ate grasshoppers and wild honey.
Luke 1:17
He will go on ahead of the Messiah [See verse 76], in the spirit and power of Elijah, to rekindle the affections of fathers for their children, and [to influence] disobedient people to live wisely like righteous people. And he will prepare the people to be ready for [the coming of] the Lord."
Revelation 11:3
And I will give [authority] to my two witnesses and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, wearing sackcloth" [i.e., a black, coarse cloth made of goat's hair].

And his

Matthew 11:18
For when John came, he did not eat or drink [on festive occasions] and people said, 'He is dominated by an evil spirit.'

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Luke 1:16
And he will influence many Israelites to turn to the Lord their God.