Mark 1:6

“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;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Iohn was clothed with camels haire, and with a girdle of a skin about his loines: and he did eat locusts and wilde honie,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

John was clothed with camel's hair and {wore} a leather belt around his waist, and his diet was locusts and wild honey.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and `had' a leathern girdle about his loins, and did eat locusts and wild honey.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

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

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.
- Weymouth Bible

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

And Joon was clothid with heeris of camels, and a girdil of skyn was about hise leendis; and he ete hony soukis, and wilde hony, and prechide,
- Wycliffe Bible

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

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:6


Mr 1:6 John was clothed with camel's hair. See PNT "Mt 3:4".

Discussion for Mark 1

  • John Lamendola
    Jesus was without sin therefore he had nothing to repent of. He was Baptized to fulfill scripture. Baptizm is a type of burial where sins are remitted.
  • Coupe1942
    Baptism is generally done as one confesses their sins. Jesus was baptized by John. Can one assume that Jesus then confessed any sins? Not meaning anything non-religious in this question, but just following the logic of what the term baptize means and wondered.
  • Arnold Kawagle
    Mark was Barnabas's nephew and Barnabas accept him while Paul rejected him, simply because He was not following them when they go for quest. Mark denied Christ, after feeling guilty for himself and asked for the second chance.

    So i really want to have his Autobiography; His life time line . And i want to learn more about the Bible.

    Please Autobiography...
  • Nathan
    This first chapter is so excellent! Interesting how it focuses on Jesus casting out devils at least three times. I could read this over and over and over. Praise God!!!
  • Geraldine cole
    U cannot serve Jesus and the devil u will hate one of them the devil cannot just enter a child of God now he can try why Jesus tells us to resist the devil in Jesus Name he will flee from U he cannot live in a Holy Ghost fill child of Jesus Christ he tried Jesus he came upon him he did not get in him and Jesus reburk. him Jesus told the devil U shall not temp the Lord they God Amen
  • Gamaliel
    This book speaks of the purpose of our King. Jesus came out preaching to repent! Change your way of thinking for the Kingdom of God is here. Not somewhere else in some other place but right here right now. What do you want to go to heaven for? Well Jesus said heaven has come to you....Now believe and Flow!!

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