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

  • Irene123
    When Jesus called them to follow him - they knew who He was. And Jesus knew they knew. Jesus, being God manifest, knew everything omniscience . " ... we have found Him, of whom Moses in the Law and the Prophets did write ... " These12 knew their O.T.
  • Irene123
    I've seen on here a pastor that said John the Baptist baptized using the name of Jesus. John didn't use that or any name he baptized using only the words, "for the remission of sins". Jesus' name wasn't revealed for baptism until Acts 2:38.
  • Irene123
    To P. Carboon - water baptism: Jn.3:5 Acts 8:38-39 9:18 10:47-48 16:15, v. 33 9:18
  • Seven Trumpets
    "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel." All since that time, to Israel first, and also to the Gentiles, the "Kingdom of heaven IS AT HAND;" but the world has not obeyed the holy Announced Glad Tidings! While many are so concerned about whether all kinds of heathen being accepted and received, they have abandoned the sanctity of their Election.
  • Irene123
    To M. Balatiheng - Where do you see that John the Baptist at a later time ate people ate? The Bible has NOTHING to say about what he ate a ta later time. Be careful - Rev. 22:18-19.
  • Bruce
    Maipelo: He's poor. He wears what is easiest to come by. The food he ate was his choice. The honey made eating locusts a lot easier, something you could swallow! He ate and dressed the same all the way to death.
    He was filled with The Spirit before birth. The Holy Spirit Surely helped him with life choices. Put on Christ! Feed on the Word only! That's the message. Be like John. Don't change!

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