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Matthew 11:7-8 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

As they were going off, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John, “What did you go out to the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind? Then what did you go out to see? Someone dressed in fine clothing? Those who wear fine clothing are in royal palaces.

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Matthew 11:7-8 New International Version (NIV)

As John’s disciples were leaving, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swayed by the wind? If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No, those who wear fine clothes are in kings’ palaces.

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2 Kings 1:8 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

They replied, “He wore a hairy garment[a] with a leather belt around his waist.” “It is Elijah the Tishbite!” he exclaimed.

Footnotes:

  1. 1:8 Hairy garment: a sign of prophetic calling; see Zec 13:4. John the Baptizer wore a similarly distinctive mantle; see Mt 3:4; Mk 1:6.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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2 Kings 1:8 New International Version (NIV)

They replied, “He had a garment of hair[a] and had a leather belt around his waist.”

The king said, “That was Elijah the Tishbite.”

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Kings 1:8 Or He was a hairy man
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Zechariah 13:4 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

On that day, all prophets will be ashamed of the visions they prophesy; and they will not put on the hairy mantle[a] to mislead,

Footnotes:

  1. 13:4 Hairy mantle: worn by prophets as a sign of their calling, for example, Elijah (1 Kgs 19:13; 2 Kgs 1:8) and John the Baptist (Mt 3:4).
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

Zechariah 13:4 New International Version (NIV)

“On that day every prophet will be ashamed of their prophetic vision. They will not put on a prophet’s garment of hair in order to deceive.

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