Matthew 11:8
Good News Translation
What did you go out to see? A man dressed up in fancy clothes? People who dress like that live in palaces!

Contemporary English Version
What kind of man did you go out to see? Was he someone dressed in fine clothes? People who dress like that live in the king's palace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But what went you out to see? a man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are clothed in soft garments, are in the houses of kings.

New American Bible
Then what did you go out to see? Someone dressed in fine clothing? Those who wear fine clothing are in royal palaces.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But what went you out to see? a man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are clothed in soft garments, are in the houses of kings.

A man.

Matthew 3:4 And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

2 Kings 1:8 But they said: A hairy man, with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said: It is Elias, the Thesbite.

Isaiah 20:2 At that same time the Lord spoke by the hand of Isaiah the son of Amos, saying Go, and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and take off thy shoes from thy feet. And he did so, and went naked, and barefoot.

Zechariah 13:4 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the prophets shall be confounded, every one by his own vision, when he shall prophesy, neither shall they be clad with a garment of sackcloth, to deceive:

1 Corinthians 4:11 Even unto this hour we both hunger and thirst and are naked and are buffeted and have no fixed abode.

2 Corinthians 11:27 In labour and painfulness, in much watchings, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness:

Revelation 11:3 And I will give unto my two witnesses: and they shall prophesy, a thousand two hundred sixty days, clothed in sackcloth.

Context
Jesus Testifies about John
7And when they went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: What went you out into the desert to see? a reed shaken with the wind? 8But what went you out to see? a man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are clothed in soft garments, are in the houses of kings. 9But what went you out to see? A prophet? Yea I tell you, and more than a prophet.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:54
The man that is nice among you, and very delicate, shall envy his own brother, and his wife, that lieth in his bosom,

Matthew 3:4
And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

Matthew 11:7
And when they went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: What went you out into the desert to see? a reed shaken with the wind?

Matthew 11:9
But what went you out to see? A prophet? Yea I tell you, and more than a prophet.

Luke 7:25
But what went you out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are in costly apparel and live delicately are in the houses of kings.

Additional Translations
Otherwise, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? Look, those who wear fine clothing are found in kings’ palaces.

But what did you go out to see? A man having been dressed in delicate clothing? Behold, those wearing delicate clothing are in kings' houses.

But what went you out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.

But what went ye out to see? a man clothed in soft raiment ? Behold, they that wear soft raiment are in king's houses.

But what went ye out to see? a man clothed in delicate raiment? behold, those who wear delicate things are in the houses of kings.

But what went ye out for to see? a man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they that wear soft raiment are in kings' houses.

But what went ye out to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.

But what did you go out to see? A man luxuriously dressed? Those who wear luxurious clothes are to be found in kings' palaces.

But what did you go out to see? A man in soft clothing? Behold, those who wear soft clothing are in king's houses.

'But what went ye out to see? -- a man clothed in soft garments? lo, those wearing the soft things are in the kings' houses.
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