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Mark 1:7

    Mark 1:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And preached, saying, There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And preached, saying, There comes one mightier than I after me, the lace of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he preached, saying, There cometh after me he that is mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said to them all, There is one coming after me who is greater than I, whose shoes I am not good enough to undo.

    Webster's Revision

    And he preached, saying, There cometh after me he that is mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.

    World English Bible

    He preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and loosen.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he preached, saying, There cometh after me he that is mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 1:7

    The latchet of whose shoes - The shoe of the ancients was properly only a sole tied round the foot and ankle with strings or thongs. See on Matthew 3:11 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 1:7

    1:7 The latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose - That is, to do him the very meanest service.
    Book: Mark