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Biblical Archaeology Review 47:4, Winter 2021

Caption Contest

Biblical Archaeology Review

“This guy’s diet bugs me!”

—Craig Young, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our Summer 2021 cartoon, based on Matthew 3:4: “Now John wore clothing of camel’s hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.” We are pleased to congratulate Craig Young of Colorado Springs, Colorado, who wrote the winning caption, and our runners-up:


“Now that’s a low-carb diet!”

—Martin Blumenthal, Highland Park, Illinois

“If you can’t beat them, eat them.”

—Ernesto M. Obregon, Trussville, Alabama


“Locust and honey, breakfast of Baptists!”

—Thomas Massoth, Bakersfield, California

“Fried locusts with wild honey dipping sauce—the first Hoppy Meal!”

—Linda Varnes, Nampa, Idaho

Write a caption for the cartoon based on Genesis 27:19: “Jacob said to his father, ‘I am Esau your firstborn. I have done as you told me; now sit up and eat of my game, so that you may bless me.’ ” Submit it via our website at

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