Triumphal Entry

28 After Jesus said these things, He (A)was going on ahead, (B)going up to Jerusalem.

29 (C)When He approached Bethphage and (D)Bethany, near the [a]mountain that is called (E)Olivet, He sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village [b]ahead of you; there, as you enter, you will find a colt tied, on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring it here. 31 And if anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ you shall say this: ‘[c]The Lord has need of it.’” 32 So those who were sent left and found it just as He had told them. 33 And as they were untying the colt, its [d]owners said to them, “Why are you untying the colt?” 34 They said, “[e]The Lord has need of it.” 35 And they brought it to Jesus, (F)and they threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it. 36 Now as He was going, they were spreading their cloaks on the road. 37 And as soon as He was approaching, near the descent of (G)the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to (H)praise God [f]joyfully with a loud voice for all the [g]miracles which they had seen, 38 [h]shouting:

(I)Blessed is the (J)King, the One who comes in the name of the Lord;
Peace in heaven and (K)glory in the highest!”

39 (L)And yet some of the Pharisees [i]in the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, rebuke Your disciples!” 40 Jesus replied, “I tell you, if these stop speaking, (M)the stones will cry out!”

41 When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and (N)wept over it, 42 saying, “If you had known on this day, even you, the conditions for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes. 43 For the days will come upon you [j]when your enemies will (O)put up a [k]barricade against you, and (P)surround you and hem you in on every side, 44 and they will level you to the ground, and throw down your children within you, and (Q)they will not leave in you one stone upon [l]another, because you did not recognize (R)the time of your visitation.”

Traders Driven from the Temple

45 (S)And Jesus entered the temple grounds and began to drive out those who were selling, 46 saying to them, “It is written: ‘(T)And My house will be a house of prayer,’ (U)but you have made it a den of robbers.”

47 And (V)He was teaching daily in the temple; but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people (W)were trying to put Him to death, 48 and yet they could not find [m]anything that they might do, for all the people were hanging on to [n]every word He said.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 19:29 Or hill...Olive Grove; Mount of Olives
  2. Luke 19:30 Or opposite
  3. Luke 19:31 Or Because the Lord
  4. Luke 19:33 Lit lords
  5. Luke 19:34 Or Because the Lord
  6. Luke 19:37 Lit rejoicing
  7. Luke 19:37 Or works of power
  8. Luke 19:38 Lit saying
  9. Luke 19:39 Lit from
  10. Luke 19:43 Lit and
  11. Luke 19:43 I.e., a dirt wall or mound for siege purposes
  12. Luke 19:44 Lit a stone
  13. Luke 19:48 Lit what they would do
  14. Luke 19:48 Lit Him, listening