The Triumphal Entry

21 (A)When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at (B)the Mount of Olives, Jesus then sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied there and a colt with it. Untie them and bring them to Me. And if anyone says anything to you, you shall say, ‘The Lord needs them,’ and he will send them on immediately.” Now (C)this [a]took place so that what was spoken through [b]the prophet would be fulfilled:

(D)Say to the daughter of Zion,
Behold your King is coming to you,
Humble, and mounted on a donkey,
Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.’”

The disciples went and did just as Jesus had instructed them, and brought the donkey and the colt, and laid their cloaks on them; and He sat on [c]the cloaks. Most of the crowd (E)spread their cloaks on the road, and others were cutting branches from the trees and spreading them on the road.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 21:4 Lit has happened
  2. Matthew 21:4 I.e., Zechariah
  3. Matthew 21:7 Lit them