A very large crowd spread their cloaks(A) on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted,

“Hosanna[a] to the Son of David!”(B)

“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b](C)

“Hosanna[c] in the highest heaven!”(D)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Matthew 21:9 A Hebrew expression meaning “Save!” which became an exclamation of praise; also in verse 15
  2. Matthew 21:9 Psalm 118:25,26
  3. Matthew 21:9 A Hebrew expression meaning “Save!” which became an exclamation of praise; also in verse 15

Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King(A)

12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.

Read full chapter