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!”

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  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

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