Matthew 21:1–5

The Triumphal Entry

1 aWhen they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at bthe Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,

2 saying to them, Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied there and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to Me.

3 If anyone says anything to you, you shall say,The Lord has need of them,’ and immediately he will send them.”

4 aThis 1took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:

5 aSay to the daughter of Zion,

Behold your King is coming to you,

Gentle, and mounted on a donkey,

Even on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’ ”

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