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Foal at the Triumphal Entry (Mt. 21:2)
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The term used to refer to Jesus’ climactic arrival in Jerusalem, which is recounted primarily in the New Testament Gospels (see Matt 21:1–11; Mark 11:1–11; Luke 19:28–40; John 12:12–19). In the narrative flow of the Gospels, the triumphal entry stands at the beginning of the Passion Narrative, which recounts the series of events during the last week of Jesus’ ministry leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Triumphal Entry
Triumphal Entry The term used to refer to Jesus’ climactic arrival in Jerusalem, which is recounted primarily in the New Testament Gospels (see Matt 21:1–11; Mark 11:1–11; Luke 19:28–40; John 12:12–19). In the narrative flow of the Gospels, the triumphal entry stands at the beginning of the Passion Narrative,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Triumphal Entry
TRIUMPHAL ENTRY* A term that denotes Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, where the multitudes welcomed him and hailed him as Son of David, King of the Jews. Ironically, this event occurred just a few days prior to his betrayal, arrest, trial, and crucifixion.See also Jesus Christ (The Final Days in
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Triumphal Entry
TRIUMPHAL ENTRY. The entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem which commenced His passion week. Each Gospel writer records the event (Mt 21:1–11; Mk 11:1–11; Lk 19:28–44; Jn 12:12–19). Two perspectives of the event are given. The Synoptic writers follow Christ from Bethany, while John records the entry as the
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Triumphal Entry
Triumphal entryThe formal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem at a climactic point in his life is recorded by all four Evangelists (Mt 21:1–11; Mk 11:1–11; Lk 19:28–40; Jn 12:12–19). Accordingly, the essential historicity of the portrayal of Jesus coming into Jerusalem at a time of festal celebration (perhaps
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Entry Into Jerusalem
ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM.—This was one of the acted parables of Jesus, in which some immortal lesson is concealed. The washing of the feet, the entry, and the cleansing of the Temple, stand together as dramatic representations of the principles and ideas of the Kingdom of God; of the humility and self-denial
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Triumphal Entry
TRIUMPHAL ENTRY Term used for the entry of Jesus into the city of Jerusalem on the Sunday prior to His crucifixion. Due to the fact that palm branches were placed before Him, this day is often called “Palm Sunday.” The event is recorded in Matt. 21:1–9; Mark 11:1–10; Luke 19:28–38; John 12:12–15. All
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Triumphal Entry
triumphal entry. On the first day of the week in which Jesus was to be rejected and crucified, he entered Jerusalem like a conqueror and king (Matt. 21:1–11; Mk. 11:1–11; Lk. 19:29–44; Jn. 12:12–19), thus fulfilling, as Matt. 21:4–5 notes, the prophecy of Zech. 9:9 (see Jesus Christ V.F). The impression
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Triumphal Entry
TRIUMPHAL ENTRYReported in all four Gospels (Mt 21:1–11; Mk 11:1–11; Lk 19:28–40; Jn 12:12–19), Jesus’ entry into *Jerusalem has the clearest messianic connotations of all his actions up to that point. At the same time, its parallels with and striking departures from similar cultural practices and earlier
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Entry into Jerusalem
Entry into JerusalemThe opening scene of the Passion narrative, which culminates in the sacrifice of the Messiah (→ Jesus Christ: Iconography); this scene is an essential and invariable element bracketing the Passion narrative in all four gospels (Mk. 11:1–10 par.). The Messiah enters the capital riding
Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity
Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem
ENTRY of JESUS into JERUSALEM (iconography). Though this representation took its inspiration from the Gospels (Mt 21:6–9; Mk 11:4–11; Lk 19:32–38; Jn 12:14–16), it is actually limited to the final moment of the story (the apostles never appear searching for the mule and leading it to the Lord). This
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
TRIUMPHAL ENTRY
TRIUMPHAL ENTRY. Jesus’ formal, ceremonial entrance into JERUSALEM and the Temple, which signaled the climax of his mission and anticipated his arrest, trial, and crucifixion. Reported in each of the NT Gospels (Matt 21:1–17; Mark 11:1–19; Luke 19:28–48; John 12:12–19), this scene has profound christological
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