Mark 11:7-17 NIV

7 When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks over it, he sat on it.
8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields.
9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, "Hosanna!a " "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!"b1

References for Mark 11:9

    • a 11:9 - A Hebrew expression meaning "Save!" which became an exclamation of praise; also in verse 10
    • b 11:9 - Psalm 118:25,26
      10 "Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!" "Hosanna in the highest!"2

      References for Mark 11:10

      11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went to the temple. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.3

      References for Mark 11:11

      Jesus Clears the Temple

      11:12-14pp -- Mt 21:18-22 11:15-18pp -- Mt 21:12-16; Lk 19:45-47; Jn 2:13-16

      12 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry.

      References for Mark 11:12

          13 Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs.4

          References for Mark 11:13

          14 Then he said to the tree, "May no one ever eat fruit from you again." And his disciples heard him say it.
          15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple area and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves,
          16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts.
          17 And as he taught them, he said, "Is it not written: " 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations'c ?5 But you have made it 'a den of robbers.'d "6

          References for Mark 11:17