6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them.
7 They brought the donkey and the colt and placed their cloaks on them for Jesus to sit on.
8 A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.
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9 The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosannaa to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”b“Hosannac in the highest heaven!”
References for Matthew 21:9
    • ° 21:9 - A Hebrew expression meaning “Save!” which became an exclamation of praise; also in verse 15
    • ± 21:9 - Psalm 118:25,26
    • ² 21:9 - A Hebrew expression meaning “Save!” which became an exclamation of praise; also in verse 15
      10 When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?”
      11 The crowds answered, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.”

      Jesus at the Temple

      12 Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves.
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      13 “It is written,” he said to them, “ ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’dbut you are making it ‘a den of robbers.’e
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          14 The blind and the lame came to him at the temple, and he healed them.
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          15 But when the chief priests and the teachers of the law saw the wonderful things he did and the children shouting in the temple courts, “Hosanna to the Son of David,” they were indignant.
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          16 “Do you hear what these children are saying?” they asked him. “Yes,” replied Jesus, “have you never read, “ ‘From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise’f?”
          References for Matthew 21:16
            • µ 21:16 - Psalm 8:2 (see Septuagint)