"1For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me."
The 2large crowd of the Jews then learned that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, 3whom He raised from the dead.
But the chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death also;
because 4on account of him 5many of the Jews were going away and were believing in Jesus.
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On the next day 6the large crowd who had come to 7the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,
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took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him, and began to shout, "8Hosanna! BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD, even the 9King of Israel."
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Jesus, finding a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written,
"10FEAR NOT, DAUGHTER OF ZION; BEHOLD, YOUR KING IS COMING, SEATED ON A DONKEY'S COLT."
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11These things His disciples did not understand at the first; but when Jesus 12was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of Him, and that they had done these things to Him.
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So 13the people, who were with Him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead, continued to testify about Him.
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14For this reason also the people went and met Him, 15because they heard that He had performed this sign.
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