30saying, "Go into the villageahead of you; there, as you enter, you will find a colttied on whichnooneyet has eversat; untie it and bring it here.31"Ifanyoneasks you, 'Why are you untying it?' you shall say, 'The Lordhasneed of it.' "32Sothose who were sentwentaway and found it just as He had told them.
As they were untying the colt, its aownerssaid to them, "Why are you untying the colt?"
They said, "The Lordhasneed of it."
They brought it to Jesus, 1and they threw their coats on the colt and putJesus on it.
As He was going, they were spreading their coats on the road.
As soon as He was approaching, near the descent of 2the Mount of Olives, the wholecrowd of the disciplesbegan to 3praiseGodbjoyfully with a loudvoice for all the cmiracleswhich they had seen,
38shouting: "4BLESSED IS THE 5KING WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD; Peace in heaven and 6glory in the highest!"
397Some of the Phariseesdin the crowdsaid to Him, "Teacher, rebuke Your disciples."
But Jesus answered, "I tell you, ifthesebecomesilent, 8the stones will cry out!"