11When they had approachedJerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at 2the Mount of Olives, thenJesussenttwodisciples,
2saying to them, "Go into the villageopposite you, and immediately you will find a donkeytied there and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to Me.3"Ifanyonesaysanything to you, you shall say, 'The Lordhasneed of them,' and immediately he will send them."43Thisatookplace to fulfillwhat was spokenthrough the prophet:
"4SAY TO THE DAUGHTER OF ZION, 'BEHOLD YOUR KING IS COMING TO YOU, GENTLE, AND MOUNTED ON A DONKEY, EVEN ON A COLT, THE FOAL OF A BEAST OF BURDEN.' "
The discipleswent and didjust as Jesus had instructed them,