1When they had approached Jerusalem and had come to Bethphage, at 2the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,
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saying to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied there and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to Me.
"If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord has need of them,' and immediately he will send them."
3This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:
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"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.' "
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The disciples went and did just as Jesus had instructed them,
and brought the donkey and the colt, and laid their coats on them; and He sat on the coats.
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Most of the crowd 5spread their coats in the road, and others were cutting branches from the trees and spreading them in the road.
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The crowds going ahead of Him, and those who followed, were shouting, "Hosanna to the 6Son of David; 7BLESSED IS HE WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD; Hosanna 8in the highest!"
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When He had entered Jerusalem, all the city was stirred, saying, "Who is this?"
And the crowds were saying, "This is 9the prophet Jesus, from 10Nazareth in Galilee."
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