John 12:12-19 NLT

12 The next day, the news that Jesus was on the way to Jerusalem swept through the city. A large crowd of Passover visitors
13 took palm branches and went down the road to meet him. They shouted, “Praise God!a Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the ! Hail to the King of Israel!”b

References for John 12:13

    • 12:13 - Greek Hosanna, an exclamation of praise adapted from a Hebrew expression that means “save now.”
    • 12:13 - Ps 118:25-26; Zeph 3:15 .
      14 Jesus found a young donkey and rode on it, fulfilling the prophecy that said:
      15 “Don’t be afraid, people of Jerusalem.c Look, your King is coming, riding on a donkey’s colt.”d

      References for John 12:15

        • 12:15 - Greek daughter of Zion.
        • 12:15 - Zech 9:9 .
          16 His disciples didn’t understand at the time that this was a fulfillment of prophecy. But after Jesus entered into his glory, they remembered what had happened and realized that these things had been written about him.
          17 Many in the crowd had seen Jesus call Lazarus from the tomb, raising him from the dead, and they were telling otherse about it.

          References for John 12:17

            • 12:17 - Greek were testifying.
              18 That was the reason so many went out to meet him—because they had heard about this miraculous sign.
              19 Then the Pharisees said to each other, “There’s nothing we can do. Look, everyonef has gone after him!”

              References for John 12:19

                • 12:19 - Greek the world.