Mark 11:7-17 NLT

7 Then they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their garments over it, and he sat on it.
8 Many in the crowd spread their garments on the road ahead of him, and others spread leafy branches they had cut in the fields.
9 Jesus was in the center of the procession, and the people all around him were shouting, “Praise God!a Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the !

References for Mark 11:9

    • 11:9 - Greek Hosanna, an exclamation of praise that literally means “save now”; also in 11:10 .
      10 Blessings on the coming Kingdom of our ancestor David! Praise God in highest heaven!”b

      References for Mark 11:10

        • 11:10 - Pss 118:25-26; 148:1 .
          11 So Jesus came to Jerusalem and went into the Temple. After looking around carefully at everything, he left because it was late in the afternoon. Then he returned to Bethany with the twelve disciples.
          12 The next morning as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry.
          13 He noticed a fig tree in full leaf a little way off, so he went over to see if he could find any figs. But there were only leaves because it was too early in the season for fruit.
          14 Then Jesus said to the tree, “May no one ever eat your fruit again!” And the disciples heard him say it.
          15 When they arrived back in Jerusalem, Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the people buying and selling animals for sacrifices. He knocked over the tables of the money changers and the chairs of those selling doves,
          16 and he stopped everyone from using the Temple as a marketplace.c

          References for Mark 11:16

            • 11:16 - Or from carrying merchandise through the Temple.
              17 He said to them, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer for all nations,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves.”d

              References for Mark 11:17

                • 11:17 - Isa 56:7; Jer 7:11 .