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Mark 11

RSV 1 And when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Beth'phage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, NIV 1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, RSV 2 and said to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever sat; untie it and bring it. NIV 2 saying to them, "Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. RSV 3 If any one says to you, 'Why are you doing this?' say, 'The Lord has need of it and will send it back here immediately.'" NIV 3 If anyone asks you, 'Why are you doing this?' tell him, 'The Lord needs it and will send it back here shortly.' " RSV 4 And they went away, and found a colt tied at the door out in the open street; and they untied it. NIV 4 They went and found a colt outside in the street, tied at a doorway. As they untied it, RSV 5 And those who stood there said to them, "What are you doing, untying the colt?" NIV 5 some people standing there asked, "What are you doing, untying that colt?" RSV 6 And they told them what Jesus had said; and they let them go. NIV 6 They answered as Jesus had told them to, and the people let them go. RSV 7 And they brought the colt to Jesus, and threw their garments on it; and he sat upon it. NIV 7 When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks over it, he sat on it. RSV 8 And many spread their garments on the road, and others spread leafy branches which they had cut from the fields. NIV 8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields. RSV 9 And those who went before and those who followed cried out, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! NIV 9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, "Hosanna! " "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" RSV 10 Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is coming! Hosanna in the highest!" NIV 10 "Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!" "Hosanna in the highest!" RSV 11 And he entered Jerusalem, and went into the temple; and when he had looked round at everything, as it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the twelve. NIV 11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went to the temple. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve. RSV 12 On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry. NIV 12 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. RSV 13 And seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see if he could find anything on it. When he came to it, he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. NIV 13 Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs. RSV 14 And he said to it, "May no one ever eat fruit from you again." And his disciples heard it. NIV 14 Then he said to the tree, "May no one ever eat fruit from you again." And his disciples heard him say it. RSV 15 And they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who sold and those who bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons; NIV 15 On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple area and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves, RSV 16 and he would not allow any one to carry anything through the temple. NIV 16 and would not allow anyone to carry merchandise through the temple courts. RSV 17 And he taught, and said to them, "Is it not written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations'? But you have made it a den of robbers." NIV 17 And as he taught them, he said, "Is it not written: " 'My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations' ? But you have made it 'a den of robbers.' " RSV 18 And the chief priests and the scribes heard it and sought a way to destroy him; for they feared him, because all the multitude was astonished at his teaching. NIV 18 The chief priests and the teachers of the law heard this and began looking for a way to kill him, for they feared him, because the whole crowd was amazed at his teaching. RSV 19 And when evening came they went out of the city. NIV 19 When evening came, they went out of the city. RSV 20 As they passed by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered away to its roots. NIV 20 In the morning, as they went along, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots. RSV 21 And Peter remembered and said to him, "Master, look! The fig tree which you cursed has withered." NIV 21 Peter remembered and said to Jesus, "Rabbi, look! The fig tree you cursed has withered!" RSV 22 And Jesus answered them, "Have faith in God. NIV 22 "Have faith in God," Jesus answered. RSV 23 Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. NIV 23 "I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. RSV 24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. NIV 24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. RSV 25 And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against any one; so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses." NIV 25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. " RSV 26 * [No text] RSV 27 And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him, NIV 27 They arrived again in Jerusalem, and while Jesus was walking in the temple courts, the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders came to him. RSV 28 and they said to him, "By what authority are you doing these things, or who gave you this authority to do them?" NIV 28 "By what authority are you doing these things?" they asked. "And who gave you authority to do this?" RSV 29 Jesus said to them, "I will ask you a question; answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things. NIV 29 Jesus replied, "I will ask you one question. Answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. RSV 30 Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men? Answer me." NIV 30 John's baptism--was it from heaven, or from men? Tell me!" RSV 31 And they argued with one another, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say, 'Why then did you not believe him?' NIV 31 They discussed it among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask, 'Then why didn't you believe him?' RSV 32 But shall we say, 'From men'?" --they were afraid of the people, for all held that John was a real prophet. NIV 32 But if we say, 'From men' . . ." (They feared the people, for everyone held that John really was a prophet.) RSV 33 So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." And Jesus said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things." NIV 33 So they answered Jesus, "We don't know." Jesus said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things."