Parallel Bible results for Matthew 21:1-27

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Matthew 21:1-27

NIV 1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, NIV 1 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, NIV 2 saying to them, "Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. NIV 2 saying to them, "Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. NIV 3 If anyone says anything to you, tell him that the Lord needs them, and he will send them right away." NIV 3 If anyone says anything to you, tell him that the Lord needs them, and he will send them right away." NIV 4 This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: NIV 4 This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet: NIV 5 "Say to the Daughter of Zion, 'See, your king comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.' " NIV 5 "Say to the Daughter of Zion, 'See, your king comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.' " NIV 6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. NIV 6 The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. NIV 7 They brought the donkey and the colt, placed their cloaks on them, and Jesus sat on them. NIV 7 They brought the donkey and the colt, placed their cloaks on them, and Jesus sat on them. NIV 8 A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. NIV 8 A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. NIV 9 The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Hosanna in the highest!" NIV 9 The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Hosanna in the highest!" NIV 10 When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, "Who is this?" NIV 10 When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, "Who is this?" NIV 11 The crowds answered, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee." NIV 11 The crowds answered, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee." NIV 12 Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. NIV 12 Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. NIV 13 "It is written," he said to them, " 'My house will be called a house of prayer,' but you are making it a 'den of robbers.' " NIV 13 "It is written," he said to them, " 'My house will be called a house of prayer,' but you are making it a 'den of robbers.' " NIV 14 The blind and the lame came to him at the temple, and he healed them. NIV 14 The blind and the lame came to him at the temple, and he healed them. NIV 15 But when the chief priests and the teachers of the law saw the wonderful things he did and the children shouting in the temple area, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they were indignant. NIV 15 But when the chief priests and the teachers of the law saw the wonderful things he did and the children shouting in the temple area, "Hosanna to the Son of David," they were indignant. NIV 16 "Do you hear what these children are saying?" they asked him. "Yes," replied Jesus, "have you never read, " 'From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise' ?" NIV 16 "Do you hear what these children are saying?" they asked him. "Yes," replied Jesus, "have you never read, " 'From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise' ?" NIV 17 And he left them and went out of the city to Bethany, where he spent the night. NIV 17 And he left them and went out of the city to Bethany, where he spent the night. NIV 18 Early in the morning, as he was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. NIV 18 Early in the morning, as he was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. NIV 19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, "May you never bear fruit again!" Immediately the tree withered. NIV 19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, "May you never bear fruit again!" Immediately the tree withered. NIV 20 When the disciples saw this, they were amazed. "How did the fig tree wither so quickly?" they asked. NIV 20 When the disciples saw this, they were amazed. "How did the fig tree wither so quickly?" they asked. NIV 21 Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will be done. NIV 21 Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will be done. NIV 22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer." NIV 22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer." NIV 23 Jesus entered the temple courts, and, while he was teaching, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him. "By what authority are you doing these things?" they asked. "And who gave you this authority?" NIV 23 Jesus entered the temple courts, and, while he was teaching, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him. "By what authority are you doing these things?" they asked. "And who gave you this authority?" NIV 24 Jesus replied, "I will also ask you one question. If you answer me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. NIV 24 Jesus replied, "I will also ask you one question. If you answer me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. NIV 25 John's baptism--where did it come from? Was it from heaven, or from men?" They discussed it among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask, 'Then why didn't you believe him?' NIV 25 John's baptism--where did it come from? Was it from heaven, or from men?" They discussed it among themselves and said, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will ask, 'Then why didn't you believe him?' NIV 26 But if we say, 'From men'--we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet." NIV 26 But if we say, 'From men'--we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet." NIV 27 So they answered Jesus, "We don't know." Then he said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things. NIV 27 So they answered Jesus, "We don't know." Then he said, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I am doing these things.