John 12:12-15 NIV

The Triumphal Entry

12:12-15pp -- Mt 21:4-9; Mk 11:7-10; Lk 19:35-38

12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.

References for John 12:12

      13 They took palm branches1 and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna!a " "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!"b2 "Blessed is the King of Israel!"3

      References for John 12:13

        • c 12:13 - A Hebrew expression meaning "Save!" which became an exclamation of praise
        • d 12:13 - Psalm 118:25,26
          14 Jesus found a young donkey and sat upon it, as it is written,
          15 "Do not be afraid, O Daughter of Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey's colt."c4

          References for John 12:15