Mark 11:9

9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna![a] ” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”[b]

Mark 11:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord:
ESV
9 And those who went before and those who followed were shouting, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!
NLT
9 Jesus was in the center of the procession, and the people all around him were shouting, “Praise God! Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the LORD !
MSG
9 Running ahead and following after, they were calling out, Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in God's name!
CSB
9 Then those who went ahead and those who followed kept shouting: Hosanna ! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!

Mark 11:9 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 11:9

And they that went before, and they that followed
They that came from Jerusalem to meet him, and they that followed him from Jericho and other parts; which two bodies, the one went before him, and the other followed after him: and

cried, saying, Hosanna, blessed is he that cometh in the name of the
Lord; (See Gill on Matthew 21:9).

Mark 11:9 In-Context

7 When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks over it, he sat on it.
8 Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had cut in the fields.
9 Those who went ahead and those who followed shouted, “Hosanna! ” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”
10 “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!”
11 Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple courts. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 118:25,26; Matthew 23:39

Footnotes 2

  • [a]. A Hebrew expression meaning “Save!” which became an exclamation of praise; also in verse 10
  • [b]. Psalm 118:25,26