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3 And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightWay he will send them.
Bethphage, at the foot of the .
sent them into the Neigh
bouring Village, saying; go,
Ine. . . .
they shall be willing to let you have them. 4. (All this jesus did, that in Him might be fulfilled these Prophecies:
5. Say ye to the Daughter
of Sion, Behold, thy Saviour cometh, Esai. 62. 11. And behold, thy King cometh unto thee, – lowly, and riding upon an Ass, and upon 4 Colt the Foal of an Ass. Zech. 9.9). 6. Accordingly the two Disciples went into the Village, and did and said as jesus commanded them, and found all things succeed as he had foretold them. 7. And they brought the Ass and her Colt, and spread their Cloaths upon them, and set jesus upon the Colt thus clad; and he rode upon it with great lowliness and humble state, from Bethphage to jerusa/em. 8. And the Multitude that came with him, strew'd the way before Chap. XXI.
4 All this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophet, saying, 5. Tell ye the Sion, behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and fittingupon an ass, and a colt the fole of an ass.
6 And the disci
ples went, and did as Jesus commanded them.
7 And brought the ass, and the colt, and puton them their cloaths, and they set him thereon.
8 And a very great Multitude spread
their Garments in
the way; others cut down
down branches from the trees, and strewed them in the way.
9 And the Multitudes that went before, and that followed, cryed, saying, Hesanna to theSon of David: blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord, Hosannah in the highest.
1o And when he was come into Jerusalem, all the City was moved, saying, who is this? .
ti And the multitude said, This is Jesus the Prophet of Nazareth of GaJilee.
vern his People: Peace and
Glory and Dominion be with him. Io. And when he entred into jerusalem with this solemn Pomp and joyful Acclamations of the People, the whole City was put into a sudden Commotion, and every body enquir’d; Who is this that cometh with such State and Pomp? 11. And the Multitude that came along with him, Answered; This is jesus, that great Prophet of Nazareth, the fame of whose Dočtrin and Miracles, hath so long been spread through all the Nation. . .
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12. Then jesus alighting from the Colt, went into the Temple.And when he came into the outer Court, which is the Court of the Gentiles, he found it like a Market, filled with Mony-Changers Stalls, and Sellers of Cattel,and Doves, and the like; who sat there under pretence of having these things near at hand for the convenience of those that came up to Sacrifice: . But jesus clear'd the place, and turn'd them all out, saying:
13. This place was design'd, not for a Place of Merchandise, but for the Service of God; that the devout Proselytes of the Gentiles, who are not admitted into the Inner and holier part of the Temple, might here Worship and Pray to the true God; according as Esaias Prophecied (Esai. 56. 7.) That the Temple of God should be an house of Prayer for all People. But now ye have most profanely turned it in
12 * And Jesus went into the Temple of God, and cast
outall them that sold
and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers, and the seats of them that sold doves.
13. And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of
Prayer, but ye have S
made it a den of thieves.