A.(28) And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem. (29) And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, (30) Saying, Go ye into the village over against you;
B. in the which at your entering ye shall find a colt tied, whereon yet never man sat:
C. loose him, and bring him hither.
D.(31) And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him.
E.(32) And they that were sent went their way, and found even as he had said unto them.
D’.(33) And as they were loosing the colt, the owners thereof said unto them, Why loose ye the colt? (34) And they said, The Lord hath need of him.
C’.(35) And they brought him to Jesus:
B’. and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon.
A’.(36) And as he went, they spread their clothes in the way. (37) And when he was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen;