When He entered Jerusalem, all the city was trembling [with excitement], saying, “Who is this?”
So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. And when they arrived in Bethlehem, the whole city was
1 Samuel 16:4
So Samuel did what the Lord said, and came to Bethlehem. And the elders of the city came trembling to meet him and said, “Do you come in peace?”
Song of Songs 3:6
(The Shulammite Bride)
“What is this coming up from the wilderness
Like [stately] pillars of smoke
Perfumed with myrrh and frankincense,
With all the fragrant powders of the merchant?”
With crimson-stained garments from Bozrah [in Edom],
This One (the Messiah) who is majestic in His apparel,
Marching in the greatness of His might?
“It is I, [the One] who speaks in righteousness [proclaiming vindication], mighty to save.”
When Herod the king heard this, he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.
The scribes and the Pharisees began to consider and question [the implications of what He had said], saying, “Who is this man who speaks blasphemies [by claiming the rights and prerogatives of God]? Who can forgive sins [that is, remove guilt, nullify sin’s penalty, and assign righteousness] except God alone?”
Those who were reclining at the table with Him began saying among themselves, “Who is this who even forgives sins?”
Herod said, “I personally had John beheaded. Who is this man about whom I hear such things?” And he kept trying to see Jesus.
and said to Him, “Tell us by what kind of authority You are doing these things? Or who is the one who gave You this authority?”
Then the Jews retorted, “What sign (attesting miracle) can You show us as [proof of] your authority for doing these things?”
His disciples did not understand [the meaning of] these things at first; but when Jesus was glorified and exalted, they remembered that these things had been written about Him and had been done to Him.
And Saul said, “Who are You, Lord?” And He answered,
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