Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King comes to thee, meek, and mounted upon a donkey, and a colt the foal of a pack animal.

New American Standard Bible

Say to the daughter of Zion,
Behold your King is coming to you,
Gentle, and mounted on a donkey,
Even on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’”

King James Version

Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Holman Bible

Tell Daughter Zion,
“Look, your King is coming to you,
gentle, and mounted on a donkey,
even on a colt,
the foal of a beast of burden.”

International Standard Version

"Tell the daughter of Zion, "Look, your king is coming to you! He is humble and mounted on a donkey, even on a colt of a donkey.'"

American Standard Version

Tell ye the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, Meek, and riding upon an ass, And upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Amplified


Tell the daughter of Zion (the people of Jerusalem),
Behold, your King is coming to you,
Gentle and mounted on a donkey,
Even on a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.’”

An Understandable Version

[Zech. 9:9], 'You should tell the daughter of Zion [i.e., the people of Jerusalem], look, your King is coming to you. He is gentle and [will be] riding on a donkey, [even] on a colt, the offspring of the donkey.'"

Anderson New Testament

Say you to the daughter of Zion, Behold, your king comes to you, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Bible in Basic English

Say to the daughter of Zion, See, your King comes to you, gentle and seated on an ass, and on a young ass.

Common New Testament

"Tell the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your King is coming to you, lowly, and sitting on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

saying, " tell ye the daughter of Sion, behold, thy king cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting on an ass, even a colt, the fole of an ass."

Darby Translation

Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold thy King cometh to thee, meek, and mounted upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Godbey New Testament

Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King cometh, meek, and seated upon a donkey, even a colt, the progeny of the work-beast.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Tell the daughter of Zion, 'Here is your king coming to you, Gentle, and riding on an ass, And on the foal of a beast of burden.' "

John Wesley New Testament

saying, Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting on an ass, even a colt, the fole of an ass.

Julia Smith Translation

Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy king comes to thee, meek, and mounted upon an ass, and a colt, son of a beast of burthen.

King James 2000

Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your King comes unto you, meek, and sitting upon a donkey, and a colt the foal of a donkey.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Say to the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your king is coming to you, humble and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a pack animal.'"

Modern King James verseion

"Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your King comes to you, meek, and sitting on an ass, even a colt the foal of an ass."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Tell ye the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass used to the yoke."

Moffatt New Testament

Tell the daughter of Sion, 'Here is your king coming to you, He is gentle and mounted on an ass, And on a colt the foal of a beast of burden.'

Montgomery New Testament

Say to the daughter of Zion, "Behold thy King cometh to thee, Gentle and sitting upon an ass, And upon a colt, the fool of a beast of burden."

NET Bible

"Tell the people of Zion, 'Look, your king is coming to you, unassuming and seated on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey.'"

New Heart English Bible

"Tell the daughter of Zion, Look, your King comes to you, humble, and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey."

Noyes New Testament

"Say to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy king cometh to thee, meek, and riding on an ass, and on a colt the foal of a beast of burden."

Sawyer New Testament

Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your king comes to you, meek, seated on an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

The Emphasized Bible

Tell ye the daughter of Zion, Lo! thy King, is coming unto thee, meek and mounted upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of a toiling ass.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

"Tell the daughter of Sion, Lo! thy King cometh to thee, meek, and sitting on an ass, even on a foal the ass's colt."

Twentieth Century New Testament

'Say to the daughter of Zion--"Behold, thy King is coming to thee, Gentle, and riding on an ass, And on the foal of a beast of burden."'

Webster

Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh to thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Weymouth New Testament

"Tell the Daughter of Zion, 'See, thy King is coming to thee, gentle, and yet mounted on an ass, even on a colt the foal of a beast of burden.'"

Williams New Testament

"Tell the daughter of Zion, your King is now coming to you, gentle, and riding on a donkey, yea, on the colt of a beast of burden."

World English Bible

"Tell the daughter of Zion, behold, your King comes to you, humble, and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey."

Worrell New Testament

"Say to the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your King is coming to you, meek and mounted upon an ass, and on a colt, a foal of a beast of burden.'"

Worsley New Testament

behold, thy king cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, even a colt the fole of an ass.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Tell ye the daughter of Zion, Lo, thy king doth come to thee, meek, and mounted on an ass, and a colt, a foal of a beast of burden.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Tell ye
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

the daughter
θυγάτηρ 
Thugater 
Usage: 19

of Sion
Σιών 
Sion 
Usage: 7

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

πραΰ́ς 
Praus 
Usage: 2

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἐπιβαίνω 
Epibaino 
Usage: 6

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

an ass
ὄνος 
Onos 
ass
Usage: 3

a colt
πῶλος 
Polos 
Usage: 9

the foal
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Context Readings

The Triumphal Entry

4 Now all this came to pass, so that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled, which says, 5 Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King comes to thee, meek, and mounted upon a donkey, and a colt the foal of a pack animal. 6 And the disciples having gone, and having done as Jesus commanded them,


Cross References

Isaiah 62:11

Behold, LORD has proclaimed to the end of the earth, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation comes. Behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him.

Genesis 49:10

The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and to him shall the obedience of the peoples be.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold, the days come, says LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered, and says to him, Rabbi, thou are the Son of God. Thou are the king of Israel.

Numbers 24:19

And out of Jacob shall come he who shall have dominion, and shall destroy the remnant from the city.

Deuteronomy 17:16

Only he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he may multiply horses, inasmuch as LORD has said to you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way.

Judges 5:10

Tell, ye who ride on white donkeys, ye who sit on rich carpets, and ye who walk by the way.

Judges 12:14

And he had forty sons and thirty sons' sons who rode on seventy donkey colts, and he judged Israel eight years.

2 Samuel 16:2

And the king said to Ziba, What do thou mean by these? And Ziba said, The donkeys are for the king's household to ride on, and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat, and the wine, that such as are faint in the wildern

1 Kings 1:33

And the king said to them, Take with you the servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride upon my own mule, and bring him down to Gihon.

1 Kings 10:26

And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen. And he had a thousand and four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, that he bestowed in the chariot cities, and with the king at Jerusalem.

Psalm 2:6-12

Yet I have set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 9:14

that I may show forth all thy praise. In the gates of the daughter of Zion I will rejoice in thy salvation.

Psalm 45:1-17

My heart overflows with a good matter. I speak the things which I have made concerning the king. My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Psalm 72:1-20

Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness to the king's son.

Psalm 110:1-4

LORD says to my lord, Sit thou at my right hand until I make thine enemies thy footstool.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 12:6

Cry aloud and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion, for great in the midst of thee is the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 40:9

O thou who tell good news to Zion, get thee up on a high mountain. O thou who tell good news to Jerusalem, lift up thy voice with strength. Lift it up, be not afraid, say to the cities of Judah, Behold, your God!

Ezekiel 34:24

And I, LORD, will be their God, and my servant David ruler among them. I, LORD, have spoken it.

Ezekiel 37:24

And my servant David shall be king over them, and they all shall have one shepherd. They shall also walk in my ordinances, and observe my statutes, and do them.

Daniel 2:44-45

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven shall set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall the sovereignty of it be left to another people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it s

Daniel 7:13-14

I saw in the night visions, and, behold, there came with the clouds of heaven [somebody] like a son of man. And he came even to the ancient of days, and they brought him near before him.

Hosea 1:7

But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them by LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, nor by sword, nor by battle, by horses, nor by horsemen.

Micah 5:2

But thou, Bethlehem Ephrathah, which are little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee he shall come forth to me who is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.

Micah 5:10-11

And it shall come to pass in that day, says LORD, that I will cut off thy horses out of the midst of thee, and will destroy thy chariots,

Zephaniah 3:14-15

Sing, O daughter of Zion. Shout, O Israel. Be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 6:12-13

And speak to him, saying, Thus speaks LORD of hosts, saying, Behold, the man whose name is the Branch. And he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of LORD,

Zechariah 9:9-10

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion. Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem. Behold, thy king comes to thee. He is just, and having salvation, lowly, and riding upon a donkey, even upon a colt the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 2:2

Where is he who is born king of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him.

Matthew 2:6

And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, are in no way least among the rulers of Judah, for out of thee will come forth a man who rules, who will tend my people Israel.

Matthew 12:19-20

He will not quarrel, nor will he shout, nor will any man hear his voice in the thoroughfares.

Mark 11:4-11

And they departed, and found the colt tied by the door outside in the street, and they untied it.

John 19:15-22

But they cried out, Away, away, crucify him! Pilate says to them, Shall I crucify your king? The chief priests answered, We have no king except Caesar.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who indeed am lowly in presence among you, but am bold toward you when absent.

Philippians 2:3-5

in nothing according to selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility considering each other surpassing yourselves.

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