Parallel Verses

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.'"

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.”

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.

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

Say to the Daughter of Zion [inhabitants of Jerusalem], Behold, your King is coming to you, lowly and riding on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey [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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Say unto the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King comes unto thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt the foal of a beast under yoke.

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 this happened to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet when he said, 5 "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.'" 6 So the disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them.


Cross References

Isaiah 62:11

Here is the LORD! Proclaim to the ends of the earth, say to the inhabitants of Zion: "See, your salvation is coming! See, his reward is with him, and his recompenses are before him.'

Genesis 49:10

The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor a ruler's staff from between his feet, until the one comes, who owns them both, and to him will belong the allegiance of nations.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"The time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I'll raise up a righteous branch for David. He will be a king who rules wisely, and he will administer justice and righteousness in the land.

Matthew 11:29

Place my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your souls,

John 1:49

Nathaniel replied to him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!"

Numbers 24:19

He will rule over Jacob, annihilating those who survive in the city."

Deuteronomy 17:16

Only he must not amass horses for himself or cause the people to return to Egypt to obtain more horses. For the LORD said you must never return that way again.

Judges 5:10

"Speak up, you who ride white donkeys, sitting on cloth saddles while you travel on your way!

Judges 12:14

He had 40 sons and 30 grandsons who rode on 70 donkeys. He governed Israel for eight years.

2 Samuel 16:2

The king asked Ziba, "What are those for?" Ziba replied, "The donkeys are for the king's household to ride, the bread and summer fruit are for your young men to eat, and the wine is for whoever wants to drink if they get weary in the wilderness."

1 Kings 1:33

and David addressed them. "Take your lord's servants, have my son Solomon ride on my own mule, and take him down to Gihon.

1 Kings 10:26

Solomon accumulated chariots and cavalry. He had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 cavalry soldiers. He stationed them in various chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.

Psalm 2:6-12

"I have set my king on Zion, my holy mountain."

Psalm 9:14

so I may declare everything for which you should be praised in the gates of the daughter of Zion, so I will rejoice in your deliverance.

Psalm 45:1-17

My heart is overflowing with good news; I speak what I have composed to the king; my tongue is like the pen of an articulate scribe.

Psalm 72:1-20

God, endow the king with ability to render your justice, and the king's son to render your right decisions.

Psalm 110:1-4

A declaration from the LORD to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool."

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulder, and his name is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 12:6

Shout aloud, and sing for joy, you who live in Zion, because great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel."

Isaiah 40:9

"Climb up a high mountain, you messenger of good news to Zion! Lift up your voice with strength, you messenger to Jerusalem! Lift it up! Don't be afraid! Say to the towns of Judah, "Here is your God!'

Ezekiel 34:24

I, the LORD, will be their God, and my servant David will rule among them as Prince.' I, the LORD, have spoken this.

Ezekiel 37:24

"""My servant King David will be there for them, and one shepherd will be appointed for them. They will live according to my decrees, keep my regulations, and practice them.

Daniel 2:44-45

"During the reigns of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor its sovereignty left in the hands of another people. It will shatter and crush all of these kingdoms, and it will stand forever.

Daniel 7:13-14

"I continued to observe the night vision and look! someone like the Son of Man was coming, accompanied by heavenly clouds. He approached the Ancient of Days and was presented before him.

Hosea 1:7

But I'll have mercy on the house of Judah, and I'll save them by the LORD their God I will not save them by the bow, by the sword, by battle, by horses, or by cavalry."

Micah 5:2

"As for you, Bethlehem of Ephrathah, even though you remain least among the clans of Judah, nevertheless, the one who rules in Israel for me will emerge from you. His existence has been from antiquity, even from eternity.

Micah 5:10-11

"It will come about at that time," declares the LORD, "I will tear away your horses from you, and I will destroy your chariots.

Zephaniah 3:14-15

"Sing aloud, daughter of Zion! Shout out, Israel! Rejoice with all of your heart, daughter of Jerusalem!

Zechariah 6:12-13

Then tell him, "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Here is the man whose name is The Branch. He will branch out from where he is and will rebuild the Temple of the LORD.

Zechariah 9:9-10

"Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; cry out, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you. He is righteous, and he is able to save. He is humble, and is riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Matthew 2:2

and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."

Matthew 2:6

"O Bethlehem in the land of Judah, you are by no means least among the rulers of Judah, because from you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"

Matthew 12:19-20

He will not quarrel or shout, and no one will hear him shouting in the streets.

Mark 11:4-11

So they went and found the colt outside in the street tied up next to a doorway. While they were untying it,

John 19:15-22

Then they shouted, "Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!" Pilate asked them, "Should I crucify your king?"

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I myself, Paul, plead with you with the gentleness and kindness of the Messiah I who am humble when I am face to face with you but forceful toward you when I am away!

Philippians 2:3-5

Do not act out of selfish ambition or conceit, but with humility think of others as being better than yourselves.

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