Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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.

New American Standard Bible

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!
Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem!
Behold, your king is coming to you;
He is just and endowed with salvation,
Humble, and mounted on a donkey,
Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

King James Version

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Holman Bible

Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem!
Look, your King is coming to you;
He is righteous and victorious,
humble and riding on a donkey,
on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

International Standard Version

"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.

American Standard Version

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy king cometh unto thee; he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, even upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Amplified


Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion!
Shout aloud, O Daughter of Jerusalem!
Behold, your King (Messianic King) is coming to you;
He is righteous and endowed with salvation,
Humble and unassuming [in submission to the will of the Father] and riding on a donkey,
Upon a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Bible in Basic English

Be full of joy, O daughter of Zion; give a glad cry, O daughter of Jerusalem: see, your king comes to you: he is upright and has overcome; gentle and seated on an ass, on a young ass.

Darby Translation

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion; shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, thy King cometh to thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly and rIding upon an ass, even upon a colt the foal of an ass.

Julia Smith Translation

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; make a loud noise, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy king shall come to thee: just, and saving; he is humble and riding upon an ass, and upon an ass's colt the son of asses.

King James 2000

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes unto you: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon a donkey, and upon a colt the foal of a donkey.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king comes to you; he [is] righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, and on a male donkey, {the foal of} a female donkey!

Modern King James verseion

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem; behold, your King comes to you. He is righteous and victorious, meek and riding on an ass, even on a colt, the son of an ass.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Rejoice thou greatly, O daughter Zion; be glad, O daughter Jerusalem. For lo, thy King cometh unto thee, even the righteous and Saviour: Lowly and simple is he, he rideth upon an ass, and upon the foal of an ass.

NET Bible

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Look! Your king is coming to you: he is legitimate and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey -- on a young donkey, the foal of a female donkey.

New Heart English Bible

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion. Shout, daughter of Jerusalem. Behold, your king comes to you. He is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

The Emphasized Bible

Exult greatly, O daughter of Zion, Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem, Lo! thy king, cometh unto thee, vindicated and victorious, is he, - lowly, and riding upon an ass, yea, upon a colt, a young ass.

Webster

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh to thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.

World English Bible

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you! He is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

Youngs Literal Translation

Rejoice exceedingly, O daughter of Zion, Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem, Lo, thy King doth come to thee, Righteous -- and saved is He, Afflicted -- and riding on an ass, And on a colt -- a son of she-asses.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּוּל גּיל 
Giyl 
Usage: 45

בּת 
Bath 
בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587
Usage: 587

of Zion
ציּון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 154

רוּע 
Ruwa` 
Usage: 45

ירוּשׁלים ירוּשׁלם 
Y@ruwshalaim 
Usage: 642

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

unto thee he is just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

and riding
רכב 
Rakab 
Usage: 78

upon an ass
חמר חמור 
Chamowr 
ass
Usage: 96

and upon a colt
עיר 
`ayir 
Usage: 8

Devotionals

Devotionals about Zechariah 9:9

Images Zechariah 9:9

Prayers for Zechariah 9:9

Context Readings

The Coming Of Zion's King

8 And I will encamp the army around my house, that none pass through or return, and no oppressor shall pass through them any more. For now I have seen with my eyes. 9 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. 10 And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off. And he shall speak peace to the nations. And his dominion shall be from sea to sea, and from the River to the ends of t



Cross References

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.

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.

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 2:10

Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion, for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, says LORD.

Psalm 2:6

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

Psalm 45:6-7

Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever. A scepter of straightness is the scepter of thy kingdom.

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!

Isaiah 43:11

I, even I, am LORD, and besides me there is no savior.

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.

Jeremiah 30:9

but they shall serve LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up to them.

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.

Psalm 45:1

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 85:9-12

Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that glory may dwell in our land.

Psalm 97:6-8

The heavens declare his righteousness, and all the peoples have seen his glory.

Psalm 110:1-4

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

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 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and rulers shall rule in justice.

Isaiah 43:3

For I am LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Savior. I have given Egypt as thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in thy stead.

Isaiah 45:21

Declare ye, and bring [it] forth. Yea, let them take counsel together. Who has shown this from ancient time? Who has declared it of old? Have not I, LORD? And there is no other God besides me, a just God and a Savior. There is none

Isaiah 52:9-10

Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem, for LORD has comforted his people. He has redeemed Jerusalem.

Matthew 1:21

And she will bring forth a son, and thou shall call his name JESUS, for he will save his people from their sins.

Matthew 21:4-7

Now all this came to pass, so that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled, which says,

Mark 11:7

And they brought the colt to Jesus, and threw their garments on it, and he sat upon it.

Mark 11:9-10

And those who went in front, and those who came behind, cried out saying, Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of Lord!

Luke 19:30-35

Go ye into the opposite village, in which, having entered, ye will find a colt tied, on which no man ever sat. Having untied, bring it.

Luke 19:37-38

And as he was now coming near, at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began rejoicing to praise God in a great voice about all the mighty works that they had seen, saying,

John 12:13-16

took the branches of the palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried out, Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of Lord, the King of Israel!

John 19:15

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.

Romans 3:24-26

being made righteous freely by his grace, through the redemption in Christ Jesus,

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