Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 encamped at my house a garrison from him passing by, and from him turning back: and he driving shall no more pass through against them: for now I saw with mine eyes. 9 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. 10 And I cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the bow of war was cut off: and he spake peace to the nations: and his dominion from sea even to sea, and from the river even to the end of the earth.



Cross References

Isaiah 9:6-7

For a child was born to us, a son was given to us, and the dominion shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called, Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, everlasting Father, Captain of Peace.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

Behold the days coming, says Jehovah, and I raised up to David a just sprout, and a king reigned and prospered, and he did judgment and justice in the earth.

Zephaniah 3:14-15

Shout for joy, O daughter of Zion; cry with a loud voice, O Israel; rejoice and exult with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 2:10

Shout for joy and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for behold me coming, and I dwelt in the midst of thee, says Jehovah.

Psalm 2:6

And I anointed my king over Zion my holy mountain.

Psalm 45:6-7

Thy throne, O God, forever and ever: a rod of straightness the rod of thy kingdom.

Isaiah 40:9

Upon the high mountain come up for thee, O Zion: announcing the good news, lift up thy voice with strength, O Jerusalem; announcing the good news, lift up, thou shalt not be afraid; say to the cities, Behold your God!

Isaiah 43:11

I, I, Jehovah, and none saving besides me.

Isaiah 62:11

Behold, Jehovah caused to be heard to the extremity of the earth, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation coming: behold, his reward with him, and his work before his face.

Jeremiah 30:9

And they served Jehovah their God, and David their king whom I will raise up to them.

Matthew 11:29

Lift up my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am meek and humble in heart; and ye shall find rest to your souls.

John 1:49

Nathanael answers and says to him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; thou art the King of Israel.

Psalm 45:1

To the overseer over the lilies, for the sons of Korah, instruction: a song of the beloved. My heart boiled over a good word: I say my works to the king: my tongue the pen of one writing promptly.

Psalm 85:9-12

Surely his salvation is near to those fearing him, for glory to dwell in his land.

Psalm 97:6-8

The heavens announced his justice, and all peoples saw his glory.

Psalm 110:1-4

To David a chanting. Jehovah spake to my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand and I will set thine enemies the stool to thy feet

Isaiah 12:6

Cry out and shout for joy thou inhabitress of Zion, for great in the midst of thee the Holy One of Isarel.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall reign for justice, and for chiefs they shall rule for judgment

Isaiah 43:3

For I Jehovah thy God, the Holy One of Israel, saving thee: I gave Egypt expiating thee, Cush and Seba instead of thee.

Isaiah 45:21

Announce ye, and bring near; also ye shall take counsel together: who caused this to be heard from of old, from then announcing it? was it not I Jehovah? and no God more beside me; a just God and Saviour; none beside me.

Isaiah 52:9-10

Break forth into joy, shout together, ye wastes of Jerusalem, for Jehovah comforted his people, he redeemed Jerusalem.

Matthew 1:21

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins,

Matthew 21:4-7

And the whole of this was, that that spoken by the prophet be completed; saying,

Mark 11:7

And they brought the colt to Jesus, and they cast their garments upon him, and he sat upon him.

Mark 11:9-10

And they going before, and they following, cried, saying, Osanna; praised he coming in the name of the Lord :

Luke 19:30-35

Having said, Retire ye to the opposite town; in which entering, ye shall find a colt bound, upon which none of men at any time have sat: having loosed, bring him.

Luke 19:37-38

And he already drawing near to the descent of the mount of Olives, all the multitude of the disciples, rejoicing, began to praise God with a great voice for all the powers which they saw;

John 12:13-16

Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to the meeting to him, and cried, Praised he coming in the name of the Lord, King of Israel.

John 19:15

And they cried, Take away, take away, crucify him. Pilate says to them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar.

Romans 3:24-26

Being justified as a gift by his grace by the redemption which is in Christ Jesus:

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