John 12:13
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New International Version
They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna!" "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Blessed is the king of Israel!"

King James Bible
Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
took branches of palms and went out to meet him, and cried, Hosanna, blessed [is] he that comes in the name of [the] Lord, the King of Israel.

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

Young's Literal Translation
took the branches of the palms, and went forth to meet him, and were crying, 'Hosanna, blessed is he who is coming in the name of the Lord -- the king of Israel;'

John 12:13 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Took branches - See on Matthew 21:1 (note), etc., and Mark 11:1-6 (note), where this transaction is largely explained.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

branches.

Leviticus 23:40 And you shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees...

Revelation 7:9 After this I beheld, and, see, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds...

Hosanna.

Psalm 72:17-19 His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him...

Psalm 118:25,26 Save now, I beseech you, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech you, send now prosperity...

Matthew 21:9-11 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David...

Matthew 23:39 For I say to you, You shall not see me from now on, till you shall say, Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord.

Mark 11:8-10 And many spread their garments in the way: and others cut down branches off the trees, and strewed them in the way...

Luke 19:35-38 And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments on the colt, and they set Jesus thereon...

the King.

John 12:15 Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, your King comes, sitting on an ass's colt.

John 1:49 Nathanael answered and said to him, Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel.

John 19:15,19-22 But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate said to them, Shall I crucify your King...

Isaiah 44:6 Thus said the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last...

Hosea 3:5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king...

Zephaniah 3:15 The LORD has taken away your judgments, he has cast out your enemy: the king of Israel, even the LORD, is in the middle of you...

Revelation 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvelous are your works...

Revelation 19:16 And he has on his clothing and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.

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Easter Day
Chester Cathedral. 1870. St John xii. 24, 25. "Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal." This is our Lord's own parable. In it He tells us that His death, His resurrection, His ascension, is a mystery which we may believe, not only because the Bible tells us of it, but because
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

September 22 Evening
O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.--MATT. 26:39. Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.--He . . . became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.--In the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

The Universal Magnet
'I, if I be lifted up ... will draw all men unto Me.'--JOHN xii. 32. 'Never man spake like this Man,' said the wondering Temple officials who were sent to apprehend Jesus. There are many aspects of our Lord's teaching in which it strikes one as unique; but perhaps none is more singular than the boundless boldness of His assertions of His importance to the world. Just think of such sayings as these: 'I am the Light of the world'; 'I am the Bread of Life'; 'I am the Door'; 'A greater than Solomon is
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Son of Man
'... Who is this Son of Man?'--JOHN xii. 34. I have thought that a useful sermon may be devoted to the consideration of the remarkable name which our Lord gives to Himself--'the Son of Man.' And I have selected this instance of its occurrence, rather than any other, because it brings out a point which is too frequently overlooked, viz. that the name was an entirely strange and enigmatical one to the people who heard it. This question of utter bewilderment distinctly shows us that, and negatives,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Psalm 118:26
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD. From the house of the LORD we bless you.

Matthew 27:42
"He saved others," they said, "but he can't save himself! He's the king of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him.

John 1:49
Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the king of Israel."

John 12:14
Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, as it is written:

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