Matthew 21:5
Good News Translation
"Tell the city of Zion, Look, your king is coming to you! He is humble and rides on a donkey and on a colt, the foal of a donkey."

Contemporary English Version
"Announce to the people of Jerusalem: 'Your king is coming to you! He is humble and rides on a donkey. He comes on the colt of a donkey.'"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Tell ye the daughter of Sion: Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt, the foal of her that is used to the yoke.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Tell ye the daughter of Sion: Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt, the foal of her that is used to the yoke.

the daughter.

Psalm 9:14 Thou that liftest me up from the gates of death, that I may declare all thy praises in the gates of the daughter of Sion.

Isaiah 12:6 Rejoice, and praise, O thou habitation of Sion: for great is he that is in the midst of thee, the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 40:9 Get thee up upon a high mountain, thou that bringest good tidings to Sion: lift up thy voice with strength, thou that bringest good tidings to Jerusalem: lift it up, fear not. Say to the cities of Juda: Behold your God:

Isaiah 62:11 Behold the Lord hath made it to be heard in the ends of the earth, tell the daughter of Sion: Behold thy Saviour cometh: behold his reward is with him, and his work before him.

Zephaniah 3:14,15 Give praise, O daughter of Sion: shout, O Israel: be glad, and rejoice with all thy heart, O daughter of Jerusalem. . . .

Mark 11:4 And going their way, they found the colt tied before the gate without, in the meeting of two ways. And they loose him.

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thy King.

Matthew 2:2,6 Saying: Where is he that is born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and are come to adore him. . . .

Genesis 49:10 The sceptre shall not be taken away from Juda, nor a ruler from his thigh, till he come that is to be sent, and he shall be the expectation of nations.

Numbers 24:19 Out of Jacob shall he come that shall rule, and shall destroy the remains of the city.

Psalm 2:6-12 But I am appointed king by him over Sion, his holy mountain, preaching his commandment. . . .

Psalm 45:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the sons of Core, for understanding. A canticle for the Beloved. [2] My heart hath uttered a good word: I speak my works to the king: My tongue is the pen of a scrivener that writeth swiftly.

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Psalm 72:1 A psalm on Solomon.

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Psalm 110:1-4 A psalm for David. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool. . . .

Isaiah 9:6,7 For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace. . . .

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. . . .

Ezekiel 34:24 And I the Lord will be their God: and my servant David the prince in the midst of them: I the Lord have spoken it.

Ezekiel 37:24 And my servant David shall be king over them, and they shall have one shepherd: they shall walk in my judgments, and shall keep my commandments, and shall do them.

Daniel 2:44,45 But in the days of those kingdoms, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, and his kingdom shall not be delivered up to another people: and it shall break in pieces, and shall consume all these kingdoms: and itself shall stand for ever. . . .

Daniel 7:13,14 I beheld, therefore, in the vision of the night, and lo, one like the Son of man came with the clouds of heaven, and he came even to the ancient of days: and they presented him before him. . . .

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Zechariah 6:12,13 And thou shalt speak to him, saying: Thus saith the Lord of hosts, saying: BEHOLD A MAN, THE ORIENT IS HIS NAME: and under him shall he spring up, and shall build a temple to the Lord. . . .

John 1:49 Nathanael answered him and said: Rabbi: Thou art the Son of God. Thou art the King of Israel.

John 19:15-22 But they cried out: Away with him: Away with him: Crucify him. Pilate saith to them: shall I crucify your king? The chief priests answered: We have no king but Caesar. . . .

meek.

Matthew 11:29 Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.

Matthew 12:19,20 He shall not contend, nor cry out, neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. . . .

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul, myself beseech you, by the mildness and modesty of Christ: who in presence indeed am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

Philippians 2:3-5 Let nothing be done through contention: neither by vain glory. But in humility, let each esteem others better than themselves: . . .

sitting.

Deuteronomy 17:16 And when he is made king, he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor lead back the people into Egypt, being lifted up with the number of his horsemen, especially since the Lord hath commanded you to return no more the same way.

Judges 5:10 Speak, you that ride upon fair asses, and you that sit in judgment, and walk in the way.

Judges 12:14 And he had forty sons, and of them thirty grandsons, mounted upon seventy ass colts, and he judged Israel eight years:

2 Samuel 16:2 And the king said to Siba: What mean these things? And Siba answered: The asses are for the king's household to sit on: and the loaves and the figs for thy servants to eat, and the wine to drink if any man be faint in the desert.

1 Kings 1:33 He said to them: Take with you the servants of your lord, and set my son Solomon upon my mule: and bring him to Gihon:

1 Kings 10:26 And Solomon gathered together chariots and horsemen, and he had a thousand four hundred chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen: and he bestowed them in fenced cities, and with the king in Jerusalem.

Hosea 1:7 And I will have mercy on the house of Juda, and I will save them by the Lord, their God: and I will not save them by bow, nor by sword, nor by battle, nor by horses, nor by horsemen.

Micah 5:10,11 Thy hand shall be lifted up over thy enemies, and all thy enemies shall be cut off. . . .

Zechariah 9:10 And I will destroy the chariot out of Ephraim, and the horse out of Jerusalem, and the bow for war shall be broken: and he shall speak peace to the Gentiles, and his power shall be from sea to sea, and from the rivers even to the end of the earth.

Context
The Triumphal Entry
4Now all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying: 5Tell ye the daughter of Sion: Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt, the foal of her that is used to the yoke. 6And the disciples going, did as Jesus commanded them.…
Cross References
Isaiah 62:11
Behold the Lord hath made it to be heard in the ends of the earth, tell the daughter of Sion: Behold thy Saviour cometh: behold his reward is with him, and his work before him.

Zechariah 9:9
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Sion, shout for joy, O daughter of Jerusalem: BEHOLD THY KING will come to thee, the just and saviour: he is poor, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt, the foal of an ass.

Matthew 21:6
And the disciples going, did as Jesus commanded them.

Luke 24:27
And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded to them in all the scriptures the things that were concerning him.

Additional Translations
“Say to the daughter of Zion, ‘See, your King comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.’”

"Say to the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your King comes to you, gentle and mounted on a donkey, even upon a colt, the foal of a beast of burden.'"

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.'"

"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."

'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.'
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