John 12:12
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New International Version
The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.

King James Bible
On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

Darby Bible Translation
On the morrow a great crowd who came to the feast, having heard that Jesus is coming into Jerusalem,

World English Bible
On the next day a great multitude had come to the feast. When they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,

Young's Literal Translation
On the morrow, a great multitude that came to the feast, having heard that Jesus doth come to Jerusalem,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

On the next day - On what we call Monday.

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Matthew 21:8 And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strewed them in the way.


John 11:55,56 And the Jews' passover was near at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves...

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
Matthew 21:4
This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:

Mark 11:7
When they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks over it, he sat on it.

Luke 19:35
They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it.

John 12:1
Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.

John 12:9
Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was there and came, not only because of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

John 12:18
Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign, went out to meet him.

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