New International Version
Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign, went out to meet him.
King James Bible
For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore also the crowd met him because they had heard that he had done this sign.
World English Bible
For this cause also the multitude went and met him, because they heard that he had done this sign.
Young's Literal Translation
because of this also did the multitude meet him, because they heard of his having done this sign,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When he called - It appears that these people, who had seen him raise Lazarus from the dead, were publishing abroad the miracle, which increased the popularity of Christ, and the envy of the Pharisees.
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Luke 19:37 As soon as He was approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the miracles which they had seen,
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 …
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When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen:
What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which he revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him.
and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick.
for on account of him many of the Jews were going over to Jesus and believing in him.
The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem.
So the Pharisees said to one another, "See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!"
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