New International Version
If anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord needs them, and he will send them right away."
King James Bible
And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them.
Darby Bible Translation
And if any one say anything to you, ye shall say, The Lord has need of them, and straightway he will send them.
World English Bible
If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord needs them,' and immediately he will send them."
Young's Literal Translation
and if any one may say anything to you, ye shall say, that the lord hath need of them, and immediately he will send them.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord (the proprietor of all things) hath need of them - Jesus is continually humbling himself, to show us how odious pride is in the sight of God: but in his humility he is ever giving proofs of his almighty power, that the belief of his divinity may be established.
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Whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.'--MATT. xxi. 44. As Christ's ministry drew to its close, its severity and its gentleness both increased; its severity to the class to whom it was always severe, and its gentleness to the class from whom it never turned away. Side by side, through all His manifestation of Himself, there were the two aspects: 'He showed Himself froward' (if I may quote the word) to the self-righteous …
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"Because the Carnal Mind is Enmity against God, for it is not Subject to the Law of God, Neither Indeed Can Be. "
saying to them, "Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me.
This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:
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