And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying…
In describing his early persecutions in Moorfields, Whitefield says: "Several little boys and girls, who were fond of sitting round me on the pulpit while I preached, and handed to me people's notes — though they were often pelted with eggs, dirt, etc., thrown at me — never once gave way, but, on the contrary, every time I was struck, turned up their weeping eyes, and seemed to wish they could receive the blows for me. God made them, in their tender years, great and living martyrs for Him."
(C. H. Spurgeon.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the Son of David; they were sore displeased,