29)And it came to pass, when He drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mountain called Olivet, that He sent two of His disciples,
30)saying, “Go into the village opposite you, where as you enter you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever sat. Loose it and bring it here.
31)“And if any asks you, ‘Why are you loosing it?’ thus you shall say to him, “Because the Lord has need of it.”
32)So those who sere sent went their way and found it just as He had said to them.
33)But as they were loosing the colt, the owners of it said to them, “The Lord has need of him.”
35)Then they brought him to Jesus. And they threw their own clothes on the colt, and they set Jesus on him,
36)And as He went, many spread their clothes on the road.
37)Then, as He was no drawing near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the might works they had seen,
Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!
Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!
39)And some of the Pharisees called to Him from the crowd, “Teacher, rebuke Your disciples.”
40)But He answered and said to them, I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out.”
41)Now as He drew near, He saw the city, and wept over it.
42)saying “If you had known even you, especially in this your day, the things that make for your peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.
Scripture taken from the Holy Bible NKJV copyright 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.