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hosanna 

When Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, many saw him coming as their deliverer and believed he was coming to deliver them from the crushing rule of Rome. They knew the prophecy of Zechariah, “Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” We are told that a great multitude spread their clothes out on the road as an act of homage for royalty. They recognized that Jesus was indeed saying he was their king. They shouted and rejoiced.

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