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John 12:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Fear not, daughter of Zion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “FEAR NOT, DAUGHTER OF ZION; BEHOLD, YOUR KING IS COMING, SEATED ON A DONKEY’S COLT.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Fear not, daughter of Zion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Do not fear, O daughter of Zion! Lo! thy king, cometh, sitting upon the colt of an ass.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Fear not, daughter of Sion, lo, thy king doth come, sitting on an ass' colt.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold thy king cometh, sitting on an ass's colt.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Feare not, daughter of Sion, behold, thy King commeth, sitting on an asses colt.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Fear not, daughter of Tseun: behold, thy King cometh to thee, and riding on a colt, the foal of an ass.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Fear not, daughter of Sion. Behold, thy king cometh to thee; and he rideth upon a colt, the foal of an ass.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Fear 5399
{5399} Prime
φοβέω
phobeo
{fob-eh'-o}
From G5401; to frighten, that is, (passively) to be alarmed; by analogy to be in awe of, that is, revere.
z5732
<5732> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 41
z5737
<5737> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 152
not, 3361
{3361} Prime
μή
me
{may}
A primary particle of qualified negation (whereas G3756 expresses an absolute denial); (adverbially) not, (conjugationally) lest; also (as interrogitive implying a negative answer [whereas G3756 expects an affirmative one]); whether.
daughter 2364
{2364} Prime
θυγάτηρ
thugater
{thoo-gat'-air}
Apparently a primary word (compare 'daughter'); a female child, or (by Hebraism) descendant (or inhabitant).
of Sion: 4622
{4622} Prime
Σιών
Sion
{see-own'}
Of Hebrew origin [H6726]; Sion (that is, Tsijon), a hill of Jerusalem; figuratively the Church (militant or triumphant).
behold, 2400
{2400} Prime
ἰδού
idou
{id-oo'}
Second person singular imperative middle voice of G1492; used as imperative lo!.
z5628
<5628> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 459
thy 4675
{4675} Prime
σοῦ
sou
{soo}
Genitive case of G4771; of thee, thy.
King 935
{0935} Prime
βασιλεύς
basileus
{bas-il-yooce'}
Probably from G0939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively or figuratively).
cometh, 2064
{2064} Prime
ἔρχομαι
erchomai
{er'-khom-ahee}
Middle voice of a primary verb (used only in the present and imperfect tenses, the others being supplied by a kindred [middle voice] word, ἐλεύθομαι [[eleuthomai]], {el-yoo'-thom-ahee}; or [active] ἔλθω [[eltho]], {el'-tho}; which do not otherwise occur); to come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
sitting 2521
{2521} Prime
κάθημαι
kathemai
{kath'-ay-mahee}
From G2596 and ἧμαι [[hemai]] (to sit; akin to the base of G1476); to sit down; figuratively to remain, reside.
z5740
<5740> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 544
on 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
an ass's 3688
{3688} Prime
ὄνος
onos
{on'-os}
Apparently a primary word; a donkey.
colt. 4454
{4454} Prime
πῶλος
polos
{po'-los}
Apparently a primary word; a 'foal' or 'filly', that is, (specifically) a young ass.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on John 12:12-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

John 12:15

Fear not — For his meekness forbids fear, as well as the end of his coming. Zechariah 9:9.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Fear:

Isaiah 35:4-5 Say to them [that are] of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come [with] vengeance, [even] God [with] a recompence; he will come and save you. ... Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.
Isaiah 40:9-10 O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift [it] up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! ... Behold, the Lord GOD will come with strong [hand], and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward [is] with him, and his work before him.
Isaiah 41:14 Fear not, thou worm Jacob, [and] ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the LORD, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 62:11 Behold, the LORD hath proclaimed unto the end of the world, Say ye to the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy salvation cometh; behold, his reward [is] with him, and his work before him.
Micah 4:8 And thou, O tower of the flock, the strong hold of the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, even the first dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of Jerusalem.
Zephaniah 3:16-17 In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: [and to] Zion, Let not thine hands be slack. ... The LORD thy God in the midst of thee [is] mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Zechariah 2:9-11 For, behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me. ... And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee.
Matthew 2:2-6 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. ... And thou Bethlehem, [in] the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.

sitting:

Deuteronomy 17:16 But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses: forasmuch as the LORD hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way.
Judges 5:10 Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye that sit in judgment, and walk by the way.
Judges 12:14 And he had forty sons and thirty nephews, that rode on threescore and ten ass colts: and he judged Israel eight years.
2 Samuel 15:1 And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared him chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.
2 Samuel 16:2 And the king said unto Ziba, What meanest thou by these? And Ziba said, The asses [be] for the king's household to ride on; and the bread and summer fruit for the young men to eat; and the wine, that such as be faint in the wilderness may drink.
1 Kings 1:33 The king also said unto them, Take with you the servants of your lord, and cause Solomon my son to ride upon mine own mule, and bring him down to Gihon:
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Dt 17:16. Jg 5:10; 12:14. 2S 15:1; 16:2. 1K 1:33. Is 35:4; 40:9; 41:14; 62:11. Mi 4:8. Zp 3:16. Zc 2:9. Mt 2:2.

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