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Yehoshua (יהושע) enters Yerushalayim
(Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-38; John 12:12-19)
21:1 **And when they drew nigh to Yerushalayim, and were come to Beit Pagey (aramic. house of unripe figs), to the mount of Olives, then sent Yehoshua (יהושע) two talmidim,
21:2 Saying to them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway you shall find an donkey tied, and a colt with her: loose [them], and bring [them] to Me.
21:3 And if any [man] say ought to you, you shall say, My Master has need of them; and straightway he will send them.
21:4 All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by ha Navi, saying,
21:5 Tell you the daughter of Tzyon, hinnei, your King comes to you, meek, and sitting upon an donkey, and a colt the foal of an donkey.
21:6 And the taught ones went, and did as Yehoshua (יהושע) commanded them,
21:7 And brought the donkey, and the colt, and put on them their clothes, and they set [him] thereon.
21:8 And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strawed [them] in the way.
21:9 And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying:
Hoshianna Ben David:
Baruch haba B'Shem YHWH;
Hoshianna in the highest.
21:10 And when he was come into Yerushalayim, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this?
21:11 And the multitude said, This is Yehoshua (יהושע) ha Navi of Natzeret of Galil. **Kefa's answer** Mattityahu's answer (Matt 16:16; Matt 21:4-5)
Yehoshua (יהושע) cleanses the temple
(Mark 11:15-19; Luke 19:45-48; John 2:13-22)
21:12 And Yehoshua (יהושע) went into ha mikdash Elohim, and cast out all them that sold and bought in ha mikdash, and overthrew the tables of the money-changers, and the seats of them that sold doves,
21:13 And said to them,
It is written: "My house of shall be called the Beit tefillah; but you have made it a den of thieves." ** Jn 2:17; Psa 69:10
21:14 And the blind and the lame came to Him in ha mikdash; and He healed them.
21:15 And when the Rashei (Chief) ha Kohenim and sofrim saw the wonderful things that He did, and the children crying in ha mikdash, and saying, Hoshianna Ben David; they were greatly displeased,
21:16 And said to him, Do You hear what these are saying? And Yehoshua (יהושע) said to them, Yea; have you never read,
Out of the mouth of babes and
sucklings you hast perfected praise?
21:17 And He left them, and went out of the city into Beit Anyah (ar. house of dates); and he lodged there.
Yehoshua (יהושע) and the unfruitful fig tree
(Mark 11:12-14, 20-24)
21:18 Now in the morning as He returned into the city, He hungered.
21:19 And when He saw a fig tree in the way, He came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said to it, Let no fruit grow on you henceforward forever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
21:20 And when the taught ones saw [it], they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!
21:21 Yehoshua (יהושע) answered and said to them,
Truly I say to you:
If you have faith, and doubt not, you shall not only do this [which is done] to the fig tree, but also if you shall say to this mountain, Be you removed, and be you cast into the sea; it shall be done.
21:22 And all things, whatsoever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive. Mattityahu 7:7; Yochanan 15:7; Yochanan Alef 3:22 *** see notes below
The Rashei ha kohenim and zekenim inquirre about Yehoshua (יהושע)' authority
(Mark 11:27-33; Luke 20:1-8)
21:23 And when he was come into ha mikdash, the Rashei (Chief) Ha Kohenim and the Zekenim (elders) of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest you these things? and who gave you this authority?
21:24 And Yehoshua (יהושע) answered and said to them, I also will ask you one thing, which if you tell me, I in like wise will tell you by what authority I do these things.
21:25 The immersion of Yochanan, whence was it? from shamayim, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From shamayim; he will say to us, Why did you not then believe him?
21:26 But if we shall say, Of men; we fear the people; for all hold Yochanan as a Navi.
21:27 And they answered Yehoshua (יהושע), and said, We cannot tell. And he said to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
21:28 But what think ye? A [certain] man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.
21:29 He answered and said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went.
21:30 And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I [go], sir: and went not.
21:31 Whether of them twain did the will of [his] father? They say to him, The first. Yehoshua (יהושע) said to them,
Truly I say to you:
That the mochesim (tax-collectors) and the zonot (harlots) go into the Malkut Elohim before you.
21:32 For Yochanan came to you in the way of Tzidkat, and you believed him not: but the *mochesim (tax-collectors) and the zonot (harlots) believed Him: and you, when you had seen [it], repented not afterward, that you might believe him.
mashal (parable) of the landowner
(Mark 12:1-9; Luke 20:9-19 Isa 5:1-7)
21:33 Hear another mashal (parable):
There was a certain landowner, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country:
21:34 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his avadim to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
21:35 And the husbandmen took his avadim, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
21:36 Again, he sent other avadim more than the first: and they did to them likewise.
21:37 But last of all he sent to them His Son, saying, They will reverence My Son.
21:38 But when the husbandmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and let us seize on his inheritance.
21:39 And they caught him, and cast [him] out of the vineyard, and slew [him].
21:40 When the master therefore of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those husbandmen?
21:41 They say to him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out [his] vineyard to other husbandmen, which shall render him the fruits in their seasons.
21:42 Yehoshua (יהושע) said to them,
Did you never read in the scriptures,
The stone which the builders rejected,
the same is become the head of the corner:
this is the *YHWH's doing, and
it is marvellous in our eyes?
Psa 118:22-23 *ar. MarYah
21:43 Therefore say I to you, the Malkut Elohim shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
21:44 And whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
21:45 And when the Rashei ha Kohenim and P'rushim had heard his mashal (parable), they perceived that he spoke of them.
21:46 But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a Navi.
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***Verse 1-9 Zekaryah 9:9 / Zechariah 14:4-9 The two events are in striking contrast
*** What is the condition for answers to prayer and other condition in other parts of scriptures 7:7"Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Jn 15:7 "If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatever * you wish, and it will be done for you. 1 Jn 3:22and whatever * we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight
Beit Pagey (ar. house of unripe figs) יהושע
Beit Anyah Mk 11:1 two miles east of Yerushalayim and the home of Lazarus, was a frequent stopping place for Moshiah Yehoshua (יהושע)
* Tax collector or publican are donkeyociate with love of money, betrayer collect money from fellow brothers for the Roman govern represent idolatry and harots is donkeyociate fornication or adultery.
21:28-32 Mashal (parable) of the two sons
The First son represented the mochesim (tax collector or Publican) and Zonot (harlots), whose curt and rude refusal of the Father's call was implied in their life of reckless sin.But afterwards they changed their mind (teshuvah, repented) and went into the Father's vineyard.
The other son, with his politeness of tone and seems ready promise, but entirely neglect their obligations that they had made, this other son represented the Prushim with their hypocritical and empty profession.
Yehoshua (יהושע) hinted to them to repent and make application of the Parable, however they had not repented and believe in Yehoshua (יהושע). Therefor the first son which is refer to as the tax-collector or publican and harlots would and did go into the Kingdom of Elohim before them.
landowner the master of a house: - head of a household , head of the house, head of the household, landowner, householder, owner, owner of the house. (Elohim the Father)
Vineyard - His Kingdom Matt 20; His people, Yisrael
husbandman, vinedresser: - farmer, vine-growers, vinedresser.tiller of the soil, tenants (Rashei ha Kohenim n Prushim)
Avadim, bond-servant , bond-servants , bondslave , bondslaves , both men and women , servants , slave , slave’s, slaves . (prophets n Yochanan the Immerser)
heirs - Son Yehoshua (יהושע) יהושע BEN ELOHIM