Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search RSV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search RSV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on TwitterConnect on FacebookConnect on InstagramConnect on PinterestConnect on Google Plus

Receive our Blue Letter Bible Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Matthew 21 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Mat 21:1

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:1

And when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Beth'phage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples,

Tools specific to Mat 21:2

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:2

saying to them, "Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find an ass tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me.

Tools specific to Mat 21:3

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:3

If any one says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord has need of them,' and he will send them immediately."

Tools specific to Mat 21:4

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:4

This took place to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet, saying,

Tools specific to Mat 21:5

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:5

"Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on an ass, and on a colt, the foal of an ass."

Tools specific to Mat 21:6

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:6

The disciples went and did as Jesus had directed them;

Tools specific to Mat 21:7

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:7

they brought the ass and the colt, and put their garments on them, and he sat thereon.

Tools specific to Mat 21:8

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:8

Most of the crowd spread their garments on the road, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.

Tools specific to Mat 21:9

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:9

And the crowds that went before him and that followed him shouted, "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!"

Tools specific to Mat 21:10

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:10

And when he entered Jerusalem, all the city was stirred, saying, "Who is this?"

Tools specific to Mat 21:11

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:11

And the crowds said, "This is the prophet Jesus from Nazareth of Galilee."

Tools specific to Mat 21:12

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:12

And Jesus entered the temple of God and drove out all who sold and bought in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money-changers and the seats of those who sold pigeons.

Tools specific to Mat 21:13

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:13

He said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer'; but you make it a den of robbers."

Tools specific to Mat 21:14

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:14

And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them.

Tools specific to Mat 21:15

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:15

But when the chief priests and the scribes saw the wonderful things that he did, and the children crying out in the temple, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" they were indignant;

Tools specific to Mat 21:16

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:16

and they said to him, "Do you hear what these are saying?" And Jesus said to them, "Yes; have you never read, 'Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast brought perfect praise'?"

Tools specific to Mat 21:17

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:17

And leaving them, he went out of the city to Bethany and lodged there.

Tools specific to Mat 21:18

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:18

In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he was hungry.

Tools specific to Mat 21:19

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:19

And seeing a fig tree by the wayside he went to it, and found nothing on it but leaves only. And he said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" And the fig tree withered at once.

Tools specific to Mat 21:20

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:20

When the disciples saw it they marveled, saying, "How did the fig tree wither at once?"

Tools specific to Mat 21:21

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:21

And Jesus answered them, "Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and never doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, 'Be taken up and cast into the sea,' it will be done.

Tools specific to Mat 21:22

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:22

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith."

Tools specific to Mat 21:23

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:23

And when he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came up to him as he was teaching, and said, "By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?"

Tools specific to Mat 21:24

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:24

Jesus answered them, "I also will ask you a question; and if you tell me the answer, then I also will tell you by what authority I do these things.

Tools specific to Mat 21:25

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:25

The baptism of John, whence was it? From heaven or from men?" And they argued with one another, "If we say, 'From heaven,' he will say to us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Tools specific to Mat 21:26

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:26

But if we say, 'From men,' we are afraid of the multitude; for all hold that John was a prophet."

Tools specific to Mat 21:27

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:27

So they answered Jesus, "We do not know." And he said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Tools specific to Mat 21:28

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:28

"What do you think? A man had two sons; and he went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

Tools specific to Mat 21:29

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:29

And he answered, 'I will not'; but afterward he repented and went.

Tools specific to Mat 21:30

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:30

And he went to the second and said the same; and he answered, 'I go, sir,' but did not go.

Tools specific to Mat 21:31

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:31

Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly, I say to you, the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.

Tools specific to Mat 21:32

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:32

For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots believed him; and even when you saw it, you did not afterward repent and believe him.

Tools specific to Mat 21:33

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:33

"Hear another parable. There was a householder who planted a vineyard, and set a hedge around it, and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into another country.

Tools specific to Mat 21:34

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:34

When the season of fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants, to get his fruit;

Tools specific to Mat 21:35

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:35

and the tenants took his servants and beat one, killed another, and stoned another.

Tools specific to Mat 21:36

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:36

Again he sent other servants, more than the first; and they did the same to them.

Tools specific to Mat 21:37

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:37

Afterward he sent his son to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'

Tools specific to Mat 21:38

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:38

But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him and have his inheritance.'

Tools specific to Mat 21:39

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:39

And they took him and cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him.

Tools specific to Mat 21:40

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:40

When therefore the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those tenants?"

Tools specific to Mat 21:41

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:41

They said to him, "He will put those wretches to a miserable death, and let out the vineyard to other tenants who will give him the fruits in their seasons."

Tools specific to Mat 21:42

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:42

Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the scriptures: 'The very stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner; this was the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes'?

Tools specific to Mat 21:43

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:43

Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a nation producing the fruits of it."

Tools specific to Mat 21:44

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:44

Other ancient authorities insert verse 44, "And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but when it falls on any one, it will crush him."

Tools specific to Mat 21:45

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:45

When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they perceived that he was speaking about them.

Tools specific to Mat 21:46

Unchecked Copy Box Mat 21:46

But when they tried to arrest him, they feared the multitudes, because they held him to be a prophet.
decorationPrevious BookPrevious ChapterGo to Top of PageNext ChapterNext Bookdecoration
RSV Footnotes
Other ancient authorities insert verse 44, ["And he who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but when it falls on any one, it will crush him."]

RSV

Downloaded from the Oxford Text Archive and used with permission. The following header is required to be posted:

Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search RSV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the RSV
Version Selector Up Arrow
KJV King James Version
NKJV New King James Version
NLT New Living Translation
NIV New International Version
ESV English Standard Version
HCSB Holman Christian Standard Bible
NASB New American Standard Bible
NET New English Translation
RSV Revised Standard Version
ASV American Standard Version
YLT Young's Literal Translation
DBY Darby Translation
WEB Webster's Bible
HNV Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 Reina-Valera 1960
VUL Latin Vulgate
mGNT Morphological Greek New Testament
TR Textus Receptus
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username

Password

 [?]

 

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name

PasswordRe-enter

[ Cancel ]

 

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username

 

Return to Login

Close Login
 

Search

Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines

Timelines

Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions

Multimedia

Video

Music

Products

Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools

Devotionals

Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan

Help

Video Tutorials

Support

Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

General Questions

Ministries

Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries

About

About the BLB

Statement of Faith

History

Newsletter

Partnerships

Ministry FAQs

Donate

Donation Information

Contact the BLB

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites


BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters

Facebook

Twitter


Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2017 Blue Letter Bible