Matthew 21:3

And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if any man say ought vnto you, yee shall say, The Lord hath need of them, and straightway hee will send them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord has need of them,' and immediately he will send them."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if any one say aught unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if anyone says anything to you, you will say, The Lord has need of them; and straight away he will send them.
- Basic English Bible

And if any one say anything to you, ye shall say, The Lord has need of them, and straightway he will send them.
- Darby Bible

And if any man shall say aught to you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and immediately he will send them.
- Webster's Bible

And if any one says anything to you, say, `The Master needs them,' and he will at once send them."
- Weymouth Bible

If anyone says anything to you, you shall say, 'The Lord needs them,' and immediately he will send them."
- World English Bible

And if ony man seie to you ony thing, seie ye, that the Lord hath nede to hem; and anoon he schal leeue hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if any one may say anything to you, ye shall say, that the lord hath need of them, and immediately he will send them.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 21:3


Mt 21:3 The Lord hath need of them. It is probable that the owner was a disciple.

Discussion for Matthew 21

  • Insight777
    V16, interesting way Jesus expressed that the praise he was receiving was taught from the Priests. The people in the temple were raised to believe the Son of David would be their Christ. The miracles Jesus preformed were because he is the Son of God, not David. That does not mean the people were correct that Christ is from David but they were correct in seeing Jesus is Christ. Priests want control
  • C
    I have always wondered why Jesus did what he did to the fig tree in Verse 19. I think I saw the answer today in verses 41 and 43. I think it he was illustrating the warning to the Chief Priests, Scribes and others who were exercising their religion to be seen of men and not to be fruitful to God.
  • Insight777
    Jesus was angry over pagan rituals that are lies. Jesus teaches water baptism removes sin and these priests deny that. They preach death removes sin and it does not. Yes, Jesus was angry over the money because the money is the reason this false practice was started. It had nothing to do with removal of sin, it was extortion in the name of God so the priests can gain wealth. Fear made people comply
  • Wayne
    1 Peter 5:6-7, Humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you.
  • Librarygal143
    Dear God, you know the requests of my heart as I pray to you. I am not asking for much, just to help my family. I do believe as I pray, and I know I shall receive, in the mighty name of Jesus. Thank you, Heavenly Father, and please bless everyone. Thank you, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Amen.
  • Alfredo bautista
    it brings peace of mine, and a little doubt, but thats god manifests himself through our lord jesus

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