5 And certain of them that stood there said unto them, What do ye, loosing the colt?

Other Translations of Mark 11:5

New International Version

5 some people standing there asked, "What are you doing, untying that colt?"

English Standard Version

5 And some of those standing there said to them, "What are you doing, untying the colt?"

The Message

5 Some of those standing there said, "What are you doing untying that colt?"

New King James Version

5 But some of those who stood there said to them, "What are you doing, loosing the colt?"

New Living Translation

5 As they were untying it, some bystanders demanded, "What are you doing, untying that colt?"

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Mark 11:5

Commentary on Mark 11:1-11

(Read Mark 11:1-11)

Christ's coming into Jerusalem thus remarkably, shows that he was not afraid of the power and malice of his enemies. This would encourage his disciples who were full of fear. Also, that he was not disquieted at the thoughts of his approaching sufferings. But all marked his humiliation; and these matters teach us not to mind high things, but to condescend to those of low estate. How ill it becomes Christians to take state, when Christ was so far from claiming it! They welcomed his person; Blessed is he that cometh, the "He that should come," so often promised, so long expected; he comes in the name of the Lord. Let him have our best affections; he is a blessed Saviour, and brings blessings to us, and blessed be He that sent him. Praises be to our God, who is in the highest heavens, over all, God blessed for ever.