6 And they said unto them even as Jesus had commanded: and they let them go.
6 They answered as Jesus had told them to, and the people let them go.
6 And they told them what Jesus had said, and they let them go.
6 The disciples replied exactly as Jesus had instructed them, and the people let them alone.
6 And they spoke to them just as Jesus had commanded. So they let them go.
6 They said what Jesus had told them to say, and they were permitted to take it.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Mark 11:6
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.