Matthew 21:4

(KJV) All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,
(1611 KJV) All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophet, saying,
(1587 Geneva Bible) All this was done that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken by the Prophet, saying,
(1526 Tyndale) All this was done to fulfyll that which was spoken by the Prophet sayinge:

Counterfeit Versions
(1881 RV) Now this is come to pass, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,
(1901 ASV) Now this is come to pass, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying,
(AMP) This happened so that what was spoken by the prophet would be fulfilled, saying:
(CEB) Now this happened to fulfill what the prophet said,
(CEV) So God’s promise came true, just as the prophet had said,
(ERV) This showed the full meaning of what the prophet said:
(ESV) This took place to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet, saying,
(GNB) This happened in order to make come true what the prophet had said:
(HCSB) This took place so that what was spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled:
(ISV) Now this happened to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet when he said,
(LEB) Now this took place so that what was spoken through the prophet would be fulfilled, saying,
(LB) This was done to fulfill the ancient prophecy,
(THE MESSAGE) This is the full story of what was sketched earlier by the prophet: Tell Zion’s daughter, “Look, your king’s on his way, poised and ready, mounted On a donkey, on a colt, foal of a pack animal.”
(NABRE) This happened so that what had been spoken through the prophet might be fulfilled:
(NASV) This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:
(NCV) This was to bring about what the prophet had said:
(NET) This took place to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet:
(NIRV) This took place so that what was spoken through the prophet would come true. It says,
(2011 NIV) This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:
(NLV) It happened as the early preacher said it would happen, saying,
(NLT) This took place to fulfill the prophecy that said,
(NRSV) This took place to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet, saying,
(RSV) This took place to fulfil what was spoken by the prophet, saying,
(TLV) This happened to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet, saying,
(VOICE) He sent the disciples on ahead so His entry into Jerusalem could fulfill what the prophet Zechariah had long since foretold:
(NWT-Jehovah’s Witnesses) This actually took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet, who said:

Textus Receptus - Traditional Text
τουτο δε ολον γεγονεν ινα πληρωθη το ρηθεν δια του προφητου λεγοντος

Hort-Westcott - Critical Text
τουτο δε γεγονεν ινα πληρωθη το ρηθεν δια του προφητου λεγοντος

Corrupted Manuscripts
This verse is corrupted in the following manuscripts:
Aleph 01 - Sinaiticus - Nineteenth Century Counterfeit
C 04 - Ephraemi Rescriptus - Fifth century (original)
D 05 - Bezae Cantabrigiensis - Fifth century
L 019 - Seventh century
Z 035 - Sixth century
Theta 038 - Ninth century

Manuscripts Which Agree With The Textus Receptus For This Verse
Byzantine Text (450-1450 A.D.)
B 03 - Vaticanus - Fourth century
C 04 - Ephraemi Rescriptus - Fifth century (corrected)
D 05 - Bezae Cantabrigiensis - Fifth century (E & A)
W 032 - Fourth/fifth century
1 (Minuscule) - Seventh century
13 (Minuscule) - Eighth century

Published Critical Greek Texts with Corruptions
Omit “All” before “this was done”
Lachmann, Karl - 1842
Tischendorf, Constantine - 1869
Tregelles, Samuel - 1857
Alford, Henry - 1849 revised in 1871
Westcott and Hort - 1881
Nestle - 1927 as revised in seventeenth edition in 1941
Nestle-Aland - 1979 - Twenty Sixth Edition
Nestle-Aland - 1993 - Twenty Seventh Edition
Nestle-Aland - 2012 - Twenty Eighth Edition
Weiss, Bernhard - 1894
United Bible Societies - 1983 - Fourth Edition
Von Soden, Freiherr - 1902

Affected Teaching
The word “all” is the Greek word “holon” which carries with it the meaning of “whole, entire, or complete.” By using the word “all” the King James Bible is correctly stating that all the events leading up to this point was prophesied by the prophet Zechariah. However, Zechariah only states the culmination of these several events while we are given the details by Matthew of how the colt was procured. Zechariah 9:9 (KJV) Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.  So the word “all” conveys the series of events in procuring the colt plus the triumphal entry into Jerusalem. By the modern versions omitting “all,” it makes it sound like only the last command was done to fulfill what the prophet spoke of. The Old Testament prophets many times prophesied events which would take place in the life of Christ but details are not given till the actual events are recorded in the New Testament, such as in this case.

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