Matthew 20 :20

Matthew 20 :20 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, worshipping him , and asking a certain thing of him.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, giving him worship and making a request of him.

Webster's Revision

Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children, with her sons, worshiping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.

World English Bible

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, kneeling and asking a certain thing of him.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, worshipping him, and asking a certain thing of him.

Definitions for Matthew 20 :20

Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 20 :20

The mother of Zebedee's children - This was Salome.

Barnes's Commentary on Matthew 20 :20

See also Mark 10:35-45.

Matthew 20:20

Then came to him give mother of Zebedee's children ... - This was probably Salome, Mark 15:40; Mark 16:1.

With her sons - The names of these sons were James and John, Mark 10:35

Mark says they came and made the request. That is, they made it, as appears from Matthew, through the medium of their mother; they requested her to ask it for them. It is not improbable that she was an ambitious woman, and was desirous to see her sons honored.

Worshipping him - Showing him respect; respectfully saluting him. In the original, kneeling. See the notes at Matthew 8:2.

Wesley's Commentary on Matthew 20 :20

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