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Matthew 20:20

    Matthew 20:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's 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 the sons of Zebedee with her sons, worshipping him , and asking 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.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 20:20

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

    Barnes' Notes 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.