Matthew 20:20

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then came to him the mother of Zebedees children, with her sonnes, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, worshipping `him', and asking a certain thing of him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, doing homage, and asking something of him.
- Darby Bible

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

Then the mother of the sons of Zabdi came to Him with her sons, and knelt before Him to make a request of Him.
- Weymouth Bible

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

Thanne the modir of the sones of Zebedee cam to hym with hir sones, onourynge, and axynge sum thing of hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

Then came near to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, bowing and asking something from him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 20:20


20:20 Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children - Considering what he had been just speaking, was ever any thing more unreasonable? Perhaps Zebedee himself was dead, or was not a follower of Christ. #Mark 10:35|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 20:20


Mt 20:20 Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children. Salome, the mother of the apostles James and John, and supposed by many to be the sister of the mother of Jesus. Compare Mr 10:32-35 Lu 18:31-34.

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