New International Version
Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him.
King James Bible
Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children with her sons, worshipping him, and desiring a certain thing of him.
Darby Bible Translation
Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, doing homage, and asking something 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.
Young's Literal Translation
Then came near to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee, with her sons, bowing and asking something from him,
Matthew 20:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The mother of Zebedee's children - This was Salome.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryFebruary 2. "And Whosoever Will be Great among You, Let Him be Your Minister. And Whosoever Will be Chief among You, Let Him be Your Servant" (Matt. xx. 26, 27).
"And whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister. And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant" (Matt. xx. 26, 27). Slave is the literal meaning of the word, doulos. The first word used for service is diakanos, which means a minister to others in any usual way or work: but the word doulos means a bond slave, and the Lord here plainly teaches us that the highest service is that of a bond slave. He Himself made Himself the servant of all, and he who would come …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
What the Historic Christ Taught About his Death
Augustine 354-430 -- the Recovery of Sight by the Blind
The Historical Books of the New Testament, Meaning Thereby the Four Gospels and the Acts...
Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them,
A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, "Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean."
These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John;
Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons.
Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. "Teacher," they said, "we want you to do for us whatever we ask."
Jump to PreviousBowing Children Desiring Homage Jesus Kneeling Knelt Making Mother Request Something Worship Worshiping Worshipping Zabdi Zebedee Zeb'edee Zebedees Zebedee's
Jump to NextBowing Children Desiring Homage Jesus Kneeling Knelt Making Mother Request Something Worship Worshiping Worshipping Zabdi Zebedee Zeb'edee Zebedees Zebedee's
LinksMatthew 20:20 NIV
Matthew 20:20 NLT
Matthew 20:20 ESV
Matthew 20:20 NASB
Matthew 20:20 KJV
Matthew 20:20 Bible Apps
Matthew 20:20 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 20:20 Chinese Bible
Matthew 20:20 French Bible
Matthew 20:20 German Bible
Matthew 20:20 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.