New Living Translation
Then the mother of James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus with her sons. She knelt respectfully to ask a favor.
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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
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.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xx. 30, About the Two Blind Men Sitting by the Way Side, and Crying Out, "Lord, have Mercy On
1. Ye know, Holy Brethren, full well as we do, that our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is the Physician of our eternal health; and that to this end He took the weakness of our nature, that our weakness might not last for ever. For He assumed a mortal body, wherein to kill death. And, "though He was crucified through weakness," as the Apostle saith, "yet He liveth by the power of God."  They are the words too of the same Apostle; "He dieth no more, and death shall have no more dominion over Him." …
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The Private Thoughts and Words of Jesus
A little farther up the shore he saw two other brothers, James and John, sitting in a boat with their father, Zebedee, repairing their nets. And he called them to come, too.
Suddenly, a man with leprosy approached him and knelt before him. "Lord," the man said, "if you are willing, you can heal me and make me clean."
Here are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (also called Peter), then Andrew (Peter's brother), James (son of Zebedee), John (James's brother),
Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary (the mother of James and Joseph), and the mother of James and John, the sons of Zebedee.
Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came over and spoke to him. "Teacher," they said, "we want you to do us a favor."
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