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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW - Chapter 20 - Verse 20

Verse 20. Then came to him the mother of Zebedee's children, etc. This was probably Salome, Mr 15:40; 16:1.

With her sons. The names of these were James and John, Mr 10:35. Mark says they came and made the request. That is, they made it 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 honoured.

Worshipping him. Showing him respect; respectfully saluting him. In the original, kneeling. See Barnes "Mt 8:2".

 

{n} "Then came" Mr 10:35

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