21 And he said to her, “What do you want?” She said to him, “Say that these two sons of mine may sit one at your right hand and one at your left in your kingdom.” 22 But Jesus answered and[a] said, “You do not know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?” They said to him, “We are able.” 23 He said to them, “You will indeed drink my cup, but to sit at my right hand and at my left is not mine[b] to grant, but is for those for whom it has been prepared by my Father.”

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  1. Matthew 20:22 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“answered”) has been translated as a finite verb
  2. Matthew 20:23 Some manuscripts have “this is not mine”

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