35 cThen James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Him, saying, “Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we ask.”
So Jesus said to them, f“You will indeed drink the cup that I drink, and with the baptism I am baptized with you will be baptized; 40 but to sit on My right hand and on My left is not Mine to give, but it is for those gfor whom it is prepared.”
41 hAnd when the ten heard it, they began to be greatly displeased with James and John. 42 But Jesus called them to Himself and said to them, i “You know that those who are considered rulers over the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. 43 jYet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant. 44 And whoever of you desires to be first shall be slave of all. 45 For even kthe Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and lto give His life a ransom for many.”
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