And they began to question among themselves, which of them it was that should do this thing.
And there arose also a contention among them, which of them was accounted to be greatest.
And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles have lordship over them; and they that have authority over them are called Benefactors.26But ye [shall] not [be] so: but he that is the greater among you, let him become as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.27For which is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am in the midst of you as he that serveth.28But ye are they that have continued with me in my temptations;29and I appoint unto you a kingdom, even as my Father appointed unto me,30that ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom; and ye shall sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.31Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have you, that he might sift you as wheat:32but I made supplication for thee, that thy faith fail not; and do thou, when once thou hast turned again, establish thy brethren.33
And he said unto him, Lord, with thee I am ready to go both to prison and to death.