33"We are going up to Jerusalem,"1 he said, "and the Son of Man2 will be betrayed to the chief priests and teachers of the law.3 They will condemn him to death and will hand him over to the Gentiles,34who will mock him and spit on him, flog him4 and kill him.5 Three days later6 he will rise."7
Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. "Teacher," they said, "we want you to do for us whatever we ask."
36"What do you want me to do for you?" he asked.
They replied, "Let one of us sit at your right and the other at your left in your glory."838"You don't know what you are asking,"9 Jesus said. "Can you drink the cup10 I drink or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?"1139
"We can," they answered. Jesus said to them, "You will drink the cup I drink and be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with,1240but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared."41
When the ten heard about this, they became indignant with James and John.
Jesus called them together and said, "You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them.43Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant,13