Mark 10:40

40 but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared.”

Mark 10:40 in Other Translations

KJV
40 But to sit on my right hand and on my left hand is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.
ESV
40 but to sit at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared."
NLT
40 But I have no right to say who will sit on my right or my left. God has prepared those places for the ones he has chosen.”
MSG
40 But as to awarding places of honor, that's not my business. There are other arrangements for that."
CSB
40 But to sit at My right or left is not Mine to give; instead, it is for those it has been prepared for."

Mark 10:40 In-Context

38 “You don’t know what you are asking,” Jesus said. “Can you drink the cup I drink or be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with?”
39 “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,
40 but 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.
42 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.
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