Mark 10:41

41 When the ten other disciples heard what James and John had asked, they were indignant.

Mark 10:41 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 10:41

And when the ten heard it
The request made by the sons of Zebedee or their mother for them:

they began to be much displeased with James and John;
Matthew says "they were moved with indignation against them", ( Matthew 20:24 ) ; they were filled with, wrath and were very angry with them; which they showed in their countenances and by their behaviour towards them as well as by words: the Syriac and Arabic versions, render it, "they began to murmur against them"; they highly resented it and were ready to break out into an open quarrel upon it; (See Gill on Matthew 20:24).

Mark 10:41 In-Context

39 “Oh yes,” they replied, “we are able!” Then Jesus told them, “You will indeed drink from my bitter cup and be baptized with my baptism of suffering.
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.”
41 When the ten other disciples heard what James and John had asked, they were indignant.
42 So Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers in this world lord it over their people, and officials flaunt their authority over those under them.
43 But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant,