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International Standard Version

Jesus replied, "You don't realize what you're asking. Can you drink from the cup that I'm going to drink from?" They told him, "We can."

New American Standard Bible

But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to Him, "We are able."

King James Version

But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.

Holman Bible

But Jesus answered, “You don’t know what you’re asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?”“We are able,” they said to Him.

A Conservative Version

But having answered, Jesus said, Ye know not what ye are asking. Are ye able to drink the cup that I am going to drink, or to be immersed the immersion that I am immersed? They say to him, We are able.

American Standard Version

But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink the cup that I am about to drink? They say unto him, We are able.

Amplified

But Jesus replied, You do not realize what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink and to be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized? They answered, We are able.

An Understandable Version

But Jesus replied to her, "You [really] do not know what you are asking for. Are you able to drink the cup [i.e., of suffering] that I am about to drink?" They [i.e., James, John and their mother. See Mark 10:35ff] answered, "[Yes] we are able to."

Anderson New Testament

But Jesus answered and said: You know not what you ask. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink, and to be immersed with the immersion with which I am immersed? They said to him: We are able.

Bible in Basic English

But Jesus made answer and said, You have no idea what you are requesting. Are you able to take of the cup which I am about to take?

Common New Testament

But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking for. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Jesus answered them, ye know not what ye ask. can ye bear to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? they said to him, we can.

Darby Translation

And Jesus answering said, Ye know not what ye ask. Can ye drink the cup which I am about to drink? They say to him, We are able.

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus responding said, You know not what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup which I am about to drink? They say to Him, We are able.

Goodspeed New Testament

But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking for! Can you drink what I am going to drink?" They answered, "Yes, we can."

John Wesley New Testament

But Jesus answering said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I am about to drink of, or to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say to him, We are able.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus having answered, said, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink the cup which I am about to drink, and be immersed with the immersion which I am immersed? They say to him, We can.

King James 2000

But Jesus answered and said, You know not what you ask. Are you able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They said unto him, We are able.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Jesus answered [and] said, "You do not know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."

Modern King James verseion

But Jesus answered and said, You do not know what you ask. Are you able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They said to Him, We are able.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Jesus answered, and said, "Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of? And to be baptised with the baptism, that I shall be baptised with?" They answered to him, "That we are."

Moffatt New Testament

Jesus replied, "You do not know what you are asking. Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?" They said to him, "We can."

Montgomery New Testament

"None of you know what you are asking," said Jesus. "Can you drink the cup which I am about to drink?" "We can," they replied.

NET Bible

Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking! Are you able to drink the cup I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."

New Heart English Bible

But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able."

Noyes New Testament

But Jesus answering said, Ye know not what ye ask. Can ye drink the cup which I am to drink? They say to him, We can.

Sawyer New Testament

But Jesus answered and said, You know not what you ask. Can you drink of the cup of which I am about to drink? They said to him, We can.

The Emphasized Bible

But Jesus, answering, said - Ye know not what ye are asking: Are ye able to drink the cup, which, I, am about to drink; They say unto him - We are able.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Jesus answering said, Ye know not what ye ask. Can ye drink of the cup that I am going to drink, and be baptised with the baptism with which I am baptised? They say unto him, We are able.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"You do not know what you are asking," was Jesus' answer. "Can you drink the cup that I am to drink?" "Yes," they exclaimed, "we can."

Webster

But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say to him, We are able.

Weymouth New Testament

"None of you know what you are asking for," said Jesus; "can you drink out of the cup from which I am about to drink?" "We can," they replied.

Williams New Testament

But Jesus answered, "You do not realize what you are asking for. Can you drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They answered, "Yes, we can."

World English Bible

But Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?" They said to him, "We are able."

Worrell New Testament

But Jesus, answering, said, "Ye know not what ye are asking. Are ye able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They say to Him, "We are able."

Worsley New Testament

But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask: are ye able to drink of the cup which I am going to drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus answering said, 'Ye have not known what ye ask for yourselves; are ye able to drink of the cup that I am about to drink? and with the baptism that I am baptized with, to be baptized?' They say to him, 'We are able.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

Ye know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ye ask
αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

Are ye able
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

to drink
πίνω πίω πόω 
Pino 
drink, drink of
Usage: 31

of the cup
ποτήριον 
Poterion 
cup
Usage: 16

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174
Usage: 174

μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

drink of
πίνω πίω πόω 
Pino 
drink, drink of
Usage: 31

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

to be baptized
βαπτίζω 
Baptizo 
Usage: 65

with the baptism
βάπτισμα 
Baptisma 
Usage: 14

am baptized with
βαπτίζω 
Baptizo 
Usage: 65

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 20:22

Images Matthew 20:22

Context Readings

A Request By The Mother Of James And John

21 He asked her, "What do you want?" She told him, "Promise that in your kingdom these two sons of mine will sit on your right and on your left." 22 Jesus replied, "You don't realize what you're asking. Can you drink from the cup that I'm going to drink from?" They told him, "We can." 23 He told them, "You will indeed drink from my cup. But it's not up to me to grant you a seat at my right hand or at my left. These positions have already been prepared for others by my Father."


Cross References

Matthew 26:42

He went away a second time and prayed, "My Father, if this cup cannot go away unless I drink it, let your will be done."

Luke 22:42

"Father, if you are willing, take this cup away from me. Yet not my will but yours be done."

John 18:11

Jesus told Peter, "Put your sword back into its sheath. Shouldn't I drink the cup that the Father has given me?"

Matthew 26:39

Going on a little farther, he fell on his face and prayed, "O my Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me. Yet not what I want but what you want."

Mark 14:36

He kept repeating, "Abba! Father! All things are possible for you. Take this cup away from me. Yet not what I want but what you want."

Isaiah 51:22

This is what your Lord, the LORD, says, your God, who defends his people's cause: "See, I have taken from your hand the cup that made you stagger. And you will never again drink to the dregs the cup that is my anger.

Psalm 75:3

While the earth and all its inhabitants melt away, it is I who keep its pillars firm." Interlude

Isaiah 51:17

"Awake, Awake! Stand up, Jerusalem, you who have drunk from the LORD's hand from the cup that is his anger. You have drunk to the dregs the cup that makes you stagger, and have drained it.

Jeremiah 25:15-38

For this is what the LORD God of Israel says to me, "Take this cup of the wine of burning anger from my hand and make all the nations to whom I send you drink it.

Jeremiah 49:12

For this is what the LORD says: "Look, those who don't deserve to drink the cup will surely drink it, and will you actually go unpunished? You won't go unpunished! You will certainly drink it!

Luke 12:50

I have a baptism to be baptized with, and what stress I am under until it's completed!

Romans 8:26

In the same way, the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, since we do not know how to pray as we should. But the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans too deep for words,

James 4:3

You ask for something but do not get it because you ask for it for the wrong reason for your own pleasure.

Proverbs 16:18

Pride precedes destruction; an arrogant spirit appears before a fall.

Matthew 26:35

Peter told him, "Even if I have to die with you, I will never deny you!" And all the disciples said the same thing.

Matthew 26:56

But all of this has happened so that the writings of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples deserted Jesus and ran away.

Mark 10:38-39

But Jesus told them, "You don't realize what you're asking. Can you drink from the cup that I'm going to drink from or be baptized with the baptism with which I'm going to be baptized?"

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