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22 Jesus said in reply, “You do not know what you are asking.[a] Can you drink the cup that I am going to drink?” They said to him, “We can.”

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  1. 20:22 You do not know what you are asking: the Greek verbs are plural and, with the rest of the verse, indicate that the answer is addressed not to the woman but to her sons. Drink the cup: see note on Mk 10:38–40. Matthew omits the Marcan “or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized” (Mk 10:38).

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