38 Then He said to them, “My soul is swallowed up in sorrow[a] —to the point of death.[b] Remain here and stay awake with Me.”(A) 39 Going a little farther,[c] He fell facedown and prayed, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will.”(B)

40 Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He asked Peter, “So, couldn’t you[d] stay awake with Me one hour?

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:38 Or I am deeply grieved, or I am overwhelmed by sorrow; Ps 42:6,11; 43:5
  2. Matthew 26:38 Lit unto death
  3. Matthew 26:39 Other mss read Drawing nearer
  4. Matthew 26:40 = all 3 disciples because the verb in Gk is pl

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