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Luke 22:39-46Living Bible (TLB)

39 Then, accompanied by the disciples, he left the upstairs room and went as usual to the Mount of Olives. 40 There he told them, “Pray God that you will not be overcome by temptation.”[a]

41-42 He walked away, perhaps a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed this prayer: “Father, if you are willing, please take away this cup of horror from me. But I want your will, not mine.” 43 Then an angel from heaven appeared and strengthened him, 44 for he was in such agony of spirit that he broke into a sweat of blood, with great drops falling to the ground as he prayed more and more earnestly. 45 At last he stood up again and returned to the disciples—only to find them asleep, exhausted from grief.

46 “Asleep!” he said. “Get up! Pray God that you will not fall when you are tempted.”

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 22:40 that you will not be overcome by temptation, literally, “that you enter not into temptation.”
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