30 (A)And after singing a [a]hymn, they went out to (B)the Mount of Olives.

31 Then Jesus *said to them, “You will all [b](C)fall away because of Me this night, for it is written: ‘(D)I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be (E)scattered.’ 32 But after I have been raised, (F)I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” 33 But Peter replied to Him, “Even if they all [c]fall away because of You, I will never fall away!” 34 Jesus said to him, (G)Truly I say to you that (H)this very night, before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.” 35 Peter *said to Him, “(I)Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You!” All the disciples said the same thing as well.

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  1. Matthew 26:30 Ps 113-118 were traditionally sung at Passover
  2. Matthew 26:31 I.e., have a lapse in faith
  3. Matthew 26:33 I.e., from the faith

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