40 Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He asked Peter, “So, couldn’t you[a] stay awake with Me one hour? 41 Stay awake and pray, so that you won’t enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

42 Again, a second time, He went away and prayed, “My Father, if this[b] cannot pass[c] unless I drink it, Your will be done.”(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:40 = all 3 disciples because the verb in Gk is pl
  2. Matthew 26:42 Other mss add cup
  3. Matthew 26:42 Other mss add from Me

40 Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Couldn’t you men keep watch with me(A) for one hour?” he asked Peter. 41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.(B) The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

42 He went away a second time and prayed, “My Father, if it is not possible for this cup to be taken away unless I drink it, may your will be done.”(C)

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