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40 Then he came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He[a] said to Peter, “So, couldn’t you stay awake with me for one hour? 41 Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” 42 He went away a second time and prayed,[b] “My Father, if this cup[c] cannot be taken away unless I drink it, your will must be done.”

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  1. Matthew 26:40 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.
  2. Matthew 26:42 tn Grk “saying.” The participle λέγων (legōn) is redundant here in contemporary English and has not been translated.
  3. Matthew 26:42 tn Grk “this”; the referent (the cup) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

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