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Matthew 26:40-42 The Passion Translation (TPT)

40 Later, he came back to his three disciples and found them all sound asleep. He awakened Peter and said to him, “Do you lack the strength to stay awake with me for even just an hour? 41 Keep alert and pray that you’ll be spared from this time of testing. You should have learned by now that your spirit is eager enough, but your humanity is weak.”[a]

42 Then he left them for a second time to pray in solitude. He said to God, “My Father, if there is not a way that you can deliver me from this suffering,[b] then your will must be done.”


  1. Matthew 26:41 The Aramaic is “the flesh is failing.”
  2. Matthew 26:42 See the first footnote for v. 39 and Heb. 5:7.
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