82 My eyes fail from searching Your word,
Saying, “When will You comfort me?”

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82 
My eyes fail [with longing, watching] for [the fulfillment of] Your promise,
Saying, “When will You comfort me?”

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82 My eyes fail,(A) looking for your promise;(B)
    I say, “When will you comfort me?”

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27 in weariness and toil, (A)in sleeplessness often, (B)in hunger and thirst, in (C)fastings often, in cold and nakedness—

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27 in labor and hardship, often unable to sleep, in hunger and thirst, often [driven to] fasting [for lack of food], in cold and exposure [without adequate clothing].

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27 I have labored and toiled(A) and have often gone without sleep; I have known hunger and thirst and have often gone without food;(B) I have been cold and naked.

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36 and you yourselves be like men who wait for their master, when he will return from the wedding, that when he comes and knocks they may open to him immediately. 37 (A)Blessed are those servants whom the master, when he comes, will find watching. Assuredly, I say to you that he will gird himself and have them sit down to eat, and will come and serve them. 38 And if he should come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

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36 Be like men who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that when he comes and knocks they may immediately open the door for him. 37 Blessed (happy, prosperous, to be admired) are those servants whom the master finds awake and watching when he arrives. I assure you and most solemnly say to you, he will prepare himself to serve, and will have them recline at the table, and will come and wait on them. 38 Whether he comes in the second watch (before midnight), or even in the third (after midnight), and finds them so [prepared and ready], blessed are those servants.

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36 like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. 37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes.(A) Truly I tell you, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them.(B) 38 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or toward daybreak.

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34 (A)Blessed is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at the posts of my doors.
35 For whoever finds me finds life,
And (B)obtains favor from the Lord;

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34 
“Blessed [happy, prosperous, to be admired] is the man who listens to me,
Watching daily at my gates,
Waiting at my doorposts.
35 
“For whoever finds me (Wisdom) finds life
And obtains favor and grace from the Lord.

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34 Blessed are those who listen(A) to me,
    watching daily at my doors,
    waiting at my doorway.
35 For those who find me(B) find life(C)
    and receive favor from the Lord.(D)

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The Prayer in the Garden(A)

36 (B)Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples, “Sit here while I go and pray over there.”

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The Garden of Gethsemane

36 Then Jesus came with them to a place called [a]Gethsemane (olive-press), and He told His disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:36 This beautiful garden filled with now ancient olive trees still exists.

Gethsemane(A)

36 Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.”

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38 Then He said to them, (A)“My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch with Me.”

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38 Then He said to them, “My soul is deeply grieved, so that I am almost dying of sorrow. Stay here and stay awake and keep watch with Me.”

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38 Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow(A) to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”(B)

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40 Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What! Could you not watch with Me one hour? 41 (A)Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. (B)The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”

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40 And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “So, you men could not stay awake and keep watch with Me for one hour? 41 Keep actively watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the [a]body is weak.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 26:41 Lit flesh.