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331 JESUS PRAYS
Matt 26 Mark 14 Luke 22
36 Then Jesus <comes> with them 32 And they <come> 40 <Arriving>
  to <an area>    to <an area>    <at> the place 
  called Gethsem'ane,   <named> Gethsem'ane;    
  and he <says> to his disciples,   and he <says> to his disciples,   he said to them,
  "Sit <there>,   "Sit here,    
  while I go yonder and pray."   while I pray."    
 

[see Matt 26:41 below]

 

[see Mark 14:38 below]

  "Pray that you may not enter
          into temptation."
37 And taking with him Peter 33 And he <takes> with him Peter    
  and the two sons of Zeb'edee,   and James and John,    
  he began to be   and began to be    
  sorrowful   greatly distressed     
  and troubled.   and troubled.    
38 Then he <says> to them, 34 And he <says> to them,    
  "My soul is very sorrowful,   "My soul is very sorrowful,    
  even to death;   even to death;    
  remain here,   remain here,    
  and watch with me."   and watch."    
39 And going 35 And going 41 And he withdrew from them
  a little farther   a little farther   about a stone's throw,
  he fell on his face   he <falls> on the ground   and knelt down
  <praying>   and prayed that,   and prayed,
      if it were possible,    
      the hour might pass from him.    
  <and saying>, 36 And he said,    
  "My Father,   "Abba, Father, 42 "Father,
  if it be possible,   all things are possible to thee;   if thou art willing,
  let this cup pass from me;   remove this cup from me;   remove this cup from me;
  nevertheless, not as I will,   yet not what I will,   nevertheless, not my will,
  but as thou wilt."   but what thou wilt."   but thine, be done."
40 And 37 And 45** And when he rose from prayer,
  he <comes> to the disciples   he <comes>   he came to the disciples
  and <finds> them sleeping;   and <finds> them sleeping;   and found them <asleep>;
          for sorrow,
  and he said to Peter,   and he said to Peter, 46 and he said to them,
  "So,   "Simon, are you asleep?   "Why do you sleep?
  could you not watch with me   could you not watch    
  one hour?   one hour?    
41 Watch and pray that 38 Watch and pray that   Rise and pray that
  you may not enter   you may not enter   you may not enter
  into temptation;    into temptation;    into temptation." 
  the spirit indeed is willing,   the spirit indeed is willing,    
  but the flesh is weak."   but the flesh is weak."    
42 Again, for the second time, 39 And again    
  he went away   he went away    
  and prayed,   and prayed,    
  [see Matt 26:46 below]   saying the same words.*    
  "My Father,        
  if this cannot pass        
  unless I drink it,        
  thy will be done."        
43 And again he came 40 And again he came    
  and found them sleeping,   and found them sleeping,    
  for their eyes were heavy;   for their eyes were very heavy;    
      and they did not know    
      what to answer him.    
44 So, leaving them again,        
  he went away        
  and prayed for the third time,*        
  saying the same words.*   [see Mark 14:39 below]    
45 Then he <comes> to the disciples 41 And he <comes> the third time,*    
  and <says> to them,   and <says> to them,    
  "Are you still sleeping   "Are you still sleeping    
  and taking your rest?   and taking your rest?    
  Behold,   It is enough;    
  the hour is at hand,   the hour is at hand,    
  and the Son of man is betrayed   and the Son of man is betrayed    
  into the hands of sinners.    into the hands of sinners.     
46 Rise, let us be going; 42 Rise, let us be going;    
  see, my betrayer is at hand."   see, my betrayer is at hand."    

 

Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel element in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order.
 <says>  RSV wording revised to reflect Greek.
331  Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
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