Matthew 26:34-44 CSB

34 "I assure you," Jesus said to him, "tonight-before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times!"
35 "Even if I have to die with You," Peter told Him, "I will never deny You!" And all the disciples said the same thing.

The Prayer in the Garden

36 Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane,a and He told the disciples, "Sit here while I go over there and pray."

References for Matthew 26:36

    • j 26:36 - A garden east of Jerusalem at the base of the Mount of Olives; Gethsemane olive oil press
      37 Taking along Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, He began to be sorrowful and deeply distressed.
      38 Then He said to them, "My soul is swallowed up in sorrow b -to the point of death. c Remain here and stay awake with Me."

      References for Matthew 26:38

        • k 26:38 - Or I am deeply grieved, or I am overwhelmed by sorrow; Ps 42:6,11; 43:5
        • l 26:38 - Lit unto death
          39 Going a little farther,d He fell facedown and prayed, "My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me. Yet not as I will, but as You will."

          References for Matthew 26:39

            • m 26:39 - Other mss read Drawing nearer
              40 Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping. He asked Peter, "So, couldn't you e stay awake with Me one hour?

              References for Matthew 26:40

                • n 26:40 - You all 3 disciples because the verb in Gk is pl
                  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 f cannot pass g unless I drink it, Your will be done."

                  References for Matthew 26:42

                    • o 26:42 - Other mss add cup
                    • p 26:42 - Other mss add from Me
                      43 And He came again and found them sleeping, because they could not keep their eyes open.h

                      References for Matthew 26:43

                        • q 26:43 - Lit because their eyes were weighed down
                          44 After leaving them, He went away again and prayed a third time, saying the same thing once more.