Luke 22:39-45 NIV

Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives

39 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him.

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40 On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.”

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41 He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed,

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42 “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”

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43 An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.

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44 And being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like drops of blood falling to the ground.a

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    • ¦ 22:44 - Many early manuscripts do not have verses 43 and 44.
      45 When he rose from prayer and went back to the disciples, he found them asleep, exhausted from sorrow.