Matthew 26:33-43 NIV

33 Peter replied, "Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will."
34 "I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "this very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times."1

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35 But Peter declared, "Even if I have to die with you,2 I will never disown you." And all the other disciples said the same.

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26:36-46pp -- Mk 14:32-42; Lk 22:40-46

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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      37 He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee3 along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled.

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      38 Then he said to them, "My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow4 to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me."5

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          39 Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, "My Father, if it is possible, may this cup6 be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you will."7

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          40 Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. "Could you men not keep watch with me8 for one hour?" he asked Peter.

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              41 "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.9 The spirit is willing, but the body is weak."

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              42 He went away a second time and prayed, "My Father, if it is not possible for this cup to be taken away unless I drink it, may your will be done."10

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                  43 When he came back, he again found them sleeping, because their eyes were heavy.