Luke 22:39-44 NIV

Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives

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

39 Jesus went out as usual1 to the Mount of Olives,2 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."3

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41 He withdrew about a stone's throw beyond them, knelt down4 and prayed,

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42 "Father, if you are willing, take this cup5 from me; yet not my will, but yours be done."6

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43 An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.7

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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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    • c 22:44 - Some early manuscripts do not have verses 43 and 44.