||Gethsemane - GNT|
(Good News Translation)
|Matthew 26||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."
|37||He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee.|
Grief and anguish came over Him,
|38||and He said to them,|
"The sorrow in My heart is so great that it almost crushes Me.
Stay here and keep watch with Me."
|39||He went a little farther on,|
threw Himself face downward on the ground, and prayed,
"My Father, if it is possible, take this cup of suffering from Me!
Yet not what I want, but what You want."
|40||Then He returned to the three disciples and found them asleep;|
and He said to Peter,
"How is it that you three were not able
to keep watch with Me for even one hour?"
|42||Once more Jesus went away and prayed,|
"My Father, if this cup of suffering cannot be taken away unless I drink it,
Your will be done."