Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

King James Version

Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.

Holman Bible

Stay awake and pray so that you won't enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

International Standard Version

All of you must stay awake and pray that you won't be tempted. The spirit is indeed willing, but the body is weak."

A Conservative Version

Watch ye and pray that ye may not enter into temptation. Truly, the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.

American Standard Version

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Amplified

Keep awake and watch and pray [constantly], that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

An Understandable Version

Be alert and pray, so that you do not give in to temptation. The spirit of a person is truly willing [i.e., to do a certain thing], but his physical nature is [often] too weak [to carry it out]."

Anderson New Testament

Watch, and pray, all of you, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Bible in Basic English

Keep watch with prayer, so that you may not be put to the test; the spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is feeble.

Common New Testament

Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Daniel Mace New Testament

watch and pray, that you may not yield to temptation: the mind indeed is vigorous, but the body is weak.

Darby Translation

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh weak.

Godbey New Testament

Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation: for the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must all watch, and pray that you may not be subjected to trial. One's spirit is eager, but human nature is weak."

John Wesley New Testament

Couldest thou not watch one hour? Watch and pray, lest ye enter into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Watch ye and pray; enter not into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is sick.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch ye and pray, that ye should not come into temptation. Truly the spirit well inclined, and the flesh weak.

King James 2000

Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Stay awake and pray that you will not enter into temptation. The spirit [is] willing, but the flesh [is] weak!"

Modern King James verseion

Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. Truly the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Watch ye, and pray, lest ye enter into temptation: the spirit is ready, but the flesh is weak."

Moffatt New Testament

Watch and pray, all of you, so that you may not slip into temptation. The spirit is eager but the flesh is weak."

Montgomery New Testament

Keep watch, all of you, and pray that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.'

NET Bible

Stay awake and pray that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

New Heart English Bible

Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

New simplified Bible

To avoid temptation watch and pray. The spirit truly is willing but the flesh is weak.

Noyes New Testament

Watch, and pray that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Sawyer New Testament

Watch and pray that you enter not into trial; the spirit indeed is willing, but flesh is weak.

The Emphasized Bible

Be watching and praying, that ye enter not into temptation: the, spirit, indeed, is willing, but, the flesh, weak.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Watch ye and pray, that ye enter not into temptation; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Watch and pray," he said to them all, "that you may not fall into temptation. True, the spirit is eager, but human nature is weak."

Webster

Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.

Weymouth New Testament

Be wakeful, all of you, and keep on praying, that you may not come into temptation: the spirit is right willing, but the body is frail."

Williams New Testament

You must all keep watching and praying that you may not be exposed to temptation. Man's spirit is willing but human nature is weak."

World English Bible

Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Worrell New Testament

Watch, and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit, indeed, is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Worsley New Testament

Watch, and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the body is weak.

Youngs Literal Translation

Watch ye and pray, that ye may not enter into temptation; the spirit indeed is forward, but the flesh weak.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Watch ye
γρηγορεύω 
Gregoreuo 
Usage: 6

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

ἵνα 
Hina 
that , to ,
Usage: 472

ye enter
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter , go , come in , go in , enter in , come , arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

μέν 
men 
indeed , verily , truly , not tr ,
Usage: 63

is ready
πρόθυμος 
Prothumos 
Usage: 1

but
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

Devotionals

Devotionals about Mark 14:38

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Prayer In Gethsemane

37 And He came and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "Simon, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour? 38 "Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak." 39 Again He went away and prayed, saying the same words.


Cross References

Matthew 26:41

"Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Matthew 24:42

"Therefore be on the alert, for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.

Mark 14:34

And He said to them, "My soul is deeply grieved to the point of death; remain here and keep watch."

Luke 21:36

"But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man."

Luke 22:40

When He arrived at the place, He said to them, "Pray that you may not enter into temptation."

Luke 22:46

and said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not enter into temptation."

Romans 7:18-25

For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good is not.

Revelation 3:2-3

'Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God.

Matthew 6:13

'And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. [For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.]'

Matthew 25:13

"Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.

Philippians 2:12

So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and trembling;

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Revelation 3:10

'Because you have kept the word of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of testing, that hour which is about to come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.



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