Parallel Verses

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."

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.”

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."

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

Images Mark 14:38

Context Readings

The Prayer In Gethsemane

37 When he went back, he found his disciples asleep. "Simon, are you asleep?" he asked Peter. "You couldn't stay awake for one hour, could you? 38 All of you must stay awake and pray that you won't be tempted. The spirit is indeed willing, but the body is weak." 39 He went away again and prayed the same prayer as before.


Cross References

Matthew 26:41

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

Matthew 24:42

"So keep on watching, because you don't know on what day your Lord is coming.

Mark 14:34

So he told them, "I'm deeply grieved, even to the point of death. Wait here and stay awake."

Luke 21:36

So be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place and to take your stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 22:40

When he arrived, he told them, "Keep on praying that you may not be tempted."

Luke 22:46

He asked them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and keep on praying that you may not be tempted."

Romans 7:18-25

For I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my flesh. For I have the desire to do what is right, but I cannot carry it out.

Revelation 3:2-3

"I know what you've been doing. You are known for being alive, but you are dead. Be alert, and strengthen the things that are left, which are about to die. I note that your actions are incomplete before my God.

Matthew 6:13

And never bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.'

Matthew 25:13

So keep on watching, because you don't know the day or the hour."

1 Corinthians 16:13

Remain alert. Keep standing firm in your faith. Keep on being courageous and strong.

Galatians 5:17

For what the flesh wants is opposed to the Spirit, and what the Spirit wants is opposed to the flesh. They are opposed to each other, and so you do not do what you want to do.

Philippians 2:12

And so, my dear friends, just as you have always obeyed, not only when I was with you but even more now that I am absent, continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling.

1 Peter 5:8

Be clear-minded and alert. Your opponent, the Devil, is prowling around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.

Revelation 3:10

Because you have obeyed my command to endure, I will keep you from the hour of testing that is coming to the whole world to test those living on the earth.

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