Parallel Verses

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."

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 [actively] watching and praying so that you do not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the body 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.

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.

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 Then he came and found the three Apostles asleep. "Simon," he said to Peter, "are you asleep? Could not you watch for one hour? 38  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." 39 Again he went away, and prayed in the same words;


Cross References

Matthew 26:41

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

Matthew 24:42

Therefore watch; for you cannot be sure on what day your Master is coming.

Mark 14:34

"I am sad at heart," he said, "sad even to death; wait here, and watch."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 22:40

And, when he reached the spot, he said to them: "Pray that you may not fall into temptation."

Luke 22:46

"Why are you asleep?" he asked them. "Rise and pray, that you may not fall into temptation."

Romans 7:18-25

I know that there is nothing good in me-I mean in my earthly nature. For, although it is easy for me to want to do right, to act rightly is not easy.

Revelation 3:2-3

Be on the watch, and strengthen what still survives, though once it was all but dead; for I have not found your life perfect in the eyes of my God.

Matthew 6:13

And take us not into temptation, but deliver us from Evil.'

Matthew 25:13

Therefore watch, since you know neither the Day nor the Hour.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be watchful; stand firm in your faith; show yourselves men; be strong.

Galatians 5:17

For these cravings of our earthly nature conflict with the Spirit, and the Spirit with our earthly nature--they are two contrary principles--so that you cannot do what you wish.

Philippians 2:12

Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always been obedient in the past, so now work out your own Salvation with anxious care, not only when I am with you, but all the more now that I am absent.

1 Peter 5:8

Exercise self-control, be watchful. Your adversary, the Devil, like a roaring lion, is prowling about, eager to devour you.

Revelation 3:10

Because you kept in mind the story of my endurance, I will keep you in the hour of trial that is about to come upon the whole world, the hour that will test all who are living upon earth.

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