Parallel Verses

Amplified

All of you must keep awake (give strict attention, be cautious and active) and watch and pray, that you may not come into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit 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, so that you will not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Daniel Mace New Testament

watch and pray that ye may not sink under the trial: the mind indeed is vigorous, but the flesh is weak.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

You must all watch, and pray that you may not be exposed to trial! One's spirit is eager, but flesh and blood are weak!"

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Watch and pray, lest ye come into temptation: truly the spirit of a ready will, and the flesh weak.

King James 2000

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Watch and pray, that ye fall not into temptation. The spirit is willing, 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

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

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

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

Keep awake, and pray that you may not enter 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 don't 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 flesh is weak.

Youngs Literal Translation

watch, 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
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

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

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

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

is willing
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

References

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Images Matthew 26:41

Prayers for Matthew 26:41

Context Readings

The Prayer In Gethsemane

40 And He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and He said to Peter, What! Are you so utterly unable to stay awake and keep watch with Me for one hour? 41 All of you must keep awake (give strict attention, be cautious and active) and watch and pray, that you may not come into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. 42 Again a second time He went away and prayed, My Father, if this cannot pass by unless I drink it, Your will be done.


Cross References

Matthew 6:13

And lead (bring) us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

1 Corinthians 9:27

But [like a boxer] I buffet my body [handle it roughly, discipline it by hardships] and subdue it, for fear that after proclaiming to others the Gospel and things pertaining to it, I myself should become unfit [not stand the test, be unapproved and rejected as a counterfeit].

Mark 14:38

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

1 Peter 4:7

But the end and culmination of all things has now come near; keep sound minded and self-restrained and alert therefore for [the practice of] prayer.

Psalm 119:1

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are the undefiled (the upright, truly sincere, and blameless) in the way [of the revealed will of God], who walk (order their conduct and conversation) in the law of the Lord (the whole of God's revealed will).

Psalm 119:24-25

Your testimonies also are my delight and my counselors.

Psalm 119:32

I will [not merely walk, but] run the way of Your commandments, when You give me a heart that is willing.

Psalm 119:35-37

Make me go in the path of Your commandments, for in them do I delight.

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].

Psalm 119:117

Hold me up, that I may be safe and have regard for Your statutes continually!

Proverbs 4:14-15

Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.

Isaiah 26:8-9

Yes, in the path of Your judgments, O Lord, we wait [expectantly] for You; our heartfelt desire is for Your name and for the remembrance of You.

Matthew 24:42

Watch therefore [ give strict attention, be cautious and active], for you do not know in what kind of a day [ whether a near or remote one] your Lord is coming.

Matthew 25:13

Watch therefore [give strict attention and be cautious and active], for you know neither the day nor the hour when the Son of Man will come.

Matthew 26:38

Then He said to them, My soul is very sad and deeply grieved, so that I am almost dying of sorrow. Stay here and keep awake and keep watch with Me.

Mark 13:33-37

Be on your guard [constantly alert], and watch and pray; for you do not know when the time will come.

Luke 8:13

And those upon the rock [are the people] who, when they hear [the Word], receive and welcome it with joy; but these have no root. They believe for a while, and in time of trial and temptation fall away (withdraw and stand aloof).

Luke 11:4

And forgive us our sins, for we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us [who has offended us or done us wrong]. And bring us not into temptation but rescue us from evil.

Luke 21:36

Keep awake then and watch at all times [be discreet, attentive, and ready], praying that you may have the full strength and ability and be accounted worthy to escape all these things [taken together] that will take place, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man.

Luke 22:40

And when He came to the place, He said to them, Pray that you may not [at all] enter into temptation.

Luke 22:46

And He said to them, Why do you sleep? Get up and pray that you may not enter [at all] into temptation.

Romans 7:18-25

For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. I can will what is right, but I cannot perform it. [I have the intention and urge to do what is right, but no power to carry it out.]

Romans 8:3

For God has done what the Law could not do, [its power] being weakened by the flesh [ the entire nature of man without the Holy Spirit]. Sending His own Son in the guise of sinful flesh and as an offering for sin, [God] condemned sin in the flesh [ subdued, overcame, deprived it of its power over all who accept that sacrifice],

1 Corinthians 10:13

For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin), [no matter how it comes or where it leads] has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man [that is, no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance and that is not adjusted and adapted and belonging to human experience, and such as man can bear]. But God is faithful [to His Word and to His compassionate nature], and He [can be trusted] not to let you be tempted and tried and assayed beyond your ability and strength of resistance and power to endure, but with the temptation He will [always] also provide the way out (the means of escape to a landing place), that you may be capable and strong and powerful to bear up under it patiently.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be alert and on your guard; stand firm in your faith ( your conviction respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, keeping the trust and holy fervor born of faith and a part of it). Act like men and be courageous; grow in strength!

Galatians 5:16-17

But I say, walk and live [habitually] in the [Holy] Spirit [responsive to and controlled and guided by the Spirit]; then you will certainly not gratify the cravings and desires of the flesh (of human nature without God).

Galatians 5:24

And those who belong to Christ Jesus (the Messiah) have crucified the flesh (the godless human nature) with its passions and appetites and desires.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray at all times (on every occasion, in every season) in the Spirit, with all [manner of] prayer and entreaty. To that end keep alert and watch with strong purpose and perseverance, interceding in behalf of all the saints (God's consecrated people).

Philippians 3:12-14

Not that I have now attained [this ideal], or have already been made perfect, but I press on to lay hold of (grasp) and make my own, that for which Christ Jesus (the Messiah) has laid hold of me and made me His own.

1 Peter 5:8

Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring [ in fierce hunger], seeking someone to seize upon and devour.

2 Peter 2:9

Now if [all these things are true, then be sure] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptations and trials, and how to keep the ungodly under chastisement until the day of judgment and doom,

Revelation 3:10

Because you have guarded and kept My word of patient endurance [have held fast the lesson of My patience with the expectant endurance that I give you], I also will keep you [safe] from the hour of trial (testing) which is coming on the whole world to try those who dwell upon the earth.

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I am going to come like a thief! Blessed (happy, to be envied) is he who stays awake (alert) and who guards his clothes, so that he may not be naked and [have the shame of being] seen exposed!

Psalm 119:4-5

You have commanded us to keep Your precepts, that we should observe them diligently.

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