Matthew 26:38
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New Living Translation
He told them, "My soul is crushed with grief to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me."

King James Bible
Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.

Darby Bible Translation
Then he says to them, My soul is very sorrowful even unto death; remain here and watch with me.

World English Bible
Then he said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here, and watch with me."

Young's Literal Translation
then saith he to them, 'Exceedingly sorrowful is my soul -- unto death; abide ye here, and watch with me.'

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The New Passover
'Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto Him, Where wilt Thou that we prepare for Thee to eat the passover? 18. And He said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with My disciples. 19. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. 20. Now when the even was come, He sat down with the twelve. 21. And as they did eat, He said,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

'This Cup'
'And Jesus took the cup, and grave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; 28. For this is My blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins'--MATT. xxvi. 27, 28. The comparative silence of our Lord as to the sacrificial character of His death has very often been urged as a reason for doubting that doctrine, and for regarding it as no part of the original Christian teaching. That silence may be accounted for by sufficient reasons. It has been very much
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Gethsemane, the Oil-Press
'Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, Sit ye here, while I go and pray yonder. 37. And He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy. 38. Then saith He unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with Me. 39. And He went a little farther, and fell on His face, and prayed, saying, O My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from Me: nevertheless not as
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Real High Priest and his Counterfeit
'And they that had laid hold on Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled. 58. But Peter followed Him afar off unto the high priest's palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end. 59. Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put Him to death; 60. But found none: yea, though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses, 61. And said,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Psalm 42:5
Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again--my Savior and

Isaiah 53:12
I will give him the honors of a victorious soldier, because he exposed himself to death. He was counted among the rebels. He bore the sins of many and interceded for rebels.

Matthew 26:40
Then he returned to the disciples and found them asleep. He said to Peter, "Couldn't you watch with me even one hour?

Matthew 26:41
Keep watch and pray, so that you will not give in to temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak!"

Mark 14:34
He told them, "My soul is crushed with grief to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me."

John 12:27
"Now my soul is deeply troubled. Should I pray, 'Father, save me from this hour'? But this is the very reason I came!

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