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Mark 14:38 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly [is] ready, but the flesh [is] weak.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit truly [is] ready, but the flesh [is] weak.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed [is] willing, but the flesh weak.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Be watching and praying, that ye enter not into temptation: the, spirit, indeed, is willing, but, the flesh, weak.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Watch ye and pray, that ye may not enter into temptation; the spirit indeed is forward, but the flesh weak.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Watch ye: and pray that you enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Watch ye and pray, lest yee enter into temptation: The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weake.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Be wakeful and pray, that you enter not into temptation: the spirit is willing and ready, but the body is infirm.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Watch and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. The spirit is willing and ready, but the body is weak.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Watch x1127
(1127) Complement
γρηγορεύω
gregoreuo
{gray-gor-yoo'-o}
From G1453; to keep awake, that is, watch (literally or figuratively).
ye y1127
[1127] Standard
γρηγορεύω
gregoreuo
{gray-gor-yoo'-o}
From G1453; to keep awake, that is, watch (literally or figuratively).
z5720
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
pray, 4336
{4336} Prime
προσεύχομαι
proseuchomai
{pros-yoo'-khom-ahee}
From G4314 and G2172; to pray to God, that is, supplicate, worship.
z5737
<5737> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 152
lest 3363
{3363} Prime
ἵνα με
hina me
{hin'-ah may}
That is, G2443 and G3361; in order (or so) that not.
ye enter 1525
{1525} Prime
εἰσέρχομαι
eiserchomai
{ice-er'-khom-ahee}
From G1519 and G2064; to enter (literally or figuratively).
z5632
<5632> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 449
into 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
temptation. 3986
{3986} Prime
πειρασμός
peirasmos
{pi-ras-mos'}
From G3985; a putting to proof (by experiment [of good], experience [of evil], solicitation, discipline or provocation); by implication adversity.
The x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
spirit 4151
{4151} Prime
πνεῦμα
pneuma
{pnyoo'-mah}
From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy spirit.
truly 3303
{3303} Prime
μέν
men
{men}
A primary particle; properly indicative of affirmation or concession (in fact); usually followed by a contrasted clause with G1161 (this one, the former, etc.
[is] ready, 4289
{4289} Prime
πρόθυμος
prothumos
{proth'-oo-mos}
From G4253 and G2372; forward in spirit, that is, predisposed; neuter (as noun) alacrity.
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
flesh 4561
{4561} Prime
σάρξ
sarx
{sarx}
Probably from the base of G4563; flesh (as stripped of the skin), that is, (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred, or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specifically) a human being (as such).
[is] weak. 772
{0772} Prime
ἀσθενής
asthenes
{as-then-ace'}
From G0001 (as a negative particle) and the base of G4599; strengthless (in various applications, literally, or figuratively and morally).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Mark 14:32-42.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Mark 14:32-42.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Watch:

Mark 14:34 And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.
Matthew 24:42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Matthew 25:13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed [is] willing, but the flesh [is] weak.
Luke 21:36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Luke 22:40 And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation.
Luke 22:46 And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.
1 Corinthians 16:13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.
1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:
Revelation 3:2-3 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God. ... Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.
Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

The spirit:

Romans 7:18-25 For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but [how] to perform that which is good I find not. ... I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
Galatians 5:17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.
Philippians 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
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Mt 24:42; 25:13; 26:41. Mk 14:34. Lk 21:36; 22:40, 46. Ro 7:18. 1Co 16:13. Ga 5:17. Php 2:12. 1P 5:8. Rv 3:2, 10.

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