32 They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” 33 He took Peter, James and Johnx along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled. 34 “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,”y he said to them. “Stay here and keep watch.”
35 Going a little farther, he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hourz might pass from him. 36 “Abba,f Father,”a he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cupb from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”c
37 Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. “Simon,” he said to Peter, “are you asleep? Couldn’t you keep watch for one hour? 38 Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.d The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”e
41 Returning the third time, he said to them, “Are you still sleeping and resting? Enough! The hourf has come. Look, the Son of Man is delivered into the hands of sinners. 42 Rise! Let us go! Here comes my betrayer!”
43 Just as he was speaking, Judas,g one of the Twelve, appeared. With him was a crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests, the teachers of the law, and the elders.
44 Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The one I kiss is the man; arrest him and lead him away under guard.” 45 Going at once to Jesus, Judas said, “Rabbi!”h and kissed him. 46 The men seized Jesus and arrested him. 47 Then one of those standing near drew his sword and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his ear.
48 “Am I leading a rebellion,” said Jesus, “that you have come out with swords and clubs to capture me? 49 Every day I was with you, teaching in the temple courts,i and you did not arrest me. But the Scriptures must be fulfilled.”j 50 Then everyone deserted him and fled.k