Matthew 26:45

“Then commeth he to his Disciples, and saith vnto them, Sleepe on now, and take your rest, behold, the houre is at hand, and the sonne of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.”

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Other Translations

Then cometh he to his disciples, and saith unto them, Sleep on now, and take [your] rest: behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
- King James Version

Then He *came to the disciples and *said to them, "Are you still sleeping and resting? Behold, the hour is at hand and the Son of Man is being betrayed into the hands of sinners.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then cometh he to the disciples, and saith unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he comes to the disciples; and says to them, Go on sleeping now, and take your rest: for the hour is come, and the Son of man is given into the hands of evil men.
- Basic English Bible

Then he comes to the disciples and says to them, Sleep on now and take your rest; behold, the hour has drawn nigh, and the Son of man is delivered up into the hands of sinners.
- Darby Bible

Then he cometh to his disciples, and saith to them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
- Webster's Bible

Then He came to the disciples and said, "Sleep on and rest. See, the moment is close at hand when the Son of Man is to be betrayed into the hands of sinful men.
- Weymouth Bible

Then he came to his disciples, and said to them, "Sleep on now, and take your rest. Behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of Man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.
- World English Bible

Thanne he cam to his disciplis, and seide to hem, Slepe ye now, and reste ye; loo! the our hath neiyed, and mannus sone schal be takun in to the hondis of synneris;
- Wycliffe Bible

then cometh he unto his disciples, and saith to them, `Sleep on henceforth, and rest! lo, the hour hath come nigh, and the Son of Man is delivered up to the hands of sinners.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 26:45


26:45 Sleep on now, if you can, and take your rest - For any farther service you can be of to me.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:45


Mt 26:45 Sleep on now, and take [your] rest. I look upon these words as reproachful. The hour when he needed their watchfulness and sympathy was past. They had failed to guard in the hour when he wished to be alone with God. Now the moment is at hand; the soldiers are approaching.

Discussion for Matthew 26

  • Irene123
    V. 13 - and it is so true: in every reputable Bible this Mary is known to millions past and present.
  • Irene123
    Simon the leper v.6 - we all know at this point that Simon was healed; otherwise he couldn't be living with his family. Nor would the woman with the alabaster box have entered the house. He's called 'the leper to distinguish him from other Simons, i.e. Simon Peter, Simon Cyrene, etc.
  • Bruce
    bewrayeth,old English.
    John 6:44 no man can come to Christ,except The Father draw him---have you felt a tug in your heart? 1John 1:9 Forgiving? Baptized with the Holy Ghost:Matthew 3:11. You will know 2nd Corinthians 5:17. A Heavy weight is going. I didn't know I had. Peace is wonderful. Sleep is great. Best thing that ever happened in my life!
  • Donald L Breeden
    Matthew 26:73 betrayeth is misspelled
  • Jacquelyne Booher
    As we observe the things going on in this world we are horrified as each incident surrounds us and we just have to think that we need to be waiting and watching for the imminent return of Christ. after while He will tell us to "go on and take our rest", for there won't be any need to watch. While we are trying to stop the madness, I can only imagine Christ as He must see this bitter cup.
  • Joshua
    Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, There came unto him a woman having an alabaster box of very precious ointment, and poured it on his head, as he sat at meat. For in that she hath poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial.

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