Matthew 26:40

“And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he commeth vnto the Disciples, and findeth them asleepe, and saith vnto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one houre?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He *came to the disciples and *found them sleeping, and *said to Peter, "So, you {men} could not keep watch with Me for one hour?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he comes to the disciples, and sees that they are sleeping, and says to Peter, What, were you not able to keep watch with me one hour?
- Basic English Bible

And he comes to the disciples and finds them sleeping, and says to Peter, Thus ye have not been able to watch one hour with me?
- Darby Bible

And he cometh to the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith to Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
- Webster's Bible

Then He came to the disciples and found them asleep, and He said to Peter, "Alas, none of you could keep awake with me for even a single hour!
- Weymouth Bible

He came to the disciples, and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, "What, couldn't you watch with me for one hour?
- World English Bible

And he cam to his disciplis, and foond hem slepynge. And he seide to Petir, So, whethir ye myyten not oon our wake with me?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them sleeping, and he saith to Peter, `So! ye were not able one hour to watch with me!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 26:40


Mt 26:40 Findeth them asleep. Peter, James and John, soldiers placed on duty in an hour of dreadful peril and bidden to "watch". Luke says they were sleeping from sorrow (Lu 22:45). Great sorrow stupefies. Dr. Rush says that criminals usually sleep soundly the night before execution.

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