The apostle Matthew writing (God speaking via scripture...The
partly being a direct quote of Jesus.
Wycliffe Bible of 1384: And he
yede forth a litil, and felde doun on his face, preiynge, and seiynge, My fader, if it is
possible, passe this cuppe fro me; netheles not as Y wole, but as thou
King James Bible of 1611: 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 I will, but as thou
NAS Bible of 1960: And He went a
little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible,
let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."
1973-78: Going a little farther, he fell with his face to the ground and prayed, "My
Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from me. Yet not as I will, but as you
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(posted 2 January 2004)