Gethsemane

Gethsemane (Geth-sem´uh-nee; Heb., “oil press”)

The site mentioned twice (Mark 14:32; Matt 26:36) where Jesus prayed in lonely anguish just before his public betrayal and subsequent arrest there. Mark and Matthew refer to a “place” called Gethsemane and imply it was near the Mount of Olives. (Heb 5:7-8) interprets the events in Gethsemane as proof of the “reverent submission” and “obedience” that formed a prelude to Jesus’s perfection.

Mark 14:32

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Matt 26:36

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Heb 5:7-8

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