Gethsemane

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Gethsemane

(gĕthsĕm`ənē), olive grove or garden, E of Jerusalem, near the foot of the Mount of Olives. In the Gospels, it is the scene of the agony and betrayal of Jesus. A number of sites in the area of the Garden are tended by representatives of the Christian tradition. The Franciscan Basilica of the Agony is built over the ruins of a 4th-century church.

Gethsemane

scene of Christ’s agony over impending death. [N.T.: Matthew 26:36–45; Mark 14:32–41]

Gethsemane

New Testament the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36--56)
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At the Last Supper, in the Garden of Gethsemani, and on the cross Jesus talked to his Father-and thus his suffering was not more than he could bear, for his Father was present to him.
When in the Garden of Gethsemani his sweat became like drops of blood, Jesus prayed to his Father.
personal basement: the actual sword with which Peter cut off the soldier's ear in the Garden of Gethsemani.