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Gethsemane (Greek: γεθσημανη, from Aramaic Gaḏ-Šmānê "oil press") was the place where Jesus prayed shortly before being betrayed by Judas and arrested by the Romans[1]. Located at the base of the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem. Identified simply as a "place" in the earlier gospels, John simply states that it was a "garden" (Greek: κῆπος kêpos)[2].


  1. Matt 26:36; Mark 14:32 (Link)
  2. John 18:1 (Link)
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