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the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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EtymologyEdit

From The Bible account of Jesus' last night in Gethsemane. Matthew Ch.26:41. Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

ProverbEdit

the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

  1. As much as one wishes to achieve something, the frailties of the human body often make it impossible.

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