The Death of Jesus
m It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour,
while the sun's light failed. And n the curtain of the temple was torn in two.
Then Jesus, o calling out with a loud voice, said, "Father, p into your hands I q commit my spirit!" And having said this r he breathed his last.
Now s when the centurion saw what had taken place, t he praised God, saying, "Certainly this man was innocent!"
And all the crowds that had assembled for this spectacle, when they saw what had taken place, returned home u beating their breasts.
And all v his acquaintances and w the women who had followed him from Galilee x stood at a distance watching these things.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.
And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.
Now it was the day of Preparation of the Passover. It was about the sixth hour. He said to the Jews, "Behold your King!
Exodus 26:31 - 33
And you shall make a veil of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen. It shall be made with cherubim skillfully worked into it.
2 Chronicles 3:14
And he made the veil of blue and purple and crimson fabrics and fine linen, and he worked cherubim on it.
And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit.
And Jesus uttered a loud cry and breathed his last.
When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, "It is finished," and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
Into your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God.
And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
1 Peter 4:19
Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.
When the centurion and those who were with him, keeping watch over Jesus, saw the earthquake and what took place, they were filled with awe and said, "Truly this was the Son of God!
And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he breathed his last, he said, "Truly this man was the Son of God!
Fear seized them all, and they glorified God, saying, "A great prophet has arisen among us!" and "God has visited his people!
But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, a sinner!
You have caused my companions to shun me; you have made me a horror to them. I am shut in so that I cannot escape.
The women who had come with him from Galilee followed and saw the tomb and how his body was laid.
But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.
And also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out.
My friends and companions stand aloof from my plague, and my nearest kin stand far off.