Luke 23:43-53 NIV

43 Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise."1

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Jesus' Death

23:44-49pp -- Mt 27:45-56; Mk 15:33-41; Jn 19:29-30

44 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,2

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45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple3 was torn in two.4

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46 Jesus called out with a loud voice,5 "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit."6 When he had said this, he breathed his last.7

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47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God8 and said, "Surely this was a righteous man."

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48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts9 and went away.

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49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee,10 stood at a distance,11 watching these things.

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Jesus' Burial

23:50-56pp -- Mt 27:57-61; Mk 15:42-47; Jn 19:38-42

50 Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man,

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      51 who had not consented to their decision and action. He came from the Judean town of Arimathea and he was waiting for the kingdom of God.12

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      52 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body.
      53 Then he took it down, wrapped it in linen cloth and placed it in a tomb cut in the rock, one in which no one had yet been laid.