It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,1
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for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple2 was torn in two.3
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Jesus called out with a loud voice,4 "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit."5 When he had said this, he breathed his last.6
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The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God7 and said, "Surely this was a righteous man."
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When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts8 and went away.
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But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee,9 stood at a distance,10 watching these things.
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Now there was a man named Joseph, a member of the Council, a good and upright man,
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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.11
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Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus' body.
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.
It was Preparation Day,12 and the Sabbath was about to begin.
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