And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).
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When some of those standing near heard this, they said, “Listen, he’s calling Elijah.”
Someone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. “Now leave him alone. Let’s see if Elijah comes to take him down,” he said.
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With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.
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The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.
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And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, saw how he died, he said, “Surely this man was the Son of God!”
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Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph, and Salome.
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In Galilee these women had followed him and cared for his needs. Many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem were also there.
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It was Preparation Day (that is, the day before the Sabbath). So as evening approached,
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Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.
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Pilate was surprised to hear that he was already dead. Summoning the centurion, he asked him if Jesus had already died.