Matthew 27:45-50 NIV

The Death of Jesus

45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land.

References for Matthew 27:45

46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli,alemasabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).b

References for Matthew 27:46

    • Î 27:46 - Some manuscripts "Eloi, Eloi"
    • Ï 27:46 - Psalm 22:1
      47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, “He’s calling Elijah.”
      48 Immediately one of them ran and got a sponge. He filled it with wine vinegar, put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink.

      References for Matthew 27:48

      49 The rest said, “Now leave him alone. Let’s see if Elijah comes to save him.”
      50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.

      References for Matthew 27:50