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

Read Luke 23:48 Using Other Translations

And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
And all the crowds that had assembled for this spectacle, when they saw what had taken place, returned home beating their breasts.
And when all the crowd that came to see the crucifixion saw what had happened, they went home in deep sorrow.