Matthew 27:45-46

The Death of Jesus

45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land.
46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli,[a]lemasabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).[b]

Matthew 27:45 in Other Translations

KJV
45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
ESV
45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.
NLT
45 At noon, darkness fell across the whole land until three o’clock.
MSG
45 From noon to three, the whole earth was dark.
CSB
45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over the whole land.

Matthew 27:45-46 In-Context

43 He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, ‘I am the Son of God.’ ”
44 In the same way the rebels who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him.
45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land.
46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli,lemasabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).
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.

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