Matthew 27:50-54

50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit.
51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split
52 and the tombs broke open. The bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life.
53 They came out of the tombs after Jesus’ resurrection and[a] went into the holy city and appeared to many people.
54 When the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus saw the earthquake and all that had happened, they were terrified, and exclaimed, “Surely he was the Son of God!”

Matthew 27:50 in Other Translations

KJV
50 Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.
ESV
50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit.
NLT
50 Then Jesus shouted out again, and he released his spirit.
MSG
50 But Jesus, again crying out loudly, breathed his last.
CSB
50 Jesus shouted again with a loud voice and gave up His spirit.

Matthew 27:50-54 In-Context

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.
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.
51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split
52 and the tombs broke open. The bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life.
53 They came out of the tombs after Jesus’ resurrection and went into the holy city and appeared to many people.
54 When the centurion and those with him who were guarding Jesus saw the earthquake and all that had happened, they were terrified, and exclaimed, “Surely he was the Son of God!”
55 Many women were there, watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to care for his needs.
56 Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee’s sons.

Cross References 6

  • 1. John 19:30
  • 2. Exodus 26:31-33; Hebrews 9:3,8; Hebrews 10:19,20
  • 3. ver 54
  • 4. S Matthew 4:5
  • 5. ver 36
  • 6. S Matthew 4:3; Matthew 17:5

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "tombs, and after Jesus’ resurrection they"
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