44 (A)It was now about [a](B)the sixth hour, and darkness came over the entire land until [b]the ninth hour, 45 [c]because the sun stopped shining; and (C)the veil of the temple was torn [d]in two. 46 And Jesus, (D)crying out with a loud voice, said, “Father, (E)into Your hands I entrust My spirit.” And having said this, He [e]died. 47 (F)Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he began (G)praising God, saying, “This man was in fact [f]innocent.” 48 And all the crowds who came together for this spectacle, after watching what had happened, began to return home, [g](H)beating their chests. 49 (I)And all His acquaintances and (J)the women who accompanied Him from Galilee were standing at a distance, seeing these things.

Jesus Is Buried

50 (K)And a man named Joseph, who was a (L)member of the Council, a good and righteous man 51 (he had not consented to their plan and action), a man from Arimathea, a city of the Jews, who was (M)waiting for the kingdom of God— 52 this man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. 53 And he took it down and wrapped it in a linen cloth, and laid Him in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever lain. 54 It was a [h](N)preparation day, and a Sabbath was about to [i]begin. 55 Now (O)the women who had come with Him from Galilee followed, and they saw the tomb and how His body was laid. 56 And then they returned and (P)prepared spices and perfumes.

And (Q)on the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.

The Resurrection

24 (R)But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of (S)the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, (T)two men suddenly (U)stood near them in gleaming clothing; and as [j]the women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why are you seeking the living One among the dead? He is not here, but He (V)has [k]risen. Remember how He spoke to you (W)while He was still in Galilee, saying that (X)the Son of Man must be handed over to sinful men, and be crucified, and on the third day rise from the dead.” And (Y)they remembered His words,


  1. Luke 23:44 I.e., noon
  2. Luke 23:44 I.e., 3 p.m.
  3. Luke 23:45 Lit the sun failing
  4. Luke 23:45 Lit in the middle
  5. Luke 23:46 Lit expired
  6. Luke 23:47 Lit righteous
  7. Luke 23:48 I.e., as a traditional sign of mourning or contrition
  8. Luke 23:54 I.e., preparation for the Sabbath
  9. Luke 23:54 Lit dawn
  10. Luke 24:5 Lit they
  11. Luke 24:6 Or been raised

24 But (A)Thomas, one of (B)the twelve, who was called [a](C)Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples were saying to him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he said to them, “Unless I see in (D)His hands the imprint of the nails, and put my finger into the place of the nails, and put my hand into His side, (E)I will not believe.”

26 [b]Eight days later His disciples were again inside, and Thomas was with them. Jesus *came, the doors having been [c]shut, and stood in their midst and said, (F)Peace be to you.” 27 Then He *said to Thomas, (G)Place your finger here, and see My hands; and take your hand and put it into My side; and do not continue in disbelief, but be a believer.” 28 Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!” 29 Jesus *said to him, “Because you have seen Me, have you now believed? (H)Blessed are they who did not see, and yet believed.”

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  1. John 20:24 I.e., the Twin
  2. John 20:26 Or A week later
  3. John 20:26 Or locked

For (A)I handed down to you [a]as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died (B)for our sins (C)according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was (D)raised on the third day (E)according to the Scriptures, and that (F)He appeared to [b](G)Cephas, then (H)to the twelve. After that He appeared to more than five hundred brothers and sisters at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some (I)have fallen asleep; then He appeared to [c](J)James, then to (K)all the apostles; and last of all, as [d]to one untimely born, (L)He appeared to me also.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 15:3 Lit among the first
  2. 1 Corinthians 15:5 Peter’s Aramaic name
  3. 1 Corinthians 15:7 Or Jacob
  4. 1 Corinthians 15:8 Lit to an untimely birth

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