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Jesus’ Death

44 It was now about the sixth hour,[a] and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,[b] 45 while the sun was darkened. Then the curtain of the temple was torn in two. 46 Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!”[c] When he had said this, he breathed his last.

47 When the centurion saw what had happened, he began to glorify God, saying, “This man really was righteous.”

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  1. Luke 23:44 Jewish time began with sunrise, so the sixth hour was about noon.
  2. Luke 23:44 3 pm
  3. Luke 23:46 Psalm 31:5