50 And Jesus (A)cried out again with a loud voice, and gave up His spirit. 51 (B)And behold, (C)the [a]veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and (D)the earth shook and the rocks were split. 52 Also the tombs were opened, and many bodies of the [b]saints who had (E)fallen asleep were raised; 53 and coming out of the tombs after His resurrection, they entered (F)the holy city and appeared to many. 54 (G)Now as for the centurion and those who were with him (H)keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw (I)the earthquake and the other things that were happening, they became extremely frightened and said, “Truly this was [c](J)the Son of God!”

55 (K)And many women were there watching from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee while (L)caring for Him. 56 Among them were (M)Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and (N)the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 27:51 Or curtain
  2. Matthew 27:52 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
  3. Matthew 27:54 Or a son of God; or a son of a god