Matthew 27:32-54New American Standard Bible (NASB)
32 As they were coming out, they found a man of Cyrene named Simon, [a]whom they pressed into service to bear His cross.
33 And when they came to a place called Golgotha, which means Place of a Skull,34 they gave Him wine to drink mixed with gall; and after tasting it, He was unwilling to drink.
35 And when they had crucified Him, they divided up His garments among themselves by casting [b]lots.36 And sitting down, they began to keep watch over Him there.37 And above His head they put up the charge against Him [c]which read, “THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”
38 At that time two robbers *were crucified with Him, one on the right and one on the left.39 And those passing by were [d]hurling abuse at Him, wagging their heads40 and saying, “You who are going to destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross.”41 In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him and saying,42 “He saved others; [e]He cannot save Himself. He is the King of Israel; let Him now come down from the cross, and we will believe in Him.43 He trusts in God; let God rescueHim now, if He[f]delights in Him; for He said, ‘I am the Son of God.’”44 The robbers who had been crucified with Him were also insulting Him with the same words.
45 Now from the [g]sixth hour darkness [h]fell upon all the land until the [i]ninth hour.46 About the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”47 And some of those who were standing there, when they heard it, began saying, “This man is calling for Elijah.”48 Immediately one of them ran, and taking a sponge, he filled it with sour wine and put it on a reed, and gave Him a drink.49 But the rest of them said, “[j]Let us see whether Elijah will come to save Him[k].”50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.51 And behold, the [l]veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook and the rocks were split.52 The tombs were opened, and many bodies of the [m]saints who had fallen asleep were raised;53 and coming out of the tombs after His resurrection they entered the holy city and appeared to many.54 Now the centurion, and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very frightened and said, “Truly this was [n]the Son of God!”
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