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45 The light from the sun was gone—and suddenly[a] the thick veil hanging in the Temple split apart.

46 Then Jesus shouted, “Father, I commit my spirit to you,” and with those words he died.[b]

47 When the captain of the Roman military unit handling the executions saw what had happened, he was stricken with awe before God and said, “Surely this man was innocent.”[c]

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  1. Luke 23:45 and suddenly, implied.
  2. Luke 23:46 he died, literally, “he yielded up the spirit.”
  3. Luke 23:47 innocent, literally, “righteous.”

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