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46 Then Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Father, I surrender my Spirit into your hands.”[a] And he took his last breath and died.

47 When the Roman captain overseeing the crucifixion witnessed all that took place, he was awestruck and glorified God. Acknowledging what they had done, he said, “I have no doubt; we just killed the righteous one.”[b]

48 The crowds that had gathered to observe this spectacle went back to their homes, overcome with deep sorrow[c] and devastated by what they had witnessed.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 23:46 See Pss. 22:1; 31:5.
  2. Luke 23:47 As translated from the Aramaic.
  3. Luke 23:48 Literally “beating their breasts,” which is a figure of speech for deep sorrow.

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