33 At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.z 34 And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).b a
36 Someone ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar,b put it on a staff, and offered it to Jesus to drink. “Now leave him alone. Let’s see if Elijah comes to take him down,” he said.
37 With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.c
40 Some women were watching from a distance.g Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph,d and Salome.h 41 In Galilee these women had followed him and cared for his needs. Many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem were also there.i