Luke 23:44

“And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it was about the sixt houre, and there was a darkenesse ouer all the earth, vntill the ninth houre.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it was now about the sixth hour, and a darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it was now about the sixth hour; and all the land was dark till the ninth hour;
- Basic English Bible

And it was about [the] sixth hour, and there came darkness over the whole land until [the] ninth hour.
- Darby Bible

And it was about the sixth hour, and there was a darkness over all the land until the ninth hour.
- Webster's Bible

It was now about noon, and a darkness came over the whole country till three o'clock in the afternoon.
- Weymouth Bible

It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour.
- World English Bible

And it was almest the sixte our, and derknessis weren maad in al the erthe `in to the nynthe our.
- Wycliffe Bible

And it was, as it were, the sixth hour, and darkness came over all the land till the ninth hour,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 23:44


23:44 There was darkness over all the earth - The noon - tide darkness, covering the sun, obscured all the upper hemisphere. And the lower was equally darkened, the moon being in opposition to the sun, and so receiving no light from it. #Mt 27:45|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 23:44


Lu 23:44 There was a darkness. See PNT "Mt 27:45".

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