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Luke 23:45 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— the sun's light failing: and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— because the sun was obscured; and the veil of the temple was torn in two.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the sun was darkened, and the vail of the temple was rent in the midst.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple rent in the midst.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— the sun failing; and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the sun was darkened, and the vail of the sanctuary was rent in the midst,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the Sunne was darkened, and the vaile of the temple was rent in the mids.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And the sun darkened, and rent was the vail of the temple through the midst of it.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the sun was darkened, and the curtain of the door of the temple was rent through its middle.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
sun 2246
{2246} Prime
ἥλιος
helios
{hay'-lee-os}
From ἕλη [[hele]] (a ray; perhaps akin to the alternate of G0138); the sun; by implication light.
was darkened, 4654
{4654} Prime
σκοτίζω
skotizo
{skot-id'-zo}
From G4655; to obscure (literally or figuratively).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
veil 2665
{2665} Prime
καταπέτασμα
katapetasma
{kat-ap-et'-as-mah}
From a compound of G2596 and a congener of G4072; something spread thoroughly, that is, (specifically) the door screen (to the Most Holy Place) in the Jewish Temple.
of the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
temple 3485
{3485} Prime
ναός
naos
{nah-os'}
From a primary word ναίω [[naio]] (to dwell); a fane, shrine, temple.
was rent 4977
{4977} Prime
σχίζω
schizo
{skhid'-zo}
Apparently a primary verb; to split or sever (literally or figuratively).
z5681
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
in the midst. 3319
{3319} Prime
μέσος
mesos
{mes'-os}
From G3326; middle (as adjective or [neuter] noun).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 23:44-49.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 23:45

Mark 15:38.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 23:45

(14) And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.

(14) Christ enters bravely and resolutely into the very darkness of death, and he does this so that he might overcome death even within its most secret places.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
and the veil:

Exodus 26:31 And thou shalt make a vail [of] blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen of cunning work: with cherubims shall it be made:
Leviticus 16:12-16 And he shall take a censer full of burning coals of fire from off the altar before the LORD, and his hands full of sweet incense beaten small, and bring [it] within the vail: ... And he shall make an atonement for the holy [place], because of the uncleanness of the children of Israel, and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so shall he do for the tabernacle of the congregation, that remaineth among them in the midst of their uncleanness.
2 Chronicles 3:14 And he made the vail [of] blue, and purple, and crimson, and fine linen, and wrought cherubims thereon.
Matthew 27:51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;
Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.
Ephesians 2:14-18 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition [between us]; ... For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
Hebrews 6:19 Which [hope] we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;
Hebrews 9:3-8 And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all; ... The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while as the first tabernacle was yet standing:
Hebrews 10:19-22 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, ... Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
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Ex 26:31. Lv 16:12. 2Ch 3:14. Mt 27:51. Mk 15:38. Ep 2:14. He 6:19; 9:3; 10:19.

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