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Luke 23:44

    Luke 23:44 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it was now about the sixth hour, and a darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And it was now about the sixth hour; and all the land was dark till the ninth hour;

    Webster's Revision

    And it was now about the sixth hour, and a darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it was now about the sixth hour, and a darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour,

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 23:44

    Darkness over all the earth - See the note on Matthew 27:45. The darkness began at the sixth hour, about our twelve o'clock at noon, and lasted till the ninth hour, which answered to our three o'clock in the afternoon.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 23:44

    See the notes at Matthew 27:45-50.

    Wesley's Notes on 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.