Matthew 27:51
Good News Translation
Then the curtain hanging in the Temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split apart,

Contemporary English Version
At once the curtain in the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, and rocks split apart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top even to the bottom: and the earth quaked and the rocks were rent.

New American Bible
And behold, the veil of the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth quaked, rocks were split,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And behold the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top even to the bottom: and the earth quaked and the rocks were rent.

the veil.

Exodus 26:31-37 Thou shalt make also a veil of violet, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, and fine twisted linen, wrought with embroidered work and goodly variety: . . .

Exodus 40:21 And when he had brought the ark into the tabernacle, he drew the veil before it to fulfil the commandment of the Lord.

Leviticus 16:2,12-15 And he commanded him, saying: Speak to Aaron thy brother, that he enter not at all into the sanctuary, which is within the veil before the propitiatory, with which the ark is covered, lest he die, (for I will appear in a cloud over the oracle), . . .

Leviticus 21:23 Yet so that he enter not within the veil, nor approach to the altar: because he hath a blemish, and he must not defile my sanctuary. I am the Lord who sanctify them.

2 Chronicles 3:14 He made also a veil of violet, purple, scarlet, and silk: and wrought in it cherubims.

Isaiah 25:7 And he shall destroy in this mountain the face of the bond with which all people were tied, and the web that he began over all nations.

Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was rent in two, from the top to the bottom.

Luke 23:45 And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.

Ephesians 2:13-18 But now in Christ Jesus, you, who some time were afar off, are made nigh by the blood of Christ. . . .

Hebrews 6:19 Which we have as an anchor of the soul, sure and firm, and which entereth in even within the veil:

Hebrews 10:19-22 Having therefore, brethren, a confidence in the entering into the holies by the blood of Christ: . . .

the earth.

Matthew 28:2 And behold there was a great earthquake. For an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and coming rolled back the stone and sat upon it.

Psalm 18:7,15 The earth shook and trembled: the foundations of the mountains were troubled and were moved, because he was angry with them. . . .

Micah 1:3,4 Hear, all ye people: and let the earth give ear, and all that is therein: and let the Lord God be a witness to you, the Lord from his holy temple. . . .

Nahum 1:3-5 The Lord is patient, and great in power, and will not cleanse and acquit the guilty. The Lord's ways are in a tempest, and a whirlwind, and clouds are the dust of his feet. . . .

Habakkuk 3:10,13 The mountains saw thee, and were grieved: the great body of waters passed away. The deep put forth its voice: the deep lifted up its hands. . . .

Hebrews 12:25-27 See that you refuse him not that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spoke upon earth, much more shall not we that turn away from him that speaketh to us from heaven. . . .

Revelation 11:13,19 And at that hour there was made a great earthquake: and the tenth part of the city fell. And there were slain in the earthquake, names of men, seven thousand: and the rest were cast into a fear and gave glory to the God of heaven. . . .

Context
The Death of Jesus
50And Jesus again crying with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. 51And behold the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top even to the bottom: and the earth quaked and the rocks were rent. 52And the graves were opened: and many bodies of the saints that had slept arose,…
Cross References
Exodus 26:31
Thou shalt make also a veil of violet, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, and fine twisted linen, wrought with embroidered work and goodly variety:

Numbers 4:5
When the camp is; to set forward, Aaron and his sons shall go into the tabernacle of the covenant, and the holy of holies, and shall take down the veil that hangeth before the door, and shall wrap up the ark of the testimony in it,

Matthew 27:54
Now the centurion and they that were with him watching Jesus, having seen the earthquake and the things that were done, were sore afraid, saying: Indeed this was the Son of God.

Mark 15:38
And the veil of the temple was rent in two, from the top to the bottom.

Luke 23:45
And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.

Luke 23:47
Now, the centurion, seeing what was done, glorified God, saying: Indeed this was a just man.

Hebrews 9:3
And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holy of Holies:

Additional Translations
At that moment the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth quaked and the rocks were split.

And behold, the veil of the temple was torn into two from top to bottom. And the earth was shaken, and the rocks were split.

And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;

And behold, the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake; and the rocks were rent;

And lo, the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom, and the earth was shaken, and the rocks were rent,

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 were rent;

And behold, the vail of the temple was rent in two, from the top to the bottom: and the earth shook, and the rocks rent;

Immediately the curtain of the Sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom: the earth quaked; the rocks split;

Behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from the top to the bottom. The earth quaked and the rocks were split.

and lo, the vail of the sanctuary was rent in two from top unto bottom, and the earth did quake, and the rocks were rent,
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