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And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.
Note 9 at Mr 15:33: It is not certain how far this darkness extended. Some scholars have translated this verse to read that darkness was over all the earth. It is reported that a person named Dionysius observed this darkness in Heliopolis, in Egypt (The Pulpit Commentary: Mark, page 308) and exclaimed, "Either the God of nature, the Creator, is suffering, or the universe is dissolving."