Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
In the mean time, when the many thousands of the multitude were gathered together, insomuch that they trod one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
Now there went with him great multitudes: and he turned, and said unto them,
that the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
And Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and bear with you? bring hither thy son.
But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the harlot.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said unto them, Ye offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Therefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: some of them shall ye kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city:
For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of man also shall be ashamed of him, when he cometh in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father it is your will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and standeth not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers did, so do ye.
Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, Teacher, we would see a sign from thee.
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and trying him asked him to show them a sign from heaven.
And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, trying him.
The Jews therefore answered and said unto him, What sign showest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things?
They said therefore unto him, What then doest thou for a sign, that we may see, and believe thee? what workest thou?
1 Corinthians 1:22
Seeing that Jews ask for signs, and Greeks seek after wisdom: