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.
At that time, when thousands of the people had come together, in such numbers that they were crushing one another, he said first to his disciples, Have nothing to do with the leaven of the Pharisees, which is deceit.
Now a great number of people went with him.
So that punishment may come on this generation for the blood of all the prophets which was given from the earliest days;
And Jesus said, O generation without faith and false in heart, how long will I have to be with you and put up with you? let your son come here.
But come near, you sons of her who is wise in secret arts, the seed of her who is false to her husband, and of the loose woman.
But when he saw a number of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of snakes, at whose word are you going in flight from the wrath to come?
For this reason, I send you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: some of them you will put to death and put on the cross, and to some of them you will give blows in your Synagogues, driving them from town to town;
Whoever has a feeling of shame because of me and my words in this false and evil generation, the Son of man will have a feeling of shame because of him, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.
You are the children of your father the Evil One and it is your pleasure to do his desires. From the first he was a taker of life; and he did not go in the true way because there is no true thing in him. When he says what is false, it is natural to him, for he is false and the father of what is false.
You whose hearts are hard and whose ears are shut to me; you are ever working against the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do you.
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees, hearing this, said to him, Master, we are looking for a sign from you.
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came and, testing him, made a request to him to give them a sign from heaven.
And the Pharisees came out and put questions to him, requesting from him a sign from heaven, testing him.
Then the Jews put this question to him: What sign of authority have you to give us, seeing that you do these things?
So they said, What sign do you give us, so that we may see and have faith in you? What do you do?
1 Corinthians 1:22
Seeing that the Jews make request for signs, and the Greeks are looking for knowledge: