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.
Meanwhile, when a multitude of many thousands had gathered together, so much so that they trampled on each other, he began to tell his disciples first of all, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
Now great multitudes were going with him. He turned and said to them,
that the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
Jesus answered, "Faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you and bear with you? Bring your son here."
"But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the prostitute.
But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for his baptism, he said to them, "You offspring of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
Therefore, behold, I send to you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify; and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city;
For whoever will be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man also will be ashamed of him, when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels."
You are of your father, the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and doesn't stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks on his own; for he is a liar, and its father.
"You stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit! As your fathers did, so you do.
Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you."
The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing him, asked him to show them a sign from heaven.
The Pharisees came out and began to question him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, and testing him.
The Jews therefore answered him, "What sign do you show us, seeing that you do these things?"
They said therefore to him, "What then do you do for a sign, that we may see, and believe you? What work do you do?
1 Corinthians 1:22
For Jews ask for signs, Greeks seek after wisdom,