Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
“But come here, you sons of a sorceress, Offspring of an adulterer and a prostitute.
For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”
adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.
And He left them and went away. An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and a sign will not be given it, except the sign of Jonah.”
As the crowds were increasing, He began to say,
“ This generation is a wicked generation; it seeks for a sign, and yet no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah.