Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.

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Matthew 12:39
But he answered, "Only a wicked and faithless age insists upon a sign, and no sign will be given it but the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Mark 8:12
And he sighed deeply and said, "Why do the men of this day ask for a sign? I tell you, no sign will be given them."
Acts 2:40
He said much more besides in giving his testimony, and urged them to save themselves from that crooked age.


Luke 11:29
As the crowds pressed a round him, he went on to say, "This is a wicked age! It demands a sign, and no sign will be given it but the sign of Jonah.

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Matthew 15:14
Leave them alone. They are blind guides! But if one blind man leads another, they will both fall into the ditch!"
Mark 5:17
And they began to beg him to leave their district.
Acts 18:6
But as they contradicted and abused him, he shook his clothes in protest, and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am not to blame for it! After this I will go to the heathen."

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Luke 11:16
Others to test him asked him for a sign from heaven.
Luke 20:8
And Jesus said to them, "Nor will I tell you what authority I have for doing as I do."