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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
And he having answered, said to them, An evil generation and an adulteress seeks a sign; and no sign shall be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
Mark 8:12
And having sighed deeply in spirit, he says, Why seeks this generation for a sign Verily I say to you, shall a sign be given to this generation.
Acts 2:40
And with many other words he appealed earnestly and besought, saying, Be ye saved from this crooked generation.


Jonah 1:17
And Jehovah will prepare a great fish to swallow down Jonah: and Jonah will be in-the bowels of the fish three days and three nights.
Luke 11:29
And crowds being collected, he began to say, This is an evil generation: it seeks a sign; and no sign shall be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.

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Matthew 15:14
Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Genesis 6:3
And Jehovah will say, My spirit will not forever be low in man, for that he is flesh and his days were one hundred and twenty years.
Hosea 4:17
Ephraim is joined to images: leave him.
Hosea 9:12
But if they shall bring up their sons and I bereaved them from man: but also wo to them in my departing from them.
Mark 5:17
And they began to beseech him to depart out of their bounds.
Acts 18:6
And they opposing, and blaspheming, having shaken off the garments violently, he said to them, Your blood upon your head; I clean: from now will I go to the nations.

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Luke 11:16
And others, tempting, sought a sign of him from heaven.
Luke 20:8
And Jesus said to them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these.