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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSIGN
sin ('oth "a sign" "mark" mopheth, "wonder" semeion, "a sign," "signal," "mark"): A mark by which persons or things are distinguished and made known. In Scripture used generally of an address to the senses to attest the existence of supersensible and therefore divine power. Thus the plagues of Egypt were "signs" of divine displeasure against the Egyptians (Exodus 4:8 Joshua 24:17, and often); and the miracles of Jesus were "signs" to attest His unique relationship with God (Matthew 12:38 John 2:18 Acts 2:22). Naturally, therefore, both in the Old Testament and the New Testament, "signs" are assimilated to the miraculous, and prevailingly associated with immediate divine interference. The popular belief in this manner of communication between the visible and the invisible worlds has always been, and is now, widespread. So-called "natural" explanations, however ingenious or cogent, fail with the great majority of people to explain anything. Wesley and Spurgeon were as firm believers in the validity of such methods of intercourse between man and God as were Moses and Gideon, Peter and John.
Greek4592. semeion -- a sign
... a sign. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: semeion Phonetic Spelling:
(say-mi'-on) Short Definition: a sign, miracle, indication Definition: a sign ...
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5039. tekmerion -- a sure sign
3902. parasemos -- marked amiss, marked at the side, marked with a ...
2656. kataneuo -- to make a sign (by nodding the head)
4953. sussemon -- a fixed sign
3506. neuo -- to nod or beckon (as a sign)
4591. semaino -- to give a sign
1732. endeixis -- a pointing out or indication, a proof
4526. sakkos -- sackcloth
4061. peritome -- circumcision
Strong's Hebrew7560. resham -- to inscribe, sign
... 7559, 7560. resham. 7561 . to inscribe, sign. Transliteration: resham Phonetic
Spelling: (resh-am') Short Definition: signed. ... sign, write. ...
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226. oth -- a sign
4159. mopheth -- a wonder, sign, portent
852. ath -- a sign
5251. nes -- a standard, ensign, signal, sign
184. avah -- to sign, mark, describe with a mark
4150. moed -- appointed time, place, or meeting
4864. maseth -- an uprising, utterance, burden, portion
6725. tsiyyun -- a signpost, monument
3487. yath -- mark of the accusative.
Why the Pharisees Asked a Sign from Heaven.
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The Sign for Man and the Remembrancer for God
The True Sign
The Sign of the Prophet Jonah.
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Whether Every Sign of a Holy Thing is a Sacrament?
The Second Sign in Galilee.
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ATS Bible DictionarySign
A token, pledge, or proof, Genesis 9:12,13 17:11 Exodus 3:12 Isaiah 8:18. Also a supernatural portent, Luke 21:11; and a miracle, regarded as a token of the divine agency, Exodus 4:7-9 Mark 8:11. The "signs of heaven" were the movements and aspects of the heavenly bodies, from which heathen astrologers pretended to obtain revelations, Isaiah 44:25 Jeremiah 10:2. See SHIP.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) That by which anything is made known or represented; that which furnishes evidence; a mark; a token; an indication; a proof.
2. (n.) A remarkable event, considered by the ancients as indicating the will of some deity; a prodigy; an omen.
3. (n.) An event considered by the Jews as indicating the divine will, or as manifesting an interposition of the divine power for some special end; a miracle; a wonder.
4. (n.) Something serving to indicate the existence, or preserve the memory, of a thing; a token; a memorial; a monument.
5. (n.) Any symbol or emblem which prefigures, typifies, or represents, an idea; a type; hence, sometimes, a picture.
6. (n.) A word or a character regarded as the outward manifestation of thought; as, words are the sign of ideas.
7. (n.) A motion, an action, or a gesture by which a thought is expressed, or a command or a wish made known.
8. (n.) Hence, one of the gestures of pantomime, or of a language of a signs such as those used by the North American Indians, or those used by the deaf and dumb.
9. (n.) A military emblem carried on a banner or a standard.
10. (n.) A lettered board, or other conspicuous notice, placed upon or before a building, room, shop, or office to advertise the business there transacted, or the name of the person or firm carrying it on; a publicly displayed token or notice.
11. (n.) The twelfth part of the ecliptic or zodiac.
12. (n.) A character indicating the relation of quantities, or an operation performed upon them; as, the sign + (plus); the sign -- (minus); the sign of division , and the like.
13. (n.) An objective evidence of disease; that is, one appreciable by some one other than the patient.
14. (n.) Any character, as a flat, sharp, dot, etc.
15. (n.) That which, being external, stands for, or signifies, something internal or spiritual; -- a term used in the Church of England in speaking of an ordinance considered with reference to that which it represents.
16. (n.) To represent by a sign; to make known in a typical or emblematic manner, in distinction from speech; to signify.
17. (n.) To make a sign upon; to mark with a sign.
18. (n.) To affix a signature to; to ratify by hand or seal; to subscribe in one's own handwriting.
19. (n.) To assign or convey formally; -- used with away.
20. (n.) To mark; to make distinguishable.
21. (v. i.) To be a sign or omen.
22. (v. i.) To make a sign or signal; to communicate directions or intelligence by signs.
ThesaurusSign (181 Occurrences)
... a picture. 6. (n.) A word or a character regarded as the outward manifestation
of thought; as, words are the sign of ideas. 7. (n ...
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Seek (368 Occurrences)
Jonas (11 Occurrences)
Seeks (48 Occurrences)
Seeketh (60 Occurrences)
Miraculous (54 Occurrences)
Adulterous (12 Occurrences)
Asks (41 Occurrences)
Save (375 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceSign (181 Occurrences)
Matthew 7:7 Make a request, and it will be answered; what you are searching for you will get; give the sign, and the door will be open to you:
Matthew 7:8 Because to everyone who makes a request, it will be given; and he who is searching will get his desire, and to him who gives the sign, the door will be open.
Matthew 12:38 Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you."
Matthew 12:39 But he answered them, "An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, but no sign will be given it but the sign of Jonah the prophet.
Matthew 16:1 The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing him, asked him to show them a sign from heaven.
Matthew 16:4 An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and there will be no sign given to it, except the sign of the prophet Jonah." He left them, and departed.
Matthew 24:3 As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, "Tell us, when will these things be? What is the sign of your coming, and of the end of the age?"
Matthew 24:30 and then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in the sky. Then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky with power and great glory.
Matthew 26:48 Now he who betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, "Whoever I kiss, he is the one. Seize him."
Mark 1:4 John came, and gave baptism in the waste land, preaching baptism as a sign of forgiveness of sin for those whose hearts were changed.
Mark 8:11 The Pharisees came out and began to question him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, and testing him.
Mark 8:12 He sighed deeply in his spirit, and said, "Why does this generation seek a sign? Most certainly I tell you, no sign will be given to this generation."
Mark 13:4 "Tell us, when will these things be? What is the sign that these things are all about to be fulfilled?"
Mark 13:9 But take care: for they will give you up to the Sanhedrins; and in Synagogues you will be whipped; and you will be taken before rulers and kings because of me, for a sign to them.
Mark 14:44 Now he who betrayed him had given them a sign, saying, "Whoever I will kiss, that is he. Seize him, and lead him away safely."
Luke 2:12 This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."
Luke 2:34 and Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary, his mother, "Behold, this child is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which is spoken against.
Luke 3:3 And he came into all the country round about Jordan, preaching baptism as a sign of forgiveness of sin for those whose hearts were changed.
Luke 11:9 And I say to you, Make requests, and they will be answered; what you are searching for, you will get; when you give the sign, the door will be open to you.
Luke 11:10 For to everyone who makes a request, it will be given; and he who is searching will get his desire; and to him who gives the sign, the door will be open.
Luke 11:16 Others, testing him, sought from him a sign from heaven.
Luke 11:29 When the multitudes were gathering together to him, he began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks after a sign. No sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah, the prophet.
Luke 11:30 For even as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will also the Son of Man be to this generation.
Luke 21:7 They asked him, "Teacher, so when will these things be? What is the sign that these things are about to happen?"
Luke 23:8 And when Herod saw Jesus he greatly rejoiced, for he had been a long while desirous of seeing him, because of hearing many things concerning him, and he hoped to see some sign done by him;
John 2:18 The Jews therefore answered him, "What sign do you show us, seeing that you do these things?"
John 4:54 This is again the second sign that Jesus did, having come out of Judea into Galilee.
John 6:14 When therefore the people saw the sign which Jesus did, they said, "This is truly the prophet who comes into the world."
John 6:30 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?
John 10:41 Many came to him. They said, "John indeed did no sign, but everything that John said about this man is true."
John 12:18 For this cause also the multitude went and met him, because they heard that he had done this sign.
John 13:24 Making a sign therefore to him, Simon Peter said, "Tell us to whom he is referring."
John 19:20 Therefore many of the Jews read this title, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city; and it was written in Hebrew, in Latin, and in Greek.
Acts 4:16 Saying, What are we to do with these men? for certainly it is clear to all who are living in Jerusalem that a most important sign has been done by them, and it is not possible to say that it is not so.
Acts 4:22 for the man on whom this sign of healing had taken place was above forty years old.
Acts 7:8 And he made with him the agreement of which circumcision was the sign. And so Abraham had a son, Isaac, and gave him circumcision on the eighth day; and Isaac had a son, Jacob, and Jacob was the father of the twelve heads of the families of Israel.
Acts 12:17 But he made a sign to them with his hand to be quiet, and gave them an account of how the Lord had taken him out of prison. And he said, Give the news to James and the brothers. And then he went away.
Acts 13:16 And Paul, getting up and making a sign with his hand, said, Men of Israel, and you who have the fear of God, give ear.
Acts 17:31 Because a day has been fixed in which all the world will be judged in righteousness by the man who has been marked out by him for this work; of which he has given a sign to all men by giving him back from the dead.
Acts 19:33 Then they took Alexander out from among the people, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander, making a sign with his hand, was about to make a statement to the people in answer:
Acts 21:40 And when he let him do so, Paul, from the steps, made a sign with his hand to the people, and when they were all quiet, he said to them in the Hebrew language,
Acts 24:10 Then, at a sign from the Governor, Paul answered, "Knowing, Sir, that for many years you have administered justice to this nation, I cheerfully make my defence.
Acts 28:11 After three months, we set sail in a ship of Alexandria which had wintered in the island, whose sign was "The Twin Brothers."
Romans 3:25 Whom God has put forward as the sign of his mercy, through faith, by his blood, to make clear his righteousness when, in his pity, God let the sins of earlier times go without punishment;
Romans 4:11 He received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while he was in uncircumcision, that he might be the father of all those who believe, though they be in uncircumcision, that righteousness might also be accounted to them.
1 Corinthians 1:22 For Jews ask for signs, Greeks seek after wisdom,
1 Corinthians 9:2 If to others I am not an Apostle, at least I am one to you: for the fact that you are Christians is the sign that I am an Apostle.
1 Corinthians 11:10 for this cause ought the woman to have 'a sign of' authority on her head, because of the angels.
1 Corinthians 14:22 Therefore other languages are for a sign, not to those who believe, but to the unbelieving; but prophesying is for a sign, not to the unbelieving, but to those who believe.
2 Corinthians 1:22 And it is he who has put his stamp on us, even the Spirit, as the sign in our hearts of the coming glory.
2 Corinthians 13:3 Seeing that you are looking for a sign of Christ giving out his word in me; who is not feeble in relation to you, but is strong in you:
Ephesians 1:13 In whom you, having been given the true word, the good news of your salvation, and through your faith in him, were given the sign of the Holy Spirit of hope,
Philippians 1:28 Having no fear of those who are against you; which is a clear sign of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God;
2 Thessalonians 1:5 This is an obvious sign of the righteous judgment of God, to the end that you may be counted worthy of the Kingdom of God, for which you also suffer.
2 Thessalonians 3:17 The greeting of me, Paul, with my own hand, which is the sign in every letter: this is how I write.
2 Timothy 2:19 But God's strong base is unchanging, having this sign, The Lord has knowledge of those who are his: and, Let everyone by whom the name of the Lord is named be turned away from evil.
Hebrews 9:20 Saying, This blood is the sign of the agreement which God has made with you.
Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, and the sign that the things not seen are true.
Hebrews 11:28 By faith he kept the Passover, and put the sign of the blood on the houses, so that the angel of destruction might not put their oldest sons to death.
Hebrews 12:24 And to Jesus by whom the new agreement has been made between God and man, and to the sign of the blood which says better things than Abel's blood.
1 Peter 2:19 For it is a sign of grace if a man, desiring to do right in the eyes of God, undergoes pain as punishment for something which he has not done.
Revelation 3:20 See, I am waiting at the door and giving the sign; if my voice comes to any man's ears and he makes the door open, I will come in to him, and will take food with him and he with me.
Revelation 12:1 A great sign was seen in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
Revelation 12:3 Another sign was seen in heaven. Behold, a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven crowns.
Revelation 15:1 I saw another great and marvelous sign in the sky: seven angels having the seven last plagues, for in them God's wrath is finished.
Genesis 4:15 Yahweh said to him, "Therefore whoever slays Cain, vengeance will be taken on him sevenfold." Yahweh appointed a sign for Cain, lest any finding him should strike him.
Genesis 9:12 And God said, This is the sign of the agreement which I make between me and you and every living thing with you, for all future generations:
Genesis 9:13 I set my rainbow in the cloud, and it will be for a sign of a covenant between me and the earth.
Genesis 9:17 And God said to Noah, This is the sign of the agreement which I have made between me and all flesh on the earth.
Genesis 17:11 And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin; and that shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you.
Genesis 20:13 And when God sent me wandering from my father's house, I said to her, Let this be the sign of your love for me; wherever we go, say of me, He is my brother.
Genesis 24:27 And said, Praise be to the Lord, the God of my master Abraham, who has given a sign that he is good and true to my master, by guiding me straight to the house of my master's family.
Genesis 33:10 And Jacob said, Not so; but if I have grace in your eyes, take them as a sign of my love, for I have seen your face as one may see the face of God, and you have been pleased with me.
Genesis 38:17 And he said, I will give you a young goat from the flock. And she said, What will you give me as a sign till you send it?
Genesis 38:20 Then Judah sent his friend Hirah with the young goat, to get back the things which he had given as a sign to the woman: but she was not there.
Genesis 48:20 So he gave them his blessing that day, saying, You will be the sign of blessing in Israel, for they will say, May God make you like Ephraim and Manasseh; and he put Ephraim before Manasseh.
Genesis 49:3 "Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength; excelling in dignity, and excelling in power.
Exodus 3:12 And he said, Truly I will be with you; and this will be the sign to you that I have sent you: when you have taken the children of Israel out of Egypt, you will give worship to God on this mountain.
Exodus 3:15 And God went on to say to Moses, Say to the children of Israel, The Lord, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, has sent me to you: this is my name for ever, and this is my sign to all generations.
Exodus 4:8 "It will happen, if they will neither believe you nor listen to the voice of the first sign, that they will believe the voice of the latter sign.
Exodus 8:23 I will put a division between my people and your people: by tomorrow shall this sign be."'"
Exodus 12:13 And the blood will be a sign on the houses where you are: when I see the blood I will go over you, and no evil will come on you for your destruction, when my hand is on the land of Egypt.
Exodus 13:9 It shall be for a sign to you on your hand, and for a memorial between your eyes, that the law of Yahweh may be in your mouth; for with a strong hand Yahweh has brought you out of Egypt.
Exodus 13:16 It shall be for a sign on your hand, and for symbols between your eyes: for by strength of hand Yahweh brought us forth out of Egypt."
Exodus 24:8 Then Moses took the blood and let it come on the people, and said, This blood is the sign of the agreement which the Lord has made with you in these words.
Exodus 31:13 "Speak also to the children of Israel, saying,'Most certainly you shall keep my Sabbaths: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that you may know that I am Yahweh who sanctifies you.
Exodus 31:17 It is a sign between me and the children of Israel forever; for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.'"
Exodus 33:16 For is not the fact of your going with us the sign that I and this people have grace in your eyes, so that we, that is, I and your people, are separate from all other people on the face of the earth?
Leviticus 2:2 And let him take it to Aaron's sons, the priests; and having taken in his hand some of the meal and of the oil, with all the perfume, let him give it to the priest to be burned on the altar, as a sign, an offering made by fire, for a sweet smell to the Lord.
Leviticus 2:9 And he is to take from the meal offering a part, for a sign, burning it on the altar; an offering made by fire for a sweet smell to the Lord.
Leviticus 2:16 And part of the meal of the offering and part of the oil and all the perfume is to be burned for a sign by the priest: it is an offering made by fire to the Lord.
Leviticus 5:12 And let him come to the priest with it, and the priest will take some of it in his hand, to be burned on the altar as a sign, among the offerings of the Lord made by fire: it is a sin-offering.
Leviticus 6:15 The priest is to take in his hand some of the meal of the meal offering and of the oil of it, and all the perfume on it, burning it on the altar as a sign, for a sweet smell to the Lord.
Leviticus 21:10 And he who is the chief priest among his brothers, on whose head the holy oil has been put, who is marked out to put on the holy robes, may not let his hair go loose or have his clothing out of order as a sign of sorrow.
Leviticus 24:7 And on the lines of cakes put clean sweet-smelling spices, for a sign on the bread, an offering made by fire to the Lord.
Numbers 5:26 And he will take some of it in his hand, burning it on the altar as a sign, and then he will give the woman the bitter water.
Numbers 6:18 Then let his long hair, the sign of his oath, be cut off at the door of the Tent of meeting, and let him put it on the fire on which the peace-offerings are burning.
Numbers 10:2 Make two silver horns of hammered work, to be used for getting the people together and to give the sign for the moving of the tents.
Numbers 10:6 At the sound of a second loud note, the tents on the south side are to go forward: the loud note will be the sign to go forward.
Numbers 16:38 even the censers of these sinners against their own lives; and let them be made beaten plates for a covering of the altar: for they offered them before Yahweh; therefore they are holy; and they shall be a sign to the children of Israel."
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