Luke 11:29
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English Standard Version
When the crowds were increasing, he began to say, “This generation is an evil generation. It seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, he began to say, This generation is an evil generation: it seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it but the sign of Jonah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the multitudes running together, he began to say: This generation is a wicked generation: it asketh a sign, and a sign shall not be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.

English Revised Version
And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, he began to say, This generation is an evil generation: it seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it but the sign of Jonah.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the people were assembled in crowds, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of Jonah the prophet.

Weymouth New Testament
Now when the crowds came thronging upon Him, He proceeded to say, "The present generation is a wicked generation: it requires some sign, but no sign shall be given to it except that of Jonah.

Luke 11:29 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Were gathered thick together (ἐπαθροιζομένων)

The present participle; and therefore, as Rev., were gathering together unto him, or upon him (ἐπιί). Only here in New Testament.

Evil

See on adulterous. Matthew 12:39.

Luke 11:29 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

when.

Luke 12:1 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, so that they stepped one on another...

Luke 14:25,26 And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned, and said to them...

This is.

Luke 11:50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;

Luke 9:41 And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring your son here.

Isaiah 57:3,4 But draw near here, you sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore...

Matthew 3:7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said to them, O generation of vipers...

Matthew 23:34-36 Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify...

Mark 8:38 Whoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation...

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning...

Acts 7:51,52 You stiff necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, you do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do you...

they.

Matthew 12:38,39 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from you...

Matthew 16:1-4 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven...

Mark 8:11,12 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him...

John 2:18 Then answered the Jews and said to him, What sign show you to us, seeing that you do these things?

John 6:30 They said therefore to him, What sign show you then, that we may see, and believe you? what do you work?

1 Corinthians 1:22 For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom:

Cross References
Ezekiel 24:24
Thus shall Ezekiel be to you a sign; according to all that he has done you shall do. When this comes, then you will know that I am the Lord GOD.'

Jonah 1:1
Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,

Matthew 12:38
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, "Teacher, we wish to see a sign from you."

Matthew 12:39
But he answered them, "An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.

Matthew 16:4
An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah." So he left them and departed.

Mark 8:12
And he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, "Why does this generation seek a sign? Truly, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation."

Luke 11:16
while others, to test him, kept seeking from him a sign from heaven.

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