Matthew 16:1
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New International Version
The Pharisees and Sadducees came to Jesus and tested him by asking him to show them a sign from heaven.

New Living Translation
One day the Pharisees and Sadducees came to test Jesus, demanding that he show them a miraculous sign from heaven to prove his authority.

English Standard Version
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

Berean Study Bible
Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came and tested Jesus by asking Him to show them a sign from heaven.

Berean Literal Bible
And the Pharisees and Sadducees having approached testing Him, asked Him to show them a sign out of heaven.

New American Standard Bible
The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.

King James Bible
The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Pharisees and Sadducees approached, and as a test, asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.

International Standard Version
When the Pharisees and Sadducees arrived, in order to test Jesus they asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

NET Bible
Now when the Pharisees and Sadducees came to test Jesus, they asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

New Heart English Bible
The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing him, asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Pharisees and the Sadducees approached, testing him and asking him to show them a sign from Heaven.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Pharisees and Sadducees came to test Jesus. So they asked him to show them a miraculous sign from heaven.

New American Standard 1977
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Him asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The Pharisees and the Sadducees came to tempt him; they asked him to show them a sign from the heaven.

King James 2000 Bible
The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and testing him desired that he would show them a sign from heaven.

American King James Version
The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven.

American Standard Version
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and trying him asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
AND there came to him the Pharisees and Sadduccees tempting: and they asked him to shew them a sign from heaven.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Pharisees and Sadducees, coming to [him], asked him, tempting [him], to shew them a sign out of heaven.

English Revised Version
And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and tempting him asked him to shew them a sign from heaven.

Webster's Bible Translation
The Pharisees also and the Sadducees came, and, tempting, desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven.

Weymouth New Testament
Here the Pharisees and Sadducees came to Him; and, to make trial of Him, they asked Him to show them a sign in the sky.

World English Bible
The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing him, asked him to show them a sign from heaven.

Young's Literal Translation
And the Pharisees and Sadducees having come, tempting, did question him, to shew to them a sign from the heaven,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
16:1-4 The Pharisees and Sadducees were opposed to each other in principles and in conduct; yet they joined against Christ. But they desired a sign of their own choosing: they despised those signs which relieved the necessity of the sick and sorrowful, and called for something else which would gratify the curiosity of the proud. It is great hypocrisy, when we slight the signs of God's ordaining, to seek for signs of our own devising.
Study Bible
The Demand for a Sign
1Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came and tested Jesus by asking Him to show them a sign from heaven. 2But He replied, “When evening comes, you say, ‘The weather will be fair, for the sky is red;’…
Cross References
Proverbs 26:5
Answer a fool as his folly deserves, That he not be wise in his own eyes.

Matthew 3:7
But when John saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his place of baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?

Matthew 12:38
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You."

Matthew 16:6
"Watch out!" Jesus told them. "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:11
How can you not understand that I was not telling you about bread? But beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Mark 8:11
Then the Pharisees came and began to argue with Jesus. They tested Him by demanding from Him a sign from heaven.

Luke 11:16
And others tested Him by demanding a sign from heaven.

John 8:6
They said this to test Him, in order to have a basis for accusing Him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with His finger.
Treasury of Scripture

The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven.

Pharisees.

Matthew 5:20 For I say to you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the …

Matthew 9:11 And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to his disciples, Why eats …

Matthew 12:14 Then the Pharisees went out, and held a council against him, how …

Matthew 15:1 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying,

Matthew 22:15,34 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle …

Matthew 23:2 Saying The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat:

Matthew 27:62 Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief …

Sadducees.

Matthew 16:6,11 Then Jesus said to them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the …

Matthew 3:7,8 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, …

Matthew 22:23 The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no …

Mark 12:18 Then come to him the Sadducees, which say there is no resurrection; …

Luke 20:27 Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there …

Acts 4:1 And as they spoke to the people, the priests, and the captain of …

Acts 5:17 Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which …

Acts 23:6-8 But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the …

tempting.

Matthew 19:3 The Pharisees also came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, …

Matthew 22:18,35 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt you me, …

Mark 10:2 And the Pharisees came to him, and asked him, Is it lawful for a …

Mark 12:15 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, …

Luke 10:25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, …

Luke 11:16,53,54 And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven…

Luke 20:23 But he perceived their craftiness, and said to them, Why tempt you me?

John 8:6 This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. …

a sign.

Matthew 12:38,39 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, …

Mark 8:11-13 And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking …

Luke 11:16,29,30 And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven…

Luke 12:54-56 And he said also to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of …

John 6:30,31 They said therefore to him, What sign show you then, that we may …

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

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