Matthew 16:4
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English Standard Version
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.

King James Bible
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.

American Standard Version
An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of Jonah. And he left them, and departed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign: and a sign shall not be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet. And he left them, and went away.

English Revised Version
An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of Jonah. And he left them, and departed.

Webster's Bible Translation
A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh for a sign; and there shall no sign been to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah. And he left them, and departed.

Weymouth New Testament
A wicked and faithless generation are eager for a sign; but none shall be given to them except the sign of Jonah." and He left them and went away.

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wicked.

Matthew 12:39,40 But he answered and said to them, An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it...

Mark 8:12,38 And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and said, Why does this generation seek after a sign? truly I say to you...

Acts 2:40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.

but.

Jonah 1:17 Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Luke 11:29,30 And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign...

And he.

Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

Genesis 6:3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh...

Hosea 4:17 Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.

Hosea 9:12 Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes...

Mark 5:17,18 And they began to pray him to depart out of their coasts...

Acts 18:6 And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his raiment, and said to them, Your blood be on your own heads; I am clean...

Cross References
Isaiah 57:3
But you, draw near, sons of the sorceress, offspring of the adulterer and the loose woman.

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

Jonah 1:17
And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

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 16:5
When the disciples reached the other side, they had forgotten to bring any bread.

Luke 11:29
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.

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