1 Kings 13:3
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New International Version
That same day the man of God gave a sign: "This is the sign the LORD has declared: The altar will be split apart and the ashes on it will be poured out."

King James Bible
And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

Darby Bible Translation
And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign that Jehovah hath spoken: Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

World English Bible
He gave a sign the same day, saying, "This is the sign which Yahweh has spoken: Behold, the altar will be split apart, and the ashes that are on it will be poured out."

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath given on that day a sign, saying, 'This is the sign that Jehovah hath spoken, Lo, the altar is rent, and the ashes poured forth that are on it.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And he gave a sign - A miracle to prove that the prophecy should be fulfilled in its season.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 4:3-5,8,9 And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it...

Exodus 7:10 And Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and they did so as the LORD had commanded: and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh...

Deuteronomy 13:1-3 If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives you a sign or a wonder...

1 Samuel 2:34 And this shall be a sign to you, that shall come on your two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day they shall die both of them.

2 Kings 20:8 And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, What shall be the sign that the LORD will heal me...

Isaiah 7:11-14 Ask you a sign of the LORD your God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above...

Isaiah 38:6-8,22 And I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria: and I will defend this city...

Jeremiah 44:29 And this shall be a sign to you, said the LORD, that I will punish you in this place...

Matthew 12:38-40 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from you...

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

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

Library
Whether Christ Took Flesh of the Seed of David?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ did not take flesh of the seed of David. For Matthew, in tracing the genealogy of Christ, brings it down to Joseph. But Joseph was not Christ's father, as shown above ([4138]Q[28], A[1], ad 1,2). Therefore it seems that Christ was not descended from David. Objection 2: Further, Aaron was of the tribe of Levi, as related Ex. 6. Now Mary the Mother of Christ is called the cousin of Elizabeth, who was a daughter of Aaron, as is clear from Lk. 1:5,36. Therefore,
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Jeroboam
Placed on the throne by the ten tribes of Israel who had rebelled against the house of David, Jeroboam, the former servant of Solomon, was in a position to bring about wise reforms in both civil and religious affairs. Under the rulership of Solomon he had shown aptitude and sound judgment; and the knowledge he had gained during years of faithful service fitted him to rule with discretion. But Jeroboam failed to make God his trust. Jeroboam's greatest fear was that at some future time the hearts of
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
John 2:18
The Jews then responded to him, "What sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?"

1 Corinthians 1:22
Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom,

Exodus 4:1
Moses answered, "What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, 'The LORD did not appear to you'?"

Judges 6:17
Gideon replied, "If now I have found favor in your eyes, give me a sign that it is really you talking to me.

1 Samuel 2:34
"'And what happens to your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, will be a sign to you--they will both die on the same day.

1 Kings 13:4
When King Jeroboam heard what the man of God cried out against the altar at Bethel, he stretched out his hand from the altar and said, "Seize him!" But the hand he stretched out toward the man shriveled up, so that he could not pull it back.

Isaiah 38:7
"'This is the LORD's sign to you that the LORD will do what he has promised:

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