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

King James Bible
Then answered the Jews and said unto him, What sign shewest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things?

Darby Bible Translation
The Jews therefore answered and said to him, What sign shewest thou to us, that thou doest these things?

World English Bible
The Jews therefore answered him, "What sign do you show us, seeing that you do these things?"

Young's Literal Translation
the Jews then answered and said to him, 'What sign dost thou shew to us -- that thou dost these things?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

What sign showest thou - See on Matthew 12:38 (note); Matthew 16:1 (note). When Moses came to deliver Israel, he gave signs, or miracles, that he acted under a Divine commission. What miracle dost thou work to show us that thou art vested with similar authority?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What.

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

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

*etc:

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

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

seeing.

John 1:25 And they asked him, and said to him, Why baptize you then, if you be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?

Matthew 21:23 And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said...

Mark 11:27,28 And they come again to Jerusalem: and as he was walking in the temple, there come to him the chief priests, and the scribes...

Luke 20:1,2 And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he taught the people in the temple, and preached the gospel...

Acts 4:7 And when they had set them in the middle, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have you done this?

Acts 5:28 Saying, Did not we straightly command you that you should not teach in this name? and, behold...

Library
Grace and Glory
Chapel Royal, Whitehall. 1865. For the consumptive hospital. St John ii. 11. "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory." This word glory, whether in its Greek or its Roman shape, had a very definite meaning in the days of the Apostles. It meant the admiration of men. The Greek word, as every scholar knows, is derived from a root signifying to seem, and expresses that which a man seems, and appears to his fellow men. The Latin word glory is
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

September 9 Evening
My feet were almost gone; my steps had well nigh slipped.--PSA. 73:2. When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. The Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not. A just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again.--Although he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise: when
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

January 17 Evening
The things which are.--REV. 1:19. Now we see through a glass, darkly.--Now we see not yet all things put under him. We have . . . a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts.--Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; how that they told you there should be
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

November 5 Morning
Take thou also unto thee principal spices, and thou shalt make it an oil of holy ointment.--EXO. 30:23,25. Upon man's flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall ye make any other like it, after the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you.--One Spirit.--Diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. Thy God hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.--God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power.--God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Cross References
Exodus 7:9
"When Pharaoh says to you, 'Perform a miracle,' then say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,' and it will become a snake."

1 Kings 13:3
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."

Matthew 12:38
Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you."

John 1:19
Now this was John's testimony when the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was.

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