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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CommentaryClarke'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?
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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 …
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"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."
Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you."
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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