Mark 8:11
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New International Version
The Pharisees came and began to question Jesus. To test him, they asked him for a sign from heaven.

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

Darby Bible Translation
And the Pharisees went out and began to dispute against him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

World English Bible
The Pharisees came out and began to question him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, and testing him.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Pharisees came forth, and began to dispute with him, seeking from him a sign from the heaven, tempting him;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Dalmanutha - See the note on Matthew 15:39.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Pharisees.

Mark 2:16 And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said to his disciples...

Mark 7:1,2 Then came together to him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, which came from Jerusalem...

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

Matthew 16:1-4 The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would show them a sign from heaven...

Matthew 19:3 The Pharisees also came to him, tempting him, and saying to him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

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...

Matthew 22:15,18,23,34,35 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk...

Luke 11:53,54 And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently...

John 7:48 Have any of the rulers or of the Pharisees believed on him?

seeking.

Luke 11:16 And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.

Luke 12:54-57 And he said also to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway you say, There comes a shower; and so it is...

John 4:48 Then said Jesus to him, Except you see signs and wonders, you will not believe.

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

1 Corinthians 1:22,23 For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom...

tempting.

Mark 12:15 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, Why tempt you me? bring me a penny...

Exodus 17:2,7 Why the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said to them, Why chide you with me...

Deuteronomy 6:16 You shall not tempt the LORD your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

Malachi 3:15 And now we call the proud happy; yes, they that work wickedness are set up; yes, they that tempt God are even delivered.

Luke 10:25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Acts 5:9 Then Peter said to her, How is it that you have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold...

1 Corinthians 10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.

Library
The Religious Uses of Memory
'Do ye not remember!'--Mark viii. 18. The disciples had misunderstood our Lord's warning 'against the leaven of the Pharisees,' which they supposed to have been occasioned by their neglect to bring with them bread. Their blunder was like many others which they committed, but it seems to have singularly moved our Lord, who was usually so patient with His slow scholars. The swift rain of questions, like bullets rattling against a cuirass, of which my text is one, shows how much He was moved, if not
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Christ's Cross, and Ours
'And Jesus went out, and His disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi: and by the way He asked His disciples, saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am? 28. And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets. 29. And He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto Him, Thou art the Christ. 30. And He charged them that they should tell no man of Him. 31. And He began to teach them, that the Son of Man must suffer many
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Final Controversies in Jerusalem
177. The early Christians were greatly interested in the teachings of Jesus and in his deeds, but they thought oftenest of the victory which by his resurrection he won out of seeming defeat. This is proved by the fact that of the first two gospels over one third, of Luke over one fifth, and of the fourth gospel nearly one half are devoted to the story of the passion and resurrection. This preponderance is not strange in view of the shock which the death of Jesus caused his disciples, and the new
Rush Rhees—The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

Prayer --The All-Important Essence of Earthly Worship
Where the spiritual consciousness is concerned--the department which asks the question and demands the evidence--no evidence is competent or relevant except such as is spiritual. Only that which is above matter and above logic can be heard, because the very question at issue is the existence and personality of a spiritual and supernatural God. Only the Spirit himself beareth witness with our spirit. This must be done in a spiritual or supernatural way, or it cannot be done at all.--C.L. Chilton The
Edward M. Bounds—The Reality of Prayer

Cross References
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."

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

Luke 11:16
Others tested him by asking for a sign from heaven.

John 8:6
They were using this question as a trap,in order to have a basis for accusing him. But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger.

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