New Living Translation
As the crowd pressed in on Jesus, he said, "This evil generation keeps asking me to show them a miraculous sign. But the only sign I will give them is the sign of Jonah.
King James Bible
And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
Darby Bible Translation
But as the crowds thronged together, he began to say, This generation is a wicked generation: it seeks a sign, and a sign shall not be given to it but the sign of Jonas.
World English Bible
When the multitudes were gathering together to him, he began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks after a sign. No sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah, the prophet.
Young's Literal Translation
And the multitudes crowding together upon him, he began to say, 'This generation is evil, a sign it doth seek after, and a sign shall not be given to it, except the sign of Jonah the prophet,
Luke 11:29 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:29 It seeketh - The original word implies seeking more, or over and above what one has already.
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John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
A Greater than Solomon
The Ministration of the Spirit and Prayer
Because of his Importunity
Ezekiel is an example for you; you will do just as he has done. And when that time comes, you will know that I am the Sovereign LORD."
The LORD gave this message to Jonah son of Amittai:
One day some teachers of religious law and Pharisees came to Jesus and said, "Teacher, we want you to show us a miraculous sign to prove your authority."
But Jesus replied, "Only an evil, adulterous generation would demand a miraculous sign; but the only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah.
Only an evil, adulterous generation would demand a miraculous sign, but the only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah." Then Jesus left them and went away.
When he heard this, he sighed deeply in his spirit and said, "Why do these people keep demanding a miraculous sign? I tell you the truth, I will not give this generation any such sign."
Others, trying to test Jesus, demanded that he show them a miraculous sign from heaven to prove his authority.
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