Luke 11:16 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
And others, trying [him], sought of him a sign from heaven.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
And others, tempting [him], sought of him a sign from heaven.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
Others, to test [Him], were demanding of Him a sign from heaven.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
And others tempting [him], sought from him a sign from heaven.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
And others tempting [him] sought from him a sign out of heaven.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
and, others, putting him to the test, a sign out of heaven, were seeking from him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
and others, tempting, a sign out of heaven from him were asking.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
And others tempting, asked of him a sign from heaven.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
And other tempting him, sought of him a signe from heauen.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
while others, tempting him, the sign from heaven demanded of him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
And others, to tempt him, asked of him a sign from heaven.
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but
Of uncertain affinity; (an-, the) other
; to test
(objectively), that is, endeavor
Tense - Present (See G5774
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Participle (See G5796
Count - 2549
Of uncertain affinity; to seek
(literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship
(God), or (in a bad sense) to plot
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 855
A primary preposition; properly near
, that is, (with genitive case) from beside
(literally or figuratively), (with dative case) at
) the vicinity
of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity
with (local [especially beyond
to] or causal [on account
of]). In compounds it retains the same variety of application.
From the particle αὖ
[[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109
through the idea of a baffling
); the reflexive pronoun self
, used (alone or in the compound of G1438
) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4591
; an indication
, especially ceremonially or supernaturally.
A primary preposition denoting origin
(the point whence
motion or action proceeds), from
(of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
Perhaps from the same as G3735
(through the idea of elevation
); the sky
; by extension heaven
(as the abode of God); by implication happiness
; specifically the Gospel
Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master
, we would see a sign from thee. ... But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous
generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign
be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
also with the Sadducees
came, and tempting
desired him that he would shew them a sign
from heaven. ... A wicked
and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but
the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he
left them, and departed.
And the Pharisees
came forth, and began to question with him, seeking
of him a sign from heaven, tempting
him. ... And he sighed
deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why
doth this generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There
shall no sign be given unto this generation.
They said therefore unto him, What
sign shewest thou then, that we may see
, and believe thee? what dost thou work?
1 Corinthians 1:22
For the Jews
require a sign, and the Greeks
seek after wisdom:
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