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Luke 11:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— 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) [2]
— 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.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
others, 2087
{2087} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; (an-, the) other or different.
tempting 3985
{3985} Prime
From G3984; to test (objectively), that is, endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline.
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
[him], sought 2212
{2212} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life).
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
of 3844
{3844} Prime
A primary preposition; properly near, that is, (with genitive case) from beside (literally or figuratively), (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with (local [especially beyond or opposed to] or causal [on account of]). In compounds it retains the same variety of application.
him 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); 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.
a sign 4592
{4592} Prime
Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4591; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally.
from 1537
{1537} Prime
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
heaven. 3772
{3772} Prime
Perhaps from the same as G3735 (through the idea of elevation); the sky; by extension heaven (as the abode of God); by implication happiness, power, eternity; specifically the Gospel (Christianity).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 11:14-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 11:16

Matthew 12:38.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Matthew 12:38-39 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:
Matthew 16:1-4 The Pharisees 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.
Mark 8:11-12 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.
John 6:30 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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