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Mark 8:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, trying him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The Pharisees came out and began to argue with Him, seeking from Him a sign from heaven, to test Him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the Pharisees went out and began to dispute against him, seeking from him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and forth came the Pharisees, and began discussing with him, seeking of him, a sign from the heaven, testing him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the Pharisees came forth, and began to dispute with him, seeking from him a sign from the heaven, tempting him;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the Pharisees came forth and began to question with him, asking him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the Pharisees came foorth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a signe from heauen, tempting him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— AND there came forth Pharishee, and began to question with him, and they demanded of him the sign from heaven, tempting him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the Pharisees came out, and began to dispute with him; and, to tempt him, they demanded of him a sign from heaven.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
Pharisees 5330
{5330} Prime
Φαρισαῖος
Pharisaios
{far-is-ah'-yos}
Of Hebrew origin (compare [H6567]); a separatist, that is, exclusively religious; a Pharisaean, that is, Jewish sectary.
came forth, 1831
{1831} Prime
ἐξέρχομαι
exerchomai
{ex-er'-khom-ahee}
From G1537 and G2064; to issue (literally or figuratively).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
began 756
{0756} Prime
ἄρχομαι
archomai
{ar'-khom-ahee}
Middle voice of G0757 (through the implication of precedence); to commence (in order of time).
z5662
<5662> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 352
to question y4802
[4802] Standard
συζητέω
suzeteo
{sood-zay-teh'-o}
From G4862 and G2212; to investigate jointly, that is, discuss, controvert, cavil.
z5721
<5721> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 647
with x4802
(4802) Complement
συζητέω
suzeteo
{sood-zay-teh'-o}
From G4862 and G2212; to investigate jointly, that is, discuss, controvert, cavil.
him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
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.
seeking 2212
{2212} Prime
ζητέω
zeteo
{dzay-teh'-o}
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
of 3844
{3844} Prime
παρά
para
{par-ah'}
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
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
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
σημεῖον
semeion
{say-mi'-on}
Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4591; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally.
from 575
{0575} Prime
ἀπό
apo
{ap-o'}
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
heaven, 3772
{3772} Prime
οὐρανός
ouranos
{oo-ran-os'}
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).
tempting 3985
{3985} Prime
πειράζω
peirazo
{pi-rad'-zo}
From G3984; to test (objectively), that is, endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
him. 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Mark 8:11

_ _ seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him — not in the least desiring evidence for their conviction, but hoping to entrap Him. The first part of the answer is given in Matthew alone (Matthew 16:2, Matthew 16:3): “He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, It will be fair weather; for the sky is red. And in the morning, It will be foul weather to-day: for the sky is red and lowering [sullen, gloomy]. Hypocrites! ye can discern the face of the sky; but can ye not discern the signs of the times?” The same simplicity of purpose and careful observation of the symptoms of approaching events which they showed in common things would enable them to “discern the signs of the times” — or rather “seasons,” to which the prophets pointed for the manifestation of the Messiah. The scepter had departed from Judah; Daniel’s seventy weeks were expiring, etc.; and many other significant indications of the close of the old economy, and preparations for a freer and more comprehensive one, might have been discerned. But all was lost upon them.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Mark 8:10-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Mark 8:11

Tempting him — That is, trying to ensnare him. Matthew 16:1.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Mark 8:11

(1) And the Pharisees (b) came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

(1) The stubborn enemies of the doctrine of the Gospel, giving no credit to the miracles already done, require new ones: but Christ, being angry with them, utterly forsakes them.

(b) A common saying which the Hebrews use, by which is meant that the Pharisees went from their houses to purposely engage him.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Pharisees:

Mark 2:16 And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners?
Mark 7:1-2 Then came together unto him the Pharisees, and certain of the scribes, which came from Jerusalem. ... And when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, with unwashen, hands, they found fault.
Matthew 12:38 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
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.
Matthew 19:3 The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto 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 unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
Matthew 22:15 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in [his] talk.
Matthew 22:18 But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, [ye] hypocrites?
Matthew 22:23 The same day came to him the Sadducees, which say that there is no resurrection, and asked him,
Matthew 22:34-35 But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together. ... Then one of them, [which was] a lawyer, asked [him a question], tempting him, and saying,
Luke 11:53-54 And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge [him] vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things: ... Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.
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 ye see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it is. ... Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
John 4:48 Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.
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 1:22-23 For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom: ... But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness;

tempting:

Mark 12:15 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see [it].
Exodus 17:2 Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?
Exodus 17:7 And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?
Deuteronomy 6:16 Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted [him] in Massah.
Malachi 3:15 And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, [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 unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband [are] at the door, and shall carry thee out.
1 Corinthians 10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.
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Ex 17:2, 7. Dt 6:16. Mal 3:15. Mt 12:38; 16:1; 19:3; 21:23; 22:15, 18, 23, 34. Mk 2:16; 7:1; 12:15. Lk 10:25; 11:16, 53; 12:54. Jn 4:48; 6:30; 7:48. Ac 5:9. 1Co 1:22; 10:9.

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