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The Jewish authorities came back at him with a question, "What miracle can you perform to show us that you have the right to do this?"
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The Jews, therefore, answered, and said to him: What sign dost thou shew unto us, seeing thou dost these things?
John 6:30 They said therefore to him: What sign therefore dost thou shew that we may see and may believe thee? What dost thou work?
Matthew 12:38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying: Master, we would see a sign from thee.
Matthew 16:1-4 And there came to him the Pharisees and Sadducees tempting: and they asked him to shew them a sign from heaven. . . .
Mark 8:11 And the Pharisees came forth and began to question with him, asking him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
Luke 11:29 And the multitudes running together, he began to say: This generation is a wicked generation. It asketh a sign: and a sign shall not be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.
John 1:25 And they asked him and said to him: Why then dost thou baptize, if thou be not Christ, nor Elias, nor the prophet?
Matthew 21:23 And when he was come into the temple, there came to him, as he was teaching, the chief priests and ancients of the people, saying: By what authority dost thou these things? And who hath given thee this authority?
Mark 11:27,28 And they come again to Jerusalem. And when he was walking in the temple, there come to him the chief priests and the scribes and the ancients. . . .
Luke 20:1,2 And it came to pass that on one of the days, as he was teaching the people in the temple and preaching the gospel, the chief priests and the scribes, with the ancients, met together, . . .
Acts 4:7 And setting them in the midst, they asked: By what power or by what name, have you done this?
Acts 5:28 Saying: Commanding, we commanded you that you should not teach in this name. And behold, you have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine: and you have a mind to bring the blood of this man upon us.
ContextJesus Cleanses the Temple
…17And his disciples remembered, that it was written: The zeal of thy house hath eaten me up. 18The Jews, therefore, answered, and said to him: What sign dost thou shew unto us, seeing thou dost these things? 19Jesus answered and said to them: Destroy this temple; and in three days I will raise it up.…
When Pharao shall say to you, Shew signs; thou shalt say to Aaron: Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharao, and it shall be turned into a serpent.
1 Kings 13:3
And he gave a sign the same day, saying: This shall be the sign, that the Lord hath spoken: Behold the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it, shall be poured out.
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying: Master, we would see a sign from thee.
And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent from Jerusalem priests and Levites to him, to ask him: Who art thou?
Additional TranslationsOn account of this, the Jews demanded, “What sign can You show us to prove Your authority to do these things?”
So the Jews answered and said to Him, "What sign do You show to us that You do these things?"
Then answered the Jews and said to him, What sign show you to us, seeing that you do these things?
The Jews therefore answered and said unto him, What sign showest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things?
The Jews therefore answered and said to him, What sign shewest thou to us, that thou doest these things?
The Jews therefore answered and said unto him, What sign shewest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things?
Then answered the Jews, and said to him, What sign showest thou to us, seeing that thou doest these things?
So the Jews asked Him, "What proof of your authority do you exhibit to us, seeing that you do these things?"
The Jews therefore answered him, "What sign do you show us, seeing that you do these things?"
the Jews then answered and said to him, 'What sign dost thou shew to us -- that thou dost these things?'
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