Luke 11:16
New International Version
Others tested him by asking for a sign from heaven.

New Living Translation
Others, trying to test Jesus, demanded that he show them a miraculous sign from heaven to prove his authority.

English Standard Version
while others, to test him, kept seeking from him a sign from heaven.

Berean Study Bible
And others tested Him by demanding a sign from heaven.

Berean Literal Bible
And others, testing, were seeking from Him a sign from heaven.

New American Standard Bible
Others, to test Him, were demanding of Him a sign from heaven.

New King James Version
Others, testing Him, sought from Him a sign from heaven.

King James Bible
And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.

Christian Standard Bible
And others, as a test, were demanding of him a sign from heaven.

Contemporary English Version
Others wanted to put Jesus to the test. So they asked him to show them a sign from God.

Good News Translation
Others wanted to trap Jesus, so they asked him to perform a miracle to show that God approved of him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And others, as a test, were demanding of Him a sign from heaven.

International Standard Version
Others, wanting to test Jesus, kept asking him for a sign from heaven.

NET Bible
Others, to test him, began asking for a sign from heaven.

New Heart English Bible
Others, testing him, sought from him a sign from heaven.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But others were testing him, and they were asking him for a sign from Heaven.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Others wanted to test Jesus and demanded that he show them some miraculous sign from heaven.

New American Standard 1977
And others, to test Him, were demanding of Him a sign from heaven.

King James 2000 Bible
And others, testing him, sought of him a sign from heaven.

American King James Version
And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.

American Standard Version
And others, trying him , sought of him a sign from heaven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And others tempting, asked of him a sign from heaven.

Darby Bible Translation
And others tempting [him] sought from him a sign out of heaven.

English Revised Version
And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.

Webster's Bible Translation
And others tempting him, sought from him a sign from heaven.

Weymouth New Testament
Others, to put Him to the test, asked Him for a sign in the sky.

World English Bible
Others, testing him, sought from him a sign from heaven.

Young's Literal Translation
and others, tempting, a sign out of heaven from him were asking.
Study Bible
A House Divided
15but some of them said, “It is by Beelzebul, the prince of the demons, that He drives out demons.” 16And others tested Him by demanding a sign from heaven. 17Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste, and a house divided against a house will fall.…
Cross References
Matthew 12:38
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You."

Matthew 16:1
Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came and tested Jesus by asking Him to show them a sign from heaven.

Mark 8:11
Then the Pharisees came and began to argue with Jesus, testing Him by demanding from Him a sign from heaven.

Luke 11:29
As the crowds were increasing, Jesus said, "This is a wicked generation. It demands a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.

John 8:6
They said this to test Him, in order to have a basis for accusing Him. But Jesus bent down and began to write on the ground with His finger.

Treasury of Scripture

And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.

Matthew 12:38,39
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…

Mark 8:11,12
And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him…





Lexicon
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

others
ἕτεροι (heteroi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2087: (a) of two: another, a second, (b) other, different, (c) one's neighbor. Of uncertain affinity; other or different.

tested
πειράζοντες (peirazontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3985: To try, tempt, test. From peira; to test, i.e. Endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline.

Him
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

by demanding
ἐζήτουν (ezētoun)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2212: To seek, search for, desire, require, demand. Of uncertain affinity; to seek; specially, to worship, or to plot.

a sign
σημεῖον (sēmeion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4592: Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of semaino; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally.

from
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

heaven.
οὐρανοῦ (ouranou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3772: Perhaps from the same as oros; the sky; by extension, heaven; by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel.
Verse 16. - And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven. As in the case of Manoah or Elijah. Some such sign as the pillar of fire these cavilling Jews probably referred to. No doubt, in the course of the public teaching, in the presence of his mighty acts, Jesus was asked for such a sign on several occasions. His questioners would argue after this fashion: "We suspect that these great works of yours, especially your strange power over spirits of evil, are derived from the realm of darkness; now, show us that our suspicion is baseless by some splendid sign of the visible approval of Heaven."
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