New Living Translation
It is foolish to the Jews, who ask for signs from heaven. And it is foolish to the Greeks, who seek human wisdom.
King James Bible
For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom:
Darby Bible Translation
Since Jews indeed ask for signs, and Greeks seek wisdom;
World English Bible
For Jews ask for signs, Greeks seek after wisdom,
Young's Literal Translation
Since also Jews ask a sign, and Greeks seek wisdom,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:22 For whereas the Jews demand of the apostles, as they did of their Lord, more signs still, after all they have seen already; and the Greeks, or gentiles, seek wisdom - The depths of philosophy, and the charms of eloquence.
LibraryThe Wisdom of God in the Means Used to Propagate the Gospel.
"But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and god hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, and things which are not, to bring to nought things which are." * * The two discourses on this text were originally one, and preached before Windham Association, at Thompson, October Session, 1798. Probably some of the ideas which they contain, may have been …
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1 Kings 13:3
That same day the man of God gave a sign to prove his message. He said, "The LORD has promised to give this sign: This altar will split apart, and its ashes will be poured out on the ground."
One day some teachers of religious law and Pharisees came to Jesus and said, "Teacher, we want you to show us a miraculous sign to prove your authority."
Jesus asked, "Will you never believe in me unless you see miraculous signs and wonders?"
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