The Pharisees and Sadducees Demand Signs
Then the a Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him asked that He would show them a sign from heaven.
He answered and said to them, "When it is evening you say, 'It will be fair weather, for the sky is red';
"and in the morning, 'It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.' Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times.
b "A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah." And He left them and departed.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered, saying, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.
Then the Pharisees came out and began to dispute with Him, seeking from Him a sign from heaven, testing Him.
Others, testing Him, sought from Him a sign from heaven.
Luke 12:54 - 56
Then He also said to the multitudes, "Whenever you see a cloud rising out of the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming'; and so it is.
1 Corinthians 1:22
For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom.
There is a generation that is pure in its own eyes, Yet is not washed from its filthiness.
But He answered and said to them, "An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah.
And while the crowds were thickly gathered together, He began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah the prophet.
Then He said to them, "Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day.