Matthew 12:38

“ Then certaine of the Scribes, and of the Pharisees, answered, saying, Master, we would see a signe from thee.”

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Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
- King James Version

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered him, saying, Teacher, we would see a sign from thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees, hearing this, said to him, Master, we are looking for a sign from you.
- Basic English Bible

Then answered him some of the scribes and Pharisees, saying, Teacher, we desire to see a sign from thee.
- Darby Bible

Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
- Webster's Bible

Then He was accosted by some of the Scribes and of the Pharisees who said, "Teacher, we wish to see a sign given by you."
- Weymouth Bible

Then certain of the scribes and Pharisees answered, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from you."
- World English Bible

Thanne summe of the scribis and Farisees answeriden to hym, and seiden, Mayster, we wolen se a tokne of thee.
- Wycliffe Bible

Then answered certain of the scribes and Pharisees, saying, `Teacher, we will to see a sign from thee.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 12:38


12:38 We would see a sign - Else we will not believe this. #Matt 16:1|; Luke 11:16,29.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 12:38


Mt 12:38 Master, we would see a sign from thee. Compare Mt 16:1 Lu 11:16,29. They had just seen a miracle, but demand another. Jesus never worked miracles to gratify human curiosity, or to secure popular applause.

Discussion for Matthew 12

  • Cynthia
    I have been told so many times that you don't work on the sabbath. I am glad now that I read it myself to know that is not true. You can do good and help one another any day.
  • Agatha Motsamai
    What does this verse reveals to us in nowadays
  • D W L
    Jesus is in the Bible 943 times Our Father is 253 times Jehovah is in the Bible 4 times Jesus said ask the Father in my name and he will do it.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 15-21 educate us of GOD's timing; we learn of another important moment in TIME when Jehovah / GOD 'once again' teaches us how great is HIS love for all mankind (as it relate to SALVATION); at this moment in Time GOD is preparing to mightily send the good-news of SALVATION through all the gentiles-lands: Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia, England, then across the sea to all of the Americas ...,
  • Bruce
    Neil: Verse 24: Pharisees Said Jesus is Casting Out Devils by Beelzebub The Prince of Devils. Verses 31-32: Speaking Blasphemy Against The Holy Ghost Will not be Forgiven, Never/ Not Believing is Not Blasphemy Against The Holy Ghost. All are Non-believers.Only When The Father Calls(John 6:44) Ask Forgiveness(1John 1:9) Washed by His Blood(Revelation 1:5) Baptized with The Holy Ghost(Mark 1:8)
  • Bruce
    Steve Read Verse 24. Their Saying Christ is Casting Out devils by Beelzebub( Calling The Holy Ghost The Prince of Devils)

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