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Luke 11:29

    Luke 11:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, he began to say, This generation is an evil generation: it seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it but the sign of Jonah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when a great number of people came together to him, he said, This generation is an evil generation: it is looking for a sign and no sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah.

    Webster's Revision

    And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, he began to say, This generation is an evil generation: it seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it but the sign of Jonah.

    World English Bible

    When the multitudes were gathering together to him, he began to say, "This is an evil generation. It seeks after a sign. No sign will be given to it but the sign of Jonah, the prophet.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when the multitudes were gathering together unto him, he began to say, This generation is an evil generation: it seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it but the sign of Jonah.

    Definitions for Luke 11:29

    Jonas - Jonah.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 11:29

    This is an evil generation - Or, This is a wicked race of men. See on Matthew 12:38-42 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 11:29

    See the notes at Matthew 12:38-42.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 11:29

    11:29 It seeketh - The original word implies seeking more, or over and above what one has already.