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New Testament Verses regarding "Signs"

The Greek noun sēmeion means "a Mark." The Greek verb sēmainōn means "to give a Mark." The word appears fifty times in the gospels, twenty three times in Acts and the Epistles, and eight times in Revelation for a total of seventy four times in the New Testament. And what exactly is a mark? It's a logo, a hallmark, a striking image, a "sign" that you draw. Just look at all the products you buy, sports teams you cheer for, for political parties you want in power. Virtually every one has a mark you can identify by sight. For republicans its an elephant, for democrats its a donkey, for nazis it was a swastika, for Christians its the cross. Here is a small sample of verses where the word appears:

The Gospels

Mt 12:38 Then some of the Scribes and of the Pharisees answered him, saying, Teacher, we desire to see a Sign from you.
Mt 12:39 But having answered he said to them, An evil and adulterous generation seeks a Sign ... and a Sign will not be given to it ... except the Sign of the prophet Jona.
Mk 08:11 And the Pharisees came out and they began to argue with him seeking a Sign from him from Heaven ...
Mk 08:12 And groaning up to his Spirit he says ... Why (does) this Generation seek a Sign? ...
Amen!... I say to you in no way will a Sign be given to this Generation!
Mk 13:04 Tell us ... what shall be the Sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?
Mk 13:22 false Christs and false prophets shall rise up, and shall show Signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the chosen.
Mk 16:17 And these Signs will accompany the ones having faith ... In my name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues.
Mk 16:20 And they went forth, preached everywhere, the Lord working with, and confirming the Word through the accompaning Signs.


Rev 12:01 And there appeared a great Sign in heaven ... a woman clothed with the sun
Rev 12:03 And there appeared another Sign in heaven ... and behold a great red dragon ...
Rev 13:13 And he does great Signs ... so that he makes fire come down from heaven ...
Rev 13:14 And he deceives them that dwell on the earth by the means of those Signs ...
Rev 15:01 And I saw another Sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues
Rev 16:14 For they are the spirits of devils, working Signs, which go forth to the kings of the earth and of the whole world
Rev 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that made Signs before him

The Epistles

1Co 01:22 the Jews require a Sign ... and the Greeks seek wisdom:.
1Co 14:22 tongues are for a Sign ... not for those who believe, but for them that don't believe.
Acts 4:30 By stretching forth your hand to heal ... and that Signs and wonders may be done by the name of your holy child Jesus.
Acts 5:12 And by the hands of the apostles many Signs and wonders were done among the people.

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