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#2. GREEK WORD STUDIES
σημεῖον 'semeion' meaning 'sign' or 'miracle' Strong's 4592

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Introduction 2.1

This is a thorough Greek word study about the meaning of the Greek word σημεῖον, 'semeion' translated 'sign' or 'miracle' Strong's 4592. It includes every verse where the word 'semeion' (Strong's 4592) appears in the New Testament. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word semeion appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Greek , with the exception of case endings, the suffixes and prepositions are not added to the basic word as in Hebrew, so these have not been been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.1 Scriptures for σημεῖον 'semeion' meaning Sign or Miracle Strong's 4592

Matthew 12:38 Then some of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Teacher, we would see a sign from you.
12:39 But he answered and said to them, An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah:
16:1 The Pharisees also came with the Sadducees, and tempting him, desired that he would show them a sign from heaven.
16:2 He answered and said to them, When it is evening, you say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.
16:3 And in the morning, It will be foul weather today: for the sky is red and overcast. O you hypocrites, you can discern the face of the sky; but can you not discern the signs of the times?
16:4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah. And he left them, and departed.
24:3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of your coming, and of the end of the age?
24:24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; so that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
24:30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
26:48 Now he who betrayed him gave them a sign, saying, Whoever I shall kiss, that same is he: hold him firm.

Mark 8:11 And the Pharisees came out, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.
8:12 And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and says, Why does this generation seek after a sign? Amen I say to you, There shall no sign be given to this generation.
13:4 Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?
13:22 For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall show signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.
16:17 And these signs shall follow those who believe; In my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues;
16:20 And they went out, and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.

Luke 2:12 And this shall be a sign to you; You shall find the baby wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
2:34 And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;
11:16 And others, tempting him, sought of him a sign from heaven.
11:29 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 Jonah the prophet.
11:30 For as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation.
21:7 And they asked him, saying, Teacher, but when shall these things be? And what sign will there be when these things shall come to pass?
21:11 And great earthquakes shall be in various places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.
21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
23:8 And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceedingly glad: for he desired to see him for a long time, because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.

John 2:11 This beginning of miracles Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed on him.
2:18 Then answered the Jews and said to him, What sign do you show to us, seeing that you do these things?
2:19 Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.
2:23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did.
3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that you do, except God is with him.
4:48 Then Jesus said to him, Except you see signs and wonders, you will certainly not believe.
4:54 This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he came out of Judaea into Galilee.
6:2 And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on those who were diseased.
6:14 Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is truly that prophet who should come into the world.
6:26 Jesus answered them and said, Amen, amen, I say to you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you ate of the loaves, and were filled.
6:30 They said therefore to him, What sign do you show then, that we may see, and believe you? What do you work?
7:31 And many of the people believed on him, and said, When Christ comes, will he do more miracles than these which this man has done?
9:16 Therefore some of the Pharisees said, This man is not of God, because he does not keep the Sabbath day. Others said, How can a man who is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.
10:41 And many to him, and said, John did no miracle: but all things that John spoke of this man were true.
11:47 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What shall we do? For this man does many miracles.
12:18 For this reason the people also met him, for they heard that he had done this miracle.
12:37 But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they did not believe in him:
20:30 And truly Jesus did many other miracles in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book:

Acts 2:19 And I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke:
2:22 You men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as you yourselves also know:
2:43 And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
4:16 Saying, What shall we do to these men? For that indeed a notable miracle has been done by them is manifest to all those who dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny it.
4:22 For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing had been done.
4:30 By stretching out your hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of your holy child Jesus.
5:12 And by the hands of the apostles many signs and wonders were worked among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
6:8 And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and miracles among the people.
7:36 He brought them out, after that he had showed wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, and in the Red sea, and in the wilderness forty years.
8:6 And the people with one accord gave heed to those things which Philip spoke, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
8:13 Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptised, he continued with Philip, and wondered, seeing the miracles and signs which were done.
14:3 Therefore they remained there a long time speaking boldly in the Lord, who gave testimony to the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands.
15:12 Then all the multitude kept silence, and gave audience to Barnabas and Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had done among the Gentiles by them.

Romans 4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all those who believe, though they are not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed to them also:
15:19 Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem, and round about to Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:22 For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom:
14:22 Therefore tongues are for a sign, not to those who believe, but to those who do not believe: but prophesying is not for those who do not believe, but for those who believe.

2 Corinthians 12:12 Truly the signs of an apostle were worked among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds.

2 Thessalonians 2:9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
3:17 The salutation of Paul with my own hand, which is the sign in every epistle: so I write.

Hebrews 2:4 God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with various miracles, and gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to his own will?

Revelation 12:1 And there appeared a great sign in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
12:2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and in pain to be delivered.
12:3 And there appeared another sign in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
13:13 And he does great miracles, so that he makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
13:14 And deceives those who dwell on the earth by means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to those who dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, who had the wound by a sword, and lived.
15:1 And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God.
16:14 For they are the spirits of demons, working miracles, who go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.
19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked miracles before him, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast, and those who worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

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