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Lexicon :: Strong's G4592 - sēmeion

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sēmeion (Key)
Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a presumed derivative of the base of σημαίνω (G4591)
Strong’s Definitions

σημεῖον sēmeîon, say-mi'-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4591; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally:—miracle, sign, token, wonder.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 77x

The KJV translates Strong's G4592 in the following manner: sign (50x), miracle (23x), wonder (3x), token (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 77x
The KJV translates Strong's G4592 in the following manner: sign (50x), miracle (23x), wonder (3x), token (1x).
  1. a sign, mark, token

    1. that by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others and is known

    2. a sign, prodigy, portent, i.e. an unusual occurrence, transcending the common course of nature

      1. of signs portending remarkable events soon to happen

      2. of miracles and wonders by which God authenticates the men sent by him, or by which men prove that the cause they are pleading is God's

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σημεῖον sēmeîon, say-mi'-on; neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of G4591; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally:—miracle, sign, token, wonder.
σημεῖον, σημείου, τό (σημαίνω (or σῆμα)), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down, Hebrew אות, a sign, mark, token;
1. universally, that by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others and known: Matthew 26:48; Luke 2:12; 2 Thessalonians 3:17; σημεῖον περιτομῆς (explanatory genitive (cf. Buttmann, § 123, 4)), equivalent to σημεῖον, ἐστι περιτομή, circumcision which should be a sign of the covenant formed with God, Romans 4:11; τά σημεῖα τοῦ ἀποστόλου, the tokens by which one is proved to be an apostle, 2 Corinthians 12:12; a sign by which anything future is pre-announced, Mark 13:4; Luke 21:7; τό σημεῖον τῆς σής παρουσίας, genitive of the object, Matthew 24:3; τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου, the sign which indicates that the Messiah will shortly, or forthwith, come from heaven in visible manifestation, Matthew 24:30; with a genitive of the subjunctive τά σημεῖα τῶν καιρῶν, i. e. the indications of future events which οἱ καιροί furnish, what οἱ καιροί portend, Matthew 16:3 (T brackets WH reject the passage); a sign by which one is warned, an admonition, 1 Corinthians 14:22. used of noteworthy personages, by whom God forcibly admonishes men and indicates to them what he would have them do: thus σημεῖον ἀντιλεγόμενον is said of Jesus Christ, Luke 2:34; Ἰωνᾶς ἐγένετο σημεῖον τοῖς Νινευίταις (Jonah 3:4), Luke 11:30; hence, τό σημεῖον Ἰωνᾶ, Luke 11:29, is equivalent to τό σημεῖον like to that ὅς ἦν Ἰωνᾶς, i. e. to the sign which was given by the mission and preaching of Jonah, to prompt men to seek salvation (Winer's Grammar, 189 (177)); in the same sense, υἱός τοῦ ἀνθρώπου says that he will be a σημεῖον, to the men of his generation, Luke 11:30; but in Matthew 12:39; Matthew 16:4 τό σημεῖον Ἰωνᾶ is the miraculous experience which befell Jonah himself, cf. Matthew 12:40; that Luke reproduces Christ's words more correctly than Matthew is shown by De Wette and Bleek on Matthew 12:40, by Neander, Leben Jesu, p. 265f edition 1 (English translation, (3rd edition N. Y. 1851) § 165, p. 245f), and others; (but that Luke's report is less full than Matthew's, rather than at variance with it, is shown by Meyer, Weiss, Keil, and others (on Matthew, the passage cited)).
2. a sign, prodigy, portent, i. e. an unusual occurrence, transcending the common course of nature;
a. of signs portending remarkable events soon to happen: Luke 21:11, 25; Acts 2:19; Revelation 12:1, 3; Revelation 15:1.
b. of miracles and wonders by which God authenticates the men sent by him, or by which men prove that the cause they are pleading is God's: Matthew 12:38; Matthew 16:1, 4; Mark 8:11; Mark 16:17, 20; Luke 11:16, 29; Luke 23:8; John 2:11, 18, 23; John 3:2; John 4:54; John 6:2, 14, 26, 30; John 7:31; John 9:16; John 10:41; John 11:47; John 12:18, 37; John 20:30; Acts 2:22, 43; Acts 8:6; 1 Corinthians 1:22; but time power διδόναι σημεῖα, by which men are deceived, is ascribed also to false teachers, false prophets, and to demons: Matthew 24:24; Mark 13:22; Revelation 13:13; Revelation 16:14; Revelation 19:20; 2 Thessalonians 2:9. σημεῖα καί τέρατα (וּמֹפְתִים אֹתות) or (yet less frequent) τέρατα καί σημεῖα (terms which differ not in substantial meaning but only in origin; cf. Fritzsche, Romans, vol. iii., p. 270f; (Trench, § xci.)) are found conjoined: Matthew 24:24; Mark 13:22; John 4:48; Acts 2:19, 43; Acts 4:30; Acts 5:12; Acts 6:8; Acts 7:36; Acts 14:3; Acts 15:12; Romans 15:19; 2 Thessalonians 2:9, (Deuteronomy 28:46; Deuteronomy 34:11; Nehemiah 9:10; Isaiah 8:18; Isaiah 20:3; Jeremiah 39:20 (Jer. 32:20); Wis. 8:8 Wis. 10:16; Polybius 3, 112, 8; Philo, vit. Moys. 1:16; Josephus, Antiquities 20, 8, 6; b. j. prooem. 11; Plutarch, Alex. 75; Aelian v. h. 12,57); with καί δυνάμεσιν added, 2 Corinthians 12:12; Hebrews 2:4; σημεῖα καί δυνάμεις, Acts 8:13; δυνάμεις καί τέρατα καί σημεῖα, Acts 2:22; διδόναι σημεῖα (see δίδωμι, B. II. 1 a.): Matthew 24:24; Mark 13:22 (here Tdf. ποιεῖν, σημεῖον, see ποιέω, I. 1 c.); σημεῖα are said γίνεσθαι διά τίνος in Acts 2:43; 4:(Acts 4:16),Acts 4:30; Acts 5:12; 14:3; 15:12 (here ποιεῖν σημεῖον, see above); τό σημεῖον τῆς ἰάσεως, the miracle, which was the healing, Acts 4:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

28:46; 34:11
8:18; 20:3
12:38; 12:39; 12:40; 12:40; 16:1; 16:3; 16:4; 16:4; 24:3; 24:24; 24:24; 24:24; 24:30; 26:48
8:11; 13:4; 13:22; 13:22; 13:22; 16:17; 16:20
2:12; 2:34; 11:16; 11:29; 11:29; 11:30; 11:30; 21:7; 21:11; 21:25; 23:8
2:11; 2:18; 2:23; 3:2; 4:48; 4:54; 6:2; 6:14; 6:26; 6:30; 7:31; 9:16; 10:41; 11:47; 12:18; 12:37; 20:30
2:19; 2:19; 2:22; 2:22; 2:43; 2:43; 2:43; 4; 4:16; 4:22; 4:30; 4:30; 5:12; 5:12; 6:8; 7:36; 8:6; 8:13; 14:3; 14:3; 15:12; 15:12
4:11; 15:19
1 Corinthians
1:22; 14:22
2 Corinthians
12:12; 12:12
2 Thessalonians
2:9; 2:9; 3:17
12:1; 12:3; 13:13; 15:1; 16:14; 19:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4592 matches the Greek σημεῖον (sēmeion),
which occurs 77 times in 69 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 12:38–Act 7:36)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:38 -

Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered and said to Him, “Teacher, we want to see [fn]a sign G4592 from You.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:39 - But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation eagerly seeks for a sign G4592; and yet no sign G4592 will be given to it but the sign G4592 of Jonah the prophet;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:1 -

And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him, they asked Him to show them [fn]a sign G4592 from heaven.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:3 - “And in the morning, ‘There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Do you know how to discern the [fn]appearance of the sky, but cannot discern the signs G4592 of the times?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:4 - “An evil and adulterous generation eagerly seeks for [fn]a sign G4592; and [fn]a sign G4592 will not be given it, except the [fn]sign G4592 of Jonah.” And He left them and went away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:3 -

Now as He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign G4592 of Your coming and of the [fn]end of the age?”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:24 - “For false christs and false prophets will arise and will [fn]show great [fn]signs G4592 and wonders, so as to deceive, if possible, even the [fn]elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:30 - “And then the sign G4592 of the Son of Man will appear in the sky, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the SON OF MAN COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF THE SKY with power and great glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:48 - Now he who was betraying Him gave them a sign G4592, saying, “Whomever I kiss, He is the one; seize Him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:11 -

And the Pharisees came out and began to argue with Him, seeking from Him [fn]a sign G4592 from heaven, testing Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:12 - And sighing deeply [fn]in His spirit, He *said, “Why does this generation seek [fn]a sign G4592? Truly I say to you, [fn]no [fn]sign G4592 will be given to this generation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:4 - “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the [fn]sign G4592 when all these things are going to be fulfilled?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:22 - for false christs and false prophets will arise, and will show [fn]signs G4592 and wonders, in order to lead astray, if possible, the elect.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:17 - “And these [fn]signs G4592 will accompany those who have believed: in My name they will cast out demons, they will speak with new tongues;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:20 - And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the [fn]signs G4592 that followed.]

[fn][And they promptly reported all these instructions to Peter and his companions. And after that, Jesus Himself sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable preaching of eternal salvation.]

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:12 - “And this will be the sign G4592 for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a [fn]manger.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:34 - And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, “Behold, this Child is appointed for the fall and [fn]rise of many in Israel, and for a sign G4592 to be opposed
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:16 - And others, testing Him, were seeking from Him [fn]a sign G4592 from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:29 -

Now as the crowds were increasing, He began to say, “This generation is a wicked generation; it seeks [fn]a sign G4592, and yet no [fn]sign G4592 will be given to it but the [fn]sign G4592 of Jonah.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:30 - “For just as Jonah became [fn]a sign G4592 to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:7 -

So they questioned Him, saying, “Teacher, when therefore will these things happen? And what will be the [fn]sign G4592 when these things are about to take place?”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:11 - and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and plagues; and there will be terrors and great [fn]signs G4592 from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:25 -

“And there will be [fn]signs G4592 in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth anguish among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:8 -

Now when Herod saw Jesus, he rejoiced greatly; for he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some [fn]sign G4592 performed by Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:11 - Jesus did this in Cana of Galilee as the beginning of His [fn]signs G4592, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:18 - The Jews then said to Him, “What sign G4592 do You show us [fn]as your authority for doing these things?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:23 -

Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in His name, when they saw His signs G4592 which He was doing.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:2 - this man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one can do these [fn]signs G4592 that You do unless God is with him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:48 - So Jesus said to him, “Unless you people see [fn]signs G4592 and wonders, you will never believe.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:54 - This is again a second [fn]sign G4592 that Jesus did when He had come out of Judea into Galilee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:2 - Now a large crowd was following Him, because they were seeing the [fn]signs G4592 which He was doing on those who were sick.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:14 - Therefore when the people saw the [fn]sign G4592 which He had done, they were saying, “This is truly the Prophet who is to come into the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:26 -

Jesus answered them and said, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek Me, not because you saw signs G4592, but because you ate of the loaves and were filled.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:30 - So they said to Him, “What then do You do for a sign G4592 so that we may see, and believe You? What work do You perform?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:31 - But many of the crowd believed in Him; and they were saying, “When the [fn]Christ comes, will He do more [fn]signs G4592 than this man did?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 9:16 - So then some of the Pharisees were saying, “This man is not from God, because He does not keep the Sabbath.” But others were saying, “How can a sinful man do such [fn]signs G4592?” And there was a division among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:41 - And many came to Him and were saying, “While John did no sign G4592, yet everything John said about this man was true.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:47 -

Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the [fn]Sanhedrin together, and were saying, “What are we doing? For this man is doing many [fn]signs G4592.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:18 - For this reason also the crowd went and met Him, because they heard that He had done this [fn]sign G4592.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:37 - But though He had done so many [fn]signs G4592 before them, they still were not believing in Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:30 -

Therefore many other [fn]signs G4592 Jesus also did in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book;

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:19 -




Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:22 -

“Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man [fn]attested to you by God with [fn]miracles and wonders and [fn]signs G4592 which God did through Him in your midst, just as you yourselves know

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:43 -

And fear came upon every soul; and many wonders and [fn]signs G4592 were taking place through the apostles.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:16 - saying, “What should we do with these men? For the fact that a noteworthy [fn]sign G4592 has happened through them is apparent to all who live in Jerusalem, and we cannot deny it.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:22 - for the man was more than forty years old on whom this sign G4592 of healing had occurred.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:30 - while You extend Your hand to heal, and [fn]signs G4592 and wonders happen through the name of Your holy [fn]Servant Jesus.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:12 -

Now [fn]at the hands of the apostles many signs G4592 and wonders were happening among the people, and they were all with one accord in Solomon’s Portico.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:8 -

And Stephen, full of grace and power, was doing great wonders and [fn]signs G4592 among the people.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:36 - “This man led them out, doing wonders and [fn]signs G4592 in the land of Egypt and in the Red Sea and in the wilderness for forty years.

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