Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4592: semeion (pronounced say-mi'-on)

neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of 4591; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally:--miracle, sign, token, wonder.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) a sign, mark, token

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

1b) a sign, prodigy, portent, i.e. an unusual occurrence, transcending the common course of nature

1b1) of signs portending remarkable events soon to happen

1b2) of miracles and wonders by which God authenticates the men sent by him, or by which men Proverbs that the cause they are pleading is God' s

Part of Speech: noun neuter

Relation: from a presumed derivative of the base of G4591

Citing in TDNT: 7:200, 1015


This word is used 77 times:

Acts 2:43: "many wonders and signs were done by the apostles."
Acts 4:16: "that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them is manifest"
Acts 4:22: "on whom this miracle of healing was showed."
Acts 4:30: "to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by"
Acts 5:12: "of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among"
Acts 6:8: "great wonders and miracles among the people."
Acts 7:36: "brought them out, after that he had showed wonders and signs in the land of Egypt,"
Acts 8:6: "and seeing the miracles which he did."
Acts 8:13: "beholding the miracles and signs which were done."
Acts 14:3: "grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by"
Acts 15:12: "Paul, declaring what miracles and wonders God had wrought"
Romans 4:11: "And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the"
Romans 15:19: "Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit"
1 Corinthians 1:22: "the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom:"
1 Corinthians 14:22: "tongues are for a sign, not to them that believe, but to them that believe not:"
2 Corinthians 12:12: "Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in"
2 Corinthians 12:12: "all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds."
2 Thessalonians 2:9: "all power and signs and lying wonders,"
2 Thessalonians 3:17: "hand, which is the token in every epistle: so"
Hebrews 2:4: "God also bearing them witness, both with signs and wonders, and with divers"
Revelation 12:1: "And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with"
Revelation 12:3: "And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold"
Revelation 13:13: "And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire"
Revelation 13:14: "the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do"
Revelation 15:1: "And I saw another sign in heaven, great and"
Revelation 16:14: "the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the"
Revelation 19:20: "the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which"

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