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:

Matthew 12:38: "Master, we would see a sign from thee."
Matthew 12:39: "adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given"
Matthew 12:39: "a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the"
Matthew 12:39: "to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah:"
Matthew 16:1: "him that he would show them a sign from heaven."
Matthew 16:3: "but can ye not discern the signs of the times?"
Matthew 16:4: "adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given"
Matthew 16:4: "a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the"
Matthew 16:4: "unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah. And"
Matthew 24:3: "be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and"
Matthew 24:24: "and shall show great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if"
Matthew 24:30: "then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in"
Matthew 26:48: "him gave them a sign, saying, Whomsoever I shall kiss,"
Mark 8:11: "seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him."
Mark 8:12: "doth this generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There"
Mark 8:12: "I say unto you, There shall no sign be given unto this generation."
Mark 13:4: "and what shall be the sign when all these things shall"
Mark 13:22: "shall rise, and shall show signs and wonders, to seduce, if"
Mark 16:17: "And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my"
Mark 16:20: "the word with signs following. Amen."
Luke 2:12: "And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying"
Luke 2:34: "Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;"
Luke 11:16: "him, sought of him a sign from heaven."
Luke 11:29: "an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given"
Luke 11:29: "a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the"
Luke 11:29: "it, but the sign of Jonah the prophet."
Luke 11:30: "as Jonah was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also"
Luke 21:7: "be? and what sign will there be when these things shall come to pass?"
Luke 21:11: "and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven."
Luke 21:25: "And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and"
Luke 23:8: "and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him."
John 2:11: "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee,"
John 2:18: "said unto him, What sign showest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest"
John 2:23: "name, when they saw the miracles which he did."
John 3:2: "can do these miracles that thou doest, except"
John 4:48: "him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe."
John 4:54: "This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of"
John 6:2: "because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased."
John 6:14: "Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said,"
John 6:26: "not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of"
John 6:30: "therefore unto him, What sign showest thou then, that"
John 7:31: "will he do more miracles than these which this man hath done?"
John 9:16: "that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among"
John 10:41: "John did no miracle: but all things that John"
John 11:47: "man doeth many miracles."
John 12:18: "that they heard that he had done this miracle."
John 12:37: "though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not"
John 20:30: "And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence"
Acts 2:19: "heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath;"
Acts 2:22: "and wonders and signs, which God did by"

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