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Matthew 16:4

4 A wicked and adulterous generation looks for a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.” Jesus then left them and went away.

Read Matthew 16:4 Using Other Translations

A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
An evil and adulterous generation seeks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah." So he left them and departed.
Only an evil, adulterous generation would demand a miraculous sign, but the only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah. ” Then Jesus left them and went away.

What does Matthew 16:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Matthew 16:4

A wicked and adulterous generation
He says the same things here, as he did to the Pharisees on a like occasion, in ( Matthew 12:39 ) (See Gill on Matthew 12:39).

And he left them;
as persons hardened, perverse, and incurable, and as unworthy to be conversed with:

and departed:
to the ship which brought him thither, and went in it to the other side of the sea of Galilee; see ( Mark 8:13 ) .

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