and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will.
And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Our soul has escaped as a bird out of the snare of the trapper; The snare is broken and we have escaped.
"Many will stumble over them, Then they will fall and be broken; They will even be snared and caught."
So the word of the LORD to them will be, "Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there," That they may go and stumble backward, be broken, snared and taken captive.
"But if I cast out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
"I am the LORD, I have called You in righteousness, I will also hold You by the hand and watch over You, And I will appoint You as a covenant to the people, As a light to the nations,
Surely, thus says the LORD, "Even the captives of the mighty man will be taken away, And the prey of the tyrant will be rescued; For I will contend with the one who contends with you, And I will save your sons.
Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great, And He will divide the booty with the strong; Because He poured out Himself to death, And was numbered with the transgressors; Yet He Himself bore the sin of many, And interceded for the transgressors.
"But when he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger!
"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;
During supper, the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray Him,
After the morsel, Satan then entered into him. Therefore Jesus said to him, "What you do, do quickly."
But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back some of the price of the land?
to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'
Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God I speak this to your shame.
so that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes.
For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."
For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son,
that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,
Among these are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan, so that they will be taught not to blaspheme.
But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.
For speaking out arrogant words of vanity they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,
And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
And he laid hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years;
Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD.