Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:

Sift

Bible References

Simon

Luke 10:41
But having answered, Jesus said to her, Martha, Martha, thou are anxious and troubled about many things,
Acts 9:4
And after falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

Sift

Amos 9:9
For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all the nations, just as [grain] is sifted in a sieve, yet the least kernel shall not fall upon the earth.

General references

Mark 5:12
And all the demons besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, so that we may enter into them.
John 20:6
Simon Peter therefore comes following him, and he entered into the sepulcher. And he sees the linen cloths lying,
2 Corinthians 2:11
so that we may not be exploited by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his methods.