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 the Lord answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and troubled about many things:
Acts 9:4
and he fell upon the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?

Sift

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

General references

Mark 5:12
And they besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.
John 20:6
Simon Peter therefore also cometh, following him, and entered into the tomb; and he beholdeth the linen cloths lying,
2 Corinthians 2:11
that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan: for we are not ignorant of his devices.