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 Jesus answering said to her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things;
Acts 9:4
and falling on the earth he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why dost thou persecute me?

Sift

Amos 9:9
For behold, I command, and I will shake the house of Israel to and fro among all the nations, like as one shaketh corn in a sieve; yet shall not the least grain 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 comes, following him, and entered into the tomb, and sees the linen cloths lying,
2 Corinthians 2:11
that we might not have Satan get an advantage against us, for we are not ignorant of his thoughts.