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
And Jesus having answered, said to her, Martha,.Martha, thou bast care, and art confused about many things
Acts 9:4
And having fallen upon the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, Why drivest thou me out?

Sift

Amos 9:9
For behold, I command, and I caused the house of Israel to move to and fro among all nations as it will move to and fro in a sieve, and a stone shall not fall to the earth.

General references

Mark 5:12
And all the demons besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we might enter into them.
John 20:6
Then comes Simon Peter following him, and he came into the tomb, and sees the linen bandages lying,
2 Corinthians 2:11
That we might not be taken advantage of by Satan: for we are not ignorant of his inventions.