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 answering said to her, 'Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and disquieted about many things,
Acts 9:4
and having fallen upon the earth, he heard a voice saying to him, 'Saul, Saul, why me dost thou persecute?'

Sift

Amos 9:9
For lo, I am commanding, And I have shaken among all the nations the house of Israel, As one doth shake with a sieve, And there falleth not a grain to the earth.

General references

Mark 5:12
and all the demons did call upon him, saying, 'Send us to the swine, that into them we may enter;'
John 20:6
Simon Peter, therefore, cometh, following him, and he entered into the tomb, and beholdeth the linen clothes lying,
2 Corinthians 2:11
that we may not be over-reached by the Adversary, for of his devices we are not ignorant.