His breath is like an overflowing torrent, Which reaches to the neck, To shake the nations back and forth in a sieve, And to put in the jaws of the peoples the bridle which leads to ruin.
"For behold, I am commanding, And I will shake the house of Israel among all nations As grain is shaken in a sieve, But not a kernel will fall to the ground.
"Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;
"You blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!
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