Luke 22:31
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New Living Translation
"Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat.

King James Bible
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:

Darby Bible Translation
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded to have you, to sift you as wheat;

World English Bible
The Lord said, "Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have you, that he might sift you as wheat,

Young's Literal Translation
And the Lord said, 'Simon, Simon, lo, the Adversary did ask you for himself to sift as the wheat,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

22:31 Satan hath desired to have you - My apostles, that he might sift you as wheat - Try you to the uttermost.

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Parting Promises and Warnings
'And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest. 25. And He said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. 26. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve. 27. For whether is greater, he that sitteth at meat, or he that serveth? is not he that sitteth at meat? but I am among you as He
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Christ's Ideal of a Monarch
'And He said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. 26. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.'--LUKE xxii. 25-26. [Footnote: Preached on the occasion of the death of Queen Victoria.] There have been sovereigns of England whose death was a relief. There have been others who were mourned with a certain tepid and decorous
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Gethsemane
'And He came out, and went, as He was wont, to the mount of Olives; and His disciples also followed Him. 40. And when He was at the place, He said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation. 41. And He was withdrawn from them about a stone's cast, and kneeled down, and prayed, 42. Saying, Father, If Thou be willing, remove this cup from Me; nevertheless, not My will, but Thine, be done. 43. And there appeared an angel unto Him from heaven, strengthening Him. 44. And, being in an agony, He
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In the High Priest's Palace
'Then took they Him, and led Him, and brought Him into the high priest's house. And Peter followed afar off. 55. And when they had kindled a fire in the midst of the hall, and were set down together, Peter sat down among them. 56. But a certain maid beheld him as he sat by the fire, and earnestly looked upon him, and said, This man was also with Him. 57. And he denied Him, saying, Woman, I know Him not. 58. And, after a little while, another saw him, and said, Thou art also of them. And Peter said,
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Cross References
Job 1:6
One day the members of the heavenly court came to present themselves before the LORD, and the Accuser, Satan, came with them.

Job 2:1
One day the members of the heavenly court came again to present themselves before the LORD, and the Accuser, Satan, came with them.

Amos 9:9
"For I will give the command and will shake Israel along with the other nations as grain is shaken in a sieve, yet not one true kernel will be lost.

Matthew 4:10
"Get out of here, Satan," Jesus told him. "For the Scriptures say, 'You must worship the LORD your God and serve only him.'"

Matthew 26:30
Then they sang a hymn and went out to the Mount of Olives.

1 Corinthians 5:5
Then you must throw this man out and hand him over to Satan so that his sinful nature will be destroyed and he himself will be saved on the day the Lord returns.

2 Corinthians 2:11
so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes.

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