New International Version
"Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Simon, Simon - When a name is thus repeated in the sacred writings, it appears to be always intended as an expression of love, manifested by a warning voice. As if he had said, While thou and the others are contending for supremacy, Satan is endeavoring to destroy you all: but I have prayed for thee, as being in most danger.
Satan hath desired - you - That is, all the apostles, but particularly the three contenders: the plural pronoun, ὑμας, sufficiently proves that these words were not addressed to Peter alone. Satan had already got one, Judas; he had nearly got another, Peter; and he wished to have all. But we see by this that the devil cannot even tempt a man unless he receive permission. He desires to do all evil; he is permitted only to do some.
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Oh that thou wouldest keep me from evil.--I CHR. 4:10. Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.--The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. Two things have I required of thee; deny me them not before I die: remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. The Lord shall preserve thee from …
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The Duty of Constant Communion J. W.
One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them.
On another day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them to present himself before him.
"For I will give the command, and I will shake the people of Israel among all the nations as grain is shaken in a sieve, and not a pebble will reach the ground.
Jesus said to him, "Away from me, Satan! For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.'"
When they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.
1 Corinthians 5:5
hand this man over to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, so that his spirit may be saved on the day of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 2:11
in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.
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