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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the coarse; as, to sift meal or flour; to sift powder; to sift sand or lime.

2. (v. t.) To separate or part as if with a sieve.

3. (v. t.) To examine critically or minutely; to scrutinize.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SIEVE; SIFT

siv.

See AGRICULTURE; THRESHING.

Greek
4617. siniazo -- to sift
... to sift. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: siniazo Phonetic Spelling:
(sin-ee-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I sift, prove by trials Definition: I sift, prove ...
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4617a. siniazo -- to sift
... siniazo. 4617b . to sift. Transliteration: siniazo Short Definition: sift. Word
Origin from sinion (a sieve) Definition to sift NASB Word Usage sift (1). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
5130. nuph -- to move to and fro, wave, sprinkle
... lift up, move, offer, perfume, send, shake, sift, strike,. A primitive root;
to quiver (ie Vibrate up and down, or rock to and fro ...
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5128. nua -- to quiver, wave, waver, tremble, totter
... continually, fugitive, X make, to (go) up and down, be gone away, (be) move(-able,
-d), be promoted, reel, remove, scatter, set, shake, sift, stagger, to and ...
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Library

A Great Fall and a Great Recovery
... reiteration of the old name of Simon that suggests weakness, unsanctified and unhelped:
'Simon, Simon, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/a great fall and a.htm

The Two Guards, Praying and Watching
... As our Lord said to Peter, "Simon, Simon, Satan hath desired to have you, that he
may sift you as wheat," so has he, in his word, told us that there is a great ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 38 1892/the two guards praying and.htm

The Life of Mr. Hugh Binning.
... emitted a program, and sent it to all the universities of the kingdom, inviting
such as had a mind for a profession of philosophy, to sift themselves before ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of mr hugh.htm

Whether it is Lawful for a Judge to Pronounce Judgment against the ...
... And yet this same information may be of use to him, so that he can more rigorously
sift the evidence brought forward, and discover its weak points. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether it is lawful for 6.htm

My Brother Fabius
... is the issue of persecution, what other result comes of it, but the approving and
rejecting of faith, in regard to which the Lord will certainly sift His people ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/de fuga in persecutione/my brother fabius.htm

The Three Elements of a Complete Life
... We do not ask the public to sift doctrines, but it is the business of the
student to exercise the intellect which God has given him. ...
/.../vii the three elements of.htm

Lessons from the Angelus
... It may not be necessary for people in general to sift the doctrines of Christianity
for themselves, but it is required of a student, whose business it is to ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/drummond/a life for a life/lessons from the angelus.htm

Gethsemane
... Satan had out-asked,' obtained it - yet not to destroy, nor to cast down, but to
sift,' like as wheat [5825] is shaken in a sieve to cast out of it what is not ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xii gethsemane.htm

B. The Last Supper. Ch. 22:7-38
... in my kingdom; and ye shall sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.31
Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have you, that he might sift you as wheat ...
/.../erdman/the gospel of luke an exposition/b the last supper ch.htm

The Paralytic Let Down through the Roof.
... And on behalf of these I will read you the words of Christ Himself: for He saith
to Peter "Behold Satan hath asked to have you that he may sift you as wheat ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily on the paralytic let.htm

Thesaurus
Sift (5 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To separate with a sieve, as the fine part of a substance from the coarse;
as, to sift meal or flour; to sift powder; to sift sand or lime. ... SIEVE; SIFT. ...
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Sieve (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A kind of coarse basket. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SIEVE; SIFT.
siv. See AGRICULTURE; THRESHING. Multi-Version Concordance Sieve (2 Occurrences) ...
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Sifted (2 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Sift. ... Luke 22:31 "Simon, Simon, I tell you that Satan has obtained
permission to have all of you to sift as wheat is sifted. (WEY). ...
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Range (9 Occurrences)
... party, etc. 3. (n.) To separate into parts; to sift. 4. (n.) To ... of cooking
stove. 18. (n.) A bolting sieve to sift meal. 19. (n.) A ...
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Reach (63 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:28 His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck,
to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads ...
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Kernel (4 Occurrences)
... Amos 9:9 "For, behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among
all the nations, as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet not the least kernel will ...
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Obtained (61 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Luke 22:31 "Simon, Simon, I tell you that Satan has obtained permission
to have all of you to sift as wheat is sifted. (WEY). ...
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Jaws (12 Occurrences)
... Isaiah 30:28 His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck,
to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads ...
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Falter (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To thrash in the chaff; also, to cleanse
or sift, as barley. 2. (v. & n.) To hesitate; to speak ...
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Try (84 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To divide or separate, as one sort from another; to winnow; to sift; to
pick out; -- frequently followed by out; as, to try out the wild corn from the ...
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Concordance
Sift (5 Occurrences)

Luke 22:31
The Lord said, "Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have you, that he might sift you as wheat,
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 7:4
Yahweh said to Gideon, "The people are still too many. Bring them down to the water, and I will test them for you there. It shall be, that of whom I tell you,'This shall go with you,' the same shall go with you; and of whoever I tell you,'This shall not go with you,' the same shall not go."
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 3:18
I said in my heart, It is because of the sons of men, that God may prove them, and that they may see that they themselves are but as beasts.
(See JPS)

Isaiah 30:28
His breath is as an overflowing stream that reaches even to the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of destruction; and a bridle that leads to ruin will be in the jaws of the peoples.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Amos 9:9
"For, behold, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all the nations, as grain is sifted in a sieve, yet not the least kernel will fall on the earth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS)

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