Jesus Foretells Peter's Denial

31 “Simon, Simon, behold, (A)Satan demanded to have you,[a] (B)that he might sift you like wheat, 32 but (C)I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, (D)strengthen your brothers.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 22:31 The Greek word for you (twice in this verse) is plural; in verse 32, all four instances are singular

13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. (A)God is faithful, and (B)he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

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So (A)to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations,[a] (B)a thorn was given me in the flesh, (C)a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. (D)Three times I pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave me. But he said to me, (E)“My grace is sufficient for you, for (F)my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that (G)the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Corinthians 12:7 Or hears from me, even because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations. So to keep me from becoming conceited

18 For because he himself has suffered (A)when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

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