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    1. I am not the prophet to be able to discern which peoples fit into which “generations,” but I know that God will sift all nations (generations/peoples) and separate them like a Shepherd separates the sheep from the goats (Matthew 25:32)

    2. Sift through our memories and you can verify it for yourself

    3. Sift confectioners' sugar over potato mixture a cup at a time

    4. Sift the confectioners sugar over potato, stirring and adding about 1 cup at a time

    5. Everything had to sift through the gargantuan train of Ministry processes, officials and hearings to disappear in its labyrinth offices, clerk pits and then back up again through the same path, in order to probably but not always most likely, make something useful and tangible in the end

    6. I would hope that he might be encouraged to sift through that verbiage for those hidden “gems” to flesh out that positive support

    7. doubt that satan wanted to sift me through a horrible crucible, “but

    8. stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity, and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the

    9. I had a lot more questions to ask but wanted to sift through the data a bit first

    10. I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall on the ground

    11. After Jim had gone, Monica began to sift through the details of the program in an honest effort to solve the design work connected with the system with which she was working

    12. and even then sift out all memories for they will mislead you

    13. real and the unreal, ( vi, away, without + veka from root vic, to sift, sever,

    14. dad, but there was so much shit to sift through from his years and

    15. Its wish to sift him as wheat, but I intercede for him, that his faith may not fail

    16. He centred himself on the names of the stars: the mountain; the lone man; the lovers; then the horseman; the river; and the elm, feeling the memory of his mother sift through his deepest thoughts with the latter star

    17. For a heartbeat before he spoke, he was going to sift the words only in his thoughts, knowing the cane could read him, but then he understood he was here not simply of his own volition, but on behalf of Lammas, and Gathandria, and all the countries beyond

    18. 31 The Lord said "Simon Simon behold Satan asked to have you that he might sift you as wheat

    19. Simon Simon note Satan has desired to have you so that he may sift you like wheat but I have prayed for you so that your faith does not fail and when you are converted strengthen your brothers

    20. the water sift around me, and then submerged bodies pushing

    21. It would be a hell of a lot of stuff to sift through but there just might be some incriminating evidence of their activities

    22. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl

    23. Sift the sugar with the baking powder and salt

    24. Perhaps he wanted to believe him rather than listen objectively, then sift the probabilities from the fiction

    25. Sift dry ingredients together

    26. Gomes too got on his hands and knees and began to sift through the rubbish

    27. It would take him a long time to sift his way through them

    28. that he may sift you as wheat

    29. Then the roar of the planes was gone and the smoke started to sift apart overhead

    30. carefully sift ALL the options to choose, and then take, a first

    31. Sift together the dry ingredients

    32. Four minutes later and thousands of miles away in the United States, the supervisor of a special team of signal analysts at the National Security Agency got a short warning on his computer that prompted him to type a pre-selected command in his system, directing the electronic ears and powerful analytical computers at his command to listen and sift through the radio traffic presently going through the communications satellite covering the area of Spain and of the Western Mediterranean

    33. She however decided to use that chance to go sift through the equipment bags left behind by the CIA agents

    34. sift through the sheer mass of information and artefacts that they’d stolen

    35. cholesterol, but merely sift through much of the BS that you get confused with from

    36. There isn’t much to sift through because the excavations began this morning

    37. wheat from the chaff, call all who will to repentance, and to sift through Israel

    38. Let us sift it, and examine it, and see what it contains

    39. • Acquire the ability to sift information and to understand how unre-

    40. Severus was pleased to at last have a trail to follow and used his sword to sift through the remains of a few of the campfires they had come across, "So, this is where the Giants have been all these years

    41. sift through certain memories, she traveled to the West End of London, the place where she had

    42. An ever-increasing material may be collected by observation, but the accumulated facts are of very different value for the explanation of nature, and as we esteem most highly those useful qualities of men which are of the rarest occurrence, so does natural philosophy sift the facts and attach a preeminent importance to that striking class which cannot be accounted for by the usual and daily observation of life

    43. Sift together the remaining ingredients

    44. because they have to sift in the sand for their food

    45. They shovel or scoop sand into their mouth and then sift the sand in their mouth and then

    46. as she fought the temptation to drift, through memories she’d sift,

    47. Sift the flour and salt together into a bowl

    48. Sift and discard

    49. Sift together the cocoa and confectioners sugar and set aside

    50. Sift the flour and salt together, cut in the shortening and mix with hands

    1. Israel is sifted through all nations, but God is not only sifting Israel

    2. They will be sifted again through all nations – the return from which will mean the redemption of those nations and the coming of Jesus on the clouds of heaven

    3. rustle of the leaves of the Gulmohar tree as the breeze sifted

    4. Crouched in little huddled clumps of threes and fours, the tattered forms of 'conscripts' scraped, cracked, chewed and sifted out even the smallest bits of ore from the mounds of rock and debris surrounding them

    5. He walked to the bag and sifted through it, throwing lab equipment on the bed as he dug through

    6. “EO304,” he mumbled to himself as he sifted through the files

    7. ” Her gaze sifted to Carmen

    8. Tiny flecks of sawdust sifted through

    9. She sifted through a couple folders, enough to learn Arbitan was a Turgonian entrepreneur who owned hundreds of acres of orchards around the capital, but she did not have time to poke into every file in every drawer

    10. They sifted through the cracks in the walls,

    11. sifted into my area and settled over me

    12. They’d had only the little garnered from the unspoiled gardening and the gleanings sifted from the dust where the stand of golden grain had waved so luxuriantly such a short time before

    13. As the other customers sifted out i

    14. Dust sifted into the cab despite closed windows

    15. on the air that had sifted in while he was unconscious, bringing

    16. I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall on the ground

    17. He sifted through the sheets

    18. He sifted through countless tales

    19. The mill of her mind ground through every detail of nearly four years at the high school, and sifted the results through the filter of experience

    20. As it sifted through the dunes next to the green archway, the skeleton discovered vast piles of gold coins, but it let them fall back into the sand, disinterested

    21. His mind desperately sifted through the available options left open to him

    22. sifted dry ingredients, stirring only enough to dampen all the flour

    23. Gradually, add the sifted dry ingredients, scraping the bowl with a

    24. " The judge reopened the case, and when the evidence had been sifted, he discharged the prisoner

    25. Add the sifted dry ingredients alternately with hot water and mix until smooth

    26. Then his hand went into his robe and came out again, and from his opening fingers a shimmering feather of sparkling dust sifted to the flags

    27. Moving to the closet she sifted through the dresses, search-

    28. But for a welcome change on this day, the images that sifted through his tormented sleep were not of war-torn soldiers or hateful sights, but rather a kindly gentle collage

    29. Hundreds of scenarios sifted gravely through her mind

    30. - Add the sifted dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined

    31. The ICE agent picked up at once her passport and sifted through it, then looked severely at her

    32. the trash cans in the park, and sifted through every strand of

    33. The interrogator went to the table and sifted through Farah�s equipment

    34. He would be backed on that by dozens of various instrumentation packages that would record everything during the flight, with the recorded data to be sifted through carefully afterward by a team of engineers from both the Air Force and Lockheed

    35. As he tediously sifted through the papers, which were mostly correspondence and reports relating to inspections, Wickland suddenly had a new sense of the importance of Spalding’s position

    36. A process, the tailings of which, would be sifted on a large scale

    37. Here and there, snow sifted down through fissures and crevices

    38. She sifted through the wreckage in front of them, much to Byron’s bemused fleeting glances, which she returned with a polite smile

    39. The servants brought a sieve to clean the fodder as he had requested, he then put the hay and barley into the sieve and sifted it, then removed a great number of small stones which would have caused his horse a lot of pain while chewing its food and would probably break its teeth

    40. Humphrey sifted it cautiously

    41. John Baret sifted through a batch of paper

    42. You have sifted out the bad and the ugly and given us the cream of the crop

    43. He sifted through the large stack

    44. It was pleasant to her father to be able to recollect, in the stress and dust of much in his work that was unrefreshing, how there was a yearly increasing though severely sifted number of gentle virgin blouses belonging to the best families beneath which lay and rhythmically heaved this silver reminder of the wearer's Bishop and of her God

    45. Most of the time he sifted out the unnecessary and kept a close eye on the necessary

    46. On low speed, add the sifted cocoa

    47. Taksin and Pon sifted through the paperwork, examining documents and maps

    48. began to excavate where the killer sifted with his

    49. but she hand sifted it into another pile several

    50. Lucy was slumped against the white fence at the front of the bungalow, watching through bleary eyes the police ‘gardeners’ as they meticulously sifted through the area systematically creating havoc among the camellias

    1. Bolt stands at the front of a line of customers, sifting through some photos

    2. Israel is sifted through all nations, but God is not only sifting Israel

    3. He is sifting the hearts of those nations

    4. He was sifting the data in various ways, trying to reconcile it with observed course corrections in the impactors

    5. He had finally isolated some changes in some pulse trains that corresponded to course corrections on the impactors, he was still sifting the data for more

    6. ’ He replied, sifting through the heap of music on the piano

    7. Mandy and Belle published notices of hiring for the 'Concessions,' and Sarah Bunker assisted them in sifting through the applications for the most likely candidates based upon her firsthand knowledge of her former students

    8. Cupid unzipped the bag and began sifting through the contents while Sebastian turned to collect ammunition from his dresser

    9. sifting it slowly through his fingers, "and it'll fetch seventy-four

    10. Spend hours sifting through resumes or job applications

    11. Sifting through all of those

    12. Refraining from asking in what way it could help, she could sense her companion’s mind still sifting through the tale she had told, her grandmother’s injustice and Annyeke’s own long-held rage

    13. Then the boy’s body stiffened; Simon could feel the terror sifting through the boy like wheat, pouring itself upward through his hands and into his heart

    14. meticulously sifting through the grass with their fingers in hopes

    15. were becoming ineffective, my limbs sloppily sifting through the

    16. “They knew your name, but not mine?” Murdam asked as he started sifting through the pallets and debris

    17. After marking the quadrants, we started removing and sifting the first layers of topsoil

    18. After sifting through mountains of interview summaries, forensic reports, facts, opinions and gossip, his instincts screamed, “No!”

    19. His hands dropped in front of him and he began sifting the loose

    20. They vaguely discerned and dimly foresaw the approaching times of spiritual sifting and cruel adversity

    21. He said: "I recognize that this sifting of the kingdom distresses you, but it is unavoidable

    22. The believers were beginning to hold public meetings once more, and there was occurring a gradual but effective consolidation of the tried and true survivors of the great sifting through which the gospel believers had just passed

    23. Brown leaves fluttered slowly down from the bare branches, sifting upon his mailed shoulders

    24. The old man nodded his head and continued to do so while sifting through his binder

    25. Federation intelligence agencies sifting through the press releases in search of clues derived as much information from determining who did not deny responsibility as who did

    26. He was putting trays of dirt inside a machine, sifting through other trays, then picking out bones and other things Hank couldn’t identify

    27. He began sifting around tarps and trying to find planks far apart enough that he could fit in between them

    28. Barak Obama, raising his eyes from the documents he had been sifting through as quickly as he could, gave a harassed look at his two visitors

    29. MacArthur, who had been sifting through the file while listening, then intervened

    30. The people in the library paid only scant notice to her as she started sifting through the first book, one titled ‘History of humanity – From the antiquity to the present’

    31. She paused, sifting her hands nervously through the brown beach sand

    32. After turning to her digital clock, he gazed at the pulsating dots that separated the numbers, like sand sifting through the holes of an hour glass

    33. Later that day, he found himself standing in his bedroom with the stack of paper-clipped lottery tickets sifting uneasily through his right hand

    34. But suddenly, you hear a rattling noise sifting through the arid air

    35. One day you could be on top of the world, and the next you could be sifting through trash in some back alley

    36. " He then sat next to her at the table, and began sifting through the sheets, scanning the first two numbers of every filled out ticket

    37. One of the officers that had come in with Tsukahara then whispered something to him before sifting through a thick book and opening it to a specific page, then presenting the book to the vice admiral

    38. sifting through a feast of spam, he noticed one message with an

    39. There was an awkward silence in the office while Nancy sat at her desk and started sifting through her paperwork

    40. Sifting through the linen was next, but no, there was nothing he could use there either

    41. until they’ve begun the process of sifting through the material of their

    42. Where conjunction natives rely on immediate, knee-jerk responses – or immediate dismissal of ideas to oblivion (once they’ve decided something, their minds are made up forever); elongation natives rely on continual self-analysis, sifting and refining their thinking, over and over and over and over

    43. started sifting down into the ground like it would if it were in an

    44. The Winds of Dawn had altered direction slightly for its sound was a modest howl instead of a constant shriek, and there was less snow sifting down from the overhang

    45. was sifting through a pile of slashed and torn spacesuits

    46. " It is only the sifting process which God permits, in order to separate the wheat from the chaff, through which we must all pass

    47. A soldier busied himself by sifting through the truck’s glove compartment while two others hovered around the open tailgate

    48. That relief, caused by water laden clouds drifting in off the warm Indian Ocean, propelled by a gentle north easterly wind, was now sifting down gently and had the locals huddled over their drinks far earlier than usual

    49. The only problem will be sifting through such a vast quantity of knowledge to pick out the most

    50. Afters hours of sifting through the rubble, it was Wilx who finally found an uninjured sample of Jupiter

    1. Each person sifts through the cards and then deal out which persons they believe should be executed, though obviously the President has the final say

    2. 4 As when one sifts with a sieve, the refuse remains; so the filth of man in his talk

    3. As Ralph crouches on the rock, keeping an eye out for stray or deliberate weapons, he takes what is left of his mind and sifts out the noise and the pain, all the colours of orange, red and black

    4. She sifts right from wrong in a realm where the villains were the local gentry and the heroes were outlaws

    5. The Nassarius Snail is a saltwater snail that is used as part of a cleanup crew that sifts through

    6. I gasp when the Unseelie Princess from whom I’m supposedly protecting the Nine sifts into the room, materializing directly behind Barrons and Ryodan

    7. The Unseelie Princess sifts in, snatches the princes’ heads, and sifts out before my brain manages to process what my eyes just saw

    8. A mortar shell explodes somewhere in the city, and a flurry of dust sifts down

    9. She recognizes it; she’s seen it when he sifts through his memories

    10. The most common that you can find in any appliance store is a rapidly rotating disc that tears whatever you need to juice apart and then sifts the juice through a fine net into a container

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    Synonyms for "sift"

    sieve sift strain scrutinise scrutinize seek investigate probe delve study filter winnow screen sort grade refine riddle

    "sift" definitions

    move as if through a sieve

    separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements

    check and sort carefully

    distinguish and separate out