Luke 18:5
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New International Version
yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won't eventually come and attack me!'"

New Living Translation
but this woman is driving me crazy. I'm going to see that she gets justice, because she is wearing me out with her constant requests!'"

English Standard Version
yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will give her justice, so that she will not beat me down by her continual coming.’”

Berean Study Bible
yet because this widow keeps pestering me, I will give her justice. Then she will stop wearing me out with her perpetual requests.'"

Berean Literal Bible
yet because this widow causes me trouble, I will avenge her, so that in the end she does not exhaust me, coming to me.'"

New American Standard Bible
yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming she will wear me out.'"

King James Bible
Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
yet because this widow keeps pestering me, I will give her justice, so she doesn't wear me out by her persistent coming.'"

International Standard Version
yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will grant her justice. Otherwise, she will keep coming and wear me out.'"

NET Bible
yet because this widow keeps on bothering me, I will give her justice, or in the end she will wear me out by her unending pleas.'"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
'Nevertheless, because this widow wearies me, I shall avenge her, lest she be constantly coming and annoying me.' “

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'll have to give her justice. Otherwise, she'll keep coming to me until she wears me out.'"

New American Standard 1977
yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, lest by continually coming she wear me out.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
yet because this widow troubles me, I will do her justice, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

King James 2000 Bible
Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she wearies me.

American King James Version
Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

American Standard Version
yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet because this widow is troublesome to me, I will avenge her, lest continually coming she weary me.

Darby Bible Translation
at any rate because this widow annoys me I will avenge her, that she may not by perpetually coming completely harass me.

English Revised Version
yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

Webster's Bible Translation
Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

Weymouth New Testament
yet because she annoys me I will give her justice, to prevent her from constantly coming to pester me.'"

World English Bible
yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"

Young's Literal Translation
yet because this widow doth give me trouble, I will do her justice, lest, perpetually coming, she may plague me.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
18:1-8 All God's people are praying people. Here earnest steadiness in prayer for spiritual mercies is taught. The widow's earnestness prevailed even with the unjust judge: she might fear lest it should set him more against her; but our earnest prayer is pleasing to our God. Even to the end there will still be ground for the same complaint of weakness of faith.
Study Bible
The Persistent Widow
4For a while he refused, but later he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God or respect men, 5yet because this widow keeps pestering me, I will give her justice. Then she will stop wearing me out with her perpetual requests.’” 6And the Lord said, “Listen to the words of the unjust judge.…
Cross References
Luke 11:8
I tell you, even though he will not get up to provide for him because of his friendship, yet because of the man's persistence, he will get up and give him as much as he needs.

Luke 18:3
And there was a widow in that town who kept appealing to him, 'Give me justice against my adversary.'

1 Corinthians 9:27
No, I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.
Treasury of Scripture

Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

because.

Luke 11:8 I say to you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend…

Judges 16:16 And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and …

2 Samuel 13:24-27 And Absalom came to the king, and said, Behold now, your servant …

weary.

Luke 18:39 And they which went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: …

Matthew 15:23 But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and sought …

Mark 10:47,48 And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry …

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