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"In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected people.
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Saying: There was a judge in a certain city, who feared not God nor regarded man.
Luke 18:4 And he would not for a long time. But afterwards he said within himself: Although I fear not God nor regard man,
Exodus 18:21,22 And provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, in whom there is truth, and that hate avarice, and appoint of them rulers of thousands, and of hundreds, and of fifties, and of tens, . . .
2 Chronicles 19:3-9 But good works are found in thee, because thou hast taken away the groves out of the land of Juda, and hast prepared thy heart to seek the Lord the God of thy fathers. . . .
Job 29:7-17 When I went out to the gate of the city, and in the street they prepared me a chair? . . .
Psalm 8:1-4 Unto the end, for the presses: a psalm for David.  O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is thy name in the whole earth! For thy magnificence is elevated above the heavens. . . .
Jeremiah 22:16,17 He judged the cause of the poor and needy for his own good: was it not therefore because he knew me, saith the Lord? . . .
Ezekiel 22:6-8 Behold the princes of Israel, every one hath employed his arm in thee to shed blood. . . .
Micah 3:1-3 For he shall go up that shall open the way before them: they shall divide and pass through the gate, and shall come in by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord at the head of them. . . .
Romans 3:14-18 Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: . . .
Proverbs 29:7 The just taketh notice of the cause of the poor: the wicked is void of knowledge.
Isaiah 33:8 The ways are made desolate, no one passeth by the road, the covenant is made void, he hath rejected the cities, he hath not regarded the men.
ContextThe Persistent Widow
1And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint, 2Saying: There was a judge in a certain city, who feared not God nor regarded man. 3And there was a certain widow in that city; and she came to him, saying: Avenge me of my adversary.…
And there was a certain widow in that city; and she came to him, saying: Avenge me of my adversary.
And he would not for a long time. But afterwards he said within himself: Although I fear not God nor regard man,
Then the lord of the vineyard said: What shall I do? I will send my beloved son. It may be, when they see him, they will reverence him.
Moreover, we have had fathers of our flesh for instructors, and we reverenced them. Shall we not much more obey the Father of spirits and live?
Additional Translations“In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected men.
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saying, There was a judge in a city, not fearing God and not respecting man:
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Saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, neither regarded man.
"In a certain town," He said, "there was a judge who had no fear of God and no respect for man.
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