Luke 18:6
New International Version
And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says.

New Living Translation
Then the Lord said, “Learn a lesson from this unjust judge.

English Standard Version
And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge says.

Berean Study Bible
And the Lord said, “Listen to the words of the unjust judge.

Berean Literal Bible
And the Lord said, "Hear what the unrighteous judge says.

King James Bible
And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge saith.

New King James Version
Then the Lord said, “Hear what the unjust judge said.

New American Standard Bible
And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unrighteous judge said;

NASB 1995
And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge said;

NASB 1977
And the Lord said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge said;

Amplified Bible
Then the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says!

Christian Standard Bible
Then the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says.

American Standard Version
And the Lord said, Hear what the unrighteous judge saith.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And our Lord said, “Hear what the evil judge said.”

Contemporary English Version
The Lord said: Think about what that crooked judge said.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord said: Hear what the unjust judge saith.

English Revised Version
And the Lord said, Hear what the unrighteous judge saith.

Good News Translation
And the Lord continued, "Listen to what that corrupt judge said.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Lord added, "Pay attention to what the dishonest judge thought.

International Standard Version
Then the Lord added, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge says.

Literal Standard Version
And the LORD said, “Hear what the unrighteous judge says:

NET Bible
And the Lord said, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge says!

New Heart English Bible
The Lord said, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge says.

Weymouth New Testament
And the Lord said, "Hear those words of the unjust judge.

World English Bible
The Lord said, "Listen to what the unrighteous judge says.

Young's Literal Translation
And the Lord said, 'Hear ye what the unrighteous judge saith:

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Persistent Widow
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. 7Will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He continue to defer their help?…

Cross References
Matthew 5:45
that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Luke 7:13
When the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her and said, "Do not weep."

Luke 7:19
So John called two of his disciples and sent them to ask the Lord, "Are You the One who was to come, or should we look for someone else?"

James 2:4
have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?


Treasury of Scripture

And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge said.









(6) The unjust judge.--Literally, the judge of injustice, as with the unjust steward in Luke 16:8, the usual adjective giving way to the stronger, more Hebraic idiom of the characterising genitive.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Lord
Κύριος (Kyrios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

said,
Εἶπεν (Eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“Listen to
Ἀκούσατε (Akousate)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

[the] words
λέγει (legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

of the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

unjust
ἀδικίας (adikias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 93: Injustice, unrighteousness, hurt. From adikos; injustice; morally, wrongfulness.

judge.
κριτὴς (kritēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2923: A judge, magistrate, ruler. From krino; a judge.


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