New Living Translation
A widow of that city came to him repeatedly, saying, 'Give me justice in this dispute with my enemy.'
King James Bible
And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.
Darby Bible Translation
and there was a widow in that city, and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adverse party.
World English Bible
A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, 'Defend me from my adversary!'
Young's Literal Translation
and a widow was in that city, and she was coming unto him, saying, Do me justice on my opponent,
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LibraryThe Man that Stopped Jesus
'And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto Him: and when he was come near, He asked him, 41. Saying, What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee?'--LUKE xviii. 40-41. This story of the man that stopped Christ is told by the three 'Synoptic' Evangelists, and it derives a special value from having occurred within a week of the Crucifixion. You remember how graphically Mark tells how the blind man hears who is passing and immediately begins to cry with a loud voice to Christ to have mercy upon …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
September the Fourteenth the Sense of Want
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xviii. 1,"They Ought Always to Pray, and not to Faint," Etc. And on the Two who Went up Into
Confession and Absolution
"When you are on the way to court with your adversary, settle your differences quickly. Otherwise, your accuser may hand you over to the judge, who will hand you over to an officer, and you will be thrown into prison.
"There was a judge in a certain city," he said, "who neither feared God nor cared about people.
The judge ignored her for a while, but finally he said to himself, 'I don't fear God or care about people,
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!'"
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