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!'"
King James Bible
Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual 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.
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.'
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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 …
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September the Fourteenth the Sense of Want
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Confession and Absolution
But I tell you this--though he won't do it for friendship's sake, if you keep knocking long enough, he will get up and give you whatever you need because of your shameless persistence.
A widow of that city came to him repeatedly, saying, 'Give me justice in this dispute with my enemy.'
1 Corinthians 9:27
I discipline my body like an athlete, training it to do what it should. Otherwise, I fear that after preaching to others I myself might be disqualified.
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