The Parable of the Persistent Widow

1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought.
3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice against my adversary.’
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4 “For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or care what people think,
5 yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won’t eventually come and attack me!’ ”
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6 And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says.
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7 And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off?
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