Luke 18:3-13 NAS

3 "There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, 'aGive me legal protection from my opponent.'

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    • ǵ 18:3 - Lit "Do me justice"
      4 "For a while he was unwilling *; but afterward * he said to himself, 'Even though I do not fear God nor 1respect man,

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      5 yet 2because this widow bothers * me, I will bgive her legal protection, otherwise * by continually * coming she will c3wear me out.' "

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        • Ƕ 18:5 - Lit "do her justice"
        • Ƿ 18:5 - Lit "hit me under the eye"
          6 And 4the Lord said, "Hear what the unrighteous judge said;

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          7 now, will not God 5bring about justice for His 6elect who cry to Him day and night, dand will He 7delay long over them?

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            • Ǹ 18:7 - Or "and yet He is very patient toward them"
              8 "I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, 8will He find efaith on the earth?"

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                • ǹ 18:8 - Lit "the faith"

                  The Pharisee and the Publican

                  9 And He also told this parable to some people who 9trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and 10viewed others with contempt:

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                  10 "Two men 11went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

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                  11 "The Pharisee 12stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

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                  12 'I 13fast twice a week; I 14pay tithes of all that I get.'

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                  13 "But the tax collector, 15standing some distance away, 16was even unwilling * to lift up his eyes to heaven, but 17was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be fmerciful to me, the sinner!'

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