Parallel Bible results for Luke 18:2-12

New International Version

New International Version

Luke 18:2-12

NIV 2 He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. NIV 2 He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. NIV 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.' NIV 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.' NIV 4 "For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or care about men, NIV 4 "For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or care about men, NIV 5 yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won't eventually wear me out with her coming!' " NIV 5 yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won't eventually wear me out with her coming!' " NIV 6 And the Lord said, "Listen to what the unjust judge says. NIV 6 And the Lord said, "Listen to what the unjust judge says. NIV 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 ? NIV 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 ? NIV 8 I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?" NIV 8 I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?" NIV 9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: NIV 9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: NIV 10 "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. NIV 10 "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. NIV 11 The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other men--robbers, evildoers, adulterers--or even like this tax collector. NIV 11 The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other men--robbers, evildoers, adulterers--or even like this tax collector. NIV 12 I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.' NIV 12 I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.'