Luke 18:2-7 NIV

2 He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men.
3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice1 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 about men,
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!' "2

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6 And the Lord 3 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 out4 to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off ?

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