Luke 18:4

4 “For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or care what people think,

Read Luke 18:4 Using Other Translations

And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;
For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor respect man,
The judge ignored her for a while, but finally he said to himself, ‘I don’t fear God or care about people,

What does Luke 18:4 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 18:4

And he would not for a while
He would give no ear to her cries, nor take her cause in hand, nor right her wrongs, and clear her of her adversary:

but afterward he said within himself;
as he was considering the matter in his own mind, and reflecting on this woman's case and the frequent application she had made to him:

though I fear not God, nor regard man;
a monster in iniquity he was, to say so of himself; for though the character belongs to many, there are few that are so impudent in sin, as to take it to themselves, and glory in it.

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