Parallel Verses

Twentieth Century New Testament

Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and never despair.

New American Standard Bible

Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart,

King James Version

And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Holman Bible

He then told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not become discouraged:

International Standard Version

Jesus told his disciples a parable about their need to pray all the time and never give up.

A Conservative Version

And he also spoke a parable to them about it being necessary to always pray, and not to give up,

American Standard Version

And he spake a parable unto them to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Amplified

Now Jesus was telling the disciples a parable to make the point that at all times they ought to pray and not give up and lose heart,

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus told His disciples a parable for the purpose of showing them that they should pray continually and not become discouraged.

Anderson New Testament

And he spoke a parable to them, that they ought always to pray, and not to become weary,

Bible in Basic English

And he made a story for them, the point of which was that men were to go on making prayer and not get tired;

Common New Testament

Then he told them a parable, to show that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus propos'd likewise this parable to them, to show that they should persevere in prayer, and not be discouraged.

Darby Translation

And he spoke also a parable to them to the purport that they should always pray and not faint,

Godbey New Testament

And He spoke a parable to them that it behooves them to pray always, and not to faint;

Goodspeed New Testament

He gave them an illustration to show that they must always pray and not give up,

John Wesley New Testament

And he spake a parable to them to this end, that they ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Julia Smith Translation

And he spake to them a parable, that they must always pray, and not lose courage;

King James 2000

And he spoke a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he told them a parable to [show that] they must always pray and not be discouraged,

Modern King James verseion

And He also spoke a parable to them to teach it is always right to pray, and not to faint,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He put forth a similitude unto them, signifying that men ought always to pray, and not to be weary,

Moffatt New Testament

He also told them a parable about the need of always praying and never losing heart.

Montgomery New Testament

He also taught them by a parable how they ought always to pray and never to lose heart.

NET Bible

Then Jesus told them a parable to show them they should always pray and not lose heart.

New Heart English Bible

He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray, and not give up,

Noyes New Testament

And he spoke a parable to them to show that they ought to pray always, and not be fainthearted:

Sawyer New Testament

AND he spoke also a parable to them, that men ought to pray at all times, and not to faint;

The Emphasized Bible

And he was speaking a parable unto them, as to its being needful for them always to pray, and not be faint-hearted;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEN he spake also to them a parable, to shew that we ought to pray always, and not faint;

Webster

And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Weymouth New Testament

He also taught them by a parable that they must always pray and never lose heart.

Williams New Testament

Now He told them the following story to show how necessary it is for people always to pray and never to give up:

World English Bible

He also spoke a parable to them that they must always pray, and not give up,

Worrell New Testament

And He spake a parable to them, to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Worsley New Testament

And He spake also a parable to them, to shew that men ought always to pray, and not to faint:

Youngs Literal Translation

And he spake also a simile to them, that it behoveth us always to pray, and not to faint,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he spake
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38


Usage: 0

δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

πάντοτε 
Pantote 
Usage: 30

to pray
προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 18:1

Devotionals containing Luke 18:1

References

Images Luke 18:1

Prayers for Luke 18:1

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unjust Judge

1 Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and never despair. 2 "There was," he said, "in a certain town a judge, who had no fear of God nor regard for man.


Cross References

Colossians 4:2

Devote yourselves to prayer. Give your whole mind to it, and also offer thanksgiving;

Romans 12:12

Rejoicing in your hope; steadfast under persecution; persevering in prayer;

Ephesians 6:18

Pray in spirit at all times. Be intent upon this, with unwearying perseverance and supplication for all Christ's People- -

1 Thessalonians 5:17

Never cease to pray;

Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything; but under all circumstances, by prayer and entreaty joined with thanksgiving, make your needs known to God.

Philippians 4:6-17

Do not be anxious about anything; but under all circumstances, by prayer and entreaty joined with thanksgiving, make your needs known to God.

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36-26

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36-10

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36-12

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36-7

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 21:36

Be on the watch at all times, and pray that you may have strength to escape all that is destined to happen, and to stand in the presence of the Son of Man."

Luke 11:5-9

Jesus also said to them: "Suppose that one of you who has a friend were to go to him in the middle of the night and say 'Friend, lend me three loaves,

2 Corinthians 4:1

Therefore, since it is by God's mercy that we are engaged in this ministry, we do not lose heart.

Galatians 6:9

Let us never tire of doing right, for at the proper season we shall reap our harvest, if we do not grow weary.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, sends you his greeting. He is a servant of Christ Jesus, and is always most earnest in your behalf in his prayers, praying that you may stand firm, with a matured faith and with a sure conviction of all that is in accordance with God's will.

Hebrews 12:3-5

Weigh well the example of him who had to endure such opposition from 'men who were sinning against themselves,' so that you should not grow weary or faint-hearted.

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