Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

saying, A certain judge was in a certain city, not fearing God, nor respecting man.

New American Standard Bible

saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did not respect man.

King James Version

Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man:

Holman Bible

“There was a judge in a certain town who didn’t fear God or respect man.

International Standard Version

He said, "In a city there was a judge who didn't fear God or respect people.

A Conservative Version

saying, In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God, and did not regard man.

American Standard Version

saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, and regarded not man:

Amplified

saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and had no respect for man.

An Understandable Version

He said, "There was a certain judge in this town who did not revere God nor respect man.

Anderson New Testament

saying: There was in a certain city a judge, who neither feared God nor regarded man.

Bible in Basic English

Saying, There was a judge in a certain town, who had no fear of God or respect for man:

Common New Testament

He said: "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor regarded man.

Daniel Mace New Testament

saying, in a certain city there was a judge, who neither feared God, nor regarded man.

Darby Translation

saying, There was a judge in a city, not fearing God and not respecting man:

Godbey New Testament

saying, There was a certain judge in a certain city, fearing not God, and regarding not man.

Goodspeed New Testament

and he said, "There was once in a city a judge who had no fear of God and no respect for men.

John Wesley New Testament

Saying, There was in a certain city a judge who feared not God nor reverenced man.

Julia Smith Translation

Saying, There was a certain judge in a certain city, fearing not God, and not occupied about man:

King James 2000

Saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, neither regarded man:

Lexham Expanded Bible

saying, "There was a certain judge in a certain town who did not fear God and did not respect people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, "There was a Judge in a certain city, which feared not God neither regarded man.

Moffatt New Testament

"In a certain town," he said, "there was a judge who had no reverence for God and no respect even for man.

Montgomery New Testament

"There was a certain town," he said, "a judge who had neither reverence for God, nor respect for man.

NET Bible

He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected people.

New Heart English Bible

saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who did not fear God, and did not respect man.

Noyes New Testament

saying, There was in a certain city a judge, who feared not God, nor regarded man.

Sawyer New Testament

saying, There was a certain judge in a certain city, who feared not God and regarded not man.

The Emphasized Bible

saying - A certain judge, there was in a certain city, - having, for God, no reverence, and, for man, no respect.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

saying, There was a certain judge in a particular city, having no fear of God, nor respect for man:

Twentieth Century New Testament

"There was," he said, "in a certain town a judge, who had no fear of God nor regard for man.

Webster

Saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, neither regarded man.

Weymouth New Testament

"In a certain town," He said, "there was a judge who had no fear of God and no respect for man.

Williams New Testament

"Once there was in a city a judge who had no reverence for God nor respect for men.

World English Bible

saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.

Worrell New Testament

saying, "There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, nor regarded man.

Worsley New Testament

saying, There was a judge in a certain city, who neither feared God, nor regarded man.

Youngs Literal Translation

saying, 'A certain judge was in a certain city -- God he is not fearing, and man he is not regarding --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

a
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

a judge
κριτής 
Krites 
Usage: 9

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

ἐντρέπω 
Entrepo 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 18:2

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unjust Judge

1 And He also spoke a parable to them to teach it is always right to pray, and not to faint, 2 saying, A certain judge was in a certain city, not fearing God, nor respecting man. 3 And a widow was in that city. And she came to Him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary.


Cross References

Luke 18:4

And he would not do so for a time. But afterward he said within himself, Though I do not fear God nor regard man,

Exodus 18:21-22

And you shall look out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain. And place such over them to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

2 Chronicles 19:3-9

But there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the Asherahs out of the land and have prepared your heart to seek God.

Job 29:7-17

when I went out to the gate by the city; when I prepared my seat in the street!

Psalm 8:1-4

To the Chief Musician, on the harp. A Psalm of David. O Jehovah our Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth! You have set Your glory above the heavens!

Proverbs 29:7

The righteous knows the plea of the poor; the wicked cares not to know it.

Isaiah 33:8

The highways lie waste, the traveler ceases. He has broken the covenant. He has despised the cities. He cared for no man.

Jeremiah 22:16-17

He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him. Was this not to know Me? says Jehovah.

Ezekiel 22:6-8

Behold, the rulers of Israel, each man by his might, have been in you in order to shed blood.

Micah 3:1-3

And I said, Please hear, O heads of Jacob and magistrates of the house of Israel. Is it not for you to know justice?

Romans 3:14-18

whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness;"

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