Parallel Verses

NET Bible

There was also a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.'

New American Standard Bible

There was a widow in that city, and she kept coming to him, saying, ‘Give me legal protection from my opponent.’

King James Version

And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

Holman Bible

And a widow in that town kept coming to him, saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’

International Standard Version

In that city there was also a widow who kept coming to him and saying, "Grant me justice against my adversary.'

A Conservative Version

And a widow was in that city, and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of my opponent.

American Standard Version

and there was a widow in that city; and she came oft unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

Amplified

There was a [desperate] widow in that city and she kept coming to him and saying, ‘Give me justice and legal protection from my adversary.’

An Understandable Version

There was [also] a widow in that [same] town who kept coming to the judge saying, 'Grant me a [favorable] judgment against my opponent.'

Anderson New Testament

And there was a widow in that city, and she came to him, and said: Avenge me on my opponent at law.

Bible in Basic English

And there was a widow in that town, and she kept on coming to him and saying, Give me my right against the man who has done me wrong.

Common New Testament

And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

a widow was likewise there, who frequently came to him, saying, do me justice against my adversary.

Darby Translation

and there was a widow in that city, and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adverse party.

Godbey New Testament

And there was a widow in that city; and she continued to come to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

Goodspeed New Testament

There was a widow in the city and she came to him and said, 'Protect me from my opponent.'

John Wesley New Testament

And there was a widow in that city, and she came to him, saying, Do me justice on mine adversary.

Julia Smith Translation

And a widow was in that city; and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary.

King James 2000

And there was a widow in that city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And there was a widow in that town, and she kept coming to him, saying, 'Grant me justice against my adversary!'

Modern King James verseion

And a widow was in that city. And she came to Him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there was a certain widow in the same city, which came unto him saying, 'Avenge me of mine adversary.'

Moffatt New Testament

And in that town there was a widow who used to go and appeal to him for 'Justice against my opponent!'

Montgomery New Testament

"In that same town there was a widow who came again and again before him, saying, "'Do for me the justice of my adversary.'

New Heart English Bible

A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.'

Noyes New Testament

And there was a widow in that city; and she kept coming to him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary!

Sawyer New Testament

And there was a widow in that city, and she came to him, saying, Give me judgment against my adversary.

The Emphasized Bible

And, a widow, there was, in that city; and she kept coming unto him, saying - Vindicate me from mine adversary!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and there was a certain widow in that city; and she came to him, saying, Do me justice against my adversary.

Twentieth Century New Testament

In the same town there was a widow who went to him again and again, and said 'Grant me justice against my opponent.'

Webster

And there was a widow in that city; and she came to him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary.

Weymouth New Testament

And in the same town was a widow who repeatedly came and entreated him, saying, "'Give me justice and stop my oppressor.'

Williams New Testament

And in that city there was a widow who continued to come to him and say, 'Give me justice and protection from my opponent.'

World English Bible

A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, 'Defend me from my adversary!'

Worrell New Testament

And there was a widow in that city; and she kept coming to him, saying, 'Avenge me of my adversary.'

Worsley New Testament

And there was a widow in that city, who came to him, saying, Do me justice of my adversary.

Youngs Literal Translation

and a widow was in that city, and she was coming unto him, saying, Do me justice on my opponent,

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

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

a widow
χήρα 
Chera 
Usage: 18

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

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

πόλις 
Polis 
Usage: 132

and

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

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

him

Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ἐκδικέω 
Ekdikeo 
Usage: 4

me
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 122

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 18:3

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unjust Judge

2 He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected people. 3 There was also a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.' 4 For a while he refused, but later on he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor have regard for people,


Cross References

Isaiah 1:17

Learn to do what is right! Promote justice! Give the oppressed reason to celebrate! Take up the cause of the orphan! Defend the rights of the widow!

Deuteronomy 27:19

Cursed is the one who perverts justice for the resident foreigner, the orphan, and the widow.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

2 Samuel 14:5-24

The king replied to her, "What do you want?" She answered, "I am a widow; my husband is dead.

Job 22:9

you sent widows away empty-handed, and the arms of the orphans you crushed.

Job 29:13

the blessing of the dying man descended on me, and I made the widow's heart rejoice;

Isaiah 1:21-23

How tragic that the once-faithful city has become a prostitute! She was once a center of justice, fairness resided in her, but now only murderers.

Jeremiah 5:28

That is how they have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to the evil things they do. They do not plead the cause of the fatherless in such a way as to win it. They do not defend the rights of the poor.

Luke 18:7-8

Won't God give justice to his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he delay long to help them?

Romans 13:3-4

(for rulers cause no fear for good conduct but for bad). Do you desire not to fear authority? Do good and you will receive its commendation,

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