Parallel Verses

World English Bible

He wouldn't for a while, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man,

New American Standard Bible

"For a while he was unwilling; but afterward he said to himself, 'Even though I do not fear God nor respect man,

King James Version

And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;

Holman Bible

“For a while he was unwilling, but later he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or respect man,

International Standard Version

For a while the judge refused. But later, he told himself, "I don't fear God or respect people,

A Conservative Version

And for a time he would not, but after these things he said within himself, Although I fear not God, and regard not man,

American Standard Version

And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;

Amplified

And for a time he would not; but later he said to himself, Though I have neither reverence or fear for God nor respect or consideration for man,

An Understandable Version

And for some time the judge refused to do it. But finally he said to himself, 'Even though I do not revere God or respect man,

Anderson New Testament

And for a while he refused. But afterward he said within himself: Though I fear not God, nor regard man,

Bible in Basic English

And for a time he would not: but later, he said to himself, Though I have no fear of God or respect for man,

Common New Testament

For a while he refused; but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor regard man,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for some time he refus'd to do it: but at length he said in himself; tho' I neither fear God, nor regard man;

Darby Translation

And he would not for a time; but afterwards he said within himself, If even I fear not God and respect not man,

Godbey New Testament

And he was not willing for a time: but after these things he said in himself, Though I fear not God nor regard man,

Goodspeed New Testament

And he would not for a time, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I have no fear of God nor respect for men,

John Wesley New Testament

And he would not for a while, but afterwards he said in himself, Tho' I fear not God nor reverence man,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he would not for a while, but afterward he said within himself, Though I do not fear God, nor regard man,

Julia Smith Translation

And he would not for a time: and after these he said in himself, And if I fear not God, and am not occupied about man;

King James 2000

And he would not for awhile: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he was not willing for a time, but after these [things] he said to himself, 'Even if I do not fear God or respect people,

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he would not for a while. But afterward he said unto himself, 'Though I fear not God, nor care for man,

Moffatt New Testament

For a while he would not, but afterwards he said to himself, 'Though I have no reverence for God and no respect even for man,

Montgomery New Testament

"For a while he would not, but afterwards he said to himself, 'Though I have neither reverence for God nor regard for man,

NET Bible

For a while he refused, but later on he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor have regard for people,

New Heart English Bible

He would not for a while, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man,

Noyes New Testament

And he would not for some time. But afterward he said within himself, Though I neither fear God, nor regard man,

Sawyer New Testament

And he would not for a time; but afterwards he said within himself, Though I fear not God and regard not man,

The Emphasized Bible

And he was unwilling for a time; but, after these things, he said within himself - Although, neither God, I reverence, nor man, I respect,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he would not for a long while: but after this he said, Though I fear not God, nor respect man;

Twentieth Century New Testament

For a time the judge refused, but afterwards he said to himself 'Although I am without fear of God or regard for man,

Webster

And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;

Weymouth New Testament

"For a time he would not, but afterwards he said to himself, "'Though I have neither reverence for God nor respect for man,

Williams New Testament

And he would not for a time, but afterward he said to himself, Though I have no reverence for God nor respect for men,

Worrell New Testament

And he would not for a time; but afterward he said within himself, 'Though I fear not God, nor regard man;

Worsley New Testament

And he would not for a time: but afterwards he said within himself, Though I fear not God,

Youngs Literal Translation

and he would not for a time, but after these things he said in himself, Even if God I do not fear, and man do not regard,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

he would
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

not
οὐ 
Ou 
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032
Usage: 1032

for
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

a while
χρόνος 
Chronos 
Usage: 41

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

he said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

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

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

nor
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἐντρέπω 
Entrepo 
Usage: 4

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 18:4

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unjust Judge

3 A widow was in that city, and she often came to him, saying, 'Defend me from my adversary!' 4 He wouldn't for a while, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God, nor respect man, 5 yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"


Cross References

Luke 12:17

He reasoned within himself, saying, 'What will I do, because I don't have room to store my crops?'

Luke 16:3

"The manager said within himself, 'What will I do, seeing that my lord is taking away the management position from me? I don't have strength to dig. I am ashamed to beg.

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

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