Parallel Verses

Amplified

And will not [our just] God defend and protect and avenge His elect (His chosen ones), who cry to Him day and night? Will He defer them and delay help on their behalf?

New American Standard Bible

now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?

King James Version

And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?

Holman Bible

Will not God grant justice to His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He delay to help them?

International Standard Version

Won't God grant his chosen people justice when they cry out to him day and night? Is he slow to help them?

A Conservative Version

And God, will he, no, not do the vengeance of his chosen who cry out to him day and night, and yet being patient toward them?

American Standard Version

And shall not God avenge his elect, that cry to him day and night, and yet he is longsuffering over them?

An Understandable Version

So, will God not grant justice to His elect [i.e., His people] who call out to Him [i.e., in prayer] day and night? Will He be slow in helping them?

Anderson New Testament

and will not God avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, though he delay long in respect to them?

Bible in Basic English

And will not God do right in the cause of his saints, whose cries come day and night to his ears, though he is long in doing it?

Common New Testament

And will not God bring about justice for his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them?

Daniel Mace New Testament

and will not God avenge his own elect, who cry to him night and day? will he delay their cause?

Darby Translation

And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?

Godbey New Testament

And shall not God avenge His elect, crying to Him day and night, and He is long-suffering over them?

Goodspeed New Testament

Then will not God provide protection for his chosen people, who cry out to him day and night?

John Wesley New Testament

And shall not God vindicate his own elect, who cry to him day and night, though he bear long with them?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And shall not God avenge his own elect who cry day and night unto him though he bears long regarding them?

Julia Smith Translation

And shall not God do the avenging of his chosen, crying to him day and night, being slow to anger toward them?

King James 2000

And shall not God avenge his own elect, who cry day and night unto him, though he bears long with them?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And will not God surely {see to it that justice is done} to his chosen ones who cry out to him day and night, and will he delay toward them?

Modern King James verseion

And shall not God avenge His own elect who cry day and night to Him, though He has been long-suffering over them?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And shall not God avenge his elect, which cry night and day unto him? Yea though he defer them:

Moffatt New Testament

And will not God see justice done to his elect who cry to him by day and night? Will he be tolerant to their opponents?

Montgomery New Testament

"And will not God see justice done to his elect who are crying unto him day and night, even if he seems to delay helping them?

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?

Noyes New Testament

And will not God avenge his chosen, who cry to him day and night, though he be slow to punish in their behalf?

Sawyer New Testament

And will not God execute the judgment of his elect, who cry day and night to him, even though he waits long on them?

The Emphasized Bible

And shall, God, in any wise not execute the vindication of his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, although he beareth long with regard to them?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And shall not God execute vengeance for his own elect, who cry out to him day and night, though he bear long with them?

Twentieth Century New Testament

And God--will not he see that his own People, who cry to him night and day, have justice done them--though he holds his hand?

Webster

And will not God avenge his own elect, who cry day and night to him, though he beareth long with them?

Weymouth New Testament

And will not God avenge the wrongs of His own People who cry aloud to Him day and night, although He seems slow in taking action on their behalf?

Williams New Testament

And will not God give justice and protection to His chosen people who continue to cry to Him day and night, since He is so patient with them?

World English Bible

Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?

Worrell New Testament

And will not God avenge His elect, who are crying to Him day and night, and He is long suffering over them?

Worsley New Testament

and will not God do justice for his elect that cry to Him day and night, though He bear long with them.

Youngs Literal Translation

and shall not God execute the justice to His choice ones, who are crying unto Him day and night -- bearing long in regard to them?

Verse Picture

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

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

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

ἐκδίκησις 
Ekdikesis 
Usage: 6


Usage: 0

ἐκλεκτός 
Eklektos 
Usage: 14


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

cry
βοάω 
Boao 
cry
Usage: 11

day
ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

and

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

νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

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

him

Usage: 0


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

he bear long
μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 18:7

Devotionals containing Luke 18:7

Images Luke 18:7

Prayers for Luke 18:7

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unjust Judge

6 Then the Lord said, Listen to what the unjust judge says! 7 And will not [our just] God defend and protect and avenge His elect (His chosen ones), who cry to Him day and night? Will He defer them and delay help on their behalf? 8 I tell you, He will defend and protect and avenge them speedily. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find [ persistence in] faith on the earth?


Cross References

Revelation 6:10

They cried in a loud voice, O [Sovereign] Lord, holy and true, how long now before You will sit in judgment and avenge our blood upon those who dwell on the earth?

Psalm 88:1

O Lord, the God of my salvation, I have cried to You for help by day; at night I am in Your presence.

1 Samuel 24:12-15

May the Lord judge between me and you, and may the Lord avenge me upon you, but my hand shall not be upon you.

1 Samuel 26:10-11

David said, As the Lord lives, [He] will smite him; or his day will come to die or he will go down in battle and perish.

Psalm 9:8

And He will judge the world in righteousness (rightness and equity); He will minister justice to the peoples in uprightness.

Psalm 10:15-18

Break the arm of the wicked man; and as for the evil man, search out his wickedness until You find no more.

Psalm 13:1-2

How long will You forget me, O Lord? Forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?

Psalm 54:1-7

Save me, O God, by Your name; judge and vindicate me by Your mighty strength and power.

Jeremiah 20:11-13

But the Lord is with me as a mighty and terrible One; therefore my persecutors will stumble, and they will not overcome [me]. They will be utterly put to shame, for they will not deal wisely or prosper [in their schemes]; their eternal dishonor will never be forgotten.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end [fulfillment]; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it tarry, wait [earnestly] for it, because it will surely come; it will not be behindhand on its appointed day.

Matthew 7:11

If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good and advantageous gifts to your children, how much more will your Father Who is in heaven [perfect as He is] give good and advantageous things to those who keep on asking Him!

Luke 2:37

And as a widow even for eighty-four years. She did not go out from the temple enclosure, but was worshiping night and day with fasting and prayer.

Luke 11:13

If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good gifts [gifts that are to their advantage] to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask and continue to ask Him!

Romans 8:33

Who shall bring any charge against God's elect [when it is] God Who justifies [that is, Who puts us in right relation to Himself? Who shall come forward and accuse or impeach those whom God has chosen? Will God, Who acquits us?]

Colossians 3:12

Clothe yourselves therefore, as God's own chosen ones (His own picked representatives), [who are] purified and holy and well-beloved [by God Himself, by putting on behavior marked by] tenderhearted pity and mercy, kind feeling, a lowly opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, [and] patience [which is tireless and long-suffering, and has the power to endure whatever comes, with good temper].

1 Thessalonians 3:10

[And we] continue to pray especially and with most intense earnestness night and day that we may see you face to face and mend and make good whatever may be imperfect and lacking in your faith.

2 Thessalonians 1:6

[It is a fair decision] since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with distress and affliction those who distress and afflict you,

1 Timothy 5:5

Now [a woman] who is a real widow and is left entirely alone and desolate has fixed her hope on God and perseveres in supplications and prayers night and day,

2 Timothy 1:3

I thank God Whom I worship with a pure conscience, in the spirit of my fathers, when without ceasing I remember you night and day in my prayers,

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bond servant of God and an apostle (a special messenger) of Jesus Christ (the Messiah) to stimulate and promote the faith of God's chosen ones and to lead them on to accurate discernment and recognition of and acquaintance with the Truth which belongs to and harmonizes with and tends to godliness,

Hebrews 10:35-37

Do not, therefore, fling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward.

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord does not delay and is not tardy or slow about what He promises, according to some people's conception of slowness, but He is long-suffering (extraordinarily patient) toward you, not desiring that any should perish, but that all should turn to repentance.

Revelation 7:15

For this reason they are [now] before the [very] throne of God and serve Him day and night in His sanctuary (temple); and He Who is sitting upon the throne will protect and spread His tabernacle over and shelter them with His presence.

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice (celebrate) over her, O heaven! O saints (people of God) and apostles and prophets, because God has executed vengeance for you upon her!

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