Luke 18:5
Good News Translation
yet because of all the trouble this widow is giving me, I will see to it that she gets her rights. If I don't, she will keep on coming and finally wear me out!'"

Contemporary English Version
I will help this widow because she keeps on bothering me. If I don't help her, she will wear me out."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet because this widow is troublesome to me, I will avenge her, lest continually coming she weary me.

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Yet because this widow is troublesome to me, I will avenge her, lest continually coming she weary me.

because.

Luke 11:8 Yet if he shall continue knocking, I say to you, although he will not rise and give him because he is his friend; yet, because of his importunity, he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

Judges 16:16 And when she pressed him much, and continually hung upon him for many days, giving him no time to rest, his soul fainted away, and was wearied even unto death.

2 Samuel 13:24-27 And he came to the king, and said to him: Behold thy servant's sheep are shorn. Let the king, I pray, with his servants come to his servant. . . .

weary.

Luke 18:39 And they that went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried out much more: Son of David, have mercy on me.

Matthew 15:23 Who answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying: Send her away, for she crieth after us:

Mark 10:47,48 Who when he had heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, began to cry out and to say: Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me. . . .

Context
The Persistent Widow
4And he would not for a long time. But afterwards he said within himself: Although I fear not God nor regard man, 5Yet because this widow is troublesome to me, I will avenge her, lest continually coming she weary me. 6And the Lord said: Hear what the unjust judge saith.…
Cross References
Luke 11:8
Yet if he shall continue knocking, I say to you, although he will not rise and give him because he is his friend; yet, because of his importunity, he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

Luke 18:3
And there was a certain widow in that city; and she came to him, saying: Avenge me of my adversary.

1 Corinthians 9:27
But I chastise my body and bring it into subjection: lest perhaps, when I have preached to others, I myself should become a castaway.

Additional Translations
yet because this widow keeps pestering me, I will give her justice. Then she will stop wearing me out with her perpetual requests.’”

yet because this widow causes me trouble, I will avenge her, so that in the end she does not exhaust me, coming to me.'"

Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

at any rate because this widow annoys me I will avenge her, that she may not by perpetually coming completely harass me.

yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

yet because she annoys me I will give her justice, to prevent her from constantly coming to pester me.'"

yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"

yet because this widow doth give me trouble, I will do her justice, lest, perpetually coming, she may plague me.'
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