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Now, will God not judge in favor of his own people who cry to him day and night for help? Will he be slow to help them?
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard?
Luke 11:13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father from heaven give the good Spirit to them that ask him?
Matthew 7:11 If you then being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your Father who is in heaven, give good things to them that ask him?
1 Samuel 24:12-15 The Lord judge between me and thee and the Lord revenge me of thee: but my hand shall not be upon thee. . . .
1 Samuel 26:10,11 And David said: As the Lord liveth, unless the Lord shall strike him, or his day shall come to die, or he shall go down to battle, and perish: . . .
Psalm 9:8 And he shall judge the world in equity, he shall judge the people in justice.
Psalm 10:15-18 Break thou the arm of the sinner and of the malignant: his sin shall be sought, and shall not be found. . . .
Psalm 54:1-7 Unto the end, in verses, understanding for David.  When the men of Ziph had come and said to Saul: Is not David hidden with us?  Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me in thy strength. . . .
Jeremiah 20:11-13 But the Lord is with me as a strong warrior: therefore they that persecute me shall fall, and shall be weak: they shall be greatly confounded, because they have not understood the everlasting reproach, which never shall be effaced. . . .
2 Thessalonians 1:6 Seeing it is a just thing with God to repay tribulation to them that trouble you:
Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying: How long, O Lord (Holy and True), dost thou not judge and revenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven and ye holy apostles and prophets. For God hath judged your judgment on her.
Luke 2:37 And she was a widow until fourscore and four years: who departed not from the temple, by fastings and prayers serving night and day.
Psalm 88:1 A canticle of a psalm for the sons of Core: unto the end, for Maheleth, to answer understanding of Eman the Ezrahite.  O Lord, the God of my salvation: I have cried in the day, and in the night before thee.
1 Thessalonians 3:10 Night and day more abundantly praying that we may see your face and may accomplish those things that are wanting to your faith?
1 Timothy 5:5 But she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, let her trust in God and continue in supplications and prayers night and day.
2 Timothy 1:3 I give thanks to God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with a pure conscience, that without ceasing I have a remembrance of thee in my prayers, night and day.
Revelation 7:15 Therefore, they are before the throne of God: and they serve him day and night in his temple. And he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell over them.
Psalm 13:1,2 Unto the end, a psalm for David. How long, O Lord, wilt thou forget me unto the end? how long dost thou turn away thy face from me? . . .
Habakkuk 2:3 For as yet the vision is far off, and it shall appear at the end, and shall not lie: if it make any delay, wait for it: for it shall surely come, and it shall not be slack.
Hebrews 10:35-37 Do not therefore lose your confidence which hath a great reward. . . .
ContextThe Persistent Widow
…6And the Lord said: Hear what the unjust judge saith. 7And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard? 8I say to you that he will quickly revenge them. But yet the Son of man, when he cometh, shall he find, think you, faith on earth?…
If you hurt them, they will cry out to me, and I will hear their cry:
A canticle of a psalm for the sons of Core: unto the end, for Maheleth, to answer understanding of Eman the Ezrahite.  O Lord, the God of my salvation: I have cried in the day, and in the night before thee.
Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel: My way is hid from the Lord, and my judgment is passed over from my God?
And unless those days had been shortened, no flesh should be saved: but for the sake of the elect those days shall be shortened.
For there shall arise false Christs and false prophets and shall shew great signs and wonders, insomuch as to deceive (if possible) even the elect.
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father from heaven give the good Spirit to them that ask him?
But when these things begin to come to pass, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is at hand.
Who shall accuse against the elect of God? God is he that justifieth:
Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience:
2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with heavenly glory.
Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the elect of God and the acknowledging of the truth, which is according to godliness:
1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers dispersed through Pontus, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, elect,
2 Peter 3:9
The Lord delayeth not his promise, as some imagine, but dealeth patiently for your sake, not willing that any should perish, but that all should return to penance,
And they cried with a loud voice, saying: How long, O Lord (Holy and True), dost thou not judge and revenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
Additional TranslationsWill not God bring about justice for His elect who cry out to Him day and night? Will He continue to defer their help?
And shall not God execute the avenging of His elect, the ones crying out to Him day and night, and be deferring in regard to them?
And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night to him, though he bear long with them?
And shall not God avenge his elect, that cry to him day and night, and yet he is longsuffering over them?
And shall not God at all avenge his elect, who cry to him day and night, and he bears long as to them?
And shall not God avenge his elect, which cry to him day and night, and he is longsuffering over them?
And will not God avenge his own elect, who cry day and night to him, though he beareth long with them?
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?
Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?
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?
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