New Living Translation
"There was a judge in a certain city," he said, "who neither feared God nor cared about people.
King James Bible
Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man:
Darby Bible Translation
saying, There was a judge in a city, not fearing God and not respecting man:
World English Bible
saying, "There was a judge in a certain city who didn't fear God, and didn't respect man.
Young's Literal Translation
saying, 'A certain judge was in a certain city -- God he is not fearing, and man he is not regarding --
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LibraryThe Man that Stopped Jesus
'And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto Him: and when he was come near, He asked him, 41. Saying, What wilt thou that I shall do unto thee?'--LUKE xviii. 40-41. This story of the man that stopped Christ is told by the three 'Synoptic' Evangelists, and it derives a special value from having occurred within a week of the Crucifixion. You remember how graphically Mark tells how the blind man hears who is passing and immediately begins to cry with a loud voice to Christ to have mercy upon …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
September the Fourteenth the Sense of Want
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xviii. 1,"They Ought Always to Pray, and not to Faint," Etc. And on the Two who Went up Into
Confession and Absolution
A widow of that city came to him repeatedly, saying, 'Give me justice in this dispute with my enemy.'
The judge ignored her for a while, but finally he said to himself, 'I don't fear God or care about people,
"'What will I do?' the owner asked himself. 'I know! I'll send my cherished son. Surely they will respect him.'
Since we respected our earthly fathers who disciplined us, shouldn't we submit even more to the discipline of the Father of our spirits, and live forever?
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