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Luke 18:3-4

18:3 There was also a widow 1  in that city 2  who kept coming 3  to him and saying, ‘Give me justice against my adversary.’ 18:4 For 4  a while he refused, but later on 5  he said to himself, ‘Though I neither fear God nor have regard for people, 6 

1 sn This widow was not necessarily old, since many people lived only into their thirties in the 1st century.

2 tn Or “town.”

3 tn This is an iterative imperfect; the widow did this on numerous occasions.

4 tn Grk “And for.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

5 tn Grk “after these things.”

6 tn Grk “man,” but the singular ἄνθρωπος (anqrwpo") is used as a generic in comparison to God.

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