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Luke 18:3

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.’

Luke 21:22

21:22 because these are days of vengeance, 4  to fulfill 5  all that is written.

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 Or “of punishment.” This is a time of judgment.

5 tn The passive construction with the infinitive πλησθῆναι (plhsqhnai) has been translated as an active construction for simplicity, in keeping with contemporary English style.

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