Luke 18:1-3 The Message (MSG)
Jesus told them a story showing that it was necessary for them to pray consistently and never quit. He said, “There was once a judge in some city who never gave God a thought and cared nothing for people. A widow in that city kept after him: ‘My rights are being violated. Protect me!’
Luke 18:1 New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 (NASB1995)
Now He was telling them a parable to show that at all times they ought to pray and not to lose heart
Luke 18:1 New Living Translation (NLT)
One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.
Luke 18:1 King James Version (KJV)
And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint
Luke 18:1 New Century Version (NCV)
Then Jesus used this story to teach his followers that they should always pray and never lose hope.
Luke 18:1 American Standard Version (ASV)
And he spake a parable unto them to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint
Luke 18:1 New International Version (NIV)
Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up.
Luke 18:1 New King James Version (NKJV)
Then He spoke a parable to them, that men always ought to pray and not lose heart
Luke 18:1 Amplified Bible (AMP)
Now Jesus was telling the disciples a parable to make the point that at all times they ought to pray and not give up and lose heart
Luke 18:1 The Passion Translation (TPT)
One day Jesus taught the apostles to keep praying and never stop or lose hope. He shared with them this illustration