Luke 18:1-7

JPS_ASV_Byz(i) 1 And he spake a parable unto them to the end that one ought always to pray, and not to faint, 2 saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, and regarded not man; 3 and there was a widow in that city, and she came oft unto him, saying, Avenge me of mine adversary. 4 And he would not for a while; but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man, 5 yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming. 6 And the Lord said, Hear what the unrighteous judge saith. 7 And shall not God avenge his elect, that cry to him day and night, and yet he is longsuffering over them?