Moffatt(i) 1 He also told them a parable about the need of always praying and never losing heart. 2 "In a certain town," he said, "there was a judge who had no reverence for God and no respect even for man. 3 And in that town there was a widow who used to go and appeal to him for 'Justice against my opponent!' 4 For a while he would not, but afterwards he said to himself, 'Though I have no reverence for God and no respect even for man, 5 still, as this widow is bothering me, I will see justice done to her — not to have her for ever coming and pestering me.' 6 Listen," said the Lord, "to what this unjust judge says! 7 And will not God see justice done to his elect who cry to him by day and night? Will he be tolerant to their opponents?