WNT(i) 1 He also taught them by a parable that they must always pray and never lose heart. 2 "In a certain town," He said, "there was a judge who had no fear of God and no respect for man. 3 And in the same town was a widow who repeatedly came and entreated him, saying, "'Give me justice and stop my oppressor.' 4 "For a time he would not, but afterwards he said to himself, "'Though I have neither reverence for God nor respect for man, 5 yet because she annoys me I will give her justice, to prevent her from constantly coming to pester me.'" 6 And the Lord said, "Hear those words of the unjust judge. 7 And will not God avenge the wrongs of His own People who cry aloud to Him day and night, although He seems slow in taking action on their behalf?