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Luke 18:5

    Luke 18:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yet because this widow troubles me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because this widow is a trouble to me, I will give her her right; for if not, I will be completely tired out by her frequent coming.

    Webster's Revision

    yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

    World English Bible

    yet because this widow bothers me, I will defend her, or else she will wear me out by her continual coming.'"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest she wear me out by her continual coming.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 18:5

    She weary me - Ὑπωπιαζῃ με, Stun me. A metaphor taken from boxers, who bruise each other, and by beating each other about the face blacken the eyes. See 1 Corinthians 9:27.