16 But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. 18. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. All rights reserved worldwide. New International Version (NIV). When all the people saw it, they also praised God.(AT). 32 He will be delivered over to the Gentiles. 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.' "For some time he refused. “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. 24 Jesus looked at him and said, “How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God! Luke 18:18 A certain ruler asked him, "Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?" Cross references. (W) Then come, follow me.”, 23 When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was very wealthy. “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. 6 And the Lord said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. 18 A certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 19 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. 18 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. (X) 25 Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”, 26 Those who heard this asked, “Who then can be saved?”, 27 Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”(Y), 28 Peter said to him, “We have left all we had to follow you!”(Z), 29 “Truly I tell you,” Jesus said to them, “no one who has left home or wife or brothers or sisters or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God 30 will fail to receive many times as much in this age, and in the age to come(AA) eternal life.”(AB), 31 Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem,(AD) and everything that is written by the prophets(AE) about the Son of Man(AF) will be fulfilled. “You still lack one thing. (AG) They will mock him, insult him and spit on him; 33 they will flog him(AH) and kill him. Sell everything you have and give to the poor,(V) and you will have treasure in heaven. 37 They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”(AO), 38 He called out, “Jesus, Son of David,(AP) have mercy(AQ) on me!”, 39 Those who led the way rebuked him and told him to be quiet, but he shouted all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”(AR), 40 Jesus stopped and ordered the man to be brought to him. Sell everything you have and give to the poor. Luke 18 1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. When he came near, Jesus asked him, 41 “What do you want me to do for you?”, 42 Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.”(AS) 43 Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus, praising God. 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice(B) against my adversary.’, 4 “For some time he refused. 36 When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. 2 He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself(K) and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. “No one is good—except God alone. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what he was talking about. (AL), 35 As Jesus approached Jericho,(AN) a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. (A) 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what he was talking about. Luke 18:1 - NIV: Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 32 He will be delivered over to the Gentiles. (W) Then come, follow me.”, 23 When he heard this, he became very sad, because he was very wealthy. The Parable of the Persistent Widow. Read full chapter. 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The Parable of the Persistent Widow. Luke 18. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 21 “All these I have kept since I was a boy,” he said. But finally he said to himself, ‘Even though I don’t fear God or care what people think, 5 yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won’t eventually come and attack me!’”(C), 6 And the Lord(D) said, “Listen to what the unjust judge says. 22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “You still lack one thing. Luke 18 New International Version (NIV) The Parable of the Persistent Widow. 18 He replied, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Luke 18:20 You know the commandments: 'You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.'" 20 You know the commandments: ‘You shall not commit adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor your father and mother.’[a]”(U). New International Version Update. 1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “You still lack one thing. 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. 17 Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child(R) will never enter it.”, 18 A certain ruler asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”(T), 19 “Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice against my adversary.’ Sell everything you have and give to the poor,(V) and you will have treasure in heaven. 3 And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, ‘Grant me justice(B) against my adversary.’, 4 “For some time he refused. However, when the Son of Man(F) comes,(G) will he find faith on the earth?”, 9 To some who were confident of their own righteousness(H) and looked down on everyone else,(I) Jesus told this parable: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray,(J) one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. When he came near, Jesus asked him, 41 “What do you want me to do for you?”, 42 Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.”(AS) 43 Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus, praising God. 7And will not God bring about justice for … Font Size. (X) 25 Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”, 26 Those who heard this asked, “Who then can be saved?”, 27 Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”(Y), 28 Peter said to him, “We have left all we had to follow you!”(Z), 29 “Truly I tell you,” Jesus said to them, “no one who has left home or wife or brothers or sisters or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God 30 will fail to receive many times as much in this age, and in the age to come(AA) eternal life.”(AB), 31 Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem,(AD) and everything that is written by the prophets(AE) about the Son of Man(AF) will be fulfilled. 2 He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. 21 “All these I have kept since I was a boy,” he said. “For some time he refused. “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”, “no one who has left home or wife or brothers or sisters or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.”, Isa 40:31; Lk 11:5-8; S Ac 1:14; S Ro 1:10; 12:12; Eph 6:18; Col 4:2; 1Th 5:17, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Quest Study Bible, Comfort Print: The Only Q and A Study Bible, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print. 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