The parable of the unjust judge also known as the parable of the importunate widow or the parable of the persistent widow is one of the parables of jesus which appears in luke luke 181 8 in it a judge who lacks compassion is repeatedly approached by a poor widow seeking justice initially rejecting her demands he eventually honors her . The unjust judge the reason requests are answered the judge does not answer because he cares about god justice or the woman jesus is using boxing imagery here for wearing a person down by hitting him under the eye. An unfairly harsh judge meets a gruesome end in the latest intriguing burren mystery it was a macabre ending for an unjust judge his throat slit by a sharp knife his body stuffed into a lobster pot and left beneath a powerful jet of water shooting up through the cliffs from the turbulent atlantic . Parable of the widow and the unjust judge teaches persistence faith and prayer with a promise of gods ultimate justice 189 14 parable of the pharisee and the tax collector contrasts pride and humility in prayer and demonstrates the bold faith possible to the humble and penitent believer. Jesus does not say specifically how the unjust judge decides the widows case the implication however is that the judge adjudicates in the widows favor jesus explanation of this parable should not be taken to mean that god is the equivalent of an unjust judge
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