New American Standard Bible
But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."
King James Bible
But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.
Darby Bible Translation
But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came to him and asked him, saying, Dismiss her, for she cries after us.
World English Bible
But he answered her not a word. His disciples came and begged him, saying, "Send her away; for she cries after us."
Young's Literal Translation
And he did not answer her a word; and his disciples having come to him, were asking him, saying -- 'Let her away, because she crieth after us;'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But he answered her not a word - This was done to test her faith, and that there might be exhibited to the apostles an example of the effect of persevering supplication.
The result shows that it was not unwillingness to aid her, or neglect of her. It was proper that the strength of her faith should be fully tried.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xv. 21,"Jesus Went Out Thence, and Withdrew into the Parts of Tyre and Sidon. And Behold, a Canaanitish Woman,"
1. This woman of Canaan, who has just now been brought before us in the lesson of the Gospel, shows us an example of humility, and the way of godliness; shows us how to rise from humility unto exaltation. Now she was, as it appears, not of the people of Israel, of whom came the Patriarchs, and Prophets, and the parents of the Lord Jesus Christ according to the flesh; of whom the Virgin Mary herself was, who was the Mother of Christ. This woman then was not of this people; but of the Gentiles. For, …
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And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed."
But He answered and said, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."
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