New International Version
The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter.
King James Bible
The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.
Darby Bible Translation
(and the woman was a Greek, Syrophenician by race), and asked him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.
World English Bible
Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. She begged him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.
Young's Literal Translation
and the woman was a Greek, a Syro-Phenician by nation -- and was asking him, that the demon he may cast forth out of her daughter.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The woman was a Greek - Rosenmuller has well observed, that all heathens or idolaters were called Ἑλληνες, Greeks, by the Jews; whether they were Parthians, Medes, Arabs, Indians, or Ethiopians. Jews and Greeks divided the whole world at this period.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Greek. or, Gentile.
LibraryThe Pattern of Service
'He touched his tongue; and looking up to heaven, He sighed, and saith Ephphatha, that is, Be opened.'--Mark vii 33, 34. For what reason was there this unwonted slowness in Christ's healing works? For what reason was there this unusual emotion ere He spoke the word which cleansed? As to the former question, a partial answer may perhaps be that our Lord is here on half-heathen ground, where aids to faith were much needed, and His power had to be veiled that it might be beheld. Hence the miracle is …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Second Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
Things which Defile
The Children and the Dogs
News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed; and he healed them.
In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter was possessed by an impure spirit came and fell at his feet.
"First let the children eat all they want," he told her, "for it is not right to take the children's bread and toss it to the dogs."
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