New International Version
"Lord," she replied, "even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."
King James Bible
And she answered and said unto him, Yes, Lord: yet the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.
Darby Bible Translation
But she answered and says to him, Yea, Lord; for even the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs.
World English Bible
But she answered him, "Yes, Lord. Yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."
Young's Literal Translation
And she answered and saith to him, 'Yes, sir; for the little dogs also under the table do eat of the children's crumbs.'
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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.
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'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 …
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Second Sermon for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
Things which Defile
The Children and the Dogs
"Yes it is, Lord," she said. "Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master's table."
"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."
Then he told her, "For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter."
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