New International Version
Then the disciples came to him and asked, "Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this?"
King James Bible
Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?
Darby Bible Translation
Then his disciples, coming up, said to him, Dost thou know that the Pharisees, having heard this word, have been offended?
World English Bible
Then the disciples came, and said to him, "Do you know that the Pharisees were offended, when they heard this saying?"
Young's Literal Translation
Then his disciples having come near, said to him, 'Hast thou known that the Pharisees, having heard the word, were stumbled?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Pharisees were offended - None so liable to take offense as formalists and hypocrites, when you attempt to take away the false props from the one, and question the sincerity of the other. Besides, a Pharisee must never be suspected of ignorance, for they are the men, and wisdom must die with them!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eversley, Second Sunday in Lent, 1872. St Matthew xv. 22-28. "And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil. But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us. But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. Then came she and worshipped him, saying, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
The Perseverance of Faith
The Deaf Stammerer Healed and Four Thousand Fed.
Third Withdrawal from Herod's Territory.
Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me."
What goes into someone's mouth does not defile them, but what comes out of their mouth, that is what defiles them."
He replied, "Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be pulled up by the roots.
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