New International Version
Jesus did not answer a word. So his disciples came to him and urged him, "Send her away, for she keeps crying out after 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He answered her not a word - Seemed to take time to consider her request, and to give her the opportunity of exercising her faith, and manifesting her fervor.
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.
A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is demon-possessed and suffering terribly."
He answered, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel."
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