New International Version
"Yes it is, Lord," she said. "Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master's table."
King James Bible
And she said, Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table.
Darby Bible Translation
But she said, Yea, Lord; for even the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from the table of their masters.
World English Bible
But she said, "Yes, Lord, but even the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."
Young's Literal Translation
And she said, 'Yes, sir, for even the little dogs do eat of the crumbs that are falling from their lords' table;'
Matthew 15:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Truth, Lord - Ναι κυριε, Yes, Lord. This appears to be not so much an assent, as a bold reply to our Lord's reason for apparently rejecting her suit.
The little dogs share with the children, for they eat the crumbs which fall from their masters' table. I do not desire what is provided for these highly favored children, only what they leave: a single exertion of thy almighty power, in the healing of my afflicted daughter, is all that I wish for; and this the highly favored Jews can well spare, without lessening the provision made for themselves. Is not this the sense of this noble woman's reply?
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.
He replied, "It is not right to take the children's bread and toss it to the dogs."
Then Jesus said to her, "Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted." And her daughter was healed at that moment.
"Lord," she replied, "even the dogs under the table eat the children's crumbs."
and longing to eat what fell from the rich man's table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.
Jump to PreviousBits Crumbs Crums Dogs Eat Fall Falling Feed Little Masters Master's Scraps Sir Table Tables Truth
Jump to NextBits Crumbs Crums Dogs Eat Fall Falling Feed Little Masters Master's Scraps Sir Table Tables Truth
LinksMatthew 15:27 NIV
Matthew 15:27 NLT
Matthew 15:27 ESV
Matthew 15:27 NASB
Matthew 15:27 KJV
Matthew 15:27 Bible Apps
Matthew 15:27 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 15:27 Chinese Bible
Matthew 15:27 French Bible
Matthew 15:27 German Bible
Matthew 15:27 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.