Mark 7:26
New International Version
The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter.

New Living Translation
and she begged him to cast out the demon from her daughter. Since she was a Gentile, born in Syrian Phoenicia,

English Standard Version
Now the woman was a Gentile, a Syrophoenician by birth. And she begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

Berean Study Bible
Now she was a Greek woman of Syrophoenician origin, and she kept asking Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter.

Berean Literal Bible
Now the woman was Gentile, Syrophoenician by race, and kept asking Him that He should cast forth 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.

New King James Version
The woman was a Greek, a Syro-Phoenician by birth, and she kept asking Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

New American Standard Bible
Now the woman was a Gentile, of Syrophoenician descent. And she repeatedly asked Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

NASB 1995
Now the woman was a Gentile, of the Syrophoenician race. And she kept asking Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

NASB 1977
Now the woman was a Gentile, of the Syrophoenician race. And she kept asking Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

Amplified Bible
Now the woman was a Gentile (Greek), a Syrophoenician by nationality. And she kept pleading with Him to drive the demon out of her daughter.

Christian Standard Bible
The woman was a Gentile, a Syrophoenician by birth, and she was asking him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now the woman was Greek, a Syrophoenician by birth, and she kept asking Him to drive the demon out of her daughter.

American Standard Version
Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. And she besought him that he would cast forth the demon out of her daughter.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But she was a pagan woman from Phoenicia of Syria, and she was begging him to cast out the demon from her daughter.

Contemporary English Version
The woman was Greek and had been born in the part of Syria known as Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to force the demon out of her daughter.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For the woman was a Gentile, a Syrophenician born. And she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

English Revised Version
Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. And she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

Good News Translation
The woman was a Gentile, born in the region of Phoenicia in Syria. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The woman happened to be Greek, born in Phoenicia in Syria. She asked him to force the demon out of her daughter.

International Standard Version
Now the woman happened to be a Greek, born in Phoenicia in Syria. She kept asking him to drive the demon out of her daughter.

Literal Standard Version
and the woman was a Greek, a Syro-Phoenician by nation—and was asking Him that He may cast forth the demon out of her daughter.

NET Bible
The woman was a Greek, of Syrophoenician origin. She asked him to cast the demon out of her daughter.

New Heart 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.

Weymouth New Testament
She was a Gentile woman, a Syro-phoenician by nation: and again and again she begged Him to expel the demon from 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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Faith of the Gentile Woman
25Instead, a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit soon heard about Jesus, and she came and fell at His feet. 26Now she was a Greek woman of Syrophoenician origin, and she kept asking Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter. 27“First let the children have their fill,” He said. “For it is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.”…

Cross References
Matthew 4:24
News about Him spread all over Syria, and people brought to Him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering acute pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed--and He healed them.

Mark 7:25
Instead, a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit soon heard about Jesus, and she came and fell at His feet.

Mark 7:27
"First let the children have their fill," He said. "For it is not right to take the children's bread and toss it to the dogs."


Treasury of Scripture

The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she sought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

Greek.

Isaiah 49:12
Behold, these shall come from far: and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim.

Galatians 3:28
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 3:11
Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.

a Syrophenician.

Matthew 15:22
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.









(26) A Greek--i.e., in the sense which the word had gained in Palestine, a Gentile, as in Romans 1:16; Romans 2:9-10. The modern use of "Frank" in the East for Europeans of every country, offers an analogous extension of the original meaning of a name.

Syrophenician.--The word, which occurs in Juvenal (Sat. viii. 159), may be noted as an instance of St. Mark's tendency to use Latin forms. The Emperor Adrian divided the province of Syria into three parts--Syria proper, Syro-Ph?nicia, and Syria-Palaestina--and we may well believe that this official distinction rested on a pre-existing nomenclature.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Now
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

she was
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

a Greek
Ἑλληνίς (Hellēnis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1674: A female Greek. Feminine of Hellen; a Grecian woman.

woman
γυνὴ (gynē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

of
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Syrophoenician
Συροφοινίκισσα (Syrophoinikissa)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4949: Feminine of a compound of Suros and the same as Phoinike; a Syro-phoenician woman, i.e. A female native of Phoenicia in Syria.

origin,
γένει (genei)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1085: Offspring, family, race, nation, kind. From ginomai; 'kin'.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

she kept asking
ἠρώτα (ērōta)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2065: Apparently from ereo; to interrogate; by implication, to request.

[Jesus]
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

to drive
ἐκβάλῃ (ekbalē)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1544: To throw (cast, put) out; I banish; I bring forth, produce. From ek and ballo; to eject.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

demon
δαιμόνιον (daimonion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1140: An evil-spirit, demon; a heathen deity. Neuter of a derivative of daimon; a d?Monic being; by extension a deity.

out of
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

her
αὐτῆς (autēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

daughter.
θυγατρὸς (thygatros)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 2364: Apparently a primary word; a female child, or descendant.


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