New Living Translation
and she begged him to cast out the demon from her daughter. Since she was a Gentile, born in Syrian Phoenicia,
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.
Darby Bible Translation
(and the woman was a Greek, Syrophenician by race), and asked him that he would cast the demon out of 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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:26 The woman was a Greek (that is, a Gentile, not a Jew) a Syrophenician or Canaanite. Canaan was also called Syrophenicia, as lying between Syria, properly so called, and Phenicia.
LibraryThe Sighs of Christ
(Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.) Mark vii. 34, 35. And looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain. Why did the Lord Jesus look up to heaven? And why, too, did he sigh? He looked up to heaven, we may believe, because he looked to God the Father; to God, of whom the glorious collect tells us, that he is more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more …
Charles Kingsley—Town and Country Sermons
The Deaf and Dumb.
Barriers Broken Down
News about him spread as far as Syria, and people soon began bringing to him all who were sick. And whatever their sickness or disease, or if they were demon possessed or epileptic or paralyzed--he healed them all.
Right away a woman who had heard about him came and fell at his feet. Her little girl was possessed by an evil spirit,
Jesus told her, "First I should feed the children--my own family, the Jews. It isn't right to take food from the children and throw it to the dogs."
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