New Living Translation
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."
King James Bible
But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus said to her, Suffer the children to be first filled; for it is not right to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.
World English Bible
But Jesus said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus said to her, 'Suffer first the children to be filled, for it is not good to take the children's bread, and to cast it to the little dogs.'
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(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
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Jesus responded, "It isn't right to take food from the children and throw it to the dogs."
and she begged him to cast out the demon from her daughter. Since she was a Gentile, born in Syrian Phoenicia,
She replied, "That's true, Lord, but even the dogs under the table are allowed to eat the scraps from the children's plates."
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