New Living Translation
Jesus responded, "It isn't right to take food from the children and throw it to the dogs."
King James Bible
But he answered and said, It is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it to dogs.
Darby Bible Translation
But he answering said, It is not well to take the bread of the children and cast it to the dogs.
World English Bible
But he answered, "It is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."
Young's Literal Translation
and he answering said, 'It is not good to take the children's bread, and to cast to the little dogs.'
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LibraryHow to Make Use of Christ for Cleansing of us from Our Daily Spots.
Having spoken of the way of making use of Christ for removing the guilt of our daily transgressions, we come to speak of the way of making use of Christ, for taking away the guilt that cleaveth to the soul, through daily transgressions; "for every sin defileth the man," Matt. xv. 20; and the best are said to have their spots, and to need washing, which presupposeth filthiness and defilement, Eph. v. 27. John xiii. 8-10. Hence we are so oft called to this duty of washing and making us clean. Isa. …
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life
Second Withdrawal from Herod's Territory.
Another Avoiding of Herod's Territory.
Jesus Fails to Attend the Third Passover.
"Don't waste what is holy on people who are unholy. Don't throw your pearls to pigs! They will trample the pearls, then turn and attack you.
But she came and worshiped him, pleading again, "Lord, help me!"
She replied, "That's true, Lord, but even dogs are allowed to eat the scraps that fall beneath their masters' table."
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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