15:5 But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;
15:21 Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.
gift i.e. dedicated to God.
15:24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
the Syrophenician woman
For the first time the rejected Son of David ministers to a Gentile. It is a precursive fulfilment of Matthew 12:18 Addressed by a Gentile as Son of David, He makes no reply, for a Gentile has no claim upon Him in that character. (See Scofield "Matthew 2:2") Ephesians 2:12 . Addressing him as "Lord," she obtained an immediate answer. Romans 10:12 Romans 10:13
15:28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.
great is thy faith