Mark 7:24-30 NIV

Jesus Honors a Syrophoenician Woman’s Faith

24 Jesus left that place and went to the vicinity of Tyre.a He entered a house and did not want anyone to know it; yet he could not keep his presence secret.

References for Mark 7:24

    • { 7:24 - Many early manuscripts "Tyre and Sidon"
      25 In fact, as soon as she heard about him, a woman whose little daughter was possessed by an impure spirit came and fell at his feet.

      References for Mark 7:25

      26 The woman was a Greek, born in Syrian Phoenicia. She begged Jesus to drive the demon out of her daughter.
      27 “First let the children eat all they want,” he told her, “for it is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.”
      28 “Lord,” she replied, “even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.”
      29 Then he told her, “For such a reply, you may go; the demon has left your daughter.”
      30 She went home and found her child lying on the bed, and the demon gone.

      Study tools for Mark 7:24-30

      • a 7:4 - Some early manuscripts "pitchers, kettles and dining couches"
      • b 7:7 - Isaiah 29:13
      • c 7:9 - Some manuscripts "set up"
      • d 7:10 - Exodus 20:12; Deut. 5:16
      • e 7:10 - Exodus 21:17; Lev. 20:9
      • f 7:15 - Some manuscripts include here the words of 4:23.
      • g 7:24 - Many early manuscripts "Tyre and Sidon"
      • h 7:31 - That is, the Ten Cities