The Syrophoenician Woman

21 1Jesus went away from there, and withdrew into the district of 2Tyre and 3Sidon.

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22 And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, 4Son of David; my daughter is cruelly 5demon-possessed."

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23 But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."

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    • j 15:23 - Lit "behind us"
      24 But He answered and said, "I was sent only * * to 6the lost sheep of the house of Israel."

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      25 But she came and 7began to bow down before Him, saying, "Lord, help me!"

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        • k 15:25 - Or "worshiped"
          26 And He answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

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              27 But she said, "Yes, Lord; but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters' table."

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                  28 Then Jesus said to her, "O woman, 8your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you wish." And her daughter was healed at once *.

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                    • n 15:28 - Lit "from that hour"

                      Healing Crowds

                      29 9Departing from there, Jesus went along by 10the Sea of Galilee, and having gone up on the mountain, He was sitting there.

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                      30 And large crowds came to Him, bringing with them those who were lame, crippled, blind, mute, and many others, and they laid them down at His feet; and 11He healed them.

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                      31 So the crowd marveled as they saw the mute speaking, the crippled restored, and the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they 12glorified the God of Israel.

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