22 Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came and kept crying out,a "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is cruelly tormented by a demon."
23 Yet He did not say a word to her. So His disciples approached Him and urged Him, "Send her away because she cries out after us."b
24 He replied, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."