Matthew 15:22

22 And behold, 1a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, 2"Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely oppressed by a demon."

Matthew 15:22 In-Context

20 These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone."
21 And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon.
22 And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came out and was crying, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is severely oppressed by a demon."
23 But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came and begged him, saying, "Send her away, for she is crying out after us."
24 He answered, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."

Cross References 2

  • 1. Genesis 10:15, 19; Judges 1:30-33
  • 2. See Matthew 9:27
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