Matthew 15:21-28New American Standard Bible (NASB)
The Syrophoenician Woman
21 Jesus went away from there, and withdrew into the district of Tyre and Sidon.22 And a Canaanite woman from that region came out and began to cry out, saying, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; my daughter is cruelly demon-possessed.”23 But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, “Send her away, because she keeps shouting [a]at us.”24 But He answered and said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”25 But she came and began[b]to bow down before Him, saying, “Lord, help me!”26 And He answered and said, “It is not [c]good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”27 But she said, “Yes, Lord; [d]but even the dogs feed on the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table.”28 Then Jesus said to her, “O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you wish.” And her daughter was healed [e]at once.
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