The Syrophoenician Woman's Faith

Mark 7

24 And from there he arose and went away to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 1 And he entered a house and did not want anyone to know, yet he could not be hidden. 25 But immediately a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit heard of him and came and fell down at his feet. 26 t Now the woman was a u Gentile, v a Syrophoenician by birth. And she begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter. 27 And he said to her, "Let the children be w fed first, for it is not right to take the children's bread and x throw it to the dogs." 28 But she answered him, "Yes, Lord; yet even the dogs under the table eat the children's y crumbs." 29 And he said to her, "For this statement you may z go your way; the demon has left your daughter." 30 And she went home and found the child lying in bed and the demon gone.

  1. Cross References
    John 12:20 - 21
    Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks.
  2. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 12:13
    For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body - Jews or Greeks, slaves or free - and all were made to drink of one Spirit.
  3. Cross References
    Acts 21:2 - 3
    And having found a ship crossing to Phoenicia, we went aboard and set sail.
  4. Cross References
    Acts 3:26
    God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning every one of you from your wickedness.
    Romans 1:16
    For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
  5. Cross References
    Matthew 7:6
    Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you.
  6. Cross References
    Luke 16:21
    Who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man's table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores.
  7. Cross References
    John 4:50
    Jesus said to him, "Go; your son will live." The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and went on his way.
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