Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

A syrophenician

Bible References

Greek

Isaiah 49:12
Look, they come from far away! Look, some come from the north and west, and others from the land of Sinim!
Galatians 3:28
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female -- for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
Colossians 3:11
Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.

A syrophenician

Matthew 15:22
A Canaanite woman from that area came and cried out, "Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is horribly demon-possessed!"

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