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

Galatians 3:28
In Him the distinctions between Jew and Gentile, slave and free man, male and female, disappear; you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Colossians 3:11
In that new creation there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave nor free man, but Christ is everything and is in all of us.

A syrophenician

Matthew 15:22
Here a Canaanitish woman of the district came out and persistently cried out, "Sir, Son of David, pity me; my daughter is cruelly harassed by a demon."