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
There exists neither Jew nor Greek, there exists neither bond nor free, there exists neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Colossians 3:11
where there is no Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondman, freeman; but Christ is all, and in all.

A syrophenician

Matthew 15:22
And, behold, a Canaanitish woman, having come forth out of those borders, cried out, saying, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a demon!"