Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

He said to her, "Let the children first eat all they want, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

New American Standard Bible

And He was saying to her, “Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”

King James Version

But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs.

Holman Bible

He said to her, “Allow the children to be satisfied first, because it isn’t right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”

International Standard Version

But he kept telling her, "First let the children be filled. It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."

A Conservative Version

And Jesus said to her, Allow the children first be filled, for it is not right to take the children's bread and cast it to the house dogs.

American Standard Version

And he said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not meet to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.

Amplified

He was saying to her, “First let the children [of Israel] be fed, for it is not right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the pet dogs (non-Jews).”

An Understandable Version

So, He said to her, "Children should be the first ones to eat until they are full, for it is not proper to take the children's food and throw it to the dogs."

Anderson New Testament

But Jesus said to her: Let the children be satisfied first; for it is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the little dogs.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to her, Let the children first have their food: for it is not right to take the children's bread and give it to the dogs.

Common New Testament

And he said to her, "Let the children first be fed, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus therefore said to her, let the children first be satisfy'd; for it would not be decent to take the children's bread, and throw it to puppys.

Darby Translation

But Jesus said to her, Suffer the children to be first filled; for it is not right to take the children's bread and cast it to the dogs.

Godbey New Testament

And He said to her, Permit the children first to be fed: for It is not good to take the children's bread and cast it to little dogs.

John Wesley New Testament

But Jesus said to her, Let the children first be satisfied; for it is not right to take the childrens bread and cast it to the dogs.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jesus said to her, Permit the children first to be satisfied; for it is not good to take the children's bread, and cast to little dogs.

King James 2000

But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled: for it is not right to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto the dogs.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he said to her, "Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw [it] to the dogs!"

Modern King James verseion

But Jesus said to her, Let the children first be filled. For it is not right to take the children's loaves and to throw it to the dogs.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jesus said unto her, "Let the children first be fed. For it is not meet, to take the children's bread, and to cast it unto whelps."

Moffatt New Testament

He said to her, "Let the children be satisfied first of all; it is not fair to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Montgomery New Testament

"Let the children be filled first," he said to her. "It is unseemly to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

NET Bible

He said to her, "Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not right to take the children's bread and to throw it to the dogs."

New Heart English Bible

But he said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Noyes New Testament

And he said to her, Let the children be filled first; for it is not well to take the childrens bread and throw it to the little dogs.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to her, Suffer the children first to be filled; it is not right to take the children's bread, and cast it to the little dogs.

The Emphasized Bible

And he was saying to her - Suffer, the children, first, to be fed; for it is not seemly to take the bread of the children, and, unto the little dogs, to cast it;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be fed, for it is not proper to take the children's bread, and throw it to the dogs.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Let the children be satisfied first," answered Jesus. "For it is not fair to take the children's food, and throw it to dogs."

Webster

But Jesus said to her, Let the children first be satisfied: for it is not meet to take the children's bread, and to cast it to the dogs.

Weymouth New Testament

"Let the children first eat all they want," He said; "it is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Williams New Testament

But He was saying to her, "Let the children first eat all they want, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw it out to the house dogs."

World English Bible

But Jesus said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not appropriate to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs."

Worrell New Testament

And He said to her, "Suffer the children first to be satisfied; for it is not good to take the children's bread, and cast it to the little dogs."

Worsley New Testament

But Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be satisfied: for it is not fit to take the children's bread, and throw it to the dogs.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jesus said to her, 'Suffer first the children to be filled, for it is not good to take the children's bread, and to cast it to the little dogs.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

Let
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

the children
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

be filled
χορτάζω 
Chortazo 
Usage: 10

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

to take
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

ἄρτος 
Artos 
Usage: 61

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

to cast
βάλλω 
Ballo 
Usage: 66

References

Morish

Context Readings

A Syrophoenician Woman's Great Faith

26 Now the woman was a Greek, of Syrophoenician birth. And she begged him to drive the demon out of her daughter. 27 He said to her, "Let the children first eat all they want, for it is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the dogs." 28 But she answered, "True, sir! and still the dogs under the table eat what the children leave!"


Cross References

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is sacred to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them under their feet and turn and tear you in pieces.

Matthew 10:5

Jesus sent these twelve out, after giving them these directions: "Do not go among the heathen, or to any Samaritan town,

Matthew 15:23-28

But he would not answer her a word. And his disciples came up and urged him, saying, "Send her away, for she keeps screaming after us."

Acts 22:21

But he said to me, 'Go! I will send you far away to the heathen.' "

Ephesians 2:12

At that time you had no connection with Christ, you were aliens to the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the agreements about God's promise; with no hope and no God in all the world.

Romans 15:8

I hold that Christ has become an agent of circumcision to show God's truthfulness in carrying out the promises made to our forefathers,

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