Mark 7 :26

Mark 7 :26 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. And she besought him that he would cast forth the demon out of her daughter.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Now the woman was a Greek, a Syro-phoenician by birth: and she made a request to him that he would send the evil spirit out of her daughter.

Webster's Revision

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

World English Bible

Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. She begged him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Now the woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race. And she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter.

Definitions for Mark 7 :26

Besought - Entreated; asked; called.
Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.
Devil - Slanderer; false accuser.

Clarke's Commentary on Mark 7 :26

The woman was a Greek - Rosenmuller has well observed, that all heathens or idolaters were called Ἑλληνες, Greeks, by the Jews; whether they were Parthians, Medes, Arabs, Indians, or Ethiopians. Jews and Greeks divided the whole world at this period.

Barnes' Commentary on Mark 7 :26

A Greek - The Jews called all persons "Greeks" who were not of their nation. Compare Romans 1:14. The whole world was considered as divided into Jews and Greeks. Though she might not have been strictly a "Greek," yet she came under this general appellation as a foreigner.

Wesley's Commentary on Mark 7 :26

7:26 The woman was a Greek (that is, a Gentile, not a Jew) a Syrophenician or Canaanite. Canaan was also called Syrophenicia, as lying between Syria, properly so called, and Phenicia.
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