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Matthew 15:23

    Matthew 15:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and sought him, saying, Send her away; for she cries after us.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But he gave her no answer. And his disciples came and said to him, Send her away, for she is crying after us.

    Webster's Revision

    But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.

    World English Bible

    But he answered her not a word. His disciples came and begged him, saying, "Send her away; for she cries after us."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.

    Definitions for Matthew 15:23

    Besought - Entreated; asked; called.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 15:23

    He answered her not a word - Seemed to take time to consider her request, and to give her the opportunity of exercising her faith, and manifesting her fervor.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 15:23

    But he answered her not a word - This was done to test her faith, and that there might be exhibited to the apostles an example of the effect of persevering supplication.

    The result shows that it was not unwillingness to aid her, or neglect of her. It was proper that the strength of her faith should be fully tried.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 15:23

    15:23 He answered her not a word - He sometimes tries our faith in like manner.