Matthew 15:28

“Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Iesus answered, and said vnto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it vnto thee euen as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very houre.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Jesus said to her, "O woman, your faith is great; it shall be done for you as you wish. And her daughter was healed at once."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it done unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was healed from that hour.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jesus, answering, said to her, O woman, great is your faith: let your desire be done. And her daughter was made well from that hour.
- Basic English Bible

Then Jesus answering said to her, O woman, thy faith [is] great. Be it to thee as thou desirest. And her daughter was healed from *that* hour.
- Darby Bible

Then Jesus answered and said to her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it to thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was healed from that very hour.
- Webster's Bible

O woman, replied Jesus, "great is your faith: be it done to you as you desire." And from that moment her daughter was restored to health.
- Weymouth Bible

Then Jesus answered her, "Woman, great is your faith! Be it done to you even as you desire." And her daughter was healed from that hour.
- World English Bible

Thanne Jhesus answeride, and seide to hir, A! womman, thi feith is greet; be it doon to thee, as thou wolt. And hir douytir was helid fro that hour.
- Wycliffe Bible

then answering, Jesus said to her, `O woman, great [is] thy faith, let it be to thee as thou wilt;' and her daughter was healed from that hour.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 15:28


15:28 Thy faith - Thy reliance on the power and goodness of God.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 15:28


Mt 15:28 Woman, great [is] thy faith. We can see how greatness of faith is manifested: (1) She came to Christ under difficulties. (2) She persevered when her prayer seemed to be denied. (3) She still pleaded when obstacles were presented. (4) She waited at the feet of the Lord until he had mercy. Such faith always prevails. Her daughter was made whole. Mark, who adds some features omitted by Matthew, follows the woman home, where she found her daughter no longer raving, or in convulsions, but lying quiet on the bed, healed in consequence of her mother's faith and prayers (Mr 7:30).

Discussion for Matthew 15

  • Michele Miller
    Insight777: This is just to help you understand the right meaning of Matthew15:26NIV. "It's not right to take the childrens bread and toss it to their dogs."CHILDREN meansJews. BREAD means the word of God. DOGS means.Gentiles."We" were/are considered unclean to Jews..Jesus wasn't calling her a dog,being mean.He talked to her in a way she could understand.With her answer he was moved,and so healed.
  • Michele Miller
    insight777
    Im just trying to help you understand the right meaning of Matthew15:26 NIV "It is not right to take the childrens(Jews) bread (Word of God)and toss it to their dogs." (Gentiles) 24:" I have only been sent to the lost sheep of Israel." He was trying to save HIS "lost sheep" first. When the woman gave her reply,jesus found favor in her and healed her daughter. God is good.
  • Felicia
    Lord Jesus, thank you that you are the only Saviour and that you will save anyone who will put their trust in you; as Jh 6:37 says ... and whoever cometh on to me l will in no wise cast out. Thank you Lord, that worship reveals our hearts towards you. May your name be praised, Lord, that you accept our true worship. Amen!
  • Gideon
    I have no option than to love Him with all my heart because He first love me.
  • Kenric Peter John Morneau
    Rejection,read hosea turning away is not good. So why strong when your weak. Long story short the Bible is HELP. Lady no question is a bad question. Longing thy same direction,unhappy or not. Amen
  • Insight777
    Jesus referred to dogs because dogs faithfully follow their master regardless of what their master thinks. Some masters take advantage of dogs loyalty, these dog fighters beat the dogs until they learn to fight, to death so that they can turn a profit from the fight. Jesus knew that the woman asking for help was not his follower, her beliefs were not what Jesus taught yet she converted to truth.

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