Mark 7:26

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(The woman was a Greek: a Syrophenician by nation:) and she besought him that he would cast forth the deuill out of her daughter.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now the woman was a Gentile, of the Syrophoenician race. And she kept asking Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

(and the woman was a Greek, Syrophenician by race), and asked him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter.
- Darby Bible

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

She was a Gentile woman, a Syro-phoenician by nation: and again and again she begged Him to expel the demon from her daughter.
- Weymouth Bible

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

And the womman was hethen, of the generacioun of Sirofenyce. And sche preiede hym, that he wolde caste out a deuel fro hir douyter.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the woman was a Greek, a Syro-Phenician by nation -- and was asking him, that the demon he may cast forth out of her daughter.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 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.


Discussion for Mark 7

  • Kenny
    What come out of a man Is what defines or defiles Him. This is why we need Jesus in our heart that he will rule our through and by the Holy Ghost, Amen.
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 7:7 HOWBEIT IN VAIN DO THEY WORSHIP ME TEACHING FOR DOCTRINES THE COMMANDMENTS OF MEN ****** MARK 7:9 AND --- HE --- SAID UNTO THEM FULL WELL YOU REJECT THE COMMANDMENT OF GOD THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR OWN TRADITION ****** LUKE 6:46 AND WHY CALL YOU ME LORD LORD AND DO NOT THE THINGS WHICH I SAY ****** PHILIPPIANS 2:21 FOR ALL SEEK THEIR OWN NOT THE THINGS WHICH ARE JESUS CHRISTS
  • Brianna to Irene123
    The Bible says that ALL scripture is inspired of God. (2 Timothy 3:16) To say that an emperor wrote Matthew 28:19,20 is saying that 2 Timothy 3:16 is a lie. We know that Jesus and his disciples practiced and taught evangelizing.Remember the words at 2 Peter 1:20,21. Interpretation comes from God.
  • Obbie Beal
    WOW! ... the commandments of men..... the commandment of God.... . WOW!
  • Skyler
    I love God he is my hero
  • BSP
    We need to make sure that we examine some of the traditions we hold dear and make sure we know why we are following them and not just because everyone is doing it.

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