Matthew 15:23

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came, and besought him, saying, Send her away, for she cryeth after vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But He did not answer her a word. And His disciples came and implored Him, saying, "Send her away, because she keeps shouting at us."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he answered her not a word. And his disciples came and besought him, saying, Send her away; for she crieth after us.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

But he did not answer her a word. And his disciples came to [him] and asked him, saying, Dismiss her, for she cries after us.
- Darby Bible

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

But He answered her not a word. Then the disciples interposed, and begged Him, saying, "Send her away because she keeps crying behind us."
- Weymouth Bible

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

And he answeride not to hir a word. And hise disciplis camen, and preieden hym, and seiden, Leue thou hir, for she crieth aftir vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he did not answer her a word; and his disciples having come to him, were asking him, saying -- `Let her away, because she crieth after us;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 15:23


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


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 15:23


Mt 15:23 He answered her not a word. He neither repelled her, nor made a favorable answer. There were reasons for hesitation, but there is no doubt that it was his purpose to have mercy. See PNT "Mt 15:24". He delayed in order to bring out a great lesson.

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