21 rThen Jesus went out from there and departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him, saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, sSon of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.”
And His disciples came and urged Him, saying, “Send her away, for she cries out after us.”
24 But He answered and said, t“I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.”
26 But He answered and said, “It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little udogs.”
28 Then Jesus answered and said to her, “O woman, vgreat is your faith! Let it be to you as you desire.” And her daughter was healed from that very hour.
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