because it does not go into his heart, but into his stomach, andis eliminated?' (Thereby
He declared all foods clean.)
And He was saying, 'That which comes out of the person, that is what
defiles the person.
For from within, out of thehearts of people, come the evil thoughts, acts of
sexual immorality, thefts, murders, acts of
deeds of greed, wickedness, deceit, indecent behavior,envy, slander,pride, and
All these evil things come from within and defile the person.'
Now Jesus got up and went from there to the region of Tyre. And when He had entered a house, He wanted no one to know about it;
He could not escape notice.
But after hearing about Him, a woman whose little daughter had an unclean spirit immediately came and fell at His feet.
Now the woman was a Gentile, of Syrophoenician descent. And she repeatedly
asked Him to cast the demon out of her daughter.
And He was saying to her, 'Let the children be satisfied first, for it is notgood to take the children’s bread and throw it to thedogs.'
But she answered and *said to Him, 'Yes, Lord, but
even the dogs under the table feed on the children’s crumbs.'
And He said to her, 'Because of thisanswer, go; the demon has gone out of your daughter.'