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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible


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SYROPHÅ’NICIAN . This is the designation of a ‘Greek’ (or Gentile) woman whose demoniac daughter Jesus healed when near Tyre ( Mark 7:26 ). She was perhaps Greek-speaking (Swete), but was descended from the old PhÅ“nicians of Syria (|| Matthew 15:22 has ‘Canaanitish’).

A. J. Maclean.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Syrophoenician'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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