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Old 04-03-2009, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by bibleprotector View Post
The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation (Mark 7:26a).

I say that a Greek woman would speak Greek (after all, the Seleucid Empire was Greek).
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.

Matt. 15:21 Then Jesus went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon.
22 And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, thou Son of David; my daughter is grievously vexed with a devil.

Here was have a Canaanite woman born in Northern Israel, married to a Greek and residing in what is now Lebanon. Given the Roman domination of the area we have a somewaht cosmopolitan citizen conversant in Hebrew, Aramaic/Syriac/Chaldee, Latin and Greek. I'd ask respectfully, what language did the exchange between her and the Lord take place in brother?

Grace and peace