Mark 7:26

The woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by race; and she besought him that he would cast forth the demon out of her daughter.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
A Gentile: Gr. έλλήνις, i.e, a Grecian woman, for where the Greeks bore sway, all Gentiles were called Greeks. Hence the expression in the first chapter of the Epistle to the Romans , "The Jew first, and also the Greek" i.e, the Gentile. A Syrophonician, i.e, belonging to that part of Phœnicia which looks towards Syria. ...

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Have you not heard of the Syrophoenician woman? By the constancy of her entreaty, she elicited the Lord’s compassion. Homily , On Ephesians.

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
For you, as women, have the very same angelic nature promised as your reward, the very same sexual respect as men. You have the same dignity in making moral judgments. This the Lord promises to women.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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