Robertson's Word Pictures (NT)
I was not sent (ouk apestalhn). Second aorist passive indicative of apostellw. Jesus takes a new turn with this woman in Phoenicia. He makes a test case of her request. In a way she represented the problem of the Gentile world. He calls the Jews "the lost sheep of the house of Israel" in spite of the conduct of the Pharisees.
Other Robertson's Word Pictures (NT) entries containing Matthew 15:24:
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