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In the Bible, we meet several gentiles who were helped by God. Among them, the account of the Syrophoenician woman is quite significant because of her conversation with Jesus. Today there’s a lot of talk going around as to why Jesus made such a rude statement. Our attention, however, should be on her clever reply because in it there are some strong lessons for us. Let’s see what her statement meant to Jesus and what are its implications for us.