Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;

King James Version

And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

Holman Bible

And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.

International Standard Version

Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it,

A Conservative Version

And these in like manner are those being sown upon the rocky places, who, whenever they may hear the word, straightaway receive it with joy.

American Standard Version

And these in like manner are they that are sown upon the rocky places , who, when they have heard the word, straightway receive it with joy;

Amplified

In a similar way these [in the second group] are the ones on whom seed was sown on rocky ground, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy [but accept it only superficially];

An Understandable Version

And in the same way, some [of the seed] that was sown on rocky soil represented those who heard 'the word' and immediately accepted it gladly,

Anderson New Testament

And these are they that, in like manner, received seed in stony places: who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy:

Bible in Basic English

And in the same way, these are they who are planted on the stones, who, when the word has come to their ears, straight away take it with joy;

Common New Testament

And these likewise are the ones sown on rocky ground who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;

Daniel Mace New Testament

in like manner, they who receive seed on stony-ground, are such as upon hearing the word, do immediately receive it with joy.

Darby Translation

And these are they in like manner who are sown upon the rocky places, who when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy,

Godbey New Testament

And those who are sowed upon the rocks are likewise, those who, when they may hear the word, immediately with joy receive it.

Goodspeed New Testament

It is so too with the ones sown on the rocky ground; they gladly accept the message as soon as they hear it,

John Wesley New Testament

And these are they likewise who have received the seed on stony ground, who when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy: But have not root in themselves, and so indure but for a time:

Julia Smith Translation

And these are likewise they sown upon stony places; who, when they hear, quickly with joy receive it;

King James 2000

And these are they likewise who are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And these are like the ones sown on the rocky ground, who whenever they hear the word immediately receive it with joy.

Modern King James verseion

And these are those likewise being sown on stony places; who, when they hear the Word, immediately receive it with gladness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And likewise, they that are sown on the stony ground: which when they have heard the word, at once they receive it with gladness;

Moffatt New Testament

Similarly those who are sown 'on stony soil' are the people who on hearing the word accept it with enthusiasm;

Montgomery New Testament

And like the sowing upon 'stony ground' are those who, whenever they hear the Word, at once receive it with joy,

NET Bible

These are the ones sown on rocky ground: As soon as they hear the word, they receive it with joy.

New Heart English Bible

And these are those who are sown on the rocky places, who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy.

Noyes New Testament

And these in like manner are they that are sown on the rocky places, those, who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy,

Sawyer New Testament

And these in like manner are those sown on the rocky places; when they hear the word, they immediately receive it with joy,

The Emphasized Bible

And these are likewise they upon the rocky places sown, - who, as soon as they hear the word, straightway, with joy receive it,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and these in like manner are they who were sown on the rocky soil; who when they have heard the word, instantly with joy receive it;

Twentieth Century New Testament

So, too, those meant by the seed sown on the rocky places are the people who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully;

Webster

And these are they likewise who are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

Weymouth New Testament

In the same way those who receive the seed on the rocky places are those who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully,

Williams New Testament

In like manner these are the ones sown on rocky ground; as soon as they hear the truth, they accept it with ecstasy,

World English Bible

These in the same way are those who are sown on the rocky places, who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy.

Worrell New Testament

And these likewise are those sown upon the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, straightway with joy receive it;

Worsley New Testament

And in like manner, they that are sown as on stony grounds are such, as when they hear the word,

Youngs Literal Translation

'And these are they, in like manner, who on the rocky ground are sown: who, whenever they may hear the word, immediately with joy do receive it,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

ὁμοίως 
Homoios 
Usage: 20

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

on
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

πετρώδης 
Petrodes 
Usage: 0

who
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

εὐθέως 
Eutheos 
Usage: 61

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

it

Usage: 0

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower Interpreted

15 These are the ones who are beside the road where the word is sown; and when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word which has been sown in them. 16 In a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy; 17 and they have no firm root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they fall away.


Cross References

Ezekiel 33:31-32

They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Mark 6:20

for Herod was afraid of John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he kept him safe. And when he heard him, he was very perplexed; but he used to enjoy listening to him.

John 5:35

He was the lamp that was burning and was shining and you were willing to rejoice for a while in his light.

Matthew 8:19-20

Then a scribe came and said to Him, “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go.”

Matthew 13:20-21

The one on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, this is the man who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;

Mark 10:17-22

As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

Luke 8:13

Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.

Acts 8:13

Even Simon himself believed; and after being baptized, he continued on with Philip, and as he observed signs and great miracles taking place, he was constantly amazed.

Acts 8:18-21

Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was bestowed through the laying on of the apostles’ hands, he offered them money,

Acts 24:25-26

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, “Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you.”

Acts 26:28

Agrippa replied to Paul, “In a short time you will persuade me to become a Christian.”

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