Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

Holman Bible

But they have no root in themselves; they are short-lived. When affliction or persecution comes because of the word, they immediately stumble.

International Standard Version

but since they don't have any roots, they last for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, they immediately fall away.

A Conservative Version

And they have no root in themselves, but are temporary. Afterward, when tribulation or persecution develops because of the word, straightaway they are caused to stumble.

American Standard Version

and they have no root in themselves, but endure for a while; then, when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, straightway they stumble.

Amplified

And they have no real root in themselves, and so they endure for a little while; then when trouble or persecution arises on account of the Word, they immediately are offended (become displeased, indignant, resentful) and they stumble and fall away.

An Understandable Version

but [since] they had such shallow roots, they continued on for [only] a little while. Then, when trouble and persecution arose over [obeying] 'the word,' immediately they stumbled [i.e., and fell away from God].

Anderson New Testament

and they have no root in themselves, but endure for a time; afterward, when affliction or persecution arises on account of the word, they immediately take offense.

Bible in Basic English

And they have no root in themselves, but go on for a time; then, when trouble comes or pain, because of the word, they quickly become full of doubts.

Common New Testament

and they have no root in themselves, but endure for only a time. Then, when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, immediately they fall away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but having no root at the bottom, they are only occasional professors, for if they meet with any trouble or persecution upon account of the word, immediately they revolt.

Darby Translation

and they have no root in themselves, but are for a time: then, tribulation arising, or persecution on account of the word, immediately they are offended.

Godbey New Testament

And they have no root in themselves, but are temporary; then tribulation or persecution arising on account of the word, they are immediately offended:

Goodspeed New Testament

but it takes no real root in them and they last only a little while; then when trouble or persecution comes because of the message they give it up at once.

John Wesley New Testament

afterward when affliction or persecution ariseth because of the word, they are presently offended.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but have no root in themselves and are temporal; afterward, when tribulation or persecution arises for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

Julia Smith Translation

And have no root in themselves, but are temporary; then pressure having been or expulsion for the word, quickly are they scandalized.

King James 2000

And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution arises for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they have no root in themselves, but are temporary. Then [when] affliction or persecution comes because of the word, immediately they fall away.

Modern King James verseion

But they have no root in themselves, but are temporary. Afterward when affliction or persecution arises for the Word's sake, they are immediately offended.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

yet have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: and anon, as soon as any trouble and persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they fall.

Moffatt New Testament

but they have no root in themselves, they do not last; the next thing is that when the word brings trouble or persecution, they are at once repelled.

Montgomery New Testament

but because they have no root in themselves they last for a time; but when suffering or persecution ensues because of the Word, they at once fall away.

NET Bible

But they have no root in themselves and do not endure. Then, when trouble or persecution comes because of the word, immediately they fall away.

New Heart English Bible

And they have no root in themselves, but are short-lived. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they stumble.

Noyes New Testament

and have no root in themselves, but endure only for a time; then, when affliction or persecution ariseth on account of the word, they immediately fall away.

Sawyer New Testament

and have no root in themselves, but are temporary [disciples]. Then, when affliction or persecution occurs on account of the word, they are immediately offended.

The Emphasized Bible

and have no root in themselves, but, only for a season are, - afterwards, when there ariseth tribulation or persecution by reason of the word, straightway, they find cause of stumbling;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and have no root in themselves, but are temporary [professors]: afterwards, when tribulation cometh or persecution for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, as they have no root, they stand only for a short time; and so, when trouble or persecution arises on account of the Message, they fall away at once.

Webster

And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they relapse.

Weymouth New Testament

but they have no root within them. They last for a time; then, when suffering or persecution comes because of the Message, they are immediately overthrown.

Williams New Testament

but it does not take real root in them, and so they last only a little while; then when trouble or persecution comes on account of the truth, they at once fall by the way.

World English Bible

They have no root in themselves, but are short-lived. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they stumble.

Worrell New Testament

and they have no root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, straightway they stumble.

Worsley New Testament

immediately receive it with joy, but have no root in themselves, and so continue but for a short season: and then, when affliction cometh, or persecution on account of the word, they are as soon offended.

Youngs Literal Translation

and have not root in themselves, but are temporary; afterward tribulation or persecution having come because of the word, immediately they are stumbled.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ῥίζα 
Rhiza 
Usage: 11

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

and so
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

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

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

πρόσκαιρος 
Proskairos 
Usage: 2

εἶτα 
Eita 
Usage: 12

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

διωγμός 
Diogmos 
Usage: 7

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

εὐθέως 
Eutheos 
Usage: 61

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower Interpreted

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. 18 "And others are the ones on whom seed was sown among the thorns; these are the ones who have heard the word,


Cross References

Matthew 11:6

"And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me."

Matthew 12:31

"Therefore I say to you, any sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven people, but blasphemy against the Spirit shall not be forgiven.

Job 19:28

"If you say, 'How shall we persecute him?' And 'What pretext for a case against him can we find?'

Job 27:8-10

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?

Matthew 13:21

yet he has no firm root in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he falls away.

Matthew 24:9-10

"Then they will deliver you to tribulation, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My name.

Mark 4:5-6

"Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.

Luke 12:10

"And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him.

John 8:31

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;

John 15:2-7

"Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

1 Corinthians 10:12-13

Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.

Galatians 6:12

Those who desire to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

1 Thessalonians 3:3-5

so that no one would be disturbed by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we have been destined for this.

2 Timothy 1:15

You are aware of the fact that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 2:17-18

and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Hebrews 10:29

How much severer punishment do you think he will deserve who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has regarded as unclean the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

Revelation 2:10

'Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Revelation 2:13

'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

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