Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Yet has he not root in himself, but endures for a while: for when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he is offended.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.

Holman Bible

Yet he has no root in himself, but is short-lived. When pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

International Standard Version

but since he doesn't have any root in himself, he lasts for only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes along because of the word, he immediately falls away.

A Conservative Version

yet he has no root in himself, instead it is temporary. And when tribulation or persecution develops because of the word, straightaway he is caused to stumble.

American Standard Version

yet hath he not root in himself, but endureth for a while; and when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, straightway he stumbleth.

Amplified

Yet it has no real root in him, but is temporary (inconstant, lasts but a little while); and when affliction or trouble or persecution comes on account of the Word, at once he is caused to stumble [he is repelled and begins to distrust and desert Him Whom he ought to trust and obey] and he falls away.

An Understandable Version

but since he has such a shallow root, he lasts for [only] a short while. Then when trouble or persecution comes because of the message, immediately he falls away [from God].

Anderson New Testament

Yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while; and when affliction or persecution arises on account of the word, he immediately takes offense.

Bible in Basic English

But having no root in himself, he goes on for a time; and when trouble comes or pain, because of the word, he quickly becomes full of doubts.

Common New Testament

yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. And when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he falls away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but having no root in him he has only an occasional faith: for as soon as any oppression or persecution arises upon account of the gospel, he presently relapses.

Darby Translation

but has no root in himself, but is for a time only; and when tribulation or persecution happens on account of the word, he is immediately offended.

Godbey New Testament

but it has no root in him, but is temporary; and tribulation or persecution arising on account of the word, immediately he is offended.

Goodspeed New Testament

but it takes no real root in him, and lasts only a little while, and when trouble or persecution comes because of the message, he gives it up at once.

John Wesley New Testament

Yet hath he not root in himself, and so endureth but for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, straight-way he is offended.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

yet he has no root in himself but is temporal, for when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, by and by he is offended.

Julia Smith Translation

And has no root in himself, but is for a time; and there being pressure or expulsion for the word, straightly is he offended.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he does not have a root in himself, but {lasts only a little while}, and [when] affliction or persecution happens because of the word, immediately he falls away.

Modern King James verseion

But he has no root in himself, and is temporary. For when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the Word, he immediately stumbles.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

yet hath no roots in himself, and therefore dureth but a season: for as soon as tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he falleth.

Moffatt New Testament

he has no root in himself, he does not last, but when the word brings trouble or persecution he is at once repelled.

Montgomery New Testament

"But he has no root in himself; he continues for a time, but when trouble arises, or persecutions, on account of the word, at once he stumbles and falls.

NET Bible

But he has no root in himself and does not endure; when trouble or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he falls away.

New Heart English Bible

yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

Noyes New Testament

but, having no root within him, endureth only for a time; and when tribulation or persecution ariseth on account of the word, he immediately falleth away.

Sawyer New Testament

but has no root in himself, but is only a temporary [disciple]; and when affliction or persecution arises on account of the word, he is immediately offended.

The Emphasized Bible

yet hath he no root in himself, but is, only for a season, - and, there arising, tribulation or persecution because of the word, straightway, he findeth cause of stumbling.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

hath not really root in himself, but is merely temporary: and when tribulation or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately he is stumbled.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, as he has no root, he stands for only a short time; and, when trouble or persecution arises on account of the Message, he falls away at once.

Webster

Yet he hath not root in himself, but endureth for a while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, forthwith he is offended.

Weymouth New Testament

It has struck no root, however, within him. He continues for a time, but when suffering comes, or persecution, because of the Message, he at once stumbles and falls.

Williams New Testament

but it takes no real root in him, and he lasts only a little while, and just as soon as suffering and persecution come for the truth's sake, he at once yields and falls.

World English Bible

yet he has no root in himself, but endures for a while. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

Worrell New Testament

yet he has not root in himself, but is only temporary; and, when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, straightway he stumbles.

Worsley New Testament

yet hath he no root in himself, and therefore is but for a short season; and when affliction cometh, or persecution on account of the word, he is as soon disgusted.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he hath not root in himself, but is temporary, and persecution or tribulation having happened because of the word, immediately he is stumbled.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Yet
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

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

not
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

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

πρόσκαιρος 
Proskairos 
Usage: 2

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

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

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

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

by and by
εὐθύς 
Euthus 
Usage: 12

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 13:21

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Sower Interpreted

20 But he that received the seed in stony places, the same is he that hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it; 21  Yet has he not root in himself, but endures for a while: for when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he is offended. 22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that hears the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.


Cross References

Matthew 11:6

And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

Hosea 6:4

O Ephraim, what shall I do unto you? O Judah, what shall I do unto you? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.

Job 19:28

But you should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root of the matter is found in me?

Job 27:8-10

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul?

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: he has ceased to be wise, and to do good.

Proverbs 12:3

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Matthew 5:10-12

Blessed are they who are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 7:22-23

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name? and in your name have cast out demons? and in your name done many wonderful works?

Matthew 7:26-27

And every one that hears these sayings of mine, and does them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, who built his house upon the sand:

Matthew 10:22

And you shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endures to the end shall be saved.

Matthew 10:37-39

He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.

Matthew 13:6

And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

Matthew 13:57

And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honor, except in his own country, and in his own house.

Matthew 16:24-26

Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Matthew 24:9-10

Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.

Matthew 24:13

But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

Matthew 26:31

Then said Jesus unto them, All you shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad.

Matthew 26:33

Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of you, yet will I never be offended.

Mark 4:17

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.

Mark 8:34-36

And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

Mark 13:12-13

Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.

Luke 8:13

Those on the rock are they, who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who for awhile believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

Luke 9:23-25

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Luke 14:26-33

If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

Luke 21:12-18

But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.

John 6:26

Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, You seek me, not because you saw the miracles, but because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.

John 6:61-65

When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Does this offend you?

John 6:70-71

Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?

John 12:25-26

He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.

John 15:5-7

I am the vine, you are the branches: He that abides in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.

Acts 8:21-23

You have neither part nor lot in this matter: for your heart is not right in the sight of God.

Romans 2:7

To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life:

Galatians 5:6

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

Galatians 6:12

As many as desire to make a fair show in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.

Galatians 6:15

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

Ephesians 3:17

That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Philippians 1:6

Being confident of this very thing, that he who has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

2 Timothy 1:15

This you know, that all they who are in Asia are turned away from me; of whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:10

For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.

Hebrews 10:35-39

Cast not away therefore your confidence, which has great recompense of reward.

1 Peter 1:5

Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

2 Peter 1:8-9

For if these things be in you, and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 John 2:19-20

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

Revelation 2:13

I know your works and where you dwell, even where Satan's throne is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith, even in those days when Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwells.

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