Parallel Verses

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.

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 he has no [substantial] root in himself, but is only temporary, and when pressure or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he stumbles and falls away [abandoning the One who is the source of salvation].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 'And that sown on the rocky places, this is he who is hearing the word, and immediately with joy is receiving it, 21 and he hath not root in himself, but is temporary, and persecution or tribulation having happened because of the word, immediately he is stumbled. 22 'And that sown toward the thorns, this is he who is hearing the word, and the anxiety of this age, and the deceitfulness of the riches, do choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.


Cross References

Matthew 11:6

and happy is he who may not be stumbled in me.'

Hosea 6:4

What do I do to thee, O Ephraim? What do I do to thee, O Judah? Your goodness is as a cloud of the morning, And as dew rising early -- going.

Job 19:28

But ye say, 'Why do we pursue after him?' And the root of the matter hath been found in me.

Job 27:8-10

For what is the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit, He ceased to act prudently -- to do good.

Proverbs 12:3

A man is not established by wickedness, And the root of the righteous is not moved.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked hath desired the net of evil doers, And the root of the righteous giveth.

Matthew 5:10-12

Happy those persecuted for righteousness' sake -- because theirs is the reign of the heavens.

Matthew 7:22-23

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, lord, have we not in thy name prophesied? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name done many mighty things?

Matthew 7:26-27

'And every one who is hearing of me these words, and is not doing them, shall be likened to a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;

Matthew 10:22

and ye shall be hated by all because of my name, but he who hath endured to the end, he shall be saved.

Matthew 10:37-39

'He who is loving father or mother above me, is not worthy of me, and he who is loving son or daughter above me, is not worthy of me,

Matthew 13:6

and the sun having risen they were scorched, and through not having root, they withered,

Matthew 13:57

and they were stumbled at him. And Jesus said to them, 'A prophet is not without honour except in his own country, and in his own house:'

Matthew 16:24-26

Then said Jesus to his disciples, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me,

Matthew 24:9-10

then they shall deliver you up to tribulation, and shall kill you, and ye shall be hated by all the nations because of my name;

Matthew 24:13

but he who did endure to the end, he shall be saved;

Matthew 26:31

then saith Jesus to them, 'All ye shall be stumbled at me this night; for it hath been written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock shall be scattered abroad;

Matthew 26:33

And Peter answering said to him, 'Even if all shall be stumbled at thee, I will never be stumbled.'

Mark 4:17

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

Mark 8:34-36

And having called near the multitude, with his disciples, he said to them, 'Whoever doth will to come after me -- let him disown himself, and take up his cross, and follow me;

Mark 13:12-13

'And brother shall deliver up brother to death, and father child, and children shall rise up against parents, and shall put them to death,

Luke 8:13

'And those upon the rock: They who, when they may hear, with joy do receive the word, and these have no root, who for a time believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

Luke 9:23-25

And he said unto all, 'If any one doth will to come after me, let him disown himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me;

Luke 14:26-33

'If any one doth come unto me, and doth not hate his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, and yet even his own life, he is not able to be my disciple;

Luke 21:12-18

and before all these, they shall lay on you their hands, and persecute, delivering up to synagogues and prisons, being brought before kings and governors for my name's sake;

John 6:26

Jesus answered them and said, 'Verily, verily, I say to you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were satisfied;

John 6:61-65

And Jesus having known in himself that his disciples are murmuring about this, said to them, 'Doth this stumble you?

John 6:70-71

Jesus answered them, 'Did not I choose you -- the twelve? and of you -- one is a devil.

John 12:25-26

he who is loving his life shall lose it, and he who is hating his life in this world -- to life age-during shall keep it;

John 15:5-7

'I am the vine, ye the branches; he who is remaining in me, and I in him, this one doth bear much fruit, because apart from me ye are not able to do anything;

Acts 8:21-23

thou hast neither part nor lot in this thing, for thy heart is not right before God;

Romans 2:7

to those, indeed, who in continuance of a good work, do seek glory, and honour, and incorruptibility -- life age-during;

Galatians 5:6

for in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith through love working.

Galatians 6:12

as many as are willing to make a good appearance in the flesh, these constrain you to be circumcised -- only that for the cross of the Christ they may not be persecuted,

Galatians 6:15

for in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation;

Ephesians 3:17

that the Christ may dwell through the faith in your hearts, in love having been rooted and founded,

Philippians 1:6

having been confident of this very thing, that He who did begin in you a good work, will perform it till a day of Jesus Christ,

2 Timothy 1:15

thou hast known this, that they did turn from me -- all those in Asia, of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes;

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me, having loved the present age, and went on to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia,

Hebrews 10:35-39

Ye may not cast away, then, your boldness, which hath great recompense of reward,

1 Peter 1:5

who, in the power of God are being guarded, through faith, unto salvation, ready to be revealed in the last time,

2 Peter 1:8-9

for these things being to you and abounding, do make you neither inert nor unfruitful in regard to the acknowledging of our Lord Jesus Christ,

1 John 2:19-20

out of us they went forth, but they were not of us, for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but -- that they might be manifested that they are not all of us.

Revelation 2:13

I have known thy works, and where thou dost dwell -- where the throne of the Adversary is -- and thou dost hold fast my name, and thou didst not deny my faith, even in the days in which Antipas was my faithful witness, who was put to death beside you, where the Adversary doth dwell.

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