New Living Translation
The seed on the rocky soil represents those who hear the message and immediately receive it with joy.
King James Bible
And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
Darby Bible 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,
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.
Young's 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,
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Library"Peace, be Still"
It had been an eventful day in the life of Jesus. Beside the Sea of Galilee He had spoken His first parables, by familiar illustrations again explaining to the people the nature of His kingdom and the manner in which it was to be established. He had likened His own work to that of the sower; the development of His kingdom to the growth of the mustard seed and the effect of leaven in the measure of meal. The great final separation of the righteous and the wicked He had pictured in the parables of …
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages
The First Great Group of Parables.
The Seed Growing Secretly.
Ancient Versions of the Old Testament.
Other seeds fell on shallow soil with underlying rock. The seeds sprouted quickly because the soil was shallow.
The seed that fell on the footpath represents those who hear the message, only to have Satan come at once and take it away.
But since they don't have deep roots, they don't last long. They fall away as soon as they have problems or are persecuted for believing God's word.
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