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The seeds that fell on rocky ground stand for those who hear the message and receive it gladly. But it does not sink deep into them; they believe only for a while but when the time of testing comes, they fall away.
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Now they upon the rock are they who when they hear receive the word with joy: and these have no roots: for they believe for a while and in time of temptation they fall away.
Psalm 106:12-14 And they believed his words: and they sang his praises. . . .
Isaiah 58:2 For they seek me from day to day, and desire to know my ways, as a nation that hath done justice, and hath not forsaken the judgment of their God: they ask of me the judgments of justice: they are willing to approach to God.
Ezekiel 33:32 And thou art to them as a musical song which is sung with a sweet and agreeable voice: and they hear thy words, and do them not.
Matthew 13:20,21 And he that received the seed upon stony ground, is he that heareth the word, and immediately receiveth it with joy. . . .
Mark 4:16,17 And these likewise are they that are sown on the stony ground: who when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy. . . .
Mark 6:20 For Herod feared John, knowing him to be a just and holy man: and kept him, and when he heard him, did many things: and he heard him willingly.
John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.
Galatians 3:1,4 O senseless Galatians, who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth: before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been set forth, crucified among you? . . .
Galatians 4:15-20 Where is then your blessedness? For I bear you witness that, if it could be done, you would have plucked out your own eyes and would have given them to me. . . .
Job 19:28 Why then do you say now: Let us persecute him, and let us find occasion of word against him?
Proverbs 12:3,12 A diligent woman is a crown to her husband: and she that doth things worthy of confusion, is as rottenness in his bones. . . .
Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell by faith in your hearts: that, being rooted and founded in charity,
Colossians 2:7 Rooted and built up in him and confirmed in the faith, as also you have learned: abounding in him in thanksgiving.
Jude 1:12 These are spots in their banquets, feasting together without fear, feeding themselves: clouds without water, which are carried about by winds: trees of the autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked up by the roots:
Luke 22:31,32 And the Lord said: Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat. . . .
Hosea 6:4 What shall I do to thee, O Ephraim? what shall I do to thee, O Juda? your mercy is as a morning cloud, and as the dew that goeth away in the morning.
John 2:23-25 Now when he was at Jerusalem, at the pasch, upon the festival day, many believed in his name, seeing his signs which he did. . . .
John 8:30-32 When he spoke these things, many believed in him. . . .
John 12:42,43 However, many of the chief men also believed in him: but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, that they might not be cast out of the synagogue. . . .
John 15:2,6 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he will take away: and every one that beareth fruit, he will purge it, that it may bring forth more fruit. . . .
Acts 8:13-23 Then Simon himself believed also and, being baptized, he adhered to Philip. And being astonished, wondered to see the signs and exceeding great miracles which were done. . . .
1 Corinthians 13:2 And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 15:2 By which also you are saved, if you hold fast after what manner I preached unto you, unless you have believed in vain.
Colossians 1:23 If so ye continue in the faith, grounded and settled, and immoveable from the hope of the gospel which you have heard, which is preached in all the creation that is under heaven: whereof I Paul am made a minister.
1 Thessalonians 3:5 For this cause also, I, forbearing no longer, sent to know your faith: lest perhaps he that tempteth should have tempted you: and our labour should be made vain.
1 Timothy 1:19 Having faith and a good conscience, which some rejecting have made shipwreck concerning the faith.
2 Timothy 2:18,19 Who have erred from the truth, saying that the resurrection is past already, and have subverted the faith of some. . . .
Hebrews 10:39 But we are not the children of withdrawing unto perdition, but of faith to the saving of the soul.
James 2:26 For even as the body without the spirit is dead: so also faith without works is dead.
2 Peter 2:20,22 For if, flying from the pollutions of the world, through the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they be again entangled in them and overcome: their latter state is become unto them worse than the former. . . .
1 John 2:19 They went out from us but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have remained with us: but that they may be manifest, that they are not all of us.
ContextThe Parable of the Sower
…12And they by the way side are they that hear: then the devil cometh and taketh the word out of their heart, lest believing they should be saved. 13Now they upon the rock are they who when they hear receive the word with joy: and these have no roots: for they believe for a while and in time of temptation they fall away. 14And that which fell among thorns are they who have heard and, going their way, are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of this life and yield no fruit.…
And they by the way side are they that hear: then the devil cometh and taketh the word out of their heart, lest believing they should be saved.
And that which fell among thorns are they who have heard and, going their way, are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of this life and yield no fruit.
Additional TranslationsThe seeds on rocky ground are those who hear the word and receive it with joy, but they have no root. They believe for a season, but in the time of testing, they fall away.
And those upon the rock are those who receive the word with joy when they hear; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of testing fall away.
They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
And those on the rock are they who, when they have heard, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
But those upon the rock, those who when they hear receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a time, and in time of trial fall away.
And those on the rock are they which, when they have heard, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
They on the rock are they, who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Those on the rock are the people who on hearing the Message receive it joyfully; but they have no root: for a time they believe, but when trial comes they fall away.
Those on the rock are they who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; but these have no root, who believe for a while, then fall away in time of temptation.
'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.
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