New International Version
Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These are they - Probably our Lord here refers to the people to whom he had just now preached, and who, it is likely, did not profit by the word spoken.
Where the word is sown - Instead of this clause, four copies of the Itala read the place thus - They who are sown by the way side, are they Who Receive The Word Negligently. There are thousands of this stamp in the Christian world. Reader, art thou one of them?
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Grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.--EPH. 4:15. First the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.--Till we all come to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. They measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise. But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord. For not he that commendeth himself is approved, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.
Some people are like seed along the path, where the word is sown. As soon as they hear it, Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them.
But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.
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