Mark 4:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once receive it with joy.

New Living Translation
The seed on the rocky soil represents those who hear the message and immediately receive it with joy.

English Standard Version
And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: the ones who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy.

Berean Study Bible
Some are like the seeds sown on rocky ground. They hear the word and at once receive it with joy.

New American Standard Bible
And in a similar way these are the ones sown with seed on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;

NASB 1995
"In a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;

NASB 1977
“And in a similar way these are the ones on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy;

Amplified Bible
In a similar way these [in the second group] are the ones on whom seed was sown on rocky ground, who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy [but accept it only superficially];

Christian Standard Bible
And others are like seed sown on rocky ground. When they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.

Contemporary English Version
The seeds that fell on rocky ground are the people who gladly hear the message and accept it at once.

Good News Translation
Other people are like the seeds that fall on rocky ground. As soon as they hear the message, they receive it gladly.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Other people are like seeds that were planted on rocky ground. Whenever they hear the word, they accept it at once with joy.

International Standard Version
Others are like the seeds sown on the stony ground. When they hear the word, at once they joyfully accept it,

NET Bible
These are the ones sown on rocky ground: As soon as they hear the word, they receive it with joy.
Classic Translations
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;

New King James Version
These likewise are the ones sown on stony ground who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

King James 2000 Bible
And these are they likewise who are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

New Heart English Bible
And these in a similar way are those who are sown on the rocky places, who, when they have heard 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.

American King James Version
And these are they likewise which are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

American Standard Version
And these in like manner are they that are sown upon the rocky places , who, when they have heard the word, straightway receive it with joy;

A Faithful Version
And the ones which were in like manner sown upon the rocky places, these are the ones who when they hear the Word, immediately receive it with joy;

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,

English Revised Version
And these in like manner are they that are sown upon the rocky places, who, when they have heard the word, straightway receive it with joy;

Webster's Bible Translation
And these are they likewise who are sown on stony ground; who, when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with gladness;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And likewise they that receiue the seede in stony ground, are they, which whe they haue heard the word, straightwayes receiue it with gladnesse.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And lykewyse they that receaue seede into the stonie grounde, are they, which when they haue hearde the worde, at once receaue it with gladnesse.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And likewyse are they that are sowen on the stonye grounde: which when they haue herde the worde, receaue it with ioye,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And likewise they that are sowen on the stonye groude are they: which when they have harde the worde at once receave it wt gladnes
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And these are they, in like manner, who are sown on the rocky ground: who, whenever they may hear the word, immediately receive it with joy,

Berean Literal Bible
And these are likewise those sown upon the rocky places, who when they hear 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,

Smith's Literal Translation
And these are likewise they sown upon stony places; who, when they hear, quickly with joy receive it;

Literal Emphasis Translation
And these are likewise they who upon the rocky places are sown, who, when they hear the word, directly with joy receive it,

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And these likewise are they that are sown on the stony ground: who when they have heard the word, immediately recieve it with joy.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And similarly, there are those who were sown upon stony ground. These, when they have heard the word, immediately accept it with gladness.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And those that were sown upon the rock are those who when they have heard the word immediately receive it with joy.”

Lamsa Bible
And those which were sown upon the rock, are those who when they have heard the word, immediately receive it with joy;

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And these are they that, in like manner, received seed in stony places: who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy:

Godbey New Testament
And those who are sowed upon the rocks are likewise, those who, when they may hear the word, immediately with joy receive it.

Haweis New Testament
and these in like manner are they who were sown on the rocky soil; who when they have heard the word, instantly with joy receive it;

Mace New Testament
in like manner, they who receive seed on stony-ground, are such as upon hearing the word, do immediately receive it with joy.

Weymouth New Testament
In the same way those who receive the seed on the rocky places are those who, when they have heard the Message, at once accept it joyfully,

Worrell New Testament
And these likewise are those sown upon the rocky places, who, when they hear the word, straightway with joy receive it;

Worsley New Testament
And in like manner, they that are sown as on stony grounds are such, as when they hear the word,








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