Mark 4:5
Modern Translations
New International Version
Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.

New Living Translation
Other seed fell on shallow soil with underlying rock. The seed sprouted quickly because the soil was shallow.

English Standard Version
Other seed fell on rocky ground, where it did not have much soil, and immediately it sprang up, since it had no depth of soil.

Berean Study Bible
Some fell on rocky ground, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly because the soil was shallow.

New American Standard Bible
Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.

NASB 1995
"Other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.

NASB 1977
“And other seed fell on the rocky ground where it did not have much soil; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of soil.

Amplified Bible
Other seed fell on rocks where there was not much soil; and immediately a plant sprang up because the soil had no depth.

Christian Standard Bible
Other seed fell on rocky ground where it didn’t have much soil, and it grew up quickly, since the soil wasn’t deep.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Other seed fell on rocky ground where it didn't have much soil, and it sprang up right away, since it didn't have deep soil.

Contemporary English Version
Other seeds fell on thin, rocky ground and quickly started growing because the soil wasn't very deep.

Good News Translation
Some of it fell on rocky ground, where there was little soil. The seeds soon sprouted, because the soil wasn't deep.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Other seeds were planted on rocky ground, where there wasn't much soil. The plants sprouted quickly because the soil wasn't deep.

International Standard Version
Others fell on stony ground, where they didn't have a lot of soil. They sprouted at once, because the soil wasn't deep.

NET Bible
Other seed fell on rocky ground where it did not have much soil. It sprang up at once because the soil was not deep.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:

New King James Version
Some fell on stony ground, where it did not have much earth; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of earth.

King James 2000 Bible
And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:

New Heart English Bible
And others fell on the rocky ground, where it had little soil, and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of soil.

World English Bible
Others fell on the rocky ground, where it had little soil, and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of soil.

American King James Version
And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:

American Standard Version
And other fell on the rocky ground , where it had not much earth; and straightway it sprang up, because it had no deepness of earth:

A Faithful Version
And another seed fell on a rocky place, where it did not have much soil; and it quickly sprang up, because it did not have depth of soil;

Darby Bible Translation
And another fell on the rocky ground, where it had not much earth, and immediately it sprung up out [of the ground] because it had no depth of earth;

English Revised Version
And other fell on the rocky ground, where it had not much earth; and straightway it sprang up, because it had no deepness of earth:

Webster's Bible Translation
And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And some fell on stonie grounde, where it had not much earth, and by and by sprang vp, because it had not depth of earth.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Some fell on stonie grounde, where it had not muche earth: and immediatly sprange vp, because it had not deapth of earth.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Some fell vpon stonye grounde, where it had not moch earth: and anone it came vp, because it had not depe earth.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Some fell on stony grounde where it had not moche erth: and by and by sprange vp because it had not deepth of erth:
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and other fell on the rocky ground, where it did not have much earth, and immediately it sprang forth, because of having no depth of earth,

Berean Literal Bible
And other fell upon the rocky place where it had not much soil, and it sprang up immediately, because of not having depth of soil.

Young's Literal Translation
and other fell upon the rocky ground, where it had not much earth, and immediately it sprang forth, because of not having depth of earth,

Smith's Literal Translation
And other fell upon stony places, where it had not much earth; and quickly it sprang forth, for it had no deepness of earth:

Literal Emphasis Translation
And other fell upon the rocky place, where it had not much soil, and directly it sprang up out, because of not having depth of soil.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And other some fell upon stony ground, where it had not much earth; and it shot up immediately, because it had no depth of earth.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Yet truly, others fell upon stony ground, where it did not have much soil. And it rose up quickly, because it had no depth of soil.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But other seed fell on rock where there was not much soil, and immediately it sprouted because there was no depth of soil.”

Lamsa Bible
Other fell upon the rock, where there was not sufficient soil; and it sprung up earlier because the ground was not deep enough;

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Other seed fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth: and it immediately sprung up, because it had no depth of earth.

Godbey New Testament
And other fell upon stones, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:

Haweis New Testament
And some fell on a rocky soil, where it had not much mold, and immediately it sprung up, because it had no depth of earth:

Mace New Testament
some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth, and it soon sprang up, for want of a sufficient depth of earth.

Weymouth New Testament
Some falls on the rocky ground where it finds but little earth, and it shoots up quickly because it has no depth of soil;

Worrell New Testament
And other fell on the rocky ground where it had not much earth; and straightway it sprang up, because of not having depth of earth;

Worsley New Testament
and some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth, and it sprang up immediately, because it had not depth of earth;








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