13:5 Other 1 seeds fell on rocky ground 2 where they did not have much soil. They sprang up quickly because the soil was not deep. 3
13:20 The 4 seed sown on rocky ground 5 is the person who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy. 13:21 But he has no root in himself and does not endure; 6 when 7 trouble or persecution comes because of the word, immediately he falls away.
2 sn The rocky ground in Palestine would be a limestone base lying right under the soil.
3 tn Grk “it did not have enough depth of earth.”
4 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.
5 tn Grk “The one sown on rocky ground, this is the one.” The next two statements like this one have this same syntactical structure.
6 tn Grk “is temporary.”
7 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.