Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.
"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.
Other seed fell on shallow soil with underlying rock. The plant sprang up quickly,
Some fell in the gravel; it sprouted quickly but didn't put down roots,
And some went on the stones, where it had not much earth; and it came up straight away, because the earth was not deep:
Other seed fell on rocky ground, where it did not have much soil, and it sprang up quickly, since it had no depth of soil.
"Some fell on stony ground, where it did not have much earth; and immediately it sprang up because it had no depth of earth.
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1 sn The rocky ground in Palestine would be a limestone base lying right under the soil.
2 tn Grk “it did not have enough depth of earth.”