Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.
"Others fell on the rocky places, where they did not have much soil; and immediately they sprang up, because they had no depth of soil.
Other seeds fell on shallow soil with underlying rock. The plants sprang up quickly,
Some fell in the gravel; it sprouted quickly but didn't put down roots,
And some of the seed went among the stones, where it had not much earth, and straight away it came up because the earth was not deep:
Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and they sprang up quickly, since they had no depth of soil.
"Some fell on stony places, where they did not have much earth; and they immediately sprang up because they had no depth of earth.
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1 tn Here and in vv. 7 and 8 δέ (de) has not been translated.
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.”