|GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
||New International Version (NIV)
21 Since he doesn't have any root, he lasts only a little while. When suffering or persecution comes along because of the word, he immediately falls [from faith].
21 But since he has no root, he lasts only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, he quickly falls away.
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