Upon the rock (epi thn petran). Mark 4:5 "the rocky ground" (epi to petrwde), Matthew 13:5 "the rocky places. As soon as it grew (puen). Second aorist passive participle of puw, an old verb to spring up like a sprout. Withered away (exhranqh). First aorist passive indicative of zhrainw, old verb, to dry up. Moisture (ikmada). Here only in the N.T., though common word.