Mark 4:16

16 And these are [a] the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.

Mark 4:16 In-Context

14 The sower sows the word.
15 These are the ones along the path where the word is sown: when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes away the word sown in them.
16 And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.
17 But they have no root in themselves; they are short-lived. When affliction or persecution comes because of the word, they immediately stumble.
18 Others are sown among thorns; these are the ones who hear the word,

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Other mss read are like
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