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Mark 4:18

18 Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word;

Read Mark 4:18 Using Other Translations

And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as hear the word,
And others are the ones sown among thorns. They are those who hear the word,
The seed that fell among the thorns represents others who hear God’s word,

What does Mark 4:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 4:18

And these are they that are sown among thorns
Such hearers of the word are designed by the thorny ground, upon which other seed fell, as it was sown, who are of worldly dispositions; who are immoderately careful and anxious about the things of this life, and are bent upon acquiring earthly riches, and gratifying their carnal and sensual appetites:

such as hear the word;
who notwithstanding are prevailed upon through custom, or the dictates of their consciences, to attend upon the ministry of the word.

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