5 Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.

Read Mark 4:5 Using Other Translations

And some fell on stony ground, where it had not much earth; and immediately it sprang up, because it had no depth of earth:
Other seed fell on rocky ground, where it did not have much soil, and immediately it sprang up, since it had no depth of soil.
Other seed fell on shallow soil with underlying rock. The seed sprouted quickly because the soil was shallow.