Matthew 13:20

“But he that receiued the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, & anon with ioy receiueth it:”

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But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
- King James Version

"The one on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, this is the man who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he that was sown upon the rocky places, this is he that heareth the word, and straightway with joy receiveth it;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And that which went on the stones, this is he who, hearing the word, straight away takes it with joy;
- Basic English Bible

But he that is sown on the rocky places -- this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy,
- Darby Bible

But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and immediately with joy receiveth it;
- Webster's Bible

He who has received the seed on the rocky ground is the man who hears the Message and immediately receives it with joy.
- Weymouth Bible

What was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it;
- World English Bible

But this that is sowun on the stony loond, this it is, that herith the word of God, and anoon with ioye takith it.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And that sown on the rocky places, this is he who is hearing the word, and immediately with joy is receiving it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 13:20


13:20 The seed sown on stony places, therefore sprang up soon, because it did not sink deep, #Mt 13:5|. He receiveth it with joy - Perhaps with transport, with ecstacy: struck with the beauty of truth, and drawn by the preventing grace of God.


Discussion for Matthew 13

  • BSP
    Verse 52 There are many treasures that we can learn from the Bible. We want to share those with others.
  • Alex
    Jesus said we wd know a tree by his fruits thus we know that christ is god the son by his fruits his words are the very seeds of god he breathe on them and they received the h.g. thus the h.g. was his fruit which is a baby christ his offspring via his seed th word. the kingdom has to come via a birth thats y he is saying unless you receive the kingdom as a lil child etc impling a heavenly birth.
  • Alex
    The original Promise was i will multiply thy seed Christ seed as the stars of heaven Thats y the sower will go forth to sow his precious seed in humanity. Its the very seed of God to whom the word that good seed came it made them Gods,God was so pasionate about this PROMISE that he swore by his very self I have said his words seeds ye are Gods. Being bornagain of an incorruptible seed
  • Alex
    How do we know that Christ is really God the son? Simply b c he sows the very seeds of God in humanity which is the Word th living Word not the written word, the living word is the very seed of God and this seed can only be deposited in our hearts by hearing his voice etc not by reading anything but by HEARING means divine understanding, its gestation in the spritual realm,HE IS THE BRIDEGROOM GBU
  • BSP
    Verse 23 We all have different circumstances in life and can all give different amount of time. Jehovah God wants us to give him our very best and he views us as individuals.
  • Obbie Beal
    note: not food ,clothing, shelter, ..., ..., is on Jesus mind, but T K of Heaven, T K of Heaven, (the place prepared for those Born-Again) is /was mightily on Jesus mind.

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