Mark 4:17

And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And haue no roote in themselues, and so endure but for a time: afterward when affliction or persecution ariseth for the words sake, immediately they are offended.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and they have no {firm} root in themselves, but are {only} temporary; then, when affliction or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they fall away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and they have no root in themselves, but endure for a while; then, when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, straightway they stumble.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they have no root in themselves, but go on for a time; then, when trouble comes or pain, because of the word, they quickly become full of doubts.
- Basic English Bible

and they have no root in themselves, but are for a time: then, tribulation arising, or persecution on account of the word, immediately they are offended.
- Darby Bible

And have no root in themselves, and so endure but for a time: afterward, when affliction or persecution ariseth for the word's sake, immediately they relapse.
- Webster's Bible

but they have no root within them. They last for a time; then, when suffering or persecution comes because of the Message, they are immediately overthrown.
- Weymouth Bible

They have no root in themselves, but are short-lived. When oppression or persecution arises because of the word, immediately they stumble.
- World English Bible

and thei han not roote in hem silf, but thei ben lastynge a litil tyme; aftirward whanne tribulacioun risith, and persecucioun for the word, anoon thei ben sclaundrid.
- Wycliffe Bible

and have not root in themselves, but are temporary; afterward tribulation or persecution having come because of the word, immediately they are stumbled.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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