20 The one sown with seed on the rocky places, this is the one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy; 21 yet he has no firm root in himself, but is only temporary, and when affliction or persecution occurs because of the [a]word, immediately he [b](A)falls away.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 13:21 I.e., message
  2. Matthew 13:21 I.e., from the faith