13 Those on the rocky soil are the ones who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and yet these do not have a firm root; [a]they believe for a while, and in a time of temptation they [b]fall away. 14 And the seed which fell among the thorns, these are the ones who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked by worries, riches, and pleasures of this life, and they bring no fruit to maturity.

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  1. Luke 8:13 Lit who believe
  2. Luke 8:13 I.e., from the faith

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