¡As he scattered the seed
across the ground, some
fell beside a path, and the birds
came and ate it.
some fell on rocky soil where there was
little depth of earth; the plants
sprang up quickly enough in the shallow soil, but the hot
sun soon scorched them and they withered and died, for they had so little root.
seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns
choked out the tender blades.
fell on good soil, and produced a crop
that was thirty, sixty, and even
a hundred times as much as he had planted.“If you have