Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentMatthew 13:5
- The rocky places (ta petrwdh).
- In that limestone country ledges of rock often jut out with thin layers of soil upon the layers of rock.
- Straightway they sprang up (eutewv exaneteilen).
- "Shot up at once" (Moffatt). Double compound (ex, out of the ground, ana, up). Ingressive aorist of exanatellw.