Rocky - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Rocky

[ 1,,G4075, petrodes ]
rock-like" (petra, "a rock," eidos, "a form, appearance"), is used of "rock" underlying shallow soil, Matthew 13:5, Matthew 13:20, RV, "the rocky places" (AV, "stony places"); Mark 4:5, RV, "the rocky ground" (AV, "stony ground"); Mark 4:16, RV, "rocky places" (AV, "stony ground").

Note: In Acts 27:29, AV, the phrase tracheis topoi, lit., "rough places," is translated "rocks" (RV, "rocky ground").

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words