Romans 1:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.

King James Version

And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

International Standard Version

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images that looked like mortal human beings, birds, four-footed animals, and reptiles.

A Conservative Version

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image like corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed things, and creeping things.

American Standard Version

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

Amplified

And by them the glory and majesty and excellence of the immortal God were exchanged for and represented by images, resembling mortal man and birds and beasts and reptiles.

An Understandable Version

and exchanged the honor belonging to the immortal God for the statues of mortal men, and birds, and animals and reptiles.

Anderson New Testament

and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image like corruptible man, and birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

Bible in Basic English

And by them the glory of the eternal God was changed and made into the image of man who is not eternal, and of birds and beasts and things which go on the earth.

Common New Testament

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made like mortal man and birds and animals and reptiles.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the honour due to God, who is immortal, they transferr'd to idols representing men, who are mortal, to birds, and beasts, and insects.

Darby Translation

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.

Godbey New Testament

and changed the glory of the invisible God into the similitude of the likeness of corruptible man, and of birds, and of quadrupeds, and of creeping things.

Goodspeed New Testament

and for the splendor of the immortal God they have substituted images in the form of mortal man, birds, animals, and reptiles.

Holman Bible

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man, birds, four-footed animals, and reptiles.

John Wesley New Testament

And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image in the likeness of corruptible man, and of birds, and of four-footed creatures and reptiles.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and of fourfooted beasts and of serpents.

Julia Smith Translation

And they changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of flying things, and of creeping things, and of quadrupeds.

King James 2000

And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God with the likeness of an image of mortal human beings and birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.

Modern King James verseion

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man, and birds, and four-footed animals, and creeping things.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and turned the glory of the immortal God, unto the similitude of the image: of mortal man, and of birds, and four footed beasts and of serpents.

Moffatt New Testament

they have exchanged the glory of the immortal God for the semblance of the likeness of mortal man, of birds, of quadrupeds, and of reptiles.

Montgomery New Testament

and exchanged the majesty of the imperishable God for an idol, graven in the likeness of perishable man, or of birds and four-footed beasts and creeping things.

NET Bible

and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for an image resembling mortal human beings or birds or four-footed animals or reptiles.

New Heart English Bible

and traded the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed animals, and crawling creatures.

New simplified Bible

They changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

Noyes New Testament

and for the glory of the incorruptible God they substituted images of corruptible man, and of birds and fourfooted beasts and creeping things.

Sawyer New Testament

and changed the glory of the imperishable God into the likeness of the image of perishable man, and of birds, and quadrupeds, and reptiles.

The Emphasized Bible

And, exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God, for the likeness of an image of a corruptible man, and of birds and fourfooted beasts and reptiles:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of a corruptible man, and of birds, and of quadrupeds, and of reptiles.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And they transformed the Glory of the immortal God into the likeness of mortal man, and of birds, and beasts, and reptiles.

Webster

And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping animals.

Weymouth New Testament

and, instead of worshipping the imperishable God, they worshipped images resembling perishable man or resembling birds or beasts or reptiles.

Williams New Testament

and have transformed the splendor of the immortal God into images in the form of mortal man, birds, beasts, and reptiles.

World English Bible

and traded the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed animals, and creeping things.

Worrell New Testament

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and quadrupeds, and reptiles.

Worsley New Testament

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God for an image like to corruptible man, and birds, and beasts, and reptiles.

Youngs Literal Translation

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of fowls, and of quadrupeds, and of reptiles.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀλλάσσω 
Allasso 
Usage: 6

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

ἄφθαρτος 
Aphthartos 
Usage: 7

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

an image
εἰκών 
Eikon 
Usage: 20

ὁμοίωμα 
Homoioma 
Usage: 6

φθαρτός 
Phthartos 
Usage: 6

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

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and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

to birds
πετεινόν 
Peteinon 
Usage: 4

τετράπους 
Tetrapous 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

God's Wrath Revealed Against Sinful Humanity

22 Professing to be wise, they became fools, 23 and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures. 24 Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.



Cross References

Psalm 106:20

Thus they exchanged their glory For the image of an ox that eats grass.

Jeremiah 2:11

"Has a nation changed gods When they were not gods? But My people have changed their glory For that which does not profit.

Acts 17:29

"Being then the children of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man.

Deuteronomy 4:15-18

"So watch yourselves carefully, since you did not see any form on the day the LORD spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,

Deuteronomy 5:8

'You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.

Psalm 115:5-8

They have mouths, but they cannot speak; They have eyes, but they cannot see;

Psalm 135:15-18

The idols of the nations are but silver and gold, The work of man's hands.

Isaiah 40:18

To whom then will you liken God? Or what likeness will you compare with Him?

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high And see who has created these stars, The One who leads forth their host by number, He calls them all by name; Because of the greatness of His might and the strength of His power, Not one of them is missing.

Isaiah 44:13

Another shapes wood, he extends a measuring line; he outlines it with red chalk He works it with planes and outlines it with a compass, and makes it like the form of a man, like the beauty of man, so that it may sit in a house.

Ezekiel 8:10

So I entered and looked, and behold, every form of creeping things and beasts and detestable things, with all the idols of the house of Israel, were carved on the wall all around.

Romans 1:25

For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

1 Corinthians 12:2

You know that when you were pagans, you were led astray to the mute idols, however you were led.

1 Peter 4:3

For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.

Revelation 9:20

The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, so as not to worship demons, and the idols of gold and of silver and of brass and of stone and of wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk;



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