Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things made, both his eternal power and divinity, for them to be without excuse.

New American Standard Bible

For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what has been made, so that they are without excuse.

King James Version

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

Holman Bible

For His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen since the creation of the world, being understood through what He has made. As a result, people are without excuse.

International Standard Version

For since the creation of the world God's invisible attributes his eternal power and divine nature have been understood and observed by what he made, so that people are without excuse.

American Standard Version

For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, even his everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse:

Amplified

For ever since the creation of the world His invisible attributes, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through His workmanship [all His creation, the wonderful things that He has made], so that they [who fail to believe and trust in Him] are without excuse and without defense.

An Understandable Version

For since the creation of the world, God's invisible qualities of eternal power and divine nature have been clearly seen, [capable of] being perceived through the things that He has made. So, these people have no excuse [i.e., for not believing in Him].

Anderson New Testament

(for, since the creation of the world, his attributes, which are invisible, are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, both his eternal power and divinity,) that they may be without excuse;

Bible in Basic English

For from the first making of the world, those things of God which the eye is unable to see, that is, his eternal power and existence, are fully made clear, he having given the knowledge of them through the things which he has made, so that men have no reason for wrongdoing:

Common New Testament

For since the creation of the world his invisible nature, even his eternal power and deity, has been clearly seen, being understood by the things that have been made. So they are without excuse;

Daniel Mace New Testament

for ever since the creation of the world, his eternal power and divinity, things in themselves invisible, are clearly seen, being perceived by the things that are made; so that they are without excuse:

Darby Translation

for from the world's creation the invisible things of him are perceived, being apprehended by the mind through the things that are made, both his eternal power and divinity, so as to render them inexcusable.

Godbey New Testament

for the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are seen, being known by the things which are made, even His eternal power and divinity; so that they are without excuse:

Goodspeed New Testament

Ever since the creation of the world, his invisible nature??is eternal power and divine character??ave been clearly perceptible through what he has made. So they have no excuse,

John Wesley New Testament

For those things of him which are invisible, both his eternal power and Godhead, are clearly seen from the creation of the world, being understood by the things which are made, so that they are without excuse:

Julia Smith Translation

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world, being understood by things made, are inspected, truly both his eternal power and divinity; so that they are inexcusable:

King James 2000

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and deity; so that they are without excuse:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For from the creation of the world, his invisible [attributes], both his eternal power and deity, are discerned clearly, being understood in the things created, so that they are without excuse.

Modern King James verseion

For the unseen things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being realized by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, for them to be without excuse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that his invisible things, that is to say, his eternal power and godhead, are understood and seen by the works from the creation of the world. So that they are without excuse,

Montgomery New Testament

For ever since the creation of the world his invisible nature, even his everlasting power and divinity, has been clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made. So they have no excuse.

NET Bible

For since the creation of the world his invisible attributes -- his eternal power and divine nature -- have been clearly seen, because they are understood through what has been made. So people are without excuse.

New Heart English Bible

For since the creation of the world his invisible attributes, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made. So they are without excuse.

Noyes New Testament

For, ever since the creation of the world, his invisible attributes, even his eternal power and divinity, being perceived from his works, are clearly seen, so that they might be without excuse.

Sawyer New Testament

For his invisible [attributes] are clearly seen from the creation of the world, being perceived by the things which are made, even his eternal power and deity, so that they have no defense,

The Emphasized Bible

For, the unseen things of him, from a world's creation, by the things made, being perceived, are clearly seen, even his eternal power and divinity, - to the end they should be without excuse;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For from the creation of the world his invisible perfections, discoverable in the works that are made, are clearly seen, even his eternal power and deity; so that they are inexcusable:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For ever since the creation of the universe God's invisible attributes-his everlasting power and divinity-are to be seen and studied in his works, so that men have no excuse;

Webster

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

Weymouth New Testament

For, from the very creation of the world, His invisible perfections--namely His eternal power and divine nature--have been rendered intelligible and clearly visible by His works, so that these men are without excuse.

Williams New Testament

Forever since the creation of the world, His invisible characteristics -- His eternal power and divine nature -- have been made intelligible and clearly visible by His works. So they are without excuse,

World English Bible

For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, even his everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse.

Worrell New Testament

For His invisible things, since the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being perceived by the things that are made, even His everlasting power and divinity; that they may be without excuse:

Worsley New Testament

Inasmuch as from the first creation of the world, the invisible things of Him, even his eternal power and Godhead, are, if attended to, clearly seen in his works:

Youngs Literal Translation

for the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world, by the things made being understood, are plainly seen, both His eternal power and Godhead -- to their being inexcusable;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀόρατος 
Aoratos 
Usage: 5

of him

Usage: 0

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

the creation
κτίσις 
Ktisis 
Usage: 15

of the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

καθοράω 
Kathorao 
Usage: 1

νοιέω 
Noeo 
Usage: 6

by the things that are made
ποίημα 
Poiema 
Usage: 2


Usage: 0

ἀΐ́διος 
Aidios 
Usage: 2

δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

and

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

θειότης 
theiotes 
Usage: 1

so that
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

are
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 1:20

Images Romans 1:20

Prayers for Romans 1:20

Context Readings

God's Wrath Revealed Against Sinful Humanity

19 because what is knowable of God is apparent in them, for God made it known to them. 20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things made, both his eternal power and divinity, for them to be without excuse. 21 Because, although knowing God, they did not glorify him as God, nor were they thankful, but became vain in their reasonings and their heart was darkened without understanding.



Cross References

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows his handiwork.

Isaiah 9:6

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

John 1:18

No man has ever seen God. The only begotten Son, being in the bosom of the Father, that man reported him.

Romans 1:19

because what is knowable of God is apparent in them, for God made it known to them.

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, alone wise, to God is honor and glory into the ages of the ages. Truly.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of LORD were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these, who brings out their host by number. He calls them all by name, by the greatness of his might. And because he is strong in power, not one is lacking.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest thou lift up thine eyes to heaven, and when thou see the sun and the moon and the stars, even all the host of heaven, thou be drawn away and worship them, and serve them, which LORD thy God has allotted to all the peoples

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is [thy] dwelling-place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. And he thrust out the enemy from before thee, and said, Destroy.

Job 31:26-28

if I have beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,

Psalm 8:3

When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou have ordained,

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, or thou had ever formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou are God.

Psalm 104:5

who laid the foundations of the earth that it should not be moved forever.

Psalm 104:31

Let the glory of LORD endure forever. Let LORD rejoice in his works,

Psalm 119:90

Thy faithfulness is to all generations. Thou have established the earth, and it abides.

Psalm 139:13

For thou formed my inward parts. Thou covered me in my mother's womb.

Psalm 148:8-12

fire and hail, snow and vapor, stormy wind, fulfilling his word,

Isaiah 26:4

Trust ye in LORD forever, for in LORD, [even] LORD, is an everlasting rock.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding, who have eyes, and see not, who have ears, and hear not:

Matthew 5:45

so that ye may become sons of your Father in the heavens, because he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and makes rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have had sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin.

Acts 17:29

Being therefore offspring of God, we ought not think the Divine to be like gold, or silver, or stone handiwork of the skill and thought of man.

Acts 22:1

Men, brothers, and fathers, hear now my defense to you.

Romans 2:1

Therefore, O man, thou are without excuse, every man who judges, for in what thou judge the other man, thou condemn thyself, for the man who judges is doing the same things.

Romans 2:15

Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, testifying of their conscience, and their thoughts amidst each other accusing or also defending them

Romans 16:26

but that was now revealed, and by prophetic scriptures, according to a commandment of the eternal God that was made known to all the nations for obedience of faith,

Colossians 1:15

who is an image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

Colossians 2:9

Because in him all the fullness of the divinity dwells bodily.

1 Timothy 6:16

who alone has immortality, dwelling in irreproachable light, whom no man has seen, nor can see, to whom is honor and eternal dominion. Truly.

Hebrews 9:14

how much more the blood of Christ, who, through the eternal Spirit, offered himself unblemished to God, will cleanse your conscience from dead works in order to serve a living God?

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he forsook Egypt, not having feared the wrath of the king, for he persevered as seeing the invisible.

Genesis 21:33

And [Abraham] planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there called on the name of LORD, the Everlasting God.

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