Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 nature and attributes, that is, His eternal power and divinity, have been made intelligible and clearly discernible in and through the things that have been made (His handiworks). So [men] are without excuse [altogether without any defense or justification],

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:

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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the invisible things of him, his eternal power and divinity, are clearly understood by the creation of the world and by the things that are made so that there is no 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;

Verse Picture

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 known of God is manifest among them, for God has manifested it to them, 20 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. 21 Because, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but fell into folly in their thoughts, and their heart without understanding was darkened:



Cross References

Psalm 19:1-6

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The heavens declare the glory of God; and the expanse sheweth the work of his hands.

Isaiah 9:6

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, Mighty God, Father of Eternity, Prince of Peace.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the only-begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.

Romans 1:19

Because what is known of God is manifest among them, for God has manifested it to them,

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King of the ages, the incorruptible, invisible, only God, honour and glory to the ages of ages. Amen.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of Jehovah 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 hath created these things, bringing out their host by number? He calleth them all by name; through the greatness of his might and strength of power, not one faileth.

Deuteronomy 4:19

and lest thou lift up thine eyes to the heavens, and see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, the whole host of heaven, and be drawn away and bow down to them and serve them, which Jehovah thy God hath assigned unto all peoples under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 33:27

Thy refuge is the God of old, And underneath are the eternal arms; And he shall drive out the enemy from before thee, And shall say, Destroy them!

Job 31:26-28

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

Psalm 8:3

When I see thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and stars, which thou hast established;

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth, and thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from eternity to eternity thou art God.

Psalm 104:5

He laid the earth upon its foundations: it shall not be removed for ever.

Psalm 104:31

The glory of Jehovah will endure for ever; Jehovah will rejoice in his works.

Psalm 119:90

Thy faithfulness is from generation to generation: thou hast established the earth, and it standeth.

Psalm 139:13

For thou hast possessed my reins; thou didst cover me in my mother's womb.

Psalm 148:8-12

Fire and hail, snow and vapour, stormy wind fulfilling his word;

Isaiah 26:4

Confide ye in Jehovah for ever; for in Jah, Jehovah, is the rock of ages.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish and heartless people, who have eyes and see not; who have ears, and hear not.

Matthew 5:45

that ye may be the sons of your Father who is in the heavens; for he makes his sun rise on evil and good, and sends rain on just and unjust.

John 15:22

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

Acts 17:29

Being therefore the offspring of God, we ought not to think that which is divine to be like gold or silver or stone, the graven form of man's art and imagination.

Acts 22:1

Brethren and fathers, hear my defence which I now make to you.

Romans 2:1

Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, every one who judgest, for in that in which thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.

Romans 2:15

who shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts accusing or else excusing themselves between themselves;)

Romans 16:26

but which has now been made manifest, and by prophetic scriptures, according to commandment of the eternal God, made known for obedience of faith to all the nations --

Colossians 1:15

who is image of the invisible God, firstborn of all creation;

Colossians 2:9

For in him dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily;

1 Timothy 6:16

who only has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light; whom no man has seen, nor is able to see; to whom be honour and eternal might. Amen.

Hebrews 9:14

how much rather shall the blood of the Christ, who by the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works to worship the living God?

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he persevered, as seeing him who is invisible.

Genesis 21:33

And Abraham planted a tamarisk in Beer-sheba, and called there on the name of Jehovah, the Eternal God.

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