Parallel Verses

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:

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

From the creation of the world His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, 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:

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:

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:

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 that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God has showed it unto them. 20 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: 21 Because, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish hearts were darkened.



Cross References

Psalm 19:1-6

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.

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 shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

John 1:18

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

Romans 1:19

Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God has showed it unto them.

1 Timothy 1:17

Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of the 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 behold who has created these things, that brings out their host by number: he calls them all by names by the greatness of his might, for he is strong in power; not one is missing.

Deuteronomy 4:19

And lest you lift up your eyes unto heaven, and when you see the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, should be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD your God has apportioned unto all nations under the whole heaven.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before you; and shall say, Destroy them.

Job 31:26-28

If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon moving in brightness;

Psalm 8:3

When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained;

Psalm 90:2

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

Psalm 104:5

Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed forever.

Psalm 104:31

The glory of the LORD shall endure forever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works.

Psalm 119:90

Your faithfulness is unto all generations: you have established the earth, and it abides.

Psalm 139:13

For you have formed my inward parts: you have covered me in my mother's womb.

Psalm 148:8-12

Fire, and hail; snow, and vapors; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

Isaiah 26:4

Trust in the LORD forever: for in the LORD GOD is everlasting strength:

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

That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they would not have sin: but now they have no cover for their sin.

Acts 17:29

Therefore then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Deity is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device.

Acts 22:1

Men, brethren, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now unto you.

Romans 2:1

Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whosoever you are that judge: for in what you judge another, you condemn yourself; for you that judge do the same things.

Romans 2:15

Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)

Romans 16:26

But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation:

Colossians 2:9

For in him dwells all the fullness of the Deity bodily.

1 Timothy 6:16

Who only has immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man has seen, nor can see: to whom be honor and power everlasting. Amen.

Hebrews 9:14

How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

Genesis 21:33

And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.

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