Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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:

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:

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 can be known about God is evident among them, for God made [it] clear to them. 20 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. 21 For [although they] knew God, they did not honor [him] as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened.



Cross References

Psalm 19:1-6

The heavens [are] telling the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims the work of his hands.

Isaiah 9:6

For a child has been born for us; a son has been given to us. And the dominion will be on his shoulder, and his name is called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the one and only, God, the one who is in the bosom of the Father--that one has made [him] known.

Romans 1:19

because what can be known about God is evident among them, for God made [it] clear to them.

1 Timothy 1:17

Now to the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, to the only God, [be] honor and glory {forever and ever}. Amen.

Psalm 33:6-9

By the word of Yahweh [the] heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

Isaiah 40:26

Lift your eyes up [on] high, and see! Who created these? The one who brings out their host by number. He calls all them by name. Because [he is] great of power and mighty of power, no man is missing.

Deuteronomy 4:19

{And do this so that you do not lift} your eyes [toward] heaven and {observe} the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of the heaven, and be led astray and bow down to them and serve them, things that Yahweh your God has allotted to all [of] the peoples under all [of] the heaven.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The God of {ancient time} [is] a hiding place, and underneath [are] [the] arms of eternity, and he drove out {from before} you your enemy, and he said, 'Destroy [them]!'

Job 31:26-28

if I looked at [the] sun when it shone or [at the] moon moving [in] splendor,

Psalm 8:3

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, [the] moon and [the] stars which you set in place--

Psalm 90:2

Before [the] mountains were born and you brought forth [the] earth and [the] world, even from everlasting to everlasting, you [are] God.

Psalm 104:5

He established [the] earth on her foundations, [so that] it will not be moved forever and ever.

Psalm 104:31

May the glory of Yahweh endure forever. May Yahweh be glad in his works,

Psalm 119:90

Your faithfulness [endures] {throughout all generations}. You have established [the] earth and it stands.

Psalm 139:13

Indeed you created my {inward parts}; you wove me in my mother's womb.

Psalm 148:8-12

fire and hail, snow and cloud, stormy wind doing his bidding,

Isaiah 26:4

Trust in Yahweh forever, for in Yah, Yahweh [you have] an everlasting rock.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear this please, foolish and {senseless} people, {who have eyes} but do not see, {who have ears} but do not hear.'

Matthew 5:45

in order that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven, because he causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust.

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin. But now they do not have a valid excuse for their sin.

Acts 17:29

Therefore, [because we] are offspring of God, we ought not to think the divine being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by human skill and thought.

Acts 22:1

"Men--brothers and fathers--listen to my defense to you now!"

Romans 2:1

Therefore you are without excuse, O man, every one [of you] who passes judgment. For in that which you pass judgment on someone else, you condemn yourself, for you who are passing judgment are doing the same [things].

Romans 2:15

who show the work of the law written on their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts [one] after another accusing or even defending them

Romans 2:15

who show the work of the law written on their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts [one] after another accusing or even defending them

Colossians 1:15

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

Colossians 2:9

because in him all the fullness of deity dwells bodily,

1 Timothy 6:16

the [one who] alone possesses immortality, who lives [in] unapproachable light, whom no human being has seen nor is able to see, to whom [be] honor and eternal power. Amen.

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works to serve [the] living God?

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the anger of the king, for he persevered as [if he] saw the invisible one.

Genesis 21:33

And he planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there he called on the name of Yahweh, {the everlasting God}.

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