Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

ἀλλάσσω 
Allasso 
Usage: 6

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of the uncorruptible
ἄφθαρτος 
Aphthartos 
Usage: 7

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

an image
εἰκών 
Eikon 
Usage: 20

made like to
ὁμοίωμα 
Homoioma 
Usage: 6

φθαρτός 
Phthartos 
Usage: 6

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

and





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 When they counted themselves wise, they became fools 23 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. 24 Wherefore God, likewise, gave them up unto their hearts' lusts, unto uncleanness to defile their own bodies between themselves:



Cross References

Psalm 106:20

Thus they turned their glory into the similitude of a calf, that eateth hay.

Jeremiah 2:11

whether the Gentiles themselves deal so falsely and untruly with their gods - which yet are no gods indeed! But my people hath given over their high honour, for a thing that may not help them.

Acts 17:29

Forasmuch then as we are the generation of God, we ought not to think that the godhead is like unto gold, silver, or stone, graven by craft and imagination of man.

Deuteronomy 4:15-18

Take heed unto yourselves diligently as pertaining unto your souls, for ye saw no manner of image the day when the LORD spake unto you in Horeb out of the fire;

Deuteronomy 5:8

'Thou shalt make thee no graven image of any manner likeness that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water beneath the earth.

Psalm 115:5-8

They have mouths, and speak not; eyes have they, but they see not.

Psalm 135:15-18

As for the images of the heathen, they are but silver and gold, the work of men's hands.

Isaiah 40:18

"To whom then will ye liken God? Or what similitude will ye set up unto him?

Isaiah 40:26

Lift up your eyes on high, and consider who hath made those things, which come out by so great heaps; and he can call them all by their names. For there is nothing hid unto the greatness of his power, strength, and might.

Isaiah 44:13

The carpenter or image carver taketh meat of the timber, and spreadeth forth his line; he marketh it with some colour; he planeth it, he ruleth it, and squareth it, and maketh it after the image of a man; and according to the beauty of a man that it may stand in the temple.

Ezekiel 8:10

So I went in, and saw: and behold, there were all manner of images of worms and beasts, all Idols and abominations of the house of Israel painted every which one round about the wall.

Romans 1:25

which turned his truth unto a lie, and worshipped and served the creatures more than the creator, which is blessed forever, Amen.

1 Corinthians 12:2

Ye know that ye were gentiles, and went your ways unto dumb idols, even as ye were led.

1 Peter 4:3

For it is sufficient for us that we have spent the time that is past of the life, after the will of the gentiles; walking in wantonness, lusts, drunkenness, in eating, drinking, and in abominable idolatry.

Revelation 9:20

And the remnant of the men which were not killed by these plagues repented not of the deeds of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and images, of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood, which neither can see, neither hear, neither go.

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