Romans 1:19

“Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Because that which may bee knowen of God, is manifest in them, for God hath shewed it vnto them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

because that which is known about God is evident within them; for God made it evident to them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because that which is known of God is manifest in them; for God manifested it unto them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because the knowledge of God may be seen in them, God having made it clear to them.
- Basic English Bible

Because what is known of God is manifest among them, for God has manifested [it] to them,
- Darby Bible

Because that which may be known of God, is manifest in them; for God hath shown it to them.
- Webster's Bible

because what may be known about Him is plain to their inmost consciousness; for He Himself has made it plain to them.
- Weymouth Bible

because that which is known of God is revealed in them, for God revealed it to them.
- World English Bible

For that thing of God that is knowun, is schewid to hem, for God hath schewid to hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

Because that which is known of God is manifest among them, for God did manifest [it] to them,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:19


1:19 For what is to be known of God - Those great principles which are indispensably necessary to be known. Is manifest in them; for God hath showed it to them - By the light which enlightens every man that cometh into the world.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:19


Ro 1:19 Because. Here he begins to show why God's wrath is manifest. They are inexcusable because "that which may be known of God is manifest in them". Ro 1:20 shows what may be known of God by all.

Discussion for Romans 1

  • Sutton
    Romans 1 is about all sinners gay or straight that our ways and thoughts are as he says as far from his as the earth is the heavens. God loves all his creation, but he hates the choices of our free will against anything he has designed it and things to be. Romans 1 is my self examination of myself and seeing my every second need for My Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
  • Joe
    Some may not like my view, but I definitely believe the message in vs 24 thru 32 is very clear - being gay or lesbian goes against God's word. Sincere repentence and being born again is the answer.
  • C. H.
    This passage is about the tribe of Dan idol worshiping.
  • Wayne
    deanne what do you think paul was trying to say in romans 1 26
  • Jackson Rufus
    The book of Roman Chapter 1 is a holistic inspiration of God Almighty. It proves the truthfulness and existent of Our God and father in all things he created. For out of nothing he brought out what that exist to be. For there is Almighty God existent in all things he created, living and non living things. Even non living things such as rock are empirically alive un to God and not abstract.
  • Deanne
    There is no cultural indication, no doctrinal indication, no historical indication, no linguistic indication, no literary indication, no religious indication, that Paul intended to blast lesbians and gays in Romans 1:26-27.

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