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

  • Basant Kumar nanda
    As much as within me is ready to preach the gospel .
  • Mable
    This book speak about if u disobedient if u don't listen to your parents u are left with all the bad things like it speaks of in the bible covetousness, unrighteousness, etc. All these things winds up with all these things for not listening to the parent u left looking like a fool thats what happens with disobedient children for not listening to parents
  • Lu2677
    Nadine, well said. Psalms 119:104.
    the person that said," all are afraid" is not heeding; Proverbs 14:5.
  • Nadine Stropling Smith
    I would like to say to the young person that said we are all afraid to tell the truth about homosexuality, for fear of being called a hater. That's not true, we all aren't afraid, because before I read that comment. God hasn't given us a spirit of fear but of POWER and a SOUND MIND. Fear has torment. What is it about man that we should fear him, anyway.
  • Nadine Stripling Smith
    The words of God are plainly written. In Romans chapter 1:27 tells us plainly about homosexuality. If MEN are leaving NATURAL AFFECTION for women,
  • Joey
    RE : robert L >> About "Christian" word. In the book of Act 26:28 is words from St. Paul, and 1 Peter 4:16 is words from St. Peter. NOT originally from Jesus. By the way, "Christ" original meaning from Greek scripture stands for "Messiah". What from the questioner want is, the word "Christian" from what Jesus said. Not from ST. PETER or ST. PAUL. Tq

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