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

  • Charles fiorucci
    the depravity of man is in romans 1-24-32 a clear picture of our culture
    hell awaits them what a sad state yet they think it is an acceptable
    life style and GOD will pass by there sin how sad 1cor6-9 also
    mentions sodomy and other sins which are practiced without
    real repentance in faith in jesus christ for salvation will
    be in hell based upon GOds word not mine
  • Zenaida
    We please Godby our faith and through faith alone, not by faith through works.
  • Bee
    Verses 11, 12 talk about the encouraging and positive results of meeting together with fellow believers. We not only receive encouragement but we want to make sure to give it to others to help them be firm in the faith.
  • Irene123
    to mockingbird on Romans .... ?; sorry, forgot the ch. anyway your comment was very good. I'm sure there is no way of your replying to this comment (I've never seen such on here). you sound like an apostolic ..... ?
  • MockingBird
    Faith is pleasing to God : Faith is the righteousness of God : Jesus is our righteousness and Jesus walked in Faith toward God : It is from Faith to Faith : This is a continual walk with God : You cannot have faith without being obedient to what you hear : Doing : From Faith to Faith . If you be willing and obedient , you shall eat the good of the land .
  • Gj
    In Romans 1 Paul humble himself explaining his call as an apostle in a servant manner. He do not boast about being a called apostle by God but a servant called of God. He greet them by telling of their faithful and how the whole world knew of it. We learn much just reading and meditating on Chapter 1. We learn of our indebtedness to all people, and that all have a need of Salvation. God be praised

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