Romans 1:31

“Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Without vnderstanding, couenant breakers, without naturall affection, implacable, vnmercifull;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

without understanding, untrustworthy, unloving, unmerciful;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

without understanding, covenant-breakers, without natural affection, unmerciful:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Without knowledge, not true to their undertakings, unkind, having no mercy:
- Basic English Bible

void of understanding, faithless, without natural affection, unmerciful;
- Darby Bible

Without understanding, covenant-breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
- Webster's Bible

faithless to their promises, without natural affection, without human pity.
- Weymouth Bible

without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful;
- World English Bible

vnwise, vnmanerli, withouten loue, withouten boond of pees, with outen merci.
- Wycliffe Bible

unintelligent, faithless, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:31


1:31 Covenant - breakers - It is well known, the Romans, as a nation, from the very beginning of their commonwealth, never made any scruple of vacating altogether the most solemn engagement, if they did not like it, though made by their supreme magistrate, in the name of the whole people. They only gave up the general who had made it, and then supposed themselves to be at full liberty. Without natural affection - The custom of exposing their own new - born children to perish by cold, hunger, or wild beasts, which so generally prevailed in the heathen world, particularly among the Greeks and Romans, was an amazing instance of this; as is also that of killing their aged and helpless parents, now common among the American heathens.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:31


Ro 1:31 Without understanding. Senseless, foolish.

Discussion for Romans 1

  • Burris
    I like the book of Romans, we had this chapter in Sunday School the other Sunday ago, I notice the writer left out the 26 -29 verses. Its talking about how man has left his natural affection for a woman and has turn to man, men with men and women with women. the bible is right I don't care how many laws man make up and changed. We as Christian need to stand up for whats right.
  • Charity Baker
    Roman l speaks of God's revelation of " The Just shall live by faith." 17 He is speaking against all ungodliness and unrighteousness. 18 Man depravity to serve the creature and not the Creator, becoming darken or without understanding.21 Their hearts turned against God to dishonor their own bodies.24 They did not want to retain God in their knowledge and were turned over to a reprobate mind.28
  • Tony Searight- Searight Investments For Youth
    THE KEY TO IT ALL ....
    For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
  • 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

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