“For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,)”
King James Version (KJV)
8:5 For though there be that are called gods - By the heathens both celestial, (as they style them,) terrestrial, and infernal deities.
1Co 8:5 Though there be that are called gods. The heathen world worshiped many false gods.