Romans 1:22

“Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Professing themselues to be wise, they became fooles:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Professing to be wise, they became fools,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Seeming to be wise, they were in fact foolish,
- Basic English Bible

professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
- Darby Bible

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools:
- Webster's Bible

While boasting of their wisdom they became utter fools,
- Weymouth Bible

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
- World English Bible

For thei `seiynge that hem silf weren wise, thei weren maad foolis.
- Wycliffe Bible

professing to be wise, they were made fools,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:22


Ro 1:22 Became fools. The Greeks and Roman heathen boasted of their wisdom and held the rest of the world in contempt, but at the same time their idolatry showed their utter folly.

Discussion for Romans 1:22

  • Cleora Fritz for verse 22
    I agree with the comment above, people in high places especially, ignoring the teaching of the Bible and placing themselves as a higher authority think themselves wise, as God states are become fools.
  • Tom Howe for verse 22
    Science is the god of many people nowadays. They come to many false conclusions and assumptions based on arrogance and pride. They interpret the evidence to they bias. Every new generation think it 's smarter than the last. We depend too much on technology and have forgotten how to think and feel.
  • Ann Lee for verse 22
    This passage is indicative of our society. There are so many people today who MAJOR in trying to put themselves at the top of the heap while stepping upon other to do so. As they speak words of condemnation to the ones they are trying to appear smarter than, they show themselves to be fools.
  • Princess for verse 22
    i think this is a very good idea, but where are the comments

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