Romans 1:25

“Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who changed the trueth of God into a lye, and worshipped and serued the creature more then the Creatour, who is blessed for euer. Amen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for that they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshipped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because by them the true word of God was changed into that which is false, and they gave worship and honour to the thing which is made, and not to him who made it, to whom be blessing for ever. So be it.
- Basic English Bible

who changed the truth of God into falsehood, and honoured and served the creature more than him who had created [it], who is blessed for ever. Amen.
- Darby Bible

Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshiped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
- Webster's Bible

For they had bartered the reality of God for what is unreal, and had offered divine honours and religious service to created things, rather than to the Creator--He who is for ever blessed. Amen.
- Weymouth Bible

who exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
- World English Bible

The whiche chaungiden the treuthe of God in to leesyng, and herieden and serueden a creature rathere than to the creatoure, that is blessid in to worldis of worldis.
- Wycliffe Bible

who did change the truth of God into a falsehood, and did honour and serve the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed to the ages. Amen.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:25


1:25 Who changed the truth - The true worship of God. Into a lie - False, abominable idolatries. And worshipped - Inwardly. And served - Outwardly.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:25


Ro 1:25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie. By giving up the worship of the great unseen God to worship an idol; a creature, rather than the Creator. At first, idols were probably designed as only representations, but they finally became objects of worship. Just so, the images in Roman Catholic churches were intended at first as helps in worship, but have become to great multitudes really idols.

Discussion for Romans 1

  • BSP
    Verse 25: People can get so wrapped up in trying to learn something or solve a problem that they can forget about the Creator.
  • Ray321
    Romans 1:3 Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh Jesus had sinful flesh like we do. But Jesus never sinned. Jesus had his Father's in Heaven blood. Jesus was ready to become the Savior for our sins. Thank you Jesus.
  • A disciple
    "For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:" We hear and read that God made the world, and that He rules in the kingdoms of men. This part in Romans 1 describes very specifically that every man's life is made by God, according to what kind of man.
  • BSP
    In verses 14 through 16 Paul referred to himself as a debtor. We owe everyone an opportunity to hear the good news.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    sounds like the world today like in the old days
  • Lu2677
    Doctrine is something that is taught.Principle knowledge.The Gospel of Christ is doctrine. Ephesians 4:14"That we henceforth be no more children,tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men and cunning craftiness where by they lie in wait to deceive."Romans 16:17,6:7, 1Cor.14:6,26, Isaiah 28"9.In the context of these verse, doctrine is the counsel of God

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