Romans 1:23
Good News Translation
instead of worshiping the immortal God, they worship images made to look like mortals or birds or animals or reptiles.

Contemporary English Version
They don't worship the glorious and eternal God. Instead, they worship idols that are made to look like humans who cannot live forever, and like birds, animals, and reptiles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of the image of a corruptible man and of birds, and of fourfooted beasts and of creeping things.

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And they changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of the image of a corruptible man and of birds, and of fourfooted beasts and of creeping things.

changed.

Romans 1:25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie and worshipped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

Psalm 106:20 And they changed their glory into the likeness of a calf that eateth grass.

Jeremiah 2:11 If a nation hath changed their gods, and indeed they are not gods: but my people have changed their glory into an idol.

an image.

Deuteronomy 4:15-18 Keep therefore your souls carefully. You saw not any similitude in the day that the Lord God spoke to you in Horeb from the midst of the fire: . . .

Deuteronomy 5:8 Thou shalt not make to thy self a graven thing, nor the likeness of any things, that are in heaven above, or that are in the earth beneath, or that abide in the waters under the earth.

Psalm 115:5-8 They have mouths and speak not: they have eyes and see not. . . .

Psalm 135:15-18 The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of men's hands. . . .

Isaiah 40:18,26 To whom then have you likened God? or what image will you make for him? . . .

Isaiah 44:13 The carpenter hath stretched out his rule, he hath formed it with a plane: he hath made it with corners, and hath fashioned it round with the compass: and he hath made the image of a man as it were a beautiful man dwelling in a house.

Ezekiel 8:10 And I went in and saw, and behold every form of creeping things, and of living creatures, the abominations, and all the idols of the house of Israel, were painted on the wall all round about.

Acts 17:29 Being therefore the offspring of God, we must not suppose the divinity to be like unto gold or silver or stone, the graving of art and device of man.

1 Corinthians 12:2 You know that when you were heathens, you went to dumb idols, according as you were led.

1 Peter 4:3 For the time past is sufficient to have fulfilled the will of the Gentiles, for them who have walked in riotousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings and unlawful worshipping of idols.

Revelation 9:20 And the rest of the men, who were not slain by these plagues, did not do penance from the works of their hands, that they should not adore devils and idols of gold and silver and brass and stone and wood, which neither can see nor hear nor walk:

Context
God's Wrath against Sin
22For, professing themselves to be wise, they became fools. 23And they changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of the image of a corruptible man and of birds, and of fourfooted beasts and of creeping things. 24Wherefore, God gave them up to the desires of their heart, unto uncleanness: to dishonour their own bodies among themselves.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:16
Lest perhaps being deceived you might make you a graven similitude, or image of male or female,

Deuteronomy 4:17
The similitude of any beasts, that are upon the earth, or of birds, that fly under heaven,

Psalm 106:20
And they changed their glory into the likeness of a calf that eateth grass.

Jeremiah 2:11
If a nation hath changed their gods, and indeed they are not gods: but my people have changed their glory into an idol.

Acts 10:12
Wherein were all manner of four-footed beasts and creeping things of the earth and fowls of the air.

Acts 17:29
Being therefore the offspring of God, we must not suppose the divinity to be like unto gold or silver or stone, the graving of art and device of man.

Additional Translations
and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images of mortal man and birds and animals and reptiles.

and they changed the glory of the immortal God into a likeness of an image of mortal man and birds and quadrupeds and creeping things.

And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four footed beasts, and creeping things.

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into [the] likeness of an image of corruptible man and of birds and quadrupeds and reptiles.

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.

And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping animals.

and, instead of worshipping the imperishable God, they worshipped images resembling perishable man or resembling birds or beasts or reptiles.

and traded the glory of the incorruptible God for the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four-footed animals, and creeping things.

and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into the likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of fowls, and of quadrupeds, and of reptiles.
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