Main point summary
God is angry at unrighteous people , because they suppress the truth of his power and nature that he has clearly shown them in creation, which leaves them without excuse.
For k the wrath of God l is revealed
against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.
For what can be m known about God is plain to them,
because God has shown it to them.
For his invisible attributes ... have been clearly perceived,
... namely, his eternal power and divine nature, ...
ever since the creation of the world, 1
in the things that have been made.
So they are without excuse.
For although they knew God,
they did not honor him as God
or give thanks to him,
but they o became futile in their thinking,
and their foolish hearts were darkened.
p Claiming to be wise,
they became fools,
and q exchanged the glory of r the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things.
God's power and nature are obvious in his creation.
Instead of honouring and thanking God, people foolishly exchanged his glory for images.
Because God's power and nature are obvious, and because people still foolishly exchange his glory for images, they are without excuse .
God is angry against unrighteous people who suppress the truth.
People know who God is through revelation.