Incorruptible God

The word aphthartos stresses God’s immortal, un-decaying, or imperishable nature in contrast to men, who do perish and decay. The title “Incorruptible God” uses an older word to express that same nature.

Incorruptible God, a name of God, pictured in the Greek text of Romans 1:23.

Incorruptible God in the Greek text of Romans 1:23.

Incorruptible God in Greek:

Ho aphthartos Theos

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 862a, 2316

Bible reference: Rom. 1:23

Professing to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures. (Romans 1:22-23)

The KJV uses the word uncorruptible, while the NIV calls God the immortal God.

In 1 Timothy 1:17, God is called the King eternal, immortal, invisible.

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