Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

God, having spoken in former times in fragmentary and varied fashion to our forefathers by the prophets,

New American Standard Bible

God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways,

King James Version

God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Holman Bible

Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways.

A Conservative Version

God, who formerly spoke in many portions and in many ways to the fathers by the prophets, spoke to us in these last days by a Son,

American Standard Version

God, having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophets by divers portions and in divers manners,

Amplified

In many separate revelations [ each of which set forth a portion of the Truth] and in different ways God spoke of old to [our] forefathers in and by the prophets,

An Understandable Version

In times past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets in many parts and in various ways,

Anderson New Testament

GOD, who in many parts and in many ways spoke in ancient times to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by his Son,

Bible in Basic English

In times past the word of God came to our fathers through the prophets, in different parts and in different ways;

Common New Testament

In the past God spoke to our fathers by the prophets at many times and in various ways,

Daniel Mace New Testament

God who at sundry times, and in divers manners, spake in time past to the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his SON,

Darby Translation

God having spoken in many parts and in many ways formerly to the fathers in the prophets,

Godbey New Testament

On many occasions and in many ways in the olden time, God having spoken to the fathers through the prophets, at the last of these days has spoken to us through his Son,

Goodspeed New Testament

It was little by little and in different ways that God spoke in old times to our forefathers through the prophets,

John Wesley New Testament

God who at sundry times and in divers manners spake of old to the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken to us by his Son;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

God, having spoken many times and in many ways in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Julia Smith Translation

God, formerly multifariously and abundantly having spoken to the fathers in the prophets,

King James 2000

God, who at many times and in various manners spoke in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Although] God spoke long ago in many parts and in many ways to the fathers by the prophets,

Modern King James verseion

God, who at many times and in many ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

God, in time past, diversely and many ways, spake unto the fathers by prophets:

Moffatt New Testament

Many were the forms and fashions in which God spoke of old to our fathers by the prophets,

Montgomery New Testament

God, who in ancient days spoke to our ancestors in the prophets, at many different times and by various methods,

NET Bible

After God spoke long ago in various portions and in various ways to our ancestors through the prophets,

New Heart English Bible

God, having in the past spoken to the fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways,

Noyes New Testament

God, who at different times and in different ways spoke of old to the fathers by the prophets,

Sawyer New Testament

GOD, who at many times and in many ways spoke anciently to the fathers by the prophets,

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas, in many parts and in many ways of old, God spake unto the fathers, in the prophets,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

GOD, who spake to the fathers of old at various times, and in different manners by the prophets,

Twentieth Century New Testament

God, who, of old, at many times and in many ways, spoke to our ancestors, by the Prophets,

Webster

God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets,

Weymouth New Testament

God, who in ancient days spoke to our forefathers in many distinct messages and by various methods through the Prophets,

Williams New Testament

It was bit by bit and in many different ways that God in olden times spoke to our forefathers through the prophets,

World English Bible

God, having in the past spoken to the fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways,

Worrell New Testament

God, having in many parts and many ways spoken, of old, to the fathers in the prophets,

Worsley New Testament

God, who at sundry times, and various ways, spake of old unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken to us by his Son,

Youngs Literal Translation

In many parts, and many ways, God of old having spoken to the fathers in the prophets,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
God, who
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

πολυμέρως 
Polumeros 
Usage: 1

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

πολυτρόπως 
Polutropos 
Usage: 1

λαλέω 
Laleo 
Usage: 235

in time past
πάλαι 
Palai 
Usage: 4

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

by
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Images Hebrews 1:1

Prayers for Hebrews 1:1

Context Readings

God's Full And Final Revelation In The Son

25 May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with your spirit! Amen. 1 God, having spoken in former times in fragmentary and varied fashion to our forefathers by the prophets, 2 has in these last days spoken to us by a Son whom he appointed to be the heir of everything and through whom he also made the universe.


Cross References

Genesis 3:15

"I'll place hostility between you and the woman, between your offspring and her offspring. He'll strike you on the head, and you'll strike him on the heel."

Joel 2:28

"Then it will come about at a later time that I will pour out my Spirit on every person. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your elderly people will dream dreams, and your young people will see visions.

Numbers 12:6-8

Then he told the two of them: "Pay attention to what I have to say! When there is a prophet among you, won't I, the LORD, reveal myself to him in a vision? Won't I speak with him in a dream?

Genesis 6:3

So the LORD said, "My Spirit won't remain with human beings forever, because they're truly mortal. Their lifespan will be 120 years."

Genesis 6:13-22

So God announced to Noah, "I've decided to destroy every living thing on earth, because it has become filled with violence due to them. Look! I'm about to annihilate them, along with the earth.

Genesis 8:15-19

God spoke to Noah,

Genesis 9:1-17

God blessed Noah and his sons and ordered them, "Be productive, multiply, and fill the earth.

Genesis 12:1-3

The LORD told Abram, "You are to leave your land, your relatives, and your father's house and go to the land that I'm going to show you.

Genesis 26:2-5

That's when the LORD appeared to Isaac. "You are not to go down to Egypt," he said. "Instead, you are to settle down in an area within this land where I'll tell you.

Genesis 28:12-15

when he had a dream! He saw a raised highway that had been built with its ending point on earth and its beginning point in heaven. God's angels were ascending and descending on it.

Genesis 32:24-30

And so Jacob was left alone, and he struggled with a man until daybreak.

Genesis 46:2-4

God spoke to Israel through night visions, addressing him, "Jacob! Jacob!" "Here I am!" Jacob replied.

Exodus 3:1-22

Meanwhile, Moses continued tending the sheep that belonged to his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the sheep to the western desert and came to Horeb, God's mountain, where

Luke 1:55

according to the promise he made to our ancestors to Abraham and his descendants forever."

Luke 1:72

He has shown mercy to our ancestors and remembered his holy covenant,

Luke 24:27

Then, beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them all the passages of Scripture about himself.

Luke 24:44

Then he told them, "These are the words that I spoke to you while I was still with you that everything written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets, and the Psalms had to be fulfilled."

John 7:22

Moses gave you circumcision not that it is from Moses, but from the Patriarchs and so you circumcise a man on the Sabbath.

John 9:29

We know that God has spoken to Moses, but we do not know where this fellow comes from."

Acts 2:30

Therefore, since he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him with an oath to put one of his descendants on his throne,

Acts 13:32

We're telling you the good news: What God promised our ancestors

Acts 28:23

So they set a day to meet with Paul and came out in large numbers to see him where he was staying.

Hebrews 2:2

because if the message spoken by angels was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience received its just punishment,

1 Peter 1:10-12

Even the prophets, who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours, carefully researched and investigated this salvation.

2 Peter 1:20-21

First of all, you must understand this: No prophecy in Scripture is a matter of one's own interpretation,

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