Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

International Standard Version

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

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,

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 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen. 1 God, having in the past spoken to the fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 2 has at the end of these days spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom also he made the worlds.


Cross References

Genesis 3:15

I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will bruise your head, and you will bruise his heel."

Joel 2:28

"It will happen afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions.

Numbers 12:6-8

He said, "Hear now my words. If there is a prophet among you, I Yahweh will make myself known to him in a vision. I will speak with him in a dream.

Genesis 6:3

Yahweh said, "My Spirit will not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; yet will his days be one hundred twenty years."

Genesis 6:13-22

God said to Noah, "The end of all flesh has come before me, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Genesis 8:15-19

God spoke to Noah, saying,

Genesis 9:1-17

God blessed Noah and his sons, and said to them, "Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.

Genesis 12:1-3

Now Yahweh said to Abram, "Get out of your country, and from your relatives, and from your father's house, to the land that I will show you.

Genesis 26:2-5

Yahweh appeared to him, and said, "Don't go down into Egypt. Live in the land I will tell you about.

Genesis 28:12-15

He dreamed. Behold, a stairway set upon the earth, and its top reached to heaven. Behold, the angels of God ascending and descending on it.

Genesis 32:24-30

Jacob was left alone, and wrestled with a man there until the breaking of the day.

Genesis 46:2-4

God spoke to Israel in the visions of the night, and said, "Jacob, Jacob!" He said, "Here I am."

Exodus 3:1-22

Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to God's mountain, to Horeb.

Luke 1:55

As he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and his seed forever."

Luke 1:72

to show mercy towards our fathers, to remember his holy covenant,

Luke 24:27

Beginning from Moses and from all the prophets, he explained to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

Luke 24:44

He said to them, "This is what I told you, while I was still with you, that all things which are written in the law of Moses, the prophets, and the psalms, concerning me must be fulfilled."

John 7:22

Moses has given you circumcision (not that it is of Moses, but of the fathers), and on the Sabbath you circumcise a boy.

John 9:29

We know that God has spoken to Moses. But as for this man, we don't know where he comes from."

Acts 2:30

Therefore, being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him that of the fruit of his body, according to the flesh, he would raise up the Christ to sit on his throne,

Acts 13:32

We bring you good news of the promise made to the fathers,

Acts 28:23

When they had appointed him a day, many people came to him at his lodging. He explained to them, testifying about the Kingdom of God, and persuading them concerning Jesus, both from the law of Moses and from the prophets, from morning until evening.

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through angels proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense;

1 Peter 1:10-12

Concerning this salvation, the prophets sought and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you,

2 Peter 1:20-21

knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of private interpretation.

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