Hebrews 1:1
Strong's Lexicon
{On many} past
πάλαι (palai)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3819: Of old, long ago, in times past, former. Probably another form for palin; formerly, or sometime since; ancient.

occasions
Πολυμερῶς (Polymerōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4181: Adverb from a compound of polus and meros; in many portions, i.e. Variously as to time and agency.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

in many different ways,
πολυτρόπως (polytropōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4187: In many ways. Adverb from a compound of polus and tropos; in many ways, i.e. Variously as to method or form.

God
Θεὸς (Theos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

spoke
λαλήσας (lalēsas)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2980: A prolonged form of an otherwise obsolete verb; to talk, i.e. Utter words.

to [our]
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

fathers
πατράσιν (patrasin)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

through
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τοῖς (tois)
Article - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

prophets.
προφήταις (prophētais)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different 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 Bible
God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
Parallel Verses
New International Version
In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways,

New Living Translation
Long ago God spoke many times and in many ways to our ancestors through the prophets.

English Standard Version
Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers 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 Bible
God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

Holman Christian Standard 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,

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
In many parts, and many ways, God of old having spoken to the fathers in the prophets,






Cross References
Numbers 12:6
And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.

Numbers 12:8
With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?

Joel 2:28
And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:

John 9:29
We know that God spake unto Moses: as for this fellow, we know not from whence he is.

John 16:13
Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

Acts 2:30
Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne;

Acts 3:21
Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

Hebrews 2:2
For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward;

Hebrews 2:3
How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

Hebrews 3:5
And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after;

Hebrews 4:8
For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
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