Prophecies concerning Jesus Christ and their fulfillment
Ps. 40:7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me, Luke 24:44 And he said
unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be
fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
|Would be the “seed of a woman.”||Ga. 4:4
4.But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, 5. To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
(Mt1:18) (Lu 2:7) (Re 12:5)
And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.
|He will bruise Satan’s head||Heb. 2:14 For as much then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil
26 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.27..God shall enlarge Japheth, and he shall dwell in the tents of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant.
|A descendant of Shem||Lu. 3:36
Which was the son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Shem, which was the son of Noah, which was the son of Lamech.
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed (Gen 12:3)
|Promised seed of Abraham||Ac. 3:25
Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. (Mt.1:1)(Lu3:34)
And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.
|Promised seed of Issac||Mt. 1:2
Abraham begat Issac ; and Issac begat Jacob; Jacob begat Judus and his brotheren (Luke 3:34) (Gal 3:16)
|Nu. 24:17 I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not near: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Scepter shall rise out of Israel, and shall crush the forehead of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth. (Ge28:14||Promised seed of Jacob||Lu. 3:34
Who was the son of Jacob, who was the son of Isaac, who was the son of Abraham, who was the son of Terah, who was the son of Nahor,(Mt. 1:2)
The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
|Descend from tribe of JudahJacob blesses his grandsons||Lu 3:33
Who was the son of Amminadab, who was the son of Ram, who was the son of Hezron, who was the son of Perez, who was the son of Judah,
|Is:10:11 And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, who shall stand as an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his place of rest shall be glorious.||Descendant of Jesse||Ro. 15:12
And again, Esaias saith, There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust
Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.
|The Heir to the throne of DavidA child shall lead them.||Mt. 1:1
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.(Mt.1:6)
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of you shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
|Place of Birth.||Mt. 2:1
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem (Lu 2:4-7)
Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
|Time of birth||Lu 2:1-2
1In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world.2(This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3And everyone went to his own
town to register. (Lu 2:3-7)
Therefore, the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son,
and shall call his name Immanuel.
|Born of a virgin.||Mt. 1:18
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. (Lu 1:26-35)
Thus, says the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping; Rachel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not.
|Massacre of infants||Mt. 2:16
Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise men (Mt2:17-18)
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
|Flight into Egypt||Mt.2:14
When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:
1. Nevertheless, there will be no more gloom for those who were in distress. In the past he humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the future he will honor Galilee of the Gentiles, by the way of the sea, along the Jordan.
2.The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.
|Ministry in GalileeSea of Galilee||Mt 4: 12-16
12Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee; 13And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: 14That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;16The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up
The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;
|As a Prophet||Jn. 6:14
Then those men, when they had seen the miracle that Jesus did, said, This is of a truth that prophet that should come into the world. (Jn 1:45) ( Ac 3:19-26)
The LORD has sworn, and will not relent, you are a priest forever after the order of Melchizedek.
|As a Priest like Melchizedek||He 6:20
Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.
(He 5:5,6) (7:15-17)
He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. (Ps 2;2)
|His rejection by Jews
He came unto his own, and his own received him not. (Jn 5:43),
(Lu 4:29, 17:25,23:18)
And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD
(Ps.45:7), (Is 11:3-4)
|Some of his characteristics||Lu. 2:52
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes unto you: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon a donkey, and upon a colt the foal of a donkey.
|His Triumphal Entry
13Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord. 14And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written, 15 Fear not, daughter of Zion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass’s colt. (Mt. 21:1-11) Jn (12:12)
Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
|Betrayed by a Friend
And Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went unto the chief priests, to betray him unto them.
(Mt. 26:14-16) (Mk 14:43-45)
And I said unto them, If you think it good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver.
|Sold for thirty pieces of silverJudas being paid 30 pieces of silver||Mt. 26:15
And said unto them, what will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.
And the LORD said unto me, Cast it unto the potter: a goodly price that I was priced at of them. And I took the thirty pieces of silver and cast them to the potter in the house of the LORD.
|Money to be returned for a potter’s fieldAkleldama||Mt. 27:6-7
6And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood. 7And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter’s field, to bury strangers in. (Mt27:3-5, 8-10)
7When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.8 Let his days be few; and let another take his office
|Judas’ office to be taken by another.||Ac. 1:18-20
18Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out. 19And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.
For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take.(Ac 1:16-17)
Deliver me not over unto the will of my enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty. Ps 35:11
|False witnesses accuse himJesus and Pilate||Mt. 20:60-61
60But found none: yea, though many false witnesses came, yet found they none. At the last came two false witnesses, 61And said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days
He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth: he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth. Ps 38:13-14
|Silent when accused||Mt.26:62-63
62 And the high priest arose, and said unto him, Answers thou nothing? what is it which these witness against thee? 63But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God
I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
|Smitten and spat upon||Mk 14:65
Some of them began to spit on him. They covered his face and hit him with their fists. They said to him, “Prophesy!” Even the guards took him and slapped him.
(Mk15:17) (Jn 19:1-3,18:22)
They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head: they that would destroy me, being my enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not away. Ps 109:3-5
|Was hated without a cause||Jn 15:23-25
23He that hateth me hateth my Father also. 24If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin: but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father. 25But this cometh to pass, that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, they hated me without a cause
4Surely he hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
16When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word and healed all that were sick: 17That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
(Ro 4:25) (1Co 15:3)
12Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors
|Crucified with sinners||Mt.27:38
Then were there two thieves crucified with him, one on the right hand, and another on the left.
(Mk 15:27-28) (Lu 23:33)
For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet
|Hands and feet pierced||Jn.20:27
Then saith he to Thomas, reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.
(Jn 19:37, 20:25-26)
6But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.7All they that see me laugh me to scorn they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,8He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him
|Mocked and insulted||Mt. 27:39-40
39Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads 40and saying, “You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God! (Mt 27:41-44) (Mk 15:29-32)
They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink
|Given gall and vinegar||Jn 19:29
Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a sponge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth.
He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.
|Hears prophetic words repeated in Mockery||Mt. 27:43
He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer. (Is 53:12)
|Prays for his enemies||Lu 23:34
Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourned for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
|His Side to be Pierced||Jn 19:34
But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and immediately came there out blood and water
They part my garments among them, and cast lots for my clothing.
|Soldiers’ cast lots for his garments.||Mk. 15:24
And when they had crucified him, they parted his garments, casting lots upon them, what every man should take. (Jn 19:24)
He keeps all his bones: not one of them is broken.
|Not a bone to be Broken||Jn 19:33
But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs:
And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth
|To be Buried with the Rich||Mt. 27:57-60
57When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus’ disciple: 58He went to Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered. 59And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, 60And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulcher and departed.
For you will not leave my soul in sheol neither will you allow your Holy One to see corruption.
|His resurrection||Mt. 28:9
And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet and worshipped him.
You have ascended on high, you have led captivity captive: you have received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.
50And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. 51And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven (Ac 1:9)