Prophecies of Jesus

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Prophecies of His lineage and birth

Family of Tribe of Judah
Foretold: Genesis 49:10
Fulfilled: Luke 3:33

Jesus in Lineage of Abraham
Foretold: Genesis 12:3, 17:17
Fulfilled: Matthew 1:1 - 2, Luke 3:34

Heir to Throne of David
Foretold: Isaiah 9:6 - 7
Fulfilled: Luke 1:32

Jesus is anointed, Eternal
Foretold: Psalm 45:6 - 7
Fulfilled: Hebrews 1:8 - 10

Born like other humans
Foretold: Genesis 3:14 - 15
Fulfilled: Galatians 4:4

Born in Bethlehem
Foretold: Micah 5:2
Fulfilled: Luke 2:4 - 7

 

The time of birth
Foretold: Daniel 9:24 - 25
Fulfilled: Luke 2:1 - 5

Jesus born of a virgin
Foretold: Isaiah 7:13 - 14
Fulfilled: Luke 1:26 - 31

A prophet like Moses
Foretold: Deuteronomy 18:15
Fulfilled: Acts 3:19 - 22

Murder of infants
Foretold: Jeremiah 31:15
Fulfilled: Matthew 2:16 - 18

Jesus called out of Egypt
Foretold: Hosea 11:1
Fulfilled: Matthew 2:13 - 15

Spirit of the Lord on Him
Foretold: Isaiah 11:2, 42:1
Fulfilled: Matt. 3:16, John 1:32

Who are the MAJOR prophets?

The last travels of Jesus Map

Picture of Bethlehem's Shepherds Field

Full of wisdom, power
Foretold: Isaiah 11:1 - 10
Fulfilled: Romans 15:12, Eph. 1:17

Possess Key of David
Foretold: Isaiah 22:22
Fulfilled: Revelation 3:7

 

Jesus comes as King
Foretold: Isaiah 62:11
Fulfilled: Matthew 21:5, Rev. 22:12

Jesus is chief cornerstone
Foretold: Psalm 118:22 - 23
Fulfilled: Matthew 21:42, 1Peter 2:4 - 7
 

Prophecies concerning Jesus' ministry

Way of the Lord prepared
Foretold: Isaiah 40:3 - 4
Fulfilled: Luke 3:2 - 5

A messenger before the Lord
Foretold: Malachi 3:1
Fulfilled: Luke 7:24 - 27

Declared the Son of God
Foretold: Psalm 2:7
Fulfilled: Matthew 3:13 - 17

Ministry of Jesus in Galilee
Foretold: Isaiah 9:1 - 2
Fulfilled: Matthew 4:12 - 16

 

Jesus heals broken hearted
Foretold: Isaiah 61:1 - 3
Fulfilled: Luke 4:17 - 21

Priest after Melchizedek
Foretold: Psalm 110:1,4
Fulfilled: Hebrews 5:5 - 6

Rejected, not believed by Jews
Foretold: Isaiah 53:1 - 4
Fulfilled: John 1:11, 12:37 - 40

Deaf, blind are healed
Foretold: Isaiah 29:18 - 19
Fulfilled: Matthew 11:5, Mark 7:37


Arrival of the Holy Family in Bethlehem by Cornelis Massys
Arrival of the Holy Family in Bethlehem
Cornelis Massys

Jesus cares for, heals needy
Foretold: Isaiah 35:4 - 10, Psalm 72:13
Fulfilled: Matthew 9:30, John 9:1 - 7, Luke 10:33

Jesus is the Good Shepherd
Foretold: Isaiah 40:10 - 11, Ezek. 34:23 - 24
Fulfilled: John 10:11, 1Peter 2:25

The meek Servant
Foretold: Isaiah 42:1 - 4
Fulfilled: Matthew 12:17 - 21, Phil. 2:7

He speaks in parables
Foretold: Psalm 78:1 - 2
Fulfilled: Matthew 13:34 - 35

Triumphal into Jerusalem
Foretold: Zechariah 9:9
Fulfilled: Mark 11:7 - 11

 

Anointed to preach liberty
Foretold: Isaiah 61:1 - 3
Fulfilled: Luke 4:17 - 19, Acts 10:38

Will propose New Covenant
Foretold: Jeremiah 31:31 - 34
Fulfilled: Matt. 26:27 - 29, Heb. 8:8 - 12

Stumbling block to some
Foretold: Isaiah 8:14 - 15
Fulfilled: Romans 9:33

Jesus hated without reason
Foretold: Psalm 35:19
Fulfilled: John 15:23 - 25

Praised by children
Foretold: Psalm 8:1 - 2
Fulfilled: Matthew 21:15 - 16

Additional Study Materials
Prophecies fullfilled on day Jesus died
Old Testament Timeline
Is it WRONG to wear a cross?

Old Testament prophecies of Jesus
Primary Sources

Harmony of the Gospels in Modern English, 3rd Edition
Holman Quicksource Bible Atlas


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