Old Testament
Prophecies of Jesus

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Jesus' lineage and birth

Born in family of the Tribe of Judah
Reference: Genesis 49:10
Fulfillment: Luke 3:33

Lineage of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob
Reference: Genesis 12:3, 17:17,19;
Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1-2,16; Luke 3:34

Heir to the Throne of David
Reference: Isaiah 9:6-7
Fulfillment: Luke 1:32

Anointed and Eternal
Reference: Psalm 45:6-7
Fulfillment: Hebrews 1:8-10

Born like other humans
Reference: Genesis 3:14-15
Fulfillment: Galatians 4:4

Born in Bethlehem
Reference: Micah 5:2
Fulfillment: Luke 2:4-7


The time of birth
Reference: Daniel 9:24-25
Fulfillment: Luke 2:1-5

Christ to be born of a virgin
Reference: Isaiah 7:13-14
Fulfillment: Luke 1:26-28, 30-31

A prophet would be raised up
Reference: Deuteronomy 18:15
Fulfillment: Acts 3:19-20, 22

Murder of infants
Reference: Jeremiah 31:15
Fulfillment: Matthew 2:16-18

To be called out of Egypt
Reference: Hosea 11:1
Fulfillment: Matthew 2:13-15

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The ministry of Jesus

The way of the Lord prepared
Reference: Isaiah 40:3-4
Fulfillment: Luke 3:2-5

A messenger before the Lord
Reference: Malachi 3:1
Fulfillment: Luke 7:24-27

Declared to be a Son of God
Reference: Psalm 2:7
Fulfillment: Matthew 3:13-17

Ministry centered in Galilee
Reference: Isaiah 9:1-2
Fulfillment: Matthew 4:12-16

He would speak in parables
Reference: Psalm 78:1-2
Fulfillment: Matthew 13:34-35


He would bind up, heal broken hearted
Reference: Isaiah 61:1-3
Fulfillment: Luke 4:17-21

Priest after order of Melchizedek
Reference: Psalm 110:1,4
Fulfillment: Hebrews 5:5-6

Rejected, not believed by the Jews
Reference: Isaiah 53:1-4
Fulfillment: John 1:11, 12:37-40; Luke 23:20-21

Hated without reason
Reference: Psalm 35:19
Fulfillment: John 15:23-25

Jesus' last week,
suffering and death

Triumphal entry into Jerusalem
Reference: Zechariah 9:9
Fulfillment: Mark 11:7-11

Praised by children
Reference: Psalm 8:1-2
Fulfillment: Matthew 21:15-16

Betrayed by close friend who ate with him
Reference: Psalm 41:9
Fulfillment: Matthew 26:14-15, Mark 14:10

The price paid for betrayal
Reference: Zechariah 11:12
Fulfillment: Matthew 26:14-15

What is done with betrayal money
Reference: Zechariah 11:13
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:3, 5-7

Forsaken by His disciples
Reference: Zechariah 13:7
Fulfillment: Mark 14:50; Matthew 26:31

False witnesses against Christ
Reference: Psalm 27:12, 35:11
Fulfillment: Matthew 26:59-61; Mark 14:55-57

Won't defend himself against accusations
Reference: Isaiah 53:7
Fulfillment: Mark 15:3-5, Matthew 27:13-14

Satan will bruise his "heel"
Reference: Genesis 3:15
Fulfillment: John 19:18; John 12:31-33

Jesus would be tortured
Reference: Isaiah 50:6
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:26; Mark 15:15

His body would have marks of abuse
Reference: Psalm 22:16-17; Isaiah 52:14
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:26-30; John 19:1-3

Suffer and die for sins of world
Reference: Isaiah 53:4-6, 10-11
Fulfillment: Romans 5:6-8

Receive reproach, enemies before him
Reference: Psalm 69:9, 19-20
Fulfillment: Matthew 26:55, 65-66, 27:27-30

Feet and hands would be pierced
Reference: Psalm 22:15-16; Zech. 12:9-10
Fulfillment: John 19:33-35, 20:25-27


Considered a criminal
Reference: Isaiah 53:12
Fulfillment: Luke 23:33

Some would shake their heads
Reference: Psalm 22:7-8, 109:25
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:39-40

Reviled, mocked by crowd
Reference: Psalm 22:7-8
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:39-43; Luke 23:35

Jesus would bear sins of those killing him
Reference: Isaiah 53:12
Fulfillment: Luke 23:33-34

Lots cast for his clothes
Reference: Psalm 22:18
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:35; John 19:23-24

Many will stare at him on the cross
Reference: Psalm 22:16-17
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:36, 55; Luke 23:48

Family, friends will see his suffering
Reference: Psalm 38:10-11
Fulfillment: Luke 23:48-49; Matthew 27:55-56

Forsaken by God
Reference: Psalm 22:1-2
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:45-46

Given vinegar to drink
Reference: Psalm 69:21
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:34; John 19:28-30

Jesus' side would be pierced
Reference: Zechariah 12:10
Fulfillment: John 19:34

He would commend His spirit to God
Reference: Psalm 31:5
Fulfillment: Luke 23:46; John 19:30

Not one bone will be broken
Reference: Exodus 12:43-46; Psalm 34:19-20
Fulfillment: John 19:33-36

Christ is our Passover
Reference: Exodus 12:3, 5-6; Isaiah 53:7
Fulfillment: John 1:29; 1Corinthians 5:7

He would be cut off for others
Reference: Daniel 9:26
Fulfillment: John 11:49-52

Jesus' burial,
resurrection, ascension

Buried in the tomb of a rich man
Reference: Isaiah 53:8-9
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:57-60

Body in grave exactly 72 hours
Reference: Matthew 12:39-40
Fulfillment: Matthew 27:57-60


His body would not decay
Reference: Psalm 16:9
Fulfillment: Acts 2:24, 27, 31

Resurrected from the dead Psalm 16:10-11; Psalm 49:15
Fulfillment: Mark 16:5-6

Jesus ascends to heaven
and sits at God's right hand
Psalm 68:18, Acts 1:9, 2:32-33;
1Corinthians 15:3-4; Mark 16:19;
Ephesians 4:8-10

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