Descendent of Abraham
|Genesis 18:18 "Abraham will
surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on
earth will be blessed through him."
||Acts 3:25 "And you are heirs of
the prophets and of the covenant God made with your fathers. He
said to Abraham, 'Through your offspring all peoples on earth
will be blessed.'"
Descendent of Isaac
|Genesis 17:19 "Then God said,
'Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call
him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an
everlasting covenant for his descendents after him.'"
||Matthew 1:2 "Abraham was the
father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of
Judah and his brothers.
Descendent of Jacob
|Numbers 24:17 "I see him, but
not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of
Jacob; a scepter will rise out of Israel."
||Luke 3:34 "The son of Jacob, the
son of Isaac, the son of Abraham, the son of Terah, the son of
Will descend from the tribe of Judah
|Genesis 49:10 "The scepter will
not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his
feet, until he comes to whom it belongs and the obedience of the
nations is his."
||Luke 3:33 "The son of Amminadab,
the son of Ram, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of
Place of birth to be Bethlehem
|Micah 5:2 "But you, Bethlehem
Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of
you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose
origins are from of old, from ancient times."
||Matthew 2:1 "After Jesus was
born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King
Will be born of a virgin
|Isaiah 7:14 "Therefore the Lord
himself will give you a sign: the virgin will be with child and
will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel."
||Matthew 1:18 "This is how the
birth of Jesus Christ came about. His mother Mary was pledged to
be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was
found to be with child through the Holy Spirit."
Infants will be slaughtered
|Jeremiah 31:15 "This is what the
Lord says: 'A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great
weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be
comforted, because her children are no more.'"
||Matthew 2:16 "When Herod
realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious,
and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its
vicinity who were two years old and under, in accordance with
the time he had learned from the Magi."
Will escape into Egypt as a child
|Hoseah 11:1 "When Israel was a
child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son."
||Matthew 2:14 "So he got up, took
the child and his mother during the night and left for
Will minister in Galilee and along
the Jordan River
|Isaiah 9:1-2 "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--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."
"Jesus...returned to Galilee. Leaving Nazareth, he went and
lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun
and Naphtali--to fulfill what was said through the prophet
Isaiah: Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the
sea, along the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles--The people
living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in
the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned."
He will be rejected by the Jewish
|Isaiah 53:3 "He was despised and
rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering.
Like one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we
esteemed him not."
||John 1:11 "He came to that which
was his own, but his own did not receive him."
Character of wisdom and
|Isaiah 11:2 "The Spirit of the
Lord will rest on him--the Spirit of wisdom and of
understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of
knowledge and of the fear of the Lord."
||Luke 2:52 "And Jesus grew in
wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men."
He will enter triumphantly into
Jerusalem on a young donkey
|Zechariah 9:9 "Rejoice greatly,
O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king
comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding
on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey."
||John 12:13-14 "They took palm
branches and went out to meet him, shouting, 'Hosanna!' 'Blessed
is the King of Israel!' Jesus found a young donkey and sat upon
it, as it is written."
The time of his entry prophesied to
the very day
|Daniel 9:25-26 "Know and
understand this: From the issuing of the decree to restore and
rebuild Jerusalem until the Annointed One, the ruler, comes,
there will be seven 'sevens' and sixty-two 'sevens.' It will be
rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble.
After the sixty-two 'sevens' the Annointed One will be cut off
and will have nothing."
||This prophesy refers to weeks of
years, or 483 biblical years. Beginning with the exact day on
which Persian King Artaxerxes gave the decree to rebuild the
walls of Jerusalem (March 5, 444 BC), exactly 173,880 days
later--Palm Sunday, March 30, AD33--Christ rode into Jerusalem
the week before he was 'cut off' (crucified). This is the
precise number of days spanning 483 biblical years, which were
then measured as 12 months of 30 days each.
Betrayed by a close friend
|Psalm 41:9 "Even my close
friend, whom I trusted, he who shared my bread, has lifted up
his heel against me."
||Mark 14:10 "Then Judas Iscariot,
one of the Twelve, went to the chief priests to betray Jesus to
He will be sold for thirty pieces of
|Zechariah 11:12 "I told them,
'If you think it best, give me my pay; but if not, keep it.' So
they paid me thirty pieces of silver."
||Matthew 26:15 "And asked, 'What
are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?' So they
counted out for him thirty pieces of silver."
Money returned and used to buy
|Zechariah 11:13 "And the Lord
said to me, 'Throw it to the potter'--the handsome price at
which they priced me! So I took the thirty pieces of silver and
threw them into the house of the Lord to the potter."
||Matthew 27:6-7 "The chief
priests picked up the coins and said, 'It is against the law to
put this into the treasury, since it is blood money.' So they
decided to use the money to buy the potter's field as a burial
place for foreigners."
Silent when accused during his trial
|Isaiah 53:7 "He was oppressed
and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a
lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is
silent, so he did not open his mouth."
||Matthew 26:62-63 "Then the high
priest stood up and said to Jesus, 'Are you not going to answer?
What is this testimony that these men are bringing against you?'
But Jesus remained silent. The high priest said to him, 'I
charge you under oath by the living God: Tell us if you are the
Christ, the Son of God.'"
He will suffer for others
|Isaiah 53:4-5 "Surely he took up
our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him
stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he was
pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our
iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him,
and by his wounds we are healed."
||Matthew 8:16-17 "When evening
came, many who were demon-possessed were brought to him, and he
drove out the spirits with a word and healed all the sick. This
was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: 'He
took up our infirmities and carried our diseases.'"
He will be crucified with sinners
|Isaiah 53:12 "Therefore I will
give him a portion among the great, and he will divide the
spoils with the strong, because he poured out his life unto
death, and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the
sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors."
||Matthew 27:38 "Two robbers were
crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left."
His hands and feet will be pierced
|Psalm 22:16 "Dogs have
surrounded me; a band of evil men has encircled me, they have
pierced my hands and my feet."
||John 20:27 "Then he said to
Thomas, 'Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand
and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.'"
Will be mocked and insulted by the
|Psalm 22:6-8 "But I am a worm
and not a man, scorned by men and despised by the peopple. All
who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads: 'He
trusts in the Lord; let the Lord rescue him. Let him deliver
him, since he delights in him.'"
||Matthew 27:39-40 "Those who
passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and 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!'"
Will be given gall and vinegar to
|Psalm 69:21 "They put gall in my
food and gave me vinegar for my thirst."
||John 19:29 "A jar of wine
vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge
on a stalk of the hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus'
His side will be pierced with a
|Zechariah 12:10 "And I will pour
out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a
spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one
they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for
an only child, and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a
||John 19:34 "Instead, one of the
soldiers pierced Jesus' side with a spear, bringing a sudden
flow of blood and water."
Soldiers will cast lots for his
|Psalm 22:18 "They divide my
garments among them and cast lots for my clothing."
||Mark 15:24 "And they crucified
him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots to see what each
Not a bone of his body will be
|Psalm 34: 20 "He protects all
his bones, not one of them will be broken."
||John 19:33 "But when they came
to Jesus and found that he was already dead, they did not break
Will be buried in a rich man's tomb
|Isaiah 53:9 "He was assigned a
grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death, though he
had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth."
||Matthew 27:57-60 "As evening
approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph,
who had himself become a disciple of Jesus. Going to Pilate, he
asked for Jesus' body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to
him. Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth,
and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the
rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb
and went away."
He will be resurrected after his
|Psalm 16:10 "Because you will
not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see
||Matthew 28:9 "Suddenly Jesus met
them. 'Greetings,' he said. They came to him, clasped his feet
and worshiped him."
He will ascend into heaven
|Psalm 68:18 "When you ascended
on high, you led captives in your train; you received gifts from
men, even from the rebellious--that you, O Lord God, might dwell
||Luke 24:50-51 "When he had led
them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and
blessed them. While he was blessing them, he left them and was
taken up into heaven."