Prophecies of the Messiah Fulfilled in the Lord Jesus
Prophetic Scripture
Subject of the Prophecy

Gen 3.15a [God said...] I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed.

Born of the seed of a woman

Gal 4.4 But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

Gen 12.3b [God told Abraham...] In you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.

Born of the seed of Abraham

Mt 1.1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham

Gen 17.19 [God told Abraham...] Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac. I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him.

Born of the seed of Isaac

Mt 1.2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers.

Num 24.17b A Star shall come out of Jacob. A Scepter shall rise out of Israel...

Born of the seed of Jacob

Mt 1.2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers.

Gen 49.10 The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh [a name for the Messiah] comes; and to Him shall be the obedience of the people.

Descended from the tribe of Judah

Luke 3.33 [Jesus is descended from...] the son of Amminadab, the son of Ram, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah

Isa 9.7 Of the increase of His [the Messiah's] government and peace there will be no end, upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, to order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this.

Heir to the throne of David

Luke 1.32-33 He [Lord Jesus] will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David. And He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of His kingdom there will be no end.

Neh 2.1a And it came to pass in the month of Nisan [Mar-Apr], in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes

Dan 9.2b God would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.

Gen 7.11a In the 600th year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month

Gen 8.3b At the end of the 150 days the waters decreased.

Gen 8.4 Then the ark rested in the seventh month, the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.

Dan 9.25c there shall be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks

Isa 7.14 Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.

Born of a virgin

Luke 1.26-27, 1.30-31 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin's name was Mary. ...Then the angel said to her, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name JESUS." [See also Mt 1.18-25]

Mic 5.2 [God said...] But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be Ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.

Born in Bethlehem

Luke 2.4-5, 2.7a Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be registered with Mary, his betrothed wife, who was with child. ...And she brought forth her firstborn Son

Jer 31.15 Thus says the LORD. "A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping, Rachel [the matriarch of the Jewish race] weeping for her children, refusing to be comforted for her children, because they are no more."

King Herod's slaughter of all boy babies in Bethlehem, in an attempt to kill the new-born Messiah.

Mt 2.16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the wise men.

Hos 11.1 [God said...] "When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called My son."

Flight to Egypt

Mt 2.14-16 When he [Joseph] arose, he took the young Child [Jesus] and His mother [Mary] by night and departed for Egypt, and was there until the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, "Out of Egypt I called My Son."

Isa 40.3 The voice of one crying in the wilderness. "Prepare the way of the LORD. Make straight in the desert a highway for our God."

Mal 3.1 "Behold, I send My messenger, And he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple, even the Messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight. Behold, He is coming," says the LORD of hosts.

The beginning of His ministry is announced by a forerunner

[Jesus spoke to the multitudes concerning John the Baptist...] What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind? But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Indeed those who are gorgeously appareled and live in luxury are in kings' courts. But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet. This is he of whom it is written. "Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will prepare Your way before You." Lk 7.24-27

I will declare the decree. The LORD has said to Me, "You are My Son, Today I have begotten You. Ask of Me, and I will give You The nations for Your inheritance, and the ends of the earth for Your possession." Psalm 2.7-8

Declared to be the Son of God

When He had been baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him. And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased." Mt 3.16-17

Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, as when at first He lightly esteemed the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward more heavily oppressed her, by the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, in Galilee of the Gentiles. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined. Isa 9.1-2

Galilean ministry

And leaving Nazareth, Jesus came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying. "The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, by the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles. The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death light has dawned." Mt 4.13-16

[Moses said...] The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear Deu 18.15

The prophet to come

Philip found Nathaniel and said to him, "We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote--Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph." John 1.45
Moses truly said to the fathers, "The LORD your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your brethren. Him you shall hear in all things, whatever He says to you." Acts 3.22

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, because the LORD has anointed Me to preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD Isa 61.1-2a

Came to heal the brokenhearted

[Jesus said...] The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD. Lk 4.18-19

He is despised and rejected by men, a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Isa 53.3

Rejected by His own [the Jewish people]

He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him. John 1.11

The LORD has sworn and will not relent, "You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek." Psalm 110.4

A priest after the order of Melchizedek

So also Christ did not glorify Himself to become High Priest, but it was He [the Father] who said to Him [Jesus, the Son], "You are My Son. Today I have begotten You." As He also says in another place. "You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek." Heb 5.5-6

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you. He is just and having salvation, lowly and riding on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey. Zech 9.9

Triumphal entry into Jerusalem

The disciples brought the donkey and the colt, laid their clothes on them, and set Jesus on them. And a very great multitude spread their clothes on the road; others cut down branches from the trees and spread them on the road. Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying. "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD! Hosanna in the highest!" Mt 21.7-9

Part II
Prophecies of the Messiah Fulfilled in the Lord Jesus
Prophetic Scripture
Subject of the Prophecy

Even a man, My friend, in whom I trusted, who ate of My bread, has lifted up his heel against Me. Psalm 41.9

Betrayed by a friend

And as He [Jesus] was yet speaking, behold a crowd! And he who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, went before them. And he drew near Jesus to kiss Him. But Jesus said to him, "Judas, do you betray the Son of man with a kiss?"
Luke 22.47-48

And I said to them, "If it is good, give My price; and if not, let it go."

So they weighed My price -- thirty pieces of silver.
Zech 11.12

Sold for 30 pieces of silver

And he [Judas Iscariot] said to them, What will you give me, and I will betray Him to you? And they appointed to him thirty pieces of silver. Mt 26.15

And he [Judas Iscariot] threw the pieces of silver down in the temple and departed. And he went and hanged himself. And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood. Mt 27.5-6

Cruel witnesses rose up. They asked of Me that which I never knew.
Psalm 35.11

Accused by false witnesses

Then some rose up and bore false witness against Him, saying, "We heard Him say, 'I will destroy this temple made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.'" But not even then did their testimony agree. Mk 14.57-59

He was oppressed and He was afflicted, yet He opened not His mouth. He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so He opened not His mouth. Isa 53.7

Silent to accusations

Then Pilate asked Him again, saying, "Do You answer nothing? See how many things they testify against You!" But Jesus still answered nothing, so that Pilate marveled. Mk 15.4-5

I gave My back to those who struck Me, and My cheeks to those who plucked out the beard. I did not hide My face from shame and spitting. Isa 50.6

Spat upon and smitten

Then they spat in His face and beat Him; and others struck Him with the palms of their hands, saying, "Prophesy to us, Christ! Who is the one who struck You?"
Mt 26.67-68

Let them not rejoice over me who are wrongfully my enemies; Nor let them wink with the eye who hate me without a cause. Psalm 35.19

Hated without reason

[Jesus said...] If I had not done among them the works which no one else did, they would have no sin; but now they have seen and also hated both Me and My Father. But this happened that the word might be fulfilled which is written in their law, "They hated Me without a cause." John 15.24-25

He was wounded for our transgressions. He was bruised for our iniquities. The chastisement of our peace was on Him; and with His stripes we ourselves are healed.

All we like sheep have gone astray. We have turned, each one to his own way; and the LORD has laid on Him the iniquity of us all. Isa 53.5-6

Died because of our sins. Did so in order to save us.

But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him. Rom 5.8-9

Therefore I will divide to Him with the great, and He shall divide the spoil with the strong; because He has poured out His soul to death; and He was counted among the transgressors; and He bore the sin of many, and made intercession for transgressors. Isa 53.12

Crucified with transgressors

With Him [Jesus] they also crucified two robbers, one on His right and the other on His left. So the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "And He was numbered with the transgressors." Mk 15.27-28

I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn. Zech 12.10

For dogs have surrounded Me. The congregation of the wicked has enclosed Me. They pierced My hands and My feet.
Psalm 22.16

Hands and body pierced

Jesus said to Thomas, "Reach your finger here, and look at My hands; and reach your hand here, and put it into My side. Do not be unbelieving, but believing."

And Thomas answered and said to Him, "My Lord and my God!" John 20.27-28

One of the soldiers pierced His side with a lance, and instantly there came out blood and water. John 19.34

All those who see Me ridicule Me. They shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, "He trusted in the LORD, let Him rescue Him. Let Him deliver Him, since He delights in Him!" Psalm 22.7-8

Scorned and mocked

And the people stood looking on. But even the rulers with them sneered, saying, "He saved others; let Him save Himself if He is the Christ, the chosen of God."

The soldiers also mocked Him, coming and offering Him sour wine, and saying, "If You are the King of the Jews, save Yourself." Luke 23.35-37

They also gave Me gall for My food, and for My thirst they gave Me vinegar to drink. Psalm 69.21

Given vinegar and gall

They gave Jesus sour wine mingled with gall to drink. But when He had tasted it, He would not drink. Mt 27.34

In return for My love they are My accusers, but I give Myself to prayer.
Psalm 109.4

Prayed for His enemies

Then Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do." And they divided His garments and cast lots.
Luke 23.34

They divide My garments among them and cast lots for My clothing.
Psalm 22.18

Soldiers gambled for His coat

Then they crucified Him, and divided His garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet. "They divided My garments among them, and for My clothing they cast lots." Mt 27.35

He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken. Psalm 34.20

No bones broken

Then the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first, and of the other who was crucified with Him. But when they came to Jesus and saw that He was already dead, they did not break His legs. John 19.32-33

And He put His grave with the wicked, and with a rich one in His death; although He had done no violence, nor was any deceit in His mouth.
Isa 53.9

Buried with the rich

When the evening had come, a rich man of Arimathea, named Joseph, came, who also himself was Jesus' disciple. He went to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered.

When Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in clean linen, and laid it in his new tomb, which he had cut out of the rock. And he rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb and departed.
Mt 27.57-60

For You will not leave My soul in hell; You will not allow Your Holy One to see corruption. Psalm 16.10

But God will redeem my soul from the hand of the grave; for He will take me. Selah. Psalm 49.15

Would rise from the dead

And he [an angel] said to them, "Do not be frightened. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen, He is not here. Behold the place where they laid Him. But go tell His disciples and Peter that He goes before you into Galilee. There you will see Him, as He said to you." Mk 16.6-7

You have ascended on high. You have led captivity captive. You have received gifts among men, even from the rebellious, that the LORD God might dwell there. Psalm 68.18

The LORD said to my Lord, "Sit at My right hand, till I make Your enemies Your footstool." Psalm 110.1

Would ascend to God's right hand

So then, after the Lord [Jesus] had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God. Mk 16.19