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More than 300 Messianic prophecies
and scripture references that match Yeshua!

It has come to our attention that some "anti-missionaries" (traditional Jews and Christian converts to Judaism who have made it their goal to disprove Yeshua and the New Testament) have been using this page as an example to poke fun at those of us who are both Torah observant and believers in Yeshua. So, here is the BOTTOM LINE UP-FRONT:

According to mathematician Professor Peter Stoner, the prophecies Yeshua fulfilled are "dead-on" accurate and that the probability of at least 48 Old Testament prophecies about Yeshua being fulfilled in one person is the incredible number of 10^157 power!

Quote from Stoner:

For example, what's the likelihood of a person predicting today the exact city in which the birth of a future leader would take place, well into the 21st century? This is indeed what the prophet Micah did 700 years before the Messiah. Further, what is the likelihood of predicting the precise manner of death that a new, unknown religious leader would experience, a thousand years from now - a manner of death presently unknown, and to remain unknown for hundreds of years? Yet, this is what David did in 1000 B.C.

Again, what is the likelihood of predicting the specific date of the appearance of some great future leader, hundreds of years in advance? This is what Daniel did, 530 years before Christ.

If one were to conceive 50 specific prophecies about a person in the future, whom one would never meet, just what's the likelihood that this person will fulfill all 50 of the predictions? How much less would this likelihood be if 25 of these predictions were about what other people would do to him, and were completely beyond his control?

For example, how does someone "arrange" to be born in a specific family? How does one "arrange" to be born in a specified city, in which their parents don't actually live? How does one "arrange" their own death - and specifically by crucifixion, with two others, and then "arrange" to have their executioners gamble for His clothing (John 16:19; Psalms 22:18)? How does one "arrange" to be betrayed in advance? How does one "arrange" to have the executioners carry out the regular practice of breaking the legs of the two victims on either side, but not their own? Finally, how does one "arrange" to be YHWH-Come-in-the-Flesh? How does one escape from a grave and appear to people after having died a horrible death?

Indeed, it may be possible for someone to fake one or two of the Messianic prophecies, but it would be impossible for any one person to arrange and fulfill all of these prophecies.

The full list, which originally contained 365 entries, had many citations which were improperly cited, or could be considered "duplicate" because they pointed to the same messianic connection but different verses. Though a "count" of prophecies is not so important, these errors and duplications did not seem "right" to include, so they were corrected or removed. (We accept that we should have done due diligence on the list in the first place!)

At any rate, we've completely updated the list! Arguably there are still some duplicates in this revised list, but the connection between the Tanach and Yeshua in these cases was considered worthy of inclusion. Therefore the total number of prophecies/connections is no longer "365"; rather it just exceeds 300. This is not a "magic number", for this list could grow depending on other scripture associations recognized as messianic connections.

It became clear while revising this list that the scripture translation used is CRITICAL. The closer to the original Hebrew, the more complete the messianic tie. The loss of meaning in some English translations is sometimes stunning! In the list below, an asterisk (*) indicates those scriptures which needed a little explanation to the reader. In the end, what is important is not the total number of prophecies; rather it is the simple fact that that the number is not small.

While not everything in this list can be described as a "prophecy", the narrative in the Tanach is astoundingly rich in connections between what was revealed hundreds and thousands of years before the Messiah, and the actions and words of Messiah Yeshua which were captured in the Brit Chadasha - the "New Testament". Remember, the Brit Chadasha did not exist at the time but was later compiled ABOUT the Messiah.

While some scoffers may argue against many of the connections listed here in their quest to deny the Messiah, we would challenge them instead to not waste their time on this list and, instead, come up with their own list of prophecies in the Tanach which they acknowledge foretell of "a" Messiah (whom they think is yet to come) and compare their own list to Yeshua! Better yet, take that list and compare it to any of those men whom have already been "claimed" as the Jewish Messiah and see for yourself if any of them pass the muster! If you find JUST ONE, other than the well-documented Yeshua, who meets or exceeds your list, let us know!

The scoffers can laugh and harass and poke fun at us all they want, but that won't change YHWH's Word OR the fact that He sent us His Divine Messiah who is about to return a second time to fulfill the remainder of the prophecies! (Several Jewish challenges concerning the prophecies are discussed in various articles on our Countering Jewish Anti-Missionaries page.)

Having said all this, remember Romans 1:18-32 and Matthew 24 warn us that the end times would teem with mockers and false teachers and even those who would kill us for our belief ... but we're also told that those who endure to the end would have eternal life. So, enjoy contemplating the following Messianic prophecies/associations listed below, and decide for yourself!

Note that you can click on the links to directly read the cited scriptures which, unless otherwise noted, are from the Complete Jewish Bible and the Aramaic English New Testament. In the list below, an asterisk (*) indicates those scriptures which needed a little explanation to the reader, and that is why we have included notes at the bottom of some of the scriptures. If you find something in this list which you find wrong or arguable, please contact us and let us know! We would be more than happy to discuss these messianic connections with you and to make changes/corrections if needed!

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Prophecy/Relationship/Association
Tanach
Brit Chadasha
1
Genesis 3:15
Luke 1:34-35, Matthew 1:18-23
2
Genesis 3:15
Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8
3
Genesis 5:24
Acts 1:2
4
Genesis 9:26-27
Matthew 11:27
& Luke 3:36 (lineage)
5
Genesis 12:3
Acts 3:25-26
6
Genesis 12:7
Galatians 3:16
& Matthew 1:1 (lineage)
7
Genesis 14:18
Hebrews 6:20
8
Genesis 14:18
Hebrews 7:2-3
9
Genesis 14:18
Matthew 26:26-29
10
Genesis 17:19
Romans 9:7
& Matthew 1:2 (lineage)
11
Genesis 21:12
Romans 9:7, Hebrews 11:18, Matthew 1:2 (lineage)
12
Genesis 22:8
John 1:29
13
Genesis 22:18
Galatians 3:16
15
Genesis 49:10
Luke 2:11, Galatians 4:4
16
Genesis 49:10
Matthew 1:2-3
17
Genesis 49:10
John 17:3
18
Genesis 49:10
John 11:51-52
19
Genesis 49:10
John 10:7, 27-28
20
Exodus 3:13-14
John 4:26, 10:30, 14:9
21
Exodus 12:5
1 Peter 1:19
22
Exodus 12:13
John 10:15, John 19:6, Romans 5:8
23
Exodus 12:21-27
1 Corinthians 5:7
24
Exodus 12:46 (& Numbers 9:12)
John 19:31-36
25
Exodus 13:2
Luke 2:21-23
26
Exodus 15:2
John 17:2, Acts 7:55-56
27
Exodus 15:11
Luke 1:35, Acts 4:27
28
Exodus 17:6 (Psalm 95:1)
1 Corinthians 10:4
29
Exodus 33:19
Luke 1:72
30
Leviticus14:11
Luke 5:12-14
32
Leviticus16:27
Matthew 27:33, Hebrews 13:11-12
33
Leviticus17:11
Matthew 26:28, Mark 10:45
34
Leviticus17:11
1 John 3:14-18
35
Leviticus23:36-37
John 7:37-38
36
Exodus 20:24
John 19:34
37
Numbers 21:9
John 3:14-18
38
Genesis 46:3
Matthew 2:14
39
Numbers 24:17
Galatians 4:4
40
Numbers 24:17-19
Matthew 2:2, Luke 1:33, Revelation 22:16
41
Deuteronomy 18:15
John 6:14
42
Deuteronomy 18:15
John 5:45-47
43
Deuteronomy 18:18
John 8:28-29
44
Deuteronomy 18:19
Acts 3:23, Hebrews 6:4-6
45
2 Kings 17:13
Acts 3:26
46
Deuteronomy 21:23
Galatians 3:10-13
47
Ruth 4:4-6
Ephesians 1:3-7
48
1 Samuel 2:10
Matthew 28:18; John 12:15
49
2 Samuel 7:12
Matthew 1:1
50
2 Samuel 7:12-14
Luke 1:32
51
2 Samuel 7:16
Luke 1:32, Revelation 22:16
52
2 Samuel 23:2-4
1 Corinthians 10:4
53
2 Samuel 23:2-4
Revelation 22:16
54
2 Kings 2:11
Luke 24:51
55
1 Chronicles 17:14
Luke 1:33
56
Job 19:25
Matthew 12:40, John 5:26-29
57
Jonah 1:17
Matthew 12:40
58
Psalm 2:1-3
Acts 4:25-28
59
Psalm 2:2
Acts 2:36
60
Psalm 2:6
Luke 4:34, Acts 3:14, Revelation 3:7
61
Psalm 2:6
Matthew 2:2
62
Psalm 2:7
Matthew 3:17
63
Psalm 2:7-8
Acts 13:33
64
Psalm 2:12
John 20:31
65
Psalm 8:2
Matthew 21:16
66
Psalm 8:5-6
Luke 24:50-53; 1 Corinthians 15:27
67
Psalm 16:10
Acts 2:31
68
Psalm 16:9-11
John 20:7-9
69
Psalm 17:7
Mark 16:19, Luke 24:6
70
Psalm 22:1
Matthew 27:46
71
Psalm 22:1
Matthew 27:46, Mark 15:34
72
Psalm 22:6
Luke 23:21-23
74
Psalm 22:8
Matthew 27:43
76
Psalm 22:14
Matthew 27:35
77
Psalm 22:14
John 19:34
78
Psalm 22:14-15
Mark 15:34-37
79
Psalm 22:15
John 19:28
80
Psalm 22:16
John 19:37, 20:27
81
Psalm 22:17-18
Luke 23:34-35
82
Psalm 22:18
John 19:23
83
Psalm 20:22
Luke 23:46
84
Psalm 27:12
Matthew 26:60-61, Mark 14:57-58
85
Psalm 30:3
Acts 2:32
86
Psalm 31:5
Luke 23:46
87
Psalm 31:11
Mark 14:49-50
88
Psalm 31:13
John 11:53
89
Psalm 35:19
John 15:25
90
Psalm 38:11
Luke 23:49
91
Psalm 40:2-5
John 20:20
92
Psalm 40:6-8
Matthew 12:50, John 4:34
93
Psalm 40:6-8
Luke 24:44
94
Psalm 40:9-10
Matthew 4:17, Luke 4:16-21
95
Psalm 40:14
John 18:4-6
98
Psalm 45:6-7
Luke 1:32-33, Hebrews 1:8
99
Psalm 45:6-7
Matthew 3:16-17, Hebrews1:9
100
Psalm 69:8
Luke 8:20-21
101
Psalm 69:21
Matthew 27:34
102
Psalm 109:4
Luke 23:34
103
Psalm 118:22-23
Matthew 21:42-43
104
Psalm 118:26
Matthew 21:9
105
Psalm 118:26
Matthew 21:12-15
106
Proverbs 1:23
John 14:26
107
Proverbs 8:22-23
John 17:5
108
Proverbs 30:4
Matthew 3:16-17, John 3:13, Romans 1:2-4, 10:6-9, 2 Peter 1:17
109
Isaiah 6:1
John 12:40-41
111
Isaiah 6:9
Matthew 13:3, 13-15
112
Isaiah 6:9-12
Acts 28:23-28
113
Isaiah 7:14
Luke 1:35
114
Isaiah 7:14
Matthew 1:22-23
115
Isaiah 8:14
Matthew 21:43-44, 1 Peter 2:8
116
Isaiah 9:1-2
Matthew 4:12-17
117
Isaiah 9:1-3
Luke 2:28-32
118
Isaiah 9:6
Luke 1:32, John 14:9, 1 Timothy 3:16
119
Isaiah 9:6
Luke 4:22
120
Isaiah 9:6
Matthew 13:54
121
Isaiah 9:6
John 10:30, John 20:27-29
122
Isaiah 9:6
John 8:58, Revelation 1:8
123
Isaiah 9:6
John 16:33
124
Isaiah 9:7
Luke 1:32-33
125
Isaiah 11:1
Matthew 2:23, John 18:4-5
126
Isaiah 11:1
Luke 3:23-32
127
Isaiah 11:2
Matthew 3:16-17
128
Isaiah 11:2
Matthew 7:28-29, Matthew 13:54, Mark 6:2, Luke 4:22, Luke 4:32, John 4:23-24
130
Isaiah 11:3
John 7:24, John 8:15-16
131
Isaiah 11:4
Mark 12:41-44
132
Isaiah 11:10
Matthew 12:15-21, Acts 13:47-48
133
Isaiah 12:2
Matthew 1:21
134
Isaiah 22:22
Revelation 3:7
135
Isaiah 25:8
1 Corinthians 15:54
136
Isaiah 26:19
John 11:43-44
137
Isaiah 28:16
Acts 4:11-12
138
Isaiah 29:13
Matthew 15:7-9
139
Isaiah 29:14
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
140
Isaiah 32:1-2
Matthew 23:37
141
Isaiah 35:4
Matthew 1:21
142
Isaiah 35:5
Mark 10:51-52
143
Isaiah 35:5
Mark 7:32-35
144
Isaiah 35:6
Matthew 11:4-5, Matthew 12:10-13
145
Isaiah 35:6
Matthew 9:32-33
146
Isaiah 40:3
Matthew 3:1-4
147
Isaiah 40:9
John 1:33-36
148
Isaiah 40:11
John 10:11
149
Isaiah 42:1
Matthew 12:14-18, John 4:34
150
Isaiah 42:2
Matthew 11:28-30
151
Isaiah 42:3
Matthew 11:4-5, John 4:46-53
152
Isaiah 42:6
Luke 2:32
153
Isaiah 42:7
Matthew 9:27-30, John 9:25-38
154
Isaiah 43:11
Acts 4:12
155
Isaiah 44:3
John 16:7,13
156
Isaiah 45:23-24; Isaiah 51:5
John 5:22
157
Isaiah 48:12
John 1:30, Revelation 1:8, 17
158
Isaiah 48:17
John 3:2
159
Isaiah 49:1
1 Timothy 2:4-6
160
Isaiah 49:1
Matthew 1:18
161
Isaiah 49:1
Luke 1:30-31
162
Isaiah 49:2
John 7:46, Revelation 2:12, 16
163
Isaiah 49:5
Philippians 2:7
164
Isaiah 49:4
Luke 19:41-42, 44
165
Isaiah 49:6
Acts 13:47, Acts 15:15-18
166
Isaiah 49:6
Matthew 15:24 Luke 2:29-32
167
Isaiah 50:3
Luke 23:44-45
169
Isaiah 50:4
Matthew 11:28-29
171
Isaiah 50:6
Matthew 27:26
172
Isaiah 50:6
Matthew 27:30
173
Isaiah 50:6
Matthew 26:67
175
Isaiah 52:7
Luke 4:14-15, Luke 4:43
176
Isaiah 52:13
Philippians 2:9-11, Ephesians 1:19-22
177
Isaiah 52:14
Luke 18:31-34, Matthew 26:67-68
178
Isaiah 52:15
Romans 15:18-21
179
Isaiah 53:1
John 12:37-38
180
Isaiah 53:2
Matthew 13:55
181
Isaiah 53:2
Philippians 2:7-8
182
Isaiah 53:3
Luke 4:28-29
183
Isaiah 53:3
Matthew 27:21-23
184
Isaiah 53:3
Luke 19:41-42
186
Isaiah 53:4
Luke 6:17-19
187
Isaiah 53:4
1 Peter 2:24
188
Isaiah 53:4
Matthew 27:41-43
189
Isaiah 53:5
Luke 23:33
191
Isaiah 53:5
Matthew 27:26 (also John 19:17-18)
192
Isaiah 53:6
Matthew 20:28, Galatians 1:4
193
Isaiah 53:6
1 John 4:10
194
Isaiah 53:7
Matthew 27:27-31
195
Isaiah 53:7
Matthew 27:12-14
196
Isaiah 53:7
John 1:29
197
Isaiah 53:8
Matthew 26:57, 27:2
198
Isaiah 53:8
Matthew 27:22
199
Isaiah 53:8
Matthew 27:35
200
Isaiah 53:8
1 John 2:2
201
Isaiah 53:9
Matthew 27:57-60
202
Isaiah 53:9
John 19:4
203
Isaiah 53:9
John 18:38
204
Isaiah 53:10
John 18:11
205
Isaiah 53:10
Matthew 20:28
206
Isaiah 53:10
Mark 16:16
207
Isaiah 53:10
John 17:1-5
208
Isaiah 53:11
John 12:27-28
209
Isaiah 53:11
Romans 5:18-19
210
Isaiah 53:11
Romans 5:8-9
211
Isaiah 53:11
Hebrews 9:28
212
Isaiah 53:12
Matthew 28:18
213
Isaiah 53:12
Luke 23:46
214
Isaiah 53:12
Luke 23:32
215
Isaiah 53:12
2 Corinthians 5:21
216
Isaiah 53:12
Luke 23:34
217
Isaiah 55:1
John 7:37-38
218
Isaiah 55:3
Acts 13:34
219
Isaiah 55:4
John 18:37
220
Isaiah 59:15-16
John 6:40
221
Isaiah 59:15-16
Matthew 10:32
222
Isaiah 59:20
Luke 2:38
223
Isaiah 60:1-3
Luke 2:32
224
Isaiah 61:1-2
Matthew 3:16-17
225
Isaiah 61:1-2
Luke 4:18
226
Isaiah 61:1-2
John 8:31-32
227
Isaiah 61:1-2
Luke 4:19
228
Isaiah 62:11
Matthew 21:5-7
229
Isaiah 63:1-3
Revelation 19:13
230
Isaiah 63:8-9
Matthew 25:34-40
231
Isaiah 65:9
Romans 11:5-7, Hebrews 7:14, Revelation 5:5
232
Isaiah 65:17-25
2 Peter 3:13, Revelation 21:1
233
Jeremiah 23:5-6
Matthew 1:6
234
Jeremiah 23:5-6
John 13:13
235
Jeremiah 23:5-6
1 Tim. 3:16
236
Jeremiah 30:9
John 18:37, Revelation 1:5
237
Jeremiah 31:15
Matthew 2:16-18
238
Jeremiah 31:22
Matthew 1:18-20
239
Jeremiah 31:31
Matthew 26:28
241
Ezekiel 34:2
John 10:11
242
Ezekiel 34:11
Matthew 15:24
243
Ezekiel 34:15-17
Matthew 10:1, 5-8
244
Ezekiel 34:23-24
John 10:7-11
245
Ezekiel 37:24-27
John 10:27-30
246
Daniel 2:34-35
Acts 4:10-12
247
Daniel 2:44-45
Luke 1:32-33, 1 Corinthians 15:24, Revelation 11:15
248
Daniel 7:13-14
Acts 1:9-11
249
Daniel 7:13-14
Ephesians 1:20-22
250
Daniel 7:13-14
Luke 1:31-33
251
Daniel 9:24
Galatians 1:3-5
253
Daniel 9:26
Matthew 27:35
254
Daniel 9:26
Matthew 24:1-3
255
Daniel 10:5-6, 12
Revelation 1:13-16
256
Joel 2:28-29
Acts 2:4, 16-18, 33
257
Micah 5:2
Matthew 2:1-5
258
Micah 5:2
John 8:58
259
Haggai 2:6-9
Luke 2:27-32, Matthew 12:4-8
260
Haggai 2:23
Matthew 1:12
261
Joel 2:28-32
Acts 2:17-21, Romans 10:13
262
Amos 8:9
Matthew 24:29, Acts 2:20, Revelation 6:12
263
Amos 9:11-12
Acts 15:15-18
264
Habakkuk 2:14
Romans 11:26, Revelation 21:23-26
265
Zechariah 2:10-13
Revelation 5:13, 21:24
266
Zechariah 3:8
John 17:4
267
Psalm 110:4, Zechariah 6:12-13
Hebrews 5:5-6, Hebrews 8:1
268
Zechariah 9:9
Matthew 21:8-10
269
Zechariah 9:9
John 12:12-13
270
Zechariah 9:9
John 5:30
271
Zechariah 9:9
Luke 19:10
272
Zechariah 9:9
Matthew 11:29
273
Zechariah 9:9
Matthew 21:6-9
274
Zechariah 10:4
Ephesians 2:20
275
Zechariah 11:4-6
Matthew 23:1-4
276
Zechariah 11:4-6
Luke 19:41-44
277
Zechariah 11:4-6
John 19:13-15
278
Zechariah 11:7
Matthew 9:35-36
280
Zechariah 11:8
Matthew 27:20
281
Zechariah 11:9
Matthew 23:38-39
282
Zechariah 11:10
Luke 19:41-44
284
Zechariah 11:12-13
Matthew 26:14-15
285
Zechariah 11:13
Matthew 26:14-15, John 1:11
287
Zechariah 11:13
John 12:45
288
Zechariah 12:10
John 19:34-37
289
Zechariah 12:10
John 10:30
290
Zechariah 12:10
John 1:10-11
291
Zechariah 13:7
John 18:11
292
Zechariah 13:7
Matthew 27:31
293
Zechariah 13:7
John 14:9
294
Zechariah 13:7
Matthew 26:31
295
Malachi 3:1
Matthew 7:10
296
Malachi 3:1
Mark 11:15-16
297
Malachi 3:1
Luke 4:43
298
Malachi 3:2-3, Malachi 4:4 (3:22)
1 Peter 1:5-7, John 14:15-16, John 15:6, John 17:2-6, Luke 11:28, James 1:22-25, Revelation 14:12
299
Malachi 4:5-6
Matthew 3:1-2, John 1:19-27, 31
300
Malachi 4:5-6
Luke 1:13-17
301
Psalm 72:10
Matthew 2:11
302
Psalm 110:1
Mark 16:19