Author: Ron Graham

Old Testament

Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus
—A comprehensive table of reference

Below you will find a comprehensive yet compact chart of the Old Testament Messianic prophecies —prophecies that refer to and were fulfilled by Jesus Christ. The last few prophecies he has yet to fulfill, but surely will. This page is not intended as a single lesson, but as a reference to assist your study of the Old Testament prophecy fulfilled by Jesus.

Christ’s Birth

Born in Bethlehem
Matthew 2:3-6 ~ Micah 5:2
God became flesh
John 1:1,14, 1John 4:2, 1John 5:20, Isaiah 9:6
Infant in Egypt
Matthew 2:13-15 ~ Hosea 11:1
Massacre of children
Matthew 2:16-18 ~ Jeremiah 31:15
Boyhood in Nazareth
Matthew 2:23 (oral prophecy)
 

Christ's Ancestry

Virginal conception
Matthew 1:18-25 ~ Isaiah 7:14 =Luke 1:26-38
Seed of a woman
Galatians 4:4 Matthew 1:21 Genesis 3:15
Seed of Abraham
Luke 1:72-73, Genesis 12:3, Genesis 22:16-18
Seed of Isaac and Jacob
Luke 3:34, Genesis 17:19, Genesis 21:12, Numbers 24:17
Of the tribe of Judah
Luke 3:33, Genesis 49:10
Son of David
Luke 3:31, Matthew 1:1, 2Samuel 7:12-14
 

John the Baptist’s Witness

Christ Heralded by John
Luke 1:76, Malachi 3:1, Luke 3:2-6, =Matthew 11:10
Voice in the wilderness
Mrk 1:2-4, Isaiah 40:3-5, John 1:23, =Matthew 3:1-3
John antitype of Elijah
Matthew 17:10-13, Malachi 4:5-6, Luke 1:17, =Mrk 9:11-13
 

Christ’s Ministry

Enlightened mankind
Matthew 4:12-16 ~ Isaiah 9:1-2
Sight to the blind (fig.)
Luke 4:16-21 ~ Isaiah 61:1-3
Proclaimed justice
Matthew 12:17-21 ~ Isaiah 42:1-4
Light to the Gentiles
Luke 2:32, Isaiah 42:6, Isaiah 49:6
All taught of God
John 6:45, Isaiah 54:13
Healed the sick
Matthew 8:16-17 ~ Isaiah 53:4
Taught in parables
Matthew 13:34-35, Psalms 78:2, Matthew 13:11-15, Isaiah 6:9-10
=Mrk 4:11-13, =John 12:39-41
 

Conflict and Opposition

Cleansed the temple
John 2:15-17, Romans 15:3, Psalms 69:9
Met with opposition
Matthew 21:42-43, Psalms 118:22
Stone builders rejected
Matthew 21:42, Acts 4:11, Ephesians2:20, 1Peter 2:7, Psalms 118:22-23
=Mrk 12:10-12, =Luke 20:17
Met with unbelief
John 12:37-41, Isaiah 6:10, Isaiah 53:1
Met with hard heartedness
Matthew 15:7-9, Romans 11:9-10, Isaiah 29:13
Psalms 69:22-23, =Mrk 7:68
Met with hatred
John 15:24-25, Psalms 35:19, Psalms 69:4
Enemies take counsel against him
Psalms 2:1-2, Acts 4:25-28
 

Praise and Betrayal

Praised from the mouth of babes
Matthew 21:16, Psalms 8:2
Triumphal entry to Jerusalem
Matthew 21:4-11, Luke 19:28-44, John 12:13, Zechariah 9:9, Isaiah 62:11
Matthew 23:39, Luke 13:35, Psalms 118:26, =Mrk 11:9
Betrayed
John 13:18, Psalms 41:9
The betrayal price
Matthew 26:14-16, Matthew 27:5-10, Zechariah 11:12-13
Judas to be replaced
Acts 1:16-20, Psalms 69:25, Psalms 109:8, =John 17:12
Disciples scattered
Matthew 26:31, Zechariah 13:7, =Mrk 14:27
False witnesses
Mrk 14:55-57, Psalms 27:12-14
 

The Crucifixion

The crucifixion
Matthew 27:33-46, Psalms 22:1-18
Crucified with thieves
Matthew 27:38, Luke 22:37, Isaiah 53:9,12
Given vinegar and gall
Matthew 27:34, Psalms 69:21, =John 19:28-29
Lots cast for his garments
Matthew 27:35 , Psalms 22:18
=Mrk 15:24, =Luke 23:34, =John 19:23-24
Taunts of mockers
Matthew 27:39-44, Psalms 22:7-8, =Luke 23:35
"Forsaken" by God
Matthew 27:46, Psalms 22:1, =Mrk 15:34
Note: Isaiah 54:7 not applicable
No bones broken
John 19:31-36, Psalms 34:20
Pierced
John 19:37, Zechariah 12:10; 13:6, Psalm 22:16, Luke 24:39
=John 20:24-29
The sacrifice for sin
Hebrews 10:5-10, 1John 2:1-2, Psalms 40:6-8
Burial in rich man’s tomb
Matthew 27:57-60, Isaiah 53:9
 

Christ’s glory

Resurrection
Acts 2:24-28, Psalms 16:8-11, Jonah 1:17, Hosea 6:2
=Acts 13:34-37, =Matthew 12:40
Ascension on high
Acts 2:34-35, Psalms 110:1, Psalms 68:18, Acts 1:9
Ephesians 4:8, =Daniel 7:13-14
Given the name above all names
Philippians 2:9, Isaiah 9:6
Son of Man crowned with glory
Hebrews 2:5-10, 1Corinthians 15:25-28, Psalms 8:4-6
 

Christ’s Mighty Power

Eternal God upon the throne
Hebrews 1:8-13, Psalms 45:6-7, Psalms 102:25-27
Creator of heavens and earth
Hebrews 1:10-12, Psalms 102:25-27
Let all the angels worship him
Hebrews 1:6, Psalms 97:7
Declared God’s Son
Matthew 3:17, Luke 1:35, Acts 13:33, Hebrews 1:5, Hebrews 5:5, Psalms 2:7
At God’s right hand
Luke 20:42, Acts 2:34, Psalms 110:1, Psa16:8-11,
=Mrk12:36, =Matthew 22:44
 

Christ as King and Priest

Heir to David’s throne
Luke 1:32-33, Acts 2:30-36
To crush the nations
Revelation 2:26-27, Revelation 12:5, Revelation 19:15, Psalms 2:9, Daniel 2:44-45
A priest of the order of Melchizedek
Hebrews 5:6, Hebrews 6:20, Hebrews 7:17,21, Psalms 110:4
In the midst of his church
Hebrews 2:11-12, Psalms 22:22, Revelation 1:12-20
 

Christ’s Second Advent (yet future)

Resurrection of the dead
Daniel 12:2,13, Hosea 13:14, Isaiah 25:8, 1Corinthians 15:51-57
Entry of the saints into heaven
Daniel 12:3, Hebrews 4:1-11, Psalms 95:6-11
The wicked enter everlasting fire
Isaiah 34:8-10, Matthew 25:41, Revelation 19:2-4, Revelation 20:14-15
 

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