Jesus fulfilled well over 300 prophecies of the Messiah, prophecies that spanned his entire life from before he was born to beyond his death. Here are 67 key prophecies, divided into four categories: ancestry and birth; life and ministry; death, burial and resurrection; names, titles and deity.

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Ancestry & Birth

ProphecyOld TestamentNew Testament
Born of the seed of a womanGenesis 3:15Galatians 4:4
Matthew 1:20
Luke 1:31
Born of a virginIsaiah 7:14Matthew 1:18; 1:24-25
Luke 1:26-35
Son of God2 Samuel 7:12-14
1 Chronicles 17:13
Psalms 2:7
Matthew 3:17; 16:16
Mark 1:1; 1:11; 9:7
Luke 3:22; 9:35; 22:70
John 1:34; 1:49
Acts 13:33
Hebrews 1:5; 5:5
1 John 5:20
Seed of AbrahamGenesis 12:2-3; 12:7; 13:15; 22:18; 26:4; 28:14Matthew 1:1
Luke 3:34
Acts 3:25
Galatians 3:8; 3:16
Seed of IsaacGenesis 17:19; 21:12Matthew 1:2
Luke 3:34
Romans 9:7
Hebrews 11:18
Seed of JacobGenesis 35:10-12
Numbers 24:17
Matthew 1:2
Luke 1:33; 3:34
Tribe of JudahGenesis 49:10
Micah 5:2
Matthew 1:2; 2:6
Luke 3:33
Hebrews 7:14
Revelation 5:5
Descendant of JesseIsaiah 11:1; 11:10Matthew 1:5-6
Luke 3:32
Acts 13:22-23
Romans 15:12
House of DavidPsalms 132:11
Jeremiah 23:5
Matthew 1:1; 9:27; 12:23; 15:22; 20:30-31; 21:9; 21:15; 22:41-45
Mark 10:47-48
Luke 1:69; 3:31; 18:38-39
Acts 13:22-23
Revelation 22:16
Born in BethlehemMicah 5:2Matthew 2:1; 2:4-6
Luke 2:4-7
John 7:42
Presented with giftsPsalms 72:10
Isaiah 60:6
Matthew 2:11
Called out of EgyptHosea 11:1Matthew 2:13-15
Herod, seeking to kill Jesus, slays all children under 2 in BethlehemJeremiah 31:15Matthew 2:16

Life & Ministry

ProphecyOld TestamentNew Testament
Preceded by a messengerIsaiah 40:3
Malachi 3:1
Matthew 3:1-3; 11:10
Mark 1:2
Luke 1:17; 1:76
John 1:23
Anointed by the Holy SpiritPsalms 45:7
Isaiah 11:2; 42:1; 61:1
Matthew 3:16; 12:18
Mark 1:10
Luke 3:22; 4:17-21
John 1:32; 3:34
Ministry begins in GalileeIsaiah 9:1Matthew 4:12-16
Ministry of miraclesIsaiah 32:3-4; 35:5-6Matthew 9:24-25; 9:27; 9:32-33; 9:35; 11:5; 12:22; 15:30
Mark 5:39-41; 7:32-35
Luke 8:52-55
John 5:8-9; 9:6-7; 11:43-44; 11:47
Speaks in parablesPsalms 78:2Matthew 13:10; 13:13-15;13:34-35
Mark 4:10-12;4:33-34
John 10:6
Zeal for the house of GodPsalms 69:9John 2:15-17
Enters the templeMalachi 3:1Matthew 21:12
John 2:15
Enters Jerusalem on a donkeyZechariah 9:9Matthew 21:7
Mark 11:7
Luke 19:33-35
John 12:14-15
Stumbling stone for the JewsPsalms 118:22
Isaiah 8:14
Romans 9:32-33
1 Corinthians 1:23
1 Peter 2:8
Light unto the GentilesIsaiah 42:6; 49:6; 60:3Luke 2:32
Acts 13:47; 26:23

Death, Burial & Resurrection

ProphecyOld TestamentNew Testament
Betrayed by a friendPsalms 41:9; 55:12-14
Proverbs 27:6
Matthew 10:4; 26:14-15; 26:25; 26:47-50
Mark 3:19; 14:10; 14:43-45
Luke 6:16; 22:47-48
John 13:2; 13:21-27; 18:5
Sold for thirty pieces of silverZechariah 11:12Matthew 26:15; 27:3; 27:9
Money thrown into the house of the LordZechariah 11:13Matthew 27:5
Money bought potter’s fieldZechariah 11:13Matthew 27:7
Acts 1:18-19
Forsaken by His disciplesZechariah 13:7Matthew 26:31; 26:56
Mark 14:27; 14:50
Accused by false witnessesPsalms 35:11Matthew 26:59-60
Acts 6:13
Silent before accusersPsalms 38:13-14
Isaiah 53:7
Matthew 26:63; 27:12; 27:14
Mark 14:61; 15:5
Luke 23:9
John 19:9
Acts 8:32-35
Wounded, bruised and scourgedIsaiah 53:5
Zechariah 13:6
Matthew 20:19; 27:26
Mark 10:34; 15:15
Luke 18:33
John 19:1
1 Peter 2:24
Smitten and spit uponIsaiah 50:6
Micah 5:1
Matthew 26:67; 27:30
Mark 10:34; 14:65; 15:19
Luke 18:32; 22:63
John 18:22
MockedPsalms 22:7-8Matthew 27:29-31; 27:41-43
Mark 10:34; 15:20; 15:31
Luke 18:32; 22:63; 23:11; 23:36
Weak and unable to bear the crossPsalms 109:24Matthew 27:32
Mark 15:21
Luke 23:26
Died for our sinsIsaiah 53:4-5Matthew 8:17; 26:28
Hebrews 9:28
1 Peter 2:24
1 Corinthians 15:3
Hands and feet piercedPsalms 22:16
Zechariah 12:10
Matthew 27:35
Mark 15:24
Luke 23:33
John 19:16; 20:25
Crucified with thievesIsaiah 53:9; 53:12Matthew 27:38
Mark 15:27
Luke 22:37
Made intercession for His persecutorsIsaiah 53:12Luke 23:34
Rejected by his own peoplePsalms 69:8
Isaiah 53:3
Matthew 13:57
Mark 6:2-4
Luke 4:24
John 1:11; 4:44; 7:5
Hated without a causePsalms 22:6; 69:4
Isaiah 49:7
Luke 23:35
John 15:25
Friends and loved ones stood at a distancePsalms 38:11Matthew 27:55-56
Mark 15:40
Luke 23:49
People walked by wagging their headsPsalms 22:7; 109:25Matthew 27:39
Mark 15:29
Stared uponPsalms 22:13; 22:17
Zechariah 12:10
Luke 23:35; 23:37
John 19:37
Garments parted and lots cast for vesturePsalms 22:18Matthew 23:35
Mark 15:24
Luke 23:34
John 19:23-24
Suffered thirstPsalms 22:15; 69:21John 19:28
Gall and vinegar offered to HimPsalms 69:21Matthew 27:34; 27:48
Mark 15:23; 15:36
Luke 23:36
John 19:29
Forsaken by GodPsalms 22:1Matthew 27:46
Mark 15:34
Committed Himself to GodPsalms 31:5Luke 23:46
1 Peter 2:23
No bones brokenPsalms 34:20John 19:33
Pierced by a spearZechariah 12:10John 19:34; 20:27
Revelation 1:7
Darkness over the landAmos 8:9Matthew 27:45
Mark 15:33
Luke 23:44
Buried in a rich man’s tombIsaiah 53:9Matthew 27:57-60
Three days and three nights in hellPsalms 16:10
Jonah 1:17
Matthew 12:40
Acts 2:31
ResurrectionPsalms 16:10Matthew 16:21; 17:23; 20:19; 28:6
Mark 9:31; 16:6
Luke 18:33; 24:7; 24:46
Acts 2:31; 10:40; 13:33
1 Corinthians 15:4
AscensionPsalms 68:18Mark 16:19
Luke 24:51
Acts 1:9
Romans 8:34
1 Timothy 3:16
Seated at the right hand of GodPsalms 110:1Hebrews 1:3
Mark 16:19
Acts 2:34-35
Romans 8:34
Colossians 3:1

Names, Titles & Deity

ProphecyOld TestamentNew Testament
Pre-existentExodus 3:14
Psalms 90:2
Isaiah 41:4; 43:10; 44:6; 48:12; 52:6
Micah 5:2
John 1:1; 8:24; 8:28; 8:58; 13:9; 17:5; 17:24
Colossians 1:17
Hebrews 13:8
1 John 1:1-3; 2:13-14
Revelation 1:8; 1:11; 1:17; 2:8; 21:6; 22:13
Chief CornerstonePsalms 118:22Matthew 21:42
Mark 12:10
Luke 20:17
Acts 4:11
Ephesians 2:20
1 Peter 2:6
Emmanuel (God with us)Isaiah 7:14Matthew 1:23
Luke 7:16
1 Timothy 3:16
Good ShepherdGenesis 49:24
Psalms 23:1
Isaiah 40:10-11
Ezekiel 34:23
John 10:11; 10:14
Hebrews 13:20
1 Peter 2:25; 5:4
High Priest (order of Melchizedek)Psalms 110:4Hebrews 3:1; 5:5-6; 5:10; 6:20; 7:17; 7:21
JudgeIsaiah 33:22John 5:22; 5:30; 8:16
Acts 10:42
2 Timothy 4:1
Revelation 19:11
King (King of kings)Psalms 2:6
Jeremiah 23:5
Zechariah 9:9
Matthew 2:2; 21:5; 27:29; 27:37
Mark 15:2; 15:9; 15:12; 15:18; 15:26
Luke 23:3; 23:38
John 1:49; 18:33; 18:39;19:19
1 Timothy 6:15
Revelation 17:14; 19:16
Lord (Lord of lords)Psalms 110:1; 136:3
Jeremiah 23:6
Matthew 22:42-44
Luke 2:11
1 Timothy 6:15
Revelation 17:14; 19:16
Mighty GodIsaiah 9:6Titus 2:13
Prince of PeaceIsaiah 9:6Ephesians 2:14
ProphetDeuteronomy 18:18Matthew 21:11
Luke 7:16
John 4:19; 6:14; 7:40; 9:17; 5:46; 6:14
Acts 3:22
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