47 Old Testament Verses About Jesus

There are scriptures that validate the Jesus as the Messiah. This list gives us a few of them, along with the New Testament scriptures that fulfilled the prophecies. We should rejoice and praise the Lord daily for the proof provided in His infallible word that Jesus is His Son and our Savior.


Prophecies of JesusOld Testament ScriptureNew Testament Fulfillment
1Messiah would be born of a woman.Genesis 3:15Matthew 1:20 Galatians 4:4
2Messiah would be born in Bethlehem.Micah 5:2Matthew 2:1 Luke 2:4-6
3Messiah would be born of a virgin.Isaiah 7:14Matthew 1:22-23 Luke 1:26-31
4Messiah would come from the line of Abraham.Genesis 12:3 Genesis 22:18Matthew 1:1 Romans 9:5
5Messiah would be a descendant of Isaac.Genesis 17:19 Genesis 21:12Luke 3:34
6Messiah would be a descendant of Jacob.Numbers 24:17Matthew 1:2
7Messiah would come from the tribe of Judah.Genesis 49:10Luke 3:33 Hebrews 7:14
8Messiah would be heir to King David’s throne.2 Samuel 7:12-13 Isaiah 9:7Luke 1:32-33 Romans 1:3
9Messiah’s throne will be anointed and eternal.Psalm 45:6-7 Daniel 2:44Luke 1:33 Hebrews 1:8-12
10Messiah would be called Immanuel.Isaiah 7:14Matthew 1:23
11Messiah would spend a season in Egypt.Hosea 11:1Matthew 2:14-15
12A massacre of children would happen at Messiah’s birthplace.Jeremiah 31:15Matthew 2:16-18
13A messenger would prepare the way for Messiah.Isaiah 40:3-5Luke 3:3-6
14Messiah would be preceded by a forerunner.Malachi 3:1Matthew 11:10
15Messiah would be rejected by his own people.Psalm 69:8 Isaiah 53:3John 1:11 John 7:5
16Messiah would be a prophet.Deuteronomy 18:15Acts 3:20-22
17Messiah would be preceded by Elijah.Malachi 4:5-6Matthew 11:13-14
18Messiah would be declared the Son of God.Psalm 2:7Matthew 3:16-17
19Messiah would be called a Nazarene.Isaiah 11:1Matthew 2:23
20Messiah would bring light to Galilee.Isaiah 9:1-2Matthew 4:13-16
21Messiah would speak in parables.Psalm 78:2-4 Isaiah 6:9-10Matthew 13:10-15, 34-35
22Messiah would be sent to heal the brokenhearted.Isaiah 61:1-2Luke 4:18-19
23Messiah would be a priest after the order of Melchizedek.Psalm 110:4Hebrews 5:5-6
24Messiah would be called King.Psalm 2:6 Zechariah 9:9Matthew 27:37 Mark 11:7-11
25Messiah would enter Jerusalem on a donkey.Zechariah 11:12Matthew 21:4-5
26Messiah would be praised by little children.Psalm 8:2Matthew 21:16
27Messiah would be betrayed.Psalm 41:9; Zechariah 11:12-13Luke 22:47-48 Matthew 26:14-16
28Messiah’s price money would be used to buy a potter’s field.Zechariah 11:12-13Matthew 27:9-10
29Messiah would be falsely accused.Psalm 35:11Mark 14:57-58
30Messiah would be silent before his accusers.Isaiah 53:7Mark 15:4-5
31Messiah would be spat upon and struck.Isaiah 50:6Matthew 26:67
32Messiah would be hated without cause.Psalm 35:19 Psalm 69:4John 15:24-25
33Messiah would be crucified with criminals.Isaiah 53:12Matthew 27:38 Mark 15:27-28
34Messiah would be given vinegar to drink.Psalm 69:21Matthew 27:34 John 19:28-30
35Messiah’s hands and feet would be pierced.Psalm 22:16 Zechariah 12:10John 20:25-27
36Messiah would be mocked and ridiculed.Psalm 22:7-8Luke 23:35
37Soldiers would gamble for Messiah’s garments.Psalm 22:18Luke 23:34 Matthew 27:35-36
38Messiah’s bones would not be broken.Exodus 12:46 Psalm 34:20John 19:33-36
39Messiah would be forsaken by God.Psalm 22:1Matthew 27:46
40Messiah would pray for his enemies.Psalm 109:4Luke 23:34
41Soldiers would pierce Messiah’s side.Zechariah 12:10John 19:34
42Messiah would be buried with the rich.Isaiah 53:9Matthew 27:57-60
43Messiah would resurrect from the dead.Psalm 16:10 Psalm 49:15Matthew 28:2-7 Acts 2:22-32
44Messiah would ascend to heaven.Psalm 24:7-10Mark 16:19 Luke 24:51
45Messiah would be seated at God’s right hand.Psalm 68:18 Psalm 110:1Mark 16:19 Matthew 22:44
46Messiah would be a sacrifice for sin.Isaiah 53:5-12Romans 5:6-8
47Messiah would return a second time.Daniel  7:13-14Revelation 19

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