Ancient Bible Prophecies
Fulfilled in The Birth of Christ
Isaiah 7:14: Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The
virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call
Matthew 1:22-23: All this took place to fulfill what the
Lord had said through the prophet: 'The virgin will be with child and
will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel'--which
means, 'God with us.'
Micah 5:2: But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the
clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over
Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.
Matthew 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time
of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem.
Jeremiah 31:15: This is what the Lord says: 'A voice is heard in Ramah,
mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and
refusing to be comforted, because her children are no more.'
Matthew 2:16-18: When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the
Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in
Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, in
accordance with the time he had learned from the Magi. Then what was
said through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled: 'A voice is heard in
Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and
refusing to be comforted, because they are no more.'
Hosea 11:1: When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I
called my son.
Matthew 2:14-15 So he got up, took the child and his mother during the
night and left for Egypt, where he stayed until the death of Herod. And
so was fulfilled what the Lord had said through the prophet: 'Out of
Egypt I called my son.'
Other General Prophecies Concerning His Life
Isaiah 9:6-7: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the
government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful
Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of
the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will
reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and
upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and
forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this.
Genesis 22:17-18 [Spoken to Abraham]: I will surely bless you and
make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the
sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the
cities of their enemies, and through your offspring all nations on earth
will be blessed, because you have obeyed me."
Psalm 72:17: May his name endure forever; may it continue as long as
the sun. All nations will be blessed through him, and they will call him