The Old Testament is filed with predictions of a coming Messiah who would save Israel, and the world, from the penalty of sin. During the first century Passover week in Jerusalem, dozens of these prophecies were fulfilled in the life and death of the Messiah, Jesus of Nazareth.

Messianic Prophecies Of The Passion


Old Testament Prophecy
New Testament Prophecy

The Messiah would enter Jerusalem riding on the donkey Zechariah 9:9 Matthew 21:7-9
The Messiah's betrayer would be a friend with whom he broke bread Psalm 41:9 Mark 14:17-18
The Messiah would be betrayed for 30 pieces of silver Zechariah 11:12 Matthew 26:14-15
Thirty pieces of silver would be thrown into the house of the Lord Zechariah 11:!3 Matthew 27:3-5
The Messiah would be despised by men Isaiah 53:3 Luke 18:31-33
The Messiah would be accused by false witnesses Psalm 109:2 Matthew 26:59-60
The Messiah would be silent before his accusers Isaiah 53:7 Matthew 27:12
The Messiah would be beaten and whipped Isaiah 50:6, 53:5 Matthew 27:26
The Messiah's hands and feet would be pierced Psalm 22:16 John 20:25
The Messiah would die with criminals Isaiah 53:12 Matthew 27:38
The Messiah's garments would be divided Psalm 22:18 John 19:23-24
The Messiah would be mocked as he died Psalm 22:7-8 Matthew 27:39-40
The Messiah would cry out to God Psalm 22:1 Matthew 27:46
The Messiah would be offered vinegar for his thirst Psalm 22:15, 69:21 John 19:28
None of the Messiah's bones would be broken Psalm 34:20 John 19:32-33
The Messiah would be buried in a rich man's grave Isaiah 53:9 Matthew 27:57-60
The Messiah would be resurrected from the dead Psalm 16:10, Isaiah 53:11 Matthew 28:1-10