OT Prophecies in Matthew

Love this volume!


Perhaps you’ve seen a table like this before, but in Kostenberger, Kellum, and Quarles’ NT Introduction The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown, they provide a table of Jesus’ Fulfillment of OT Prophecy in Matthew’s Gospel. I thought I would include it here because, upon looking at it, there are plenty more fulfillments than I thought there were. Jesus is the Messiah predicted in the Hebrew Scriptures, a theme highlighted especially in Matthew 1-4. “Virtually every significant event in Jesus’ life is shown to fulfill Scripture” (214). It’s a bit cramped, but hopefully still readable.

Event in Jesus’ Life


OT Passage

The virgin birth and name of Jesus


Isa 7.14; 8.8,10

Bethlehem, Jesus’ birthplace


Mic 5.2

The flight to Egypt


Hos 11.1

The slaying of infants by Herod


Jer 31.15

Jesus called a Nazarene…

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