20 Amazing Bible Prophecies: Know Jesus

The Bible is a complex book full of prophecies and it takes one to study the word to see the light from God. There are a number of amazing prophecies that everyone should know about.

Knowing the prophecies in the Bible about the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ will enhance your belief and help you grow in you faith. Know the prophecies so that you can share them with people to bring them the truth.

What are some Bible prophecies from the Bible? Jesus would come from Bethlehem, heal the sick, be pierced and take our sins away, are just some of the key highlights. Read on to see them all with the date they were written. 

They will amaze you and make you want to share them with your nearest and dearest, friends and even strangers. 

 1.The coming of Jesus: 70 x 7 weeks = 490 – 457 = 33AD

Daniel 9.24: Seventy weeks are decreed on your people and on your holy city, to finish disobedience, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy. 

 457 BC


2. Jesus would be born of a virgin

Isaiah 7.14: Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin will conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.  

739 BC


3. Jesus would be pierced for our iniquities

Isaiah 53.5: But he was pierced for our transgressions. He was crushed for our iniquities. The punishment that brought our peace was on him; and by his wounds we are healed. 

711 BC


4. Jesus would be despised and rejected

Isaiah 53.3: He was despised, and rejected by men; a man of suffering, and acquainted with disease. He was despised as one from whom men hide their faces, and we didn’t respect him. 

711 BC


5. Jesus would be pierced, they will mourn and the Holy Spirit would be poured out

Zachariah 12.10: I will pour on the house of David, and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplication; and they will look to me whom they have pierced; and they shall mourn for him, as one mourns for his only son, and will grieve bitterly for him, as one grieves for his firstborn. 

520 BC


6. A question before the time of who has died and resurrected

Proverbs 30.4: Who has ascended up into heaven, and descended? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has bound the waters in his garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son’s name, if you know?

950 BC


7. Jesus would die and be raised from the dead

Psalm 16.10 For you will not leave my soul in Sheol, neither will you allow your holy one to see corruption. 

979 BC


8. Jesus will come from Bethlehem

Micha 3.5: But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, being small among the clans of Judah, out of you one will come forth to me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting. 

735 BC


9. Jesus’ hands and feet would be pierced

Psalm 22.16: For dogs have surrounded me. A company of evildoers have enclosed me. They have pierced my hands and feet.

  979 BC


10. Jesus would ride on a donkey

Zachariah 9.9:  Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you! He is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey. 

520 BC 


11. Jesus’ Clothes would be cast for lots

Psalm 22.18: They are dividing up my clothes among themselves; they are rolling dice for my garments.


12. Jesus would bring a new covenant

Jeremiah 31.31: “Indeed, a time is coming,” says the Lord, “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and Judah.


13. The Head Cornerstone Jesus would be rejected 

Isaiah 61:1–2: This is the Lord’s gate— the godly enter through it. 21 I will give you thanks, for you answered me, and have become my deliverer. 22 The stone that the builders discarded has become the cornerstone. 23 This is the Lord’s work. We consider it amazing! 24 This is the day the Lord has brought about. We will be happy and rejoice in it.


14. Jesus would bear our sins on the cross

Isaiah 53.4-5:  But he lifted up our illnesses, he carried our pain; even though we thought he was being punished, attacked by God, and afflicted for something he had done. He was wounded because of our rebellious deeds, crushed because of our sins; he endured punishment that made us well; because of his wounds we have been healed.


15. Jesus would be called the Son of God

Psalm 2.7-12: The king says, “I will announce the Lord’s decree. He said to me: ‘You are my son. This very day I have become your father. Ask me, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the ends of the earth as your personal property. You will break them with an iron scepter; you will smash them like a potter’s jar.’” 10 So now, you kings, do what is wise; you rulers of the earth, submit to correction. 11 Serve the Lord in fear. Repent in terror. 12 Give sincere homage. Otherwise he will be angry, and you will die because of your behavior, when his anger quickly ignites. How blessed are all who take shelter in him.


16. Jesus would be betrayed by Judas for silver

Zecharia 11.12-13: Then I said to them, “If it seems good to you, pay me my wages, but if not, forget it.” So they weighed out my payment—thirty pieces of silver. 13 The Lord then said to me, “Throw to the potter that exorbitant sum at which they valued me!” So I took the thirty pieces of silver and threw them to the potter at the temple of the Lord. 


17. Jesus would be called the Son of Man

Daniel 7:13–14: “I was watching in the night visions, And with the clouds of the sky one like a son of man was approaching. He went up to the Ancient of Days and was escorted before him. 14 To him was given ruling authority, honor, and sovereignty. All peoples, nations, and language groups were serving him. His authority is eternal and will not pass away. His kingdom will not be destroyed.


18. Jesus is Wonderful, Mighty God and Prince of Peace

Isaiah 9.6: For a child has been born to us, a son has been given to us. He shoulders responsibility and is called Wonderful Adviser, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.


19. John the Baptist would prepare the way for Jesus

Malachi 3.1: “I am about to send my messenger, who will clear the way before me. Indeed, the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his temple, and the messenger of the covenant, whom you long for, is certainly coming,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.


20. Jesus would heal

Isaiah 35.4-6: Tell those who panic, “Be strong! Do not fear! Look, your God comes to avenge; with divine retribution he comes to deliver you.” Then blind eyes will open, deaf ears will hear. Then the lame will leap like a deer, the mute tongue will shout for joy; for water will burst forth in the wilderness, streams in the arid rift valley.


“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
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