Frequent question: Which prophet foretold the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem?

Who prophesied about the birth of Jesus?

In Isaiah 7:14, the writer of Matthew’s Gospel saw a premonition of Jesus’ birth. Eager to convince Jews that Jesus was God’s promised messiah, Matthew planted references to the Hebrew Scriptures throughout his Gospel like clues in a mystery novel.

How many prophet announced the birth of Jesus?

Isaiah, a great prophet of the Old Testament, announced the coming birth of the Messiah. “The Lord himself shall give you a sign,” he declared. “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14).

How did Zechariah respond to the angel’s prediction?

When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear. But the angel said to him: ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call him John.”

What does Isaiah 53 say?

For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

What names did prophet Isaiah give to Jesus?

​Names given to the Messiah by prophet Isaiah

  • Wonderful counselor.
  • Mighty God.
  • Everlasting/ eternal father.
  • Prince of peace.
  • Just and righteous ruler.
  • Suffering servant/ servant of Yahweh.
  • Emmanuel God with us.
  • A short of the stump of Jesse.
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What did Jeremiah predict?

He predicted that God would destroy the Temple of Jerusalem, as he had earlier destroyed that of Shiloh, if they continued in their present path. Jeremiah was immediately arrested and tried on a capital charge.