Messianic Prophecies in Isaiah


Description of the Prophecy New Testament Fulfillment

Isaiah 6:1-5 Isaiah saw the glory of God

John 12:41

Isaiah 6:10 hardening of the hearts of Israel

John 12:40

Isaiah 7:14 Virgin birth of the Messiah

Matthew 1:23-25

Isaiah 9:1-2 Light brought to Zebulun and Naphtali

Matthew 4:12-16

Isaiah 9:6 A Son to be born

Matthew 1:23; Luke 1:31-33; 2:7,11

Isaiah 11:1 A shoot from Jesse (David’s lineage)

Luke 1:31-33;

Isaiah 11:2 Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him

Matthew 3:16; 12:18; Mark 1;10; Luke 3:22,

Isaiah 28:16 The Corner Stone, rejected

Matthew 21:42-44

Isaiah 29:18 The deaf to hear, the blind to see

Matthew 11:5 (this will also occur in the Messianic Kingdom: Isaiah 35:5)

Isaiah 40:3-5 Preaching: Prepare the way for Messiah

Matthew 3:3; Mark 1:3; Luke 3:4-6; John 1:23
(this will be completely fulfilled by Elijah Prior to the Messiah’s second advent Mal 3:1; 4:5-6)
John’s denial that He is Elijah: John 1:21

Isaiah 42:1-4 The Messiah’s calling and Ministry

Applied by Matthew 12:18-21 but will be completely fulfilled in the Messianic Kingdom.

Isaiah 42:1 The delight of the Father for the Son

Matthew 3:17; 17:5; Mark 1:11; 9:7; Luke 3:22; 9:35

Isaiah 42:1 I have put my Spirit upon Him

Matthew 12:18; Also, see above for Isaiah 11:2

Isaiah 42:3 not cry out, or hurt the weak

Matthew 12:19; 26:57-68; 27:11-14; Luke 23:9-11; 1 Peter 2:23.

Isaiah 50:6 beaten, beard pulled out, spat upon

Matthew 26:67-68; 27:26-31: Mark 14:65; 15:16-20; Luke 22:63-65; John 18:22

Isaiah 50:7 set His face light flint (determined)

Luke 9:51

Isaiah 53:1 message about Messiah not believed

John 1:11; 12:38; Romans 10:16

Isaiah 53:3 Messiah despised, forsaken, sorrowful, and experienced grief

Matthew 23:37; 26:36-46; Mark 14:32-42; Luke 13:34

Isaiah 53:4 carried our griefs and sorrows

applied by Matthew for healing: Matthew 8:16-17

Isaiah 53:4-6 put to death for the world’s sins

Declared: Matthew 20:17-19; Mark 10:32-34; Luke 18:31:34
Explained: John 1:29; 2 Corinthians 5:21

Isaiah 53:5 by His stripes, we are healed

1 Peter 2:24. (salvation from sin, not physical healing)

Isaiah 53:6 world’s iniquities upon the Messiah

2 Corinthians 5:21; 1 Timothy 2:5-6; 1 John 2:2

Isaiah 53:7-8 Messiah, oppressed and afflicted

Acts 8:32-33

Isaiah 53:7 Messiah silent before accusers

Matthew 26:63; 27:12; Mark 14:61; 15:5; Luke 23:9; (See also Isa 42:3: did not cry out)
John 19:9; 1 Peter 2:23

Isaiah 53:8 Cut off from life (put to death)

Matthew 27:50; Mark 15:37; Luke 23:46; John 19:18

Isaiah 53:8 Messiah died for the sins of His people.

Acts 2:22-23; 5:30-31

Isaiah 53:9 buried in a rich man’s grave

Matthew 27:57-61; Mark 15:42-47; Luke 23:50-55; John 19:38-42

Isaiah 53:9 no deceit in Messiah

1 Peter 2:22

Isaiah 53:10 Father’s will to put His Son to death

Matthew 26:39; Luke 22:42; John 12:27; Acts 2:23

Isaiah 53:10  Messiah’s death a guilt offering

John 1:29; 1 Corinthians 5:7

Isaiah 53:10 Messiah will see His seed (believers)

resurrection appearances: Matthew 28:8-10; 16-20; Mark 16:9-18; Luke 24:13-49; John 20:11-21:23; Acts 1:1-8

Isaiah 53:10 Messiah will prolong His days

Mark 16;19; Luke 24:51; Acts 1:9; 5:31; 1 Corinthians 15:3-8; 20-28

Isaiah 53:11 Satisfaction of the Messiah

Hebrews 1:1-4

Isaiah 53:11 The Servant (Messiah) to justify the many by bearing their sins.

Romans 3:21-26; 5:17-21; 2 Corinthians 5:21

Isaiah 53:12 Messiah’s glorious future

Hebrews 1:1-4

Isaiah 53:12 Messiah’s willing death

Matthew 20:28; Mark 10:45; John 10:11-18

Isaiah 53:12 Messiah among the transgressors   `

Luke 22:37; 23:32-43

Isaiah 53:12 Messiah bore people’s sins

see above: Isaiah 53:11

Isaiah 53:12 Messiah interceded for sinners

on the cross: Luke 23:34
and in heaven: Acts 5:31; Hebrews 7:25; 9:24

Isaiah 55:3 Messiah to be resurrected

  Acts 13:34



Isaiah 1:9 

Survivors (first mention of the remnant in Isaiah)

Isaiah 1:24-27 

Zion to have righteous rulers and judges and a faithful people

Isaiah 2:1-4

The Messiah to rule in His peaceful kingdom from Zion, the mountain of the Lord

Isaiah 2:5-3:26

God will purge Judah the earth of the wicked and He will be exalted “in that day”

Isaiah 4:2-4 

The Branch of the Lord, the holy remnant and the glory over Mount Zion

Isaiah 6:11-13  

Desolation of the cities and a promise of a remaining “holy seed”

Isaiah 8:9-22

Destruction of Israel’s enemies and a sanctuary for the remnant of Israel

Isaiah 9:1-7 

The righteous everlasting reign of the Son (the Messiah)

Isaiah 10:20-22

A remnant will return to Israel

Isaiah 11:1-10

The Messiah and His peaceful and righteous kingdom

Isaiah 11:11-16

The return of the faithful remnant

Isaiah 12:1-6

The remnant praise God for His salvation and comfort

Isaiah 13:6-16

Judgement of God of the earth during the “day of the Lord”

Isaiah 14:1-3

God’s people to be settled in their own land

Isaiah 14:4-23

Death of the king of Babylon (Antichrist) and destruction of his kingdom

Isaiah 17:7-8

All will have regard for the Holy One of Israel

Isaiah 18:4-7

Peoples of Cush to bring gifts to Mount Zion

Isaiah 19:1-17

Destruction of Egypt

Isaiah 19:18-24

Egypt to be saved and will (with Assyria and Israel) worship the Lord of hosts

Isaiah 21:1-10

The fall of Babylon

Isaiah 24:1-23

God’s judgement on the earth

Isaiah 25:1-12

Praise for the Lord’s salvation

Isaiah 26:1-21

Protection of God’s people during the tribulation and promises of resurrection

Isaiah 27:1-13

Restoration of Israel and gathering of the remnant

Isaiah 28:14-29

The righteous rule of the Messiah and Israel’s pact with the Antichrist

Isaiah 29:1-24

Future blessings and discipline of Ariel (Jerusalem)

Isaiah 30:19-26

Removal of idols and Restoration of the land

Isaiah 32:1-20

The righteous and peaceful reign of the King (Messiah)

Isaiah 33:1-24

God’s future judgement and blessings to Zion

Isaiah 34:1-15

The day of the Lord’s vengeance for the cause of Zion

Isaiah 34:16-17

Those who will live forever in the land

Isaiah 35:1-10

The joyful future of Zion

Isaiah 40:1-2

Comfort for all in Messiah’s kingdom

Isaiah 40:3-5

A way cleared for God – His glory to be revealed (Malachi 3:1; 4:5-6)

Isaiah 40:9-11

Preaching the Gospel to the Jews, God will come with might, As a shepherd, The Messiah will gather His people and care for them (in His kingdom)

Isaiah 40:31

Those who wait – for the Lord’s return – will be strong

Isaiah 41:1

The nations will be judged

Isaiah 41:2-5

The coming of Messiah (Some ascribe these verses to Cyrus)

Isaiah 41:8-16

The Jews called by God will defeat their enemies by His strength

Isaiah 41:17-20

The blessing of God on the natural world in the Messianic kingdom

Isaiah 42:1-4

The Messiah will establish justice in His future kingdom

Isaiah 42:5-7

The Messiah will be a light and a covenant to the people

Isaiah 42:10-13

Praise to the Lord who will come as a warrior and defeat His enemies

Isaiah 43:1-2

The remnant will be protected when they return to Zion

Isaiah 43:3-4

Other nations given as a ransom for the remnant

Isaiah 43:5-7

The remnant will be gathered from the nations

Isaiah 43:14

Babylon to be defeated

Isaiah 43:19-21

The desert and barren places will be watered, the remnant to praise God’s praise

Isaiah 44:1-5

Nature refreshed and the remnant will belong to the Lord

Isaiah 44:21-23

The redemption of the remnant

Isaiah 45:8

The earth to receive righteousness

Isaiah 45:22-25

The remnant to be justified and will glory in the Messiah

Isaiah 46:13

The Messiah’s salvation for Zion and glory for Israel

Isaiah 49:2 

Messiah’s mouth like a sharp sword

Isaiah 49:5-6

The Messiah to gather the remnant, to restore them

Isaiah 49:6

The Messiah to be a light to the nations so that His salvation reaches to the all the earth

Isaiah 49:7

The Messiah will receive the worship of kings and princes

Isaiah 49:8

The Messiah to be a covenant to His people, to restore the land for the remnant

Isaiah 49:9-13

The remnant will safely come to Zion

Isaiah 49:14-26

Zion to be populated; the land crowded; Gentiles to bring the remnant to Zion, The Messiah will protect the remnant from their enemies

Isaiah 51:1-5

Blessings of the Messianic kingdom

Isaiah 51:6

The earth and sky to be removed but Messiah’s salvation and righteousness to last forever

Isaiah 51:7-11

Promises of God’s protection, the remnant to return to Zion

Isaiah 51:12-23

The remnant set free from the horrors of the tribulation, Zion to be the people of God

Isaiah 52:1-3

The holy to inhabit Zion

Isaiah 52:7-12

The Messiah to restore and will reign in Zion

Isaiah 52:13

The exaltation and honor of the Messiah

Isaiah 52:15

The rulers of the world will understand God’s purposes and be silent before the Messiah

Isaiah 53:10

The rewards of Messiah’s sacrificial work

Isaiah 53:12

The rewards of Messiah’s sacrificial work

Isaiah 54:1-6

The expansion of the land of Israel in the Messianic kingdom

Isaiah 54:7-17

The Messiah’s love and protection for His people during the Messianic kingdom

Isaiah 55:1-13

Blessings of the Messianic kingdom, the accomplishment of God’s Word

Isaiah 56:1-9

Blessings in the Messianic Kingdom to all who love and obey the Messiah

Isaiah 59:17b-21

The Messiah to come in vengeance. The Messiah as Redeemer will come to Zion.

Isaiah 60:1-9

Blessings in the Messianic kingdom, the sons of the remnant to be taken to Zion.

Isaiah 60:10-22

Peace and security in the Messianic kingdom, the remnant to be righteous

Isaiah 61:2-3

The Messiah to proclaim the day of vengeance of the Lord, to comfort those who mourn

Isaiah 61:4-9

The remnant to have a double portion in the land and have everlasting joy

Isaiah 61:10-11

The remnant to rejoice in their Messiah and exult in Him

Isaiah 62:1-5

Zion to be a delight to the Lord

Messianic Prophecies in Isaiah

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