Ezekiel is the only prophet regularly referred to by God as "son of man" (ben adam). This is particularly interested to Christians since Jesus took the title "Son of Man" upon himself (ὁ υἱός τοῦ ...
I have noticed some commentators interpret the phrase "Angel of the Lord" ("מַלְאָךְ יהוה" mal'ak YHWH) in the Hebrew Scriptures to refer to a pre-human appearance of Messiah? I am considering to ...
In Isaiah 2:3, we are told the following: And many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, To the house of the God of Jacob; That He may teach us concerning His ...
How was Psalm 22 understood by Jewish tradition before the birth of Jesus? Was it interpreted messianically? What pre-Christian sources discuss Psalm 22?
John preached a message of imminent judgment: Luke 3:7-9 John said to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bear ...
Under a Christian exegesis, is the promise of 'a future Prophet', Christ, or all prophets culminating in Christ?
In Deuteronomy, Moses promised that God will raise up 'a prophet': “The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers —it is to him you shall listen ...
Under Christian exegesis, where should the Messianic application begin and end in Jacob's blessing to Judah?
In Jacob' blessing to Judah (Genesis 49:9-12) both ancient Rabbinic and ancient Christian commentators have assigned the Messiah to be 'him' (in Hebrew 'Shiloh'). However, starting at 'Binding his ...
Zechariah 13:6 speaks of a man wounded in the house of friends. Taken by itself, I would immediately interpret this as a Messianic reference. However, the context is the cessation of prophecy (verse ...
Isaiah 7:14 is the famous verse in which King Ahaz is promised that a virgin (or a young woman—I know the translation issues) shall conceive. This prophecy is even quoted in the New Testament ...