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Some People Believe That Reference To The Messiah Can Be Found In All 39 Books Of The Old Testament:



Seed of the woman; Shiloh Gen. 3:15; 49:10
Passover Lamb Exod. 12:3
Anointed high priest Lev. 8:7-9
Star of Jacob; brazen serpent Num. 21:8; 24:17
Prophet like Moses; the great rock Deut. 18:15; 32:4
Captain of the Lord’s hosts Josh. 5:14
Messenger of the Lord Judg. 2:1
Kinsman-redeemer Ruth 2:1
Great judge 1 Sam. 2:10
Seed of David 2 Sam. 7:13
Lord God of Israel 1 Kings 8:15, 26
God of the cherubim 2 Kings 19:15
God of our salvation 1 Chron. 16:35
God of our fathers 2 Chron. 20:6
Lord of heaven and earth Ezra 1:2
Covenant-keeping God Neh. 1:5
The God of providence Esther
Risen and returning redeemer Job 19:25
The anointed Son; the Holy One; the good shepherd; the king of glory Ps. 2:7, 12; 16:10; 23:1; 24:7-10
The wisdom of God Prov. 8
The one above the sun Eccles.
Chief among ten thousand; altogether lovely Song of Sol. 5:10, 16
Virgin-born Immanuel; wonderful, counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the prince of peace; the man of sorrows Isa. 7:14; 9:6; 52:13; 53:3
The Lord our righteousness Jer. 23:6; 33:16
The faithful and compassionate God Lam. 3:22-23, 31-33
The Lord is there Ezek.
Stone, Son of God, Son of Man Dan. 2:34; 3:25; 7:13
King of the resurrection Hos. 13:9, 14
God of the battle and giver of the Spirit Joel 2:11, 28-32; 3:2, 9-17
God of hosts and the plumbline Amos 4:13; 7:9
Destroyer of the proud Obad. 8, 15
The risen prophet; God of second choice; the long suffering one Jon. 2:10; 3:1; 4:9-11
God of Jacob; the Bethlehem-born; the pardoning God Mic. 4:1-5; 5:2; 7:18-19
The avenging God; the bringer of good tidings Nah. 1:2, 15
The everlasting, pure, glorious, and anointed one Hab. 1:12-13; 2:14; 3:13
The king of Israel Zeph. 3:15
Desire of all nations Hag. 2:7
Branch; builder of temple; king of triumphal entry; pierced one; king of the earth Zech. 3:8; 6:12-13; 9:9; 12:10; 14:9
The sun of righteousness Mal. 4:2  

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Sometimes the relationship to Messiah in the Old Testament is easy to see such as the Passover Lamb from Exodus. Other times it is the spirit of Messiah, or His teachings that show up.

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1). Willmington, H.L.: Willmington's Book of Bible Lists. Wheaton, IL : Tyndale, 1987, S. 171

2). Libronix Digital Library System

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