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Bible Quiz: Prophecies of the Messiah

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1) In the Old Testament we see that the Jews expected a Messiah to come who would be king of Israel, defeat its enemies, and bring a golden age of peace and prosperity. What does the word "messiah" mean?

Anointed one


Man of God


2) Fill in the blank in this Old testament prophecy of the Messiah: "Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him _______."




King of the Jews

3) Fill in the blank in this Old testament prophecy: "But you, _______ Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times." (NIV)





4) Fill in the blank in this Old Testament prophecy: "The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and _______ will lead them." (NIV)

a little child


the Lord

the Prince of Peace