Matthew Chapter 2

The dayspring (sunrising) from on high has visited us. See Mal 4:2 and other references. "spring from which the sun springs forth each day".

Matthew 2:1,2,9

Isaiah 9:2

Isaiah 60:1-3

Malachi 4:2

Mark 16:2

Luke 1:78,79 (P,M)

Note footnote "d" in J.N.D. bible refering to sunrising.

Revelation 7:2

Revelation 22:16

The Coming Messiah

From Bethlehem Ephraphah comes a ruler of Israel. (the Messiah).

Matthew 2:5,6

Isaiah 9:6

Son born and Child given.

Micah 5:2 (P,M)

Luke 2:1-4,5,7

John 7:42

Revelation 12:5

Brought forth a male son,one who would crush the serpents head, see Gen 3:15.

The Coming Messiah

Christ born in Bethlehem. See references in Micah 5:2.

Matthew 2:5,6 (P,M)

Micah 5:2

Slaughter of children in Bethlehem.

Matthew 2:13-18

Jeremiah 31:15 (P)

The Coming Messiah

Christ taken to Egypt for safety. See Hos 11:1. Note blessing for Egypt in Isaiah 19:21-23, possibly because of this. Also judgments on Egypt in Joel 3:19 and Zech 14:19.

Matthew 2:14,15 (P)

Isaiah 19:21-23

Blessings and deliverance for Egypt.

Hosea 11:1

Joel 3:19

Egypt and Edom a desolation because of their violence against Judah.

Zechariah 14:19

Punishment for Egypt if they do not celebrate the feast of tabernacles.

Blessings for Egypt in the Millennium. Some indication of that might be the flight into Egypt of Joseph and Mary and the child Christ, and Egypt's protection for them during that time (Hos. 1:1 & Matt.2:14,15). See also Isaiah 2:3 for blessings of nations

Matthew 2:14,15

Isaiah 19:21-23 (P)

Hosea 1:1

Joel 3:19

Judgment on Egypt.

Zechariah 14:19

Punishment on Egypt if they did not celebrate the feast of tabernacles.

Out of Egypt have I called my son. Joseph and Mary with the little child flee to Egypt (Matt 2:14,15). Also may be a reason for Egypt's blessing in Isaiah 19:21-23.

Matthew 2:14,15

Isaiah 19:21-23

Hosea 11:1 (P,M)

Herod slaying all boys under two years old in Bethlehem.

Matthew 2:16-18 (P)

Jeremiah 31:15


Dragon's tail draws a third part of the stars of heaven; and he cast them to the earth. He stands before the woman that when she brings forth he might devour her child. See references below.

Matthew 2:16-18

Herod destroys children in Bethlehem and its borders. Sadly this fulfills Jer.31:15.

Matthew 25:41

Eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. We see in Rev.12:4 the devil and 1/3 of the angels.

2 Peter 2:4

Angels who had sinned.

Jude 1:6

Angels who had sinned.

Revelation 12:4 (P)

JND v2, pp195

JND Collected writings. Notes on Revelation.

JND v2, pp326

JND Collected writings.

Christ as Branch and Root

The name of Jesus Christ the Nazarean causes the lame man to rise up and walk. See references to Netzer in Matt.2:23 and Isaiah 4:2,and 11:1,10.

Matthew 2:23

See footnote "d" in J.N.D. bible.

Isaiah 4:2

Isaiah 11:1,10

Acts 3:6-11 (P)

Acts 4:10

Root and Offspring of David

Christ called the Nazarean (Nazarene) which could be a reference to Netzer in Isaiah 11:1. See other references in Isaiah 2:4.

Matthew 2:23 (P,M)

See footnote "d" in J.N.D. bible about Netzer. Also note 3 levels of prophecy in footnote "c" in

Isaiah 4:2

Isaiah 11:1

Shoot and stock of Jesse and branch out of His roots. See footnote "d" in J.N.D. bible Matt2:23.

Christ as Branch and Root

Christ as branch, root, sprout, deliverer and horn of salvation. Note as branch and root Christ is qualified to be both king and priest in the millennium.

Matthew 2:23

See footnote "d" JND bible.

Psalms 132:17

See footnote "b" JND bible.

Isaiah 4:2 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:1 (M)

Isaiah 11:1,10

See footnote "i" vs. 10 JND bible.

Isaiah 52:10

Isaiah 53:2

Jeremiah 23:5

Jeremiah 33:15-18

Ezekiel 17:22-24

Ezekiel 29:21

Amos 9:11,12

Tabernacle of David.

Zechariah 3:8

Zechariah 6:12

Luke 1:69

Acts 3:6

See link to Matt. 2:23 and footnote "d" in JND bible.

Acts 15:15-19

Rebuild the tabernacle of David.

Romans 15:12

Hebrews 7:14

Revelation 5:5,6

Revelation 22:16

JND v2, pp357

JND Collected writings.

Christ as Branch and Root

Christ as Branch (see footnote "h"in JND's bible, Sprout). See links in Isaiah 4:2.See Mark 10:45 link as the servant. Not Nazareth means "a branch".

Matthew 2:23 (P,M)

Psalms 132:17 (P,M)

Isaiah 4:2

Isaiah 11:1 (P,M)

Jeremiah 23:5 (P)

Jeremiah 33:15 (P)

Ezekiel 17:22-24 (P,M)

Zechariah 3:8 (P,M)

Revelation 22:16 (P,M)