.email@example.com Abstract Th e Messiah ﬁ gure originates from the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. In a linear setting it inter- prets his person and work politically, spiritually, and apocalyptically. Th e New Testament applies this Hebrew concept spiritually and apocalyptically to Jesus of Nazareth: he is unrepeatably and
servant (Second Isaiah) who proclaims redemption, and one servant (the Messiah) who procures redemption. Th is servant of the fourth song is not the prophet himself or Israel but a servant ﬁ gure whose sacriﬁ ce will break the yoke of Babylon. Keywords Second Isaiah, servant songs, messiah, prophets, suﬀ
Probably no religious idea seems more fundamental to Judaism or more essentially Jewish than that of the messiah , Israel's eschatological redeemer. It is widely supposed that Judaism is a messianic religion and that hope for the messiah's appearance is the major focus of, and driving force behind
In theology and apologetics, Messianism is often made to include all that concerns the promise and expectation of salvation, since it all prepared for the coming of Jesus Christ. This is all the more understandable because the title of Christ (the Greek equivalent of Messiah, Jn 1:41), that is, the
In the Hebrew Bible, the term Messiah, the Graecisized form of the Hebrew word mashiach (“anointed one”), denotes an individual who has be called to a leadership office (priest, king, prophet) by an act of anointing. In the course of the Exile, the notion arose of a politically, socially, and
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attention to the Isaianic influence evident in John’s portrayal of Jesus, especially in the respective messiahs of John and the Parables of Enoch, and Jocelyn McWhirter argues for a Jewish messianic exegesis evident in John’s engagement with the Hebrew Scriptures. Beth Stovell, Marida Nicolaci, and Joel