Isaiah 7:14 ESV

Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Is Isaiah 7:14 really a messianic prophecy? |
Skeptics argue that Isaiah 7:14 was never meant to be a messianic prophecy. However, the context in Isaiah and the consistent New Testament teaching all point to a Messianic promise in this verse.
A Virgin Shall Conceive
Today we return to Isaiah 7:14, a passage we examined several weeks ago because Matthew cites it in the birth narrative of the Savior (1:23). Since Isaiah’s text has inspired so much controversy, we will ...
Isaiah 7:14, in Hebrew means maiden, not virgin. Therefore, it is not a prophecy. |
Isaiah 7:14 says that a virgin will bear a son. The problem is dealing with the Hebrew word for virgin, which is "almah."
4. A Call for Faith and the Sign of Immanuel (Isaiah 7:1-25)
Introduction The oracle given to King Ahaz in this chapter has occasioned so many discussions and views that one hardly knows where to begin. But if we stay with the major ideas and probable interpretations we shall find a straightforward interpretation and a powerful message. It...
Is 'virgin' or 'young woman' the correct translation of Isaiah 7:14?
Is 'virgin' or 'young woman' the correct translation of Isaiah 7:14? Is Isaiah 7:14 even intended to be a Messianic prophecy?
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God Has Been, Is, and Will Be With Us
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.Isaiah 7:14 (Matthew 1:23) As we now find ourselves square in the middle of the Christmas season, Isaiah 7:14 seems to be nearly everywhere y...
Why wasnt Jesus named Immanuel?
Why wasnt Jesus named Immanuel? If Immanuel (Emmanuel) was to be the name of the promised Messiah, why was His Name Jesus instead of Immanuel?
The Virgin Birth and Prophecy
At the time of Marys pregnancy, the idea of a virgin birth was not completely foreign to the Jews understanding of their Scripture. Although they misinterpreted it, many of the rabbis exegeted Jere...
Fulfilled Prophecies: The Virgin Birt
In any nativity scene I see during the Christmas season, I always look for the shepherds because their introduction to the King of Kings and Lord of Lords was so dramatic.

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