Luke 24:27

27 And 1beginning with 2Moses and 3all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

Luke 24:27 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 24:27

And beginning at Moses
The writings of Moses, the book of Genesis particularly, ( Genesis 3:15 ) which is the first prophecy of him, and speaks of the bruising of his heel, or of the sufferings of death by him; and proceeding to open and explain the types concerning his bearing the cross, and the lifting him upon it, in the business of Isaac, and of the brazen serpent; and concerning the shedding of his blood, and the oblation of himself in the sacrifices of the law of Moses: and all the prophets;
as David, Isaiah, Daniel, and others, very likely the passages in ( Psalms 22:1-31 ) ( Isaiah 53:1-12 ) ( Daniel 9:1-27 ) . he expounded unto them in all the Scriptures
in Moses, and the Prophets, concerning himself;
especially concerning these two points, his sufferings, and his glory, which the Spirit of Christ, in the Prophets, testified before hand: besides the above places referred to, concerning the sufferings of Christ, see the following, in reference to his resurrection and glory, ( Psalms 16:10 Psalms 16:11 ) ( 68:18 ) ( Psalms 110:1 Psalms 110:7 ) .

Luke 24:27 In-Context

25 And he said to them, "O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken!
26 Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things and enter into his glory?"
27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.
28 So they drew near to the village to which they were going. He acted as if he were going farther,
29 but they urged him strongly, saying, "Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is now far spent." So he went in to stay with them.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Acts 8:35
  • 2. Genesis 3:15; Genesis 12:3; Genesis 22:18; Numbers 21:9; Numbers 24:17; [John 1:45; John 5:46]
  • 3. 2 Samuel 7:12-16; Isaiah 7:14; Isaiah 9:6; Isaiah 50:6; Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12; Isaiah 61:1; Jeremiah 23:5, 6; Daniel 7:13, 14; Daniel 9:24-27; Micah 5:2; Zechariah 6:12; Zechariah 9:9; Zechariah 12:10; Zechariah 13:7; [Acts 13:27]
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