Luke 24:27

27 Then beginning with 1Moses and with all the 2prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.

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 men and slow of heart to believe in all that the prophets have spoken!
26 "Was it not necessary for the Christ to suffer these things and to enter into His glory?"
27 Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.
28 And they approached the village where they were going, and He acted as though He were going farther.
29 But they urged Him, saying, "Stay with us, for it is getting toward evening, and the day is now nearly over." So He went in to stay with them.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Genesis 3:15; Genesis 12:3; Num 21:9 [John 3:14]; Deut 18:15 [John 1:45]; John 5:46
  • 2. 2 Samuel 7:12-16; Is 7:14 [Matt 1:23]; Is 9:1f [Matt 4:15f]; Is 42:1 [Matt 12:18ff]; Is 53:4 [Matt 8:17; Luke 22:37]; Dan 7:13 [Matt 24:30]; Mic 5:2 [Matt 2:6]; Zech 9:9 [Matt 21:5]; Acts 13:27

Footnotes 2