An OT name given to Jesus Christ, meaning “God with us”.
Actual uses of the name Immanuel
Isa 7:14 The name was given originally to a child of Isaiah’s day who would signify God’s salvation and judgment for Judah; Isa 8:7-10 The original fulfilment of the Immanuel prophecy would bring judgment on Judah; Mt 1:22-23 Isaiah’s prophecy is fulfilled through the virginal conception of Jesus Christ.
The significance of Immanuel
God is with his people Ge 28:15 See also Ex 33:14; Nu 14:9; Dt 4:7; 2Ch 13:12; Ps 46:7,11; Hag 2:4; Ro 8:31; Heb 13:5
God dwells with his people Rev 21:3 See also Lev 26:11-12; Eze 37:27; 2Co 6:16
Jesus Christ is always with believers Mt 28:20 See also Jn 14:18,23; Jn 15:4-5,7; Ac 18:10; Gal 2:20
The Holy Spirit is always with believers Jn 14:17 See also Ro 8:9-11; 1Co 3:16; 2Co 1:22; Eph 2:22; 2Ti 1:14; 1Jn 4:13
|1429||prophecy, OT fulfilment|
|2203||Christ, titles of|
|2206||Jesus, the Christ|
|2218||Christ, Son of God|
|2515||Christ, birth of|
|2550||Jesus Christ, pre-existence of|
|7135||Israel, people of God|Dictionary of Bible Themes
Scripture index copyright Martin H. Manser, 2009. As Editor, Martin Manser wishes to thank all those who compiled or edited the NIV Thematic Study Bible
, on which this work is based.