Messianic Tehillim / Psalms

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The title "Tehillim" is the Hebrew word means Book of praises, in greek is Psalmos (G5568) meaning " primarily denoted "a striking or twitching with the fingers (on musical strings)"; then, "a sacred song, sung to musical accompaniment, a psalm." It is used (a) of the Tenakh book of "Psalms," Loukas 20:42; Loukas 24:44; Acts 1:20; (b) of a particular "psalm," Acts 13:33 (cf. Acts 13:35); (c) of "psalms" in general, Korintos Alef 14:26; Ephesios 5:19; Kolosse 3:16. The four questions on how to worship and praise YHWH is found in the Tehillim / Psalms 150

There are at least 16 Tehillim which are cross reference to the Brit Hadashah referring to Messiah Yeshua such in the following chapters :

(2, 8, 16, 22, 23, 24, 40, 41, 45, 68, 69, 89, 91, 102, 110, 118).

These Tehillim are called Messianic Tehillim are exclusively applicable only to Messiah. How can we know whether the Tehillim is a Messianic Psalms? We know this by the scripture that is fulfilled or have already taken place in the Brit Hadashah and similar verse found in the Tenakh. Get familiar the outline structure of the Psalms

The followings expression occur in the Tehillim:

Selah (סלה): - May mean lift uupp or exalt, end or pause, cresendo or musical interlude The LXX. render the word by daplasma i.e., "a division." occurs seventy-one times in the Psalms and three times in Habakkuk.

Maskil (משׂכּיל): Possibly, contemplative, or didactic or skillful Psalm, with understanding, wisdom A masculine noun meaning a poem, (Ps. 32; 42; 44; 45; 52-55; 74; 78; 88; 89; 142)

Sheol (שׁאול) : The nether or under world; the world of the dead; the grave, death, the depths; Abaddon (Destruction)

There are in all seven Amens and 24 Blessings

(Tehillim 41:13)  Blessed be YHWH Elohai  Yisrael from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen.

(Tehilim 72:19)  And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen.

(Tehillim 89:52)  Blessed be YHWH for evermore. Amen, and Amen.

(Tehillim 106:48) Blessed be YHWH God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting: and let all the people say, Amen. Praise ye YHWH.

The Following Chapters of Tehillim / Psalms have Hebrew Alphabet listing

These Psalms are  arostic poem, the lines of which begin with the successive letters of Hebrew Alphabet

9 | 10 | 25 | 34 | 37 | 111 | 112 | 119 | 145

The Tehillim are divided in 5 books parallel with the ToRaH

1.        Tehillim 1- 41 – speaks of Moshiach  in counsel of YaH, the source of all Baruch for Am Yisrael (people of Israel)

2.        Tehillim 42-72 – speaks of their ruin, but redemption the last days. In Tehillim 50:5 YaH’s majesty In the Kehillah, the true Chassidim are those who have a brit  cut by blood sacrifice of Moshiach.  - Passover

3.        Tehillim 73-89 – speaks of  the KaDosH  of  YHWH in His Way  people. The Tzaddikim are sustained by Kiravat Elohim in His KaDosh sanctuary. – Unleaven Bread

4.        Tehillim 90-106 – speaks of the failed first Adam replaced by the Second. - Shavuot

5.        Tehillim 107 – 150 speaks of the final separation of  righteous and unrighteous, YaH and Man are reunited live happy after - Sukoth

There are about five types of Messianic Tehillim

1.        Prophetic – Tehillim 110 in reference to the Brit Hadashah Acts 2:30; Matt 22:44; Heb 1:13; 1 Pe 3:22

2.        Eschatological – Tehillim 96-99 the enthronement which is refer to as the second coming of the Messiah.

3.        Typological – Tehillim 22  compare with MattitYahu  27:39-46

4.        Indirectly Messianic Tehillim His Royalty  Tehillim 2; 45; 72

5.        Messianic Tehillim Tehillim 34:20; Ex 12:46; Numbers 9: 12 ; Yochanan 19:33-36

Interestingly the Messianic Tehillim of chapter 2 typical of Aaronic, 4 different voices of man, we can also see the compound unity of YaH

1.        vs 1-3 – speaks of man in his worst state of rebellion

2.        vs 4-6 – Speaks of YHWH’s wrath , His laugh, Heaven message to man is Matt 24:21 (Great Tribulation) ; Luke 4:16-20

3.        vs 7-9  - Speaks of Moshiach, redemption, authority, formula the potter’s vessel

4.        Vs 10-12 – Speaks of the voice of RUACH , wisdom and reconciliation Mishlei 31:2

Tehillim Concerning the  Messiah

These [are] the words which I spake unto you, while I was

yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled,

which were written in the ToRaH of Moshe, and [in] the Nev’im, and [in] the Tehillim, concerning Me.

(Luke 24:44)

Tehillim Reference

Feature of Messiah Described

Brit Hadashah fulfillment

My personal notes


Tehillim 2:7 I will declare the chok (decree): Hashem hath said unto me, "Thou

art Beni (My Son, i.e. Ben HaElohim Moshiach); HaYom have I begotten thee.

Hides in Moshiach the Ben HaELoHYM

MattitYahu 3:17 Behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."

YaH reveal His Son

Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine  enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. Tehillim 8:2

Praised by children

…children outcrying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the Son of David….YESHUA saith unto them, Yea;

have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise? Matt 21:15-16

His Majesty, YHWH Yeshua is L_d of all

Tehillim 8:5-6 …..hast made him a little lower than the angels, .. hast crowned him with glory and honour….madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all [things] under his feet:

He is ruler of all

…. madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with glory and honour, and didst set him over… hast put all things in subjection under his feet….  Heb 2:7-8

Authority which man lost regain by Messiah

Tehillim 34:20 He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken. See also Shemot 12:46; Numbers 9:12

Bones   unbroken

(Yochanan 19:32,33,36) … But when they came to Yeshua, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs:" …. that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken."

Perfect Passover lamb

Tehillim 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge [things] that I knew not.

He was falsely accused by false witness

gave false testimony against him   Mark 14:57


Tehillim 40:7,8 It is written about me in the book in the scroll….I delight to do your will, my YaH. Yes, your law is within my heart."

Delight in YaH’s will

Hebrews 10:7 'Behold, I have come (In the scroll of the book it is written of me) To do your will, YaH.


Tehillim 35:19 ….. wrongfully rejoice over me; ….. who hate me without a cause.

He was hated without a reason

“They hated me without a cause.” Yochanan 15:25


Tehillim 41:9 Yes, my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, Who ate bread with me, Has lifted up his heel against me.

He was betrayed

Luke 22:47Yehudah, one of the twelve, went in front of them. He came near to Yeshua to kiss him. 


Tehillim 45:6 Your throne, God, is forever and ever. A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom

His Eternal Melech (Kingship)

Hebrew 1:8 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre.


Tehillim 68:18 You have ascended on high. You have led away captives. You have received gifts among men, Yes, among the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell there.

He ascension on HaMayim

Therefore he says, "When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men." Acts 1:9-11; Eph 4:8; Yochanan 2:17


Tehillim 69:9 For the zeal of your house consumes me. The reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me. 

Zealous for YaH’s house

Yochanan 2:17 His talmidim remembered that it was written, "Zeal for your house will eat me up." 


Tehillim 69:21 They also gave me gall for my food. In my thirst, they gave me vinegar to drink. 

Given vinegar and gall

Matt 27:34,48 They gave him sour wine to drink mixed with gall…… filled it with vinegar, and put it on a reed,


Tehillim 109:4  In return for my love, they are my adversaries; But I am in prayer.

Yeshua prays for  enemies

Luke 23:34 Yeshua said, "Father, forgive them, for they don't know what they are doing." Dividing his garments among them, they cast lots.


Tehillim 109:8 Let his days be few. Let another take his office. 

His betrayer replaced

Acts 1:20  For it is written in the book of Tehillim, 'Let his habitation be made desolate, Let no one dwell therein,' and, 'Let another take his office.'


Tehillim 110:1 "Sit at my right hand, Until I make your enemies your footstool for your feet."  

He rules over His enemies

MattitYahu 22:44 Sit on my right hand, Until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet?'  


Tehillim 110:4 You are a Kohen forever in the order of Malki-Tzedek."

A Kohen forever

Hebrews 5:6 "You are a Kohen forever, After the order of Malki-Tzedek."


Tehillim 118:22 The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner. 

Yeshua is the chief stone of YaH’s building

MattitYahu 21:42 The stone which the builders rejected has become the head of the corner.


Tehillim 118:26 Blessed is He who comes in the name of the ADoNai We have blessed you out of the house of the ADoNai.

Baruch Haba B’shem ADoNay

MattitYahu 21:9 The multitudes who went before him, and who followed, cried, "Hoshia`na to the son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hoshia`na in the highest!"



Tehillim Concerning the  Messiah

(Luke 24:44)

Tehillim Reference

Feature of Messiah Described

Brit Hadashah fulfillment

My personal notes


Tehillim 8:4,5

Messiah’s Humanity

Heb 2:6-8


Tehillim 2:7,12, 110:1

Ben ELoHyM

Heb 1:5; Mt 22:42-45


Tehillim 45:6, 11

His diety

Heb 1:8


Tehillim 45:7;89:18,19

His KaDoSH (Holiness)

Heb 1:9


Tehillim 110:4

His Kohenim

Heb 5:6


Tehillim 2:6


Acts 5:31; Rev 19:16


Tehillim 110:5-6

His Conquest

Hisgalus 6:17 (Rev)

His Wrath will come, His  Judgement is certain

Tehillim 61:6,7; 45:17;

His Eternity

Heb 1:10


Tehillim 72:8; 103:19

His Universal Sovereignty

Rev 19:16


Tehillim 40:6-8

His sacrifice

Heb 10:5-7


Tehillim 69:9

His Zeal

Jn 2:17


Tehillim 69:9

His Obedience

Romans 15:3


Tehillim 41:9

His Betrayal

Luke 22:48


Tehillim 22:1-21 –type

His Death

Matt, Mark, Luke Yochanan


Tehillim 2:7; 16:10  For thou wilt not abandon my nefesh in Sheol; neither wilt thou

allow thine Chassid to see shachat (corruption, the pit, the grave, the abyss of corruption).

His Resurrection

Acts 13:33-36 Concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he has spoken thus: 'I will give you the holy and sure blessings of David…. 'You will not allow your Holy One to see decay.'

His body  no corruption

Tehillim 68:18

His Ascension

Eph 4:8


Tehillim 96-98

His return to Judge

2 Thess 1:7-9



Scripture study class question for thoughts


1.       What effect has the study of the Messianic Tehillim had on you?

2.       Have you been encouraged by the thought of the soon return of Messiah Yeshua?

3.       Share one thing you have learnt from Tehillim 2. How can you live out the one thing you have learnt

4.       Identify all the verses of Tehillim 22 quoted and fulfilled in the Brit Hadashah?

5.       How   can you apply the suffering of Messiah in your Halakha?

6.       Discuss “the servant is not greater than his master” (Yochanan 15:20)

7.       What does the resurrection of  Messiah Yeshua mean to you?

8.       Is there a difference between Messiah at the Father’s Throne today and His Own throne when He returns to reign in Power. (MattiYahu 22;41-46; Rev 3;21)?

9.       Does the hope of the soon returning of the Messiah make you fearful or joyful?


Tehillim/ Psalms 119: The ToRaH of YHWH It is divided into 22 sections, one for each letter of the Hebrew Alphabet.

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