Bible - 12% of New Testament copied from Old Testament

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New Testament authors copied text from Old Testament

New Testament (NT) authors copied approximately 937 verses from the Old Testament (OT) - or 12% of New Testament (NT) is copied from the Old Testament (OT).

Jesus extensively quoted from the OT to support his teachings; in discussions with Jews; in response to questions he was asked; when giving instructions to his disciples; and in prayers to the Father.

NT authors continued tradition, and maintained a textual connection with the OT. Indirectly, this validated and authenticated the NT, and established a symbolic relationship between the Old and New.

According to C.H Toy, the NT cites the OT in 613 instances, Wilhelm Dittmar goes as high as 1640, while Eugen Huehn indicates 4105 passages reminiscent of OT Scripture. It can be asserted more than 10% of the NT consists of citations or direct quotes from the OT Revelation and the Bible, ed. Carl. F.H. Henry (Grand Rapids, Baker, 1958), pp.137-151   bible-researcher


Parallel Passages in New Testament Study
An indepth study conducted by blueletterbible.org compared Old Testament verses with New Testament ones. Using Textual Analysis techniques similar verses which were direct or indirect citations, or allusions were linked. The results of the study are below.

Mark
39 VERSES COPIED
And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
MARK 15:34
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring?
PSALMS 22:1
As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
MARK 1:2-3
Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the LORD, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.
MALACHI 3:1
As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
MARK 1:2-3
The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
ISAIAH 40:3
And saith unto him, See thou say nothing to any man: but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing those things which Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
MARK 1:44
This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest:
LEVITICUS 14:2
And he said unto them, Have ye never read what David did, when he had need, and was an hungred, he, and they that were with him? How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him?
MARK 2:25-26
So the priest gave him hallowed bread: for there was no bread there but the shewbread, that was taken from before the LORD, to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.
1 SAMUEL 21:6
That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.
MARK 4:12
And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not.
ISAIAH 6:9
He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me. Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
MARK 7:6-7
Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
ISAIAH 29:13
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:
MARK 7:10
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
EXODUS 20:12
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:
MARK 7:10
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
DEUTERONOMY 5:16
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:
MARK 7:10
And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
EXODUS 21:17
For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death:
MARK 7:10
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
PROVERBS 20:20
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come?
MARK 9:11
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:
MALACHI 4:5
Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
MARK 9:44
And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.
ISAIAH 66:24
And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorcement, and to put her away.
MARK 10:4
When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
DEUTERONOMY 24:1
But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.
MARK 10:6
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
GENESIS 1:27
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
MARK 10:7
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
GENESIS 2:24
Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
MARK 10:19
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. Thou shalt not kill.
EXODUS 20:12-13
And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord:
MARK 11:9
Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.
PSALMS 118:26
And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves.
MARK 11:17
Even them will I bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer: their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted upon mine altar; for mine house shall be called an house of prayer for all people.
ISAIAH 56:7
And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves.
MARK 11:17
Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, saith the LORD.
JEREMIAH 7:11
And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.
MARK 12:1
Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a song of my beloved touching his vineyard. My wellbeloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill:
ISAIAH 5:1
And have ye not read this scripture; The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner: This was the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?
MARK 12:10-11
The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. This is the LORD's doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.
PSALMS 118:22-23
Master, Moses wrote unto us, If a man's brother die, and leave his wife behind him, and leave no children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
MARK 12:19
If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
DEUTERONOMY 25:5
And as touching the dead, that they rise: have ye not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spake unto him, saying, I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?
MARK 12:26
Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.
EXODUS 3:6
And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
MARK 12:29-30
Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
DEUTERONOMY 6:4-5
And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
MARK 12:31
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.
LEVITICUS 19:18
And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.
MARK 12:33
And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
1 SAMUEL 15:22
For David himself said by the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool.
MARK 12:36
The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.
PSALMS 110:1
And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you:
MARK 13:5
For thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Let not your prophets and your diviners, that be in the midst of you, deceive you, neither hearken to your dreams which ye cause to be dreamed.
JEREMIAH 29:8
Now the brother shall betray the brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death.
MARK 13:12
For the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law against her mother in law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.
MICAH 7:6
But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
MARK 13:14
And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
DANIEL 9:27
But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
MARK 13:14
Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain saint which spake, How long shall be the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot?
DANIEL 8:13
But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
MARK 13:14
And arms shall stand on his part, and they shall pollute the sanctuary of strength, and shall take away the daily sacrifice, and they shall place the abomination that maketh desolate.
DANIEL 11:31
But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:
MARK 13:14
And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days.
DANIEL 12:11
But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,
MARK 13:24
Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it. For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.
ISAIAH 13:9-10
But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,
MARK 13:24
The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.
JOEL 3:15
Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.
MARK 13:31
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.
ISAIAH 40:8
And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered.
MARK 14:27
Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.
ZECHARIAH 13:7
And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.
MARK 15:28
Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
ISAIAH 53:12
And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
MARK 15:34
My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring?
PSALMS 22:1
Matthew
102 VERSES COPIED
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
MATTHEW 1:23
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
ISAIAH 7:14
And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.
MATTHEW 2:15
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
HOSEA 11:1
For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
MATTHEW 12:40
Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
JONAH 1:17
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
MATTHEW 1:23
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
ISAIAH 7:14
And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
MATTHEW 2:6
But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
MICAH 5:2
And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.
MATTHEW 2:15
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.
HOSEA 11:1
In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
MATTHEW 2:18
Thus saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping; Rahel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not.
JEREMIAH 31:15
For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
MATTHEW 3:3
The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
ISAIAH 40:3
But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
MATTHEW 4:4
And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.
DEUTERONOMY 8:3
And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
MATTHEW 4:6
For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
PSALMS 91:11-12
Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
MATTHEW 4:7
Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.
DEUTERONOMY 6:16
Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
MATTHEW 4:10
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name.
DEUTERONOMY 6:13
Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
MATTHEW 4:10
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.
DEUTERONOMY 10:20
The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
MATTHEW 4:15-16
Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
ISAIAH 9:1-2
The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
MATTHEW 4:15-16
To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.
ISAIAH 42:7
Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
MATTHEW 5:5
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
PSALMS 37:11
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
MATTHEW 5:21
Thou shalt not kill.
EXODUS 20:13
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:
MATTHEW 5:21
Thou shalt not kill.
DEUTERONOMY 5:17
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:
MATTHEW 5:27
Thou shalt not commit adultery.
EXODUS 20:14
Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:
MATTHEW 5:27
Neither shalt thou commit adultery.
DEUTERONOMY 5:18
It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:
MATTHEW 5:31
When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
DEUTERONOMY 24:1
Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:
MATTHEW 5:33
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
EXODUS 20:7
Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:
MATTHEW 5:33
And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.
LEVITICUS 19:12
Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
MATTHEW 5:38
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
EXODUS 21:24
Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
MATTHEW 5:38
Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.
LEVITICUS 24:20
Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
MATTHEW 5:38
And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
DEUTERONOMY 19:21
Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
MATTHEW 5:43
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.
LEVITICUS 19:18
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
MATTHEW 5:48
And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
GENESIS 17:1
And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
MATTHEW 7:23
Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity; for the LORD hath heard the voice of my weeping.
PSALMS 6:8
And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
MATTHEW 8:4
This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought unto the priest: And the priest shall go forth out of the camp; and the priest shall look, and, behold, if the plague of leprosy be healed in the leper;
LEVITICUS 14:2-3
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.
MATTHEW 8:17
Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.
ISAIAH 53:4
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
MATTHEW 9:13
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
HOSEA 6:6
For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
MATTHEW 10:35-36
For the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law against her mother in law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.
MICAH 7:6
The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
MATTHEW 11:5
Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.
ISAIAH 35:5
The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
MATTHEW 11:5
And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness.
ISAIAH 29:18
For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
MATTHEW 11:10
Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the LORD, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.
MALACHI 3:1
And if ye will receive it, this is Elias, which was for to come.
MATTHEW 11:14
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:
MALACHI 4:5
But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was an hungred, and they that were with him;
MATTHEW 12:3
So the priest gave him hallowed bread: for there was no bread there but the shewbread, that was taken from before the LORD, to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.
1 SAMUEL 21:6
Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?
MATTHEW 12:5
And on the sabbath day two lambs of the first year without spot, and two tenth deals of flour for a meat offering, mingled with oil, and the drink offering thereof: This is the burnt offering of every sabbath, beside the continual burnt offering, and his drink offering.
NUMBERS 28:9-10
But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
MATTHEW 12:7
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
HOSEA 6:6
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
MATTHEW 12:18
Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
ISAIAH 42:1
For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
MATTHEW 12:40
Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
JONAH 1:17
The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.
MATTHEW 12:42
And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions.
1 KINGS 10:1
And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive:
MATTHEW 13:14
And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
ISAIAH 6:9-10
That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.
MATTHEW 13:35
I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:
PSALMS 78:2
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
MATTHEW 15:4
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
EXODUS 20:12
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
MATTHEW 15:4
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
DEUTERONOMY 5:16
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
MATTHEW 15:4
And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
EXODUS 21:17
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
MATTHEW 15:4
For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
LEVITICUS 20:9
For God commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
MATTHEW 15:4
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
PROVERBS 20:20
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me. But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
MATTHEW 15:8-9
Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
ISAIAH 29:13
A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
MATTHEW 16:4
Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.
JONAH 1:17
And his disciples asked him, saying, Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come?
MATTHEW 17:10
Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:
MALACHI 4:5
Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
MATTHEW 18:15
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.
LEVITICUS 19:17
But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
MATTHEW 18:16
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
LEVITICUS 19:15
But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
MATTHEW 18:16
One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
DEUTERONOMY 19:15
And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
MATTHEW 19:4
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
GENESIS 1:27
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
MATTHEW 19:5
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
GENESIS 2:24
They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?
MATTHEW 19:7
When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
DEUTERONOMY 24:1
He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,
MATTHEW 19:18
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
EXODUS 20:12
Honour thy father and thy mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
MATTHEW 19:19
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.
LEVITICUS 19:18
But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
MATTHEW 19:26
Ah Lord GOD! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:
JEREMIAH 32:17
Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.
MATTHEW 21:5
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
ZECHARIAH 9:9
And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the son of David: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest.
MATTHEW 21:9
Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the