Shoot

Shoot is a prophetic messianic name of Jesus (Yeshua‘) that is used in parallel with the title branch (netser) in a verse in Isaiah. The root of Jesse (David’s father) leads prophetically to the sprouting of the Messiah who is descended from him.

Shoot (khoter) pictured in the Hebrew text of Isaiah 11:1.

Shoot (khoter) in the Hebrew text of Isaiah 11:1.

Shoot in Hebrew:

Khoter

Strong’s Concordance number: 2415

Bible reference: Isa. 11:1

A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse;
from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.
(Isaiah 11:1 NIV)

The KJV uses the word “rod.”

Other more common messianic names of Jesus that use the imagery of the nation sprouting like a plant are the branch, the root of David, and the sunrise from on high.

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