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the only places where the word "Messiah" occurs in the official Aramaic translation of the 5 Books of
Moses (Targum Unkelos):
1) Jacob's blessing to his son Judah (Gen. 49:10) is translated (by the
Targum) as "The monarchy shall not depart from Judah ... until the
2) Balaam (Num. 24:17) prophesied that "A star will emerge from Jacob and
a scepter will arise from Israel"; the Targum translates this as "A
king will arise from Jacob and a Messiah will grow out of Israel".
The primary Biblical source for the Messiah is Isaiah Ch.11.
There are many other passages about the Messiah in the Prophets;
two more examples are Zechariah 6:12 and Malachi 3:1.