Rabbis have taught of two Messiahs: a suffering Messiah, the Messiah son of Joseph, and a conquering Messiah, the Messiah son of David. Rachel was near Bethlehem (Ephrath), the very area where both King David and Jesus would be born. Christ’s first appear- ing was as the son of “sorrows” (Isa. 53:4), but when He appears again He will be the Son of God’s “right hand” (Luke 22:69; Acts 7:56). Just as Benjamin was first called a “son of sorrow” and became the son of his father’s right hand, Christ the Lamb of God came to suffer, yet He will return as the Lion of Judah to rule from the right hand of power (see Rev. 5:5).

From Page 61 of the Perry Stone Hebraic Prophetic Old Testament Study Bible

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