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Yeshua and Yosef


"What is the cause of the mourning (Zechariah 12:10)? It is well according to him who explains that the cause is the slaying of Messiah, the son of Joseph, as it is written, ‘And they shall look upon me whom they have pierced; and they shall mourn for him as one mourneth for his only son.’"
- Babylonian Talmud, Sukkah 52a


Yeshua
Yosef
Yeshua is God's Chosen
Yosef was God's chosen
Gen 37:7
Hated by most of His brothers(Israel)
Hated by most of his brothers
Gen 37:4
Beloved of His Father
Beloved of his father
Genesis 37:3
Is the designated Ruler over Israel
Was the designated ruler over his brothers
Gen 37:7
His death was plotted by some of His brothers
His death was plotted by some of his brothers
Gen 37:18-20
His Father sent Him to see about Isra'el and to the people they watched over
His father sent him to look for his brothers and the flock that they were shepards over
Gen 37:14
His brothers envied Him
His brothers were jealous over him
Gen 37:11
They conspired to kill Yeshua
They conspired to kill Yosef
Gen 37:18-20
A remnant of Jewish people have seen the Son(re'uBen), and stood for Yeshua
Re'uven(means: see a son) stood for his brother Yosef
Gen 37:21
He was stripped of His clothes
He was stripped of his coat
Was lowered down into the earth and rose from it
Was lowered into the earth(the pit) and came up from it
Gen 37:24
Was given over to the Gentiles 
Was given over to the Gentiles
Gen 37:28
Sold for thirty pieces of silver by Judas
Sold for twenty pieces of silver by Judah
Gen 37:28
Some of His brethren made it appear as though He were dead, when they knew He was alive, some mourned Him
Some of His brethren made it seem as if He was dead, when they knew He was alive, some mourned Him
Gen 37:31
Taken to Egypt
Taken to Egypt
Was tempted in all ways and did not sin
Was tempted in certain ways and did not sin
Gen 39:10
Falsely accused when He did right, and suffered for the accusations
Falsely accused when he did right, and suffered for the accusations
Gen 39:14-20
Taken into custody
Taken into custody
Gen 39:20
Was given the prisoners of sin
Was given the prisoners of crime
Gen 39:22
Crucified with two theives, one of which was promoted to Heaven, the other one to Hell
Was Jailed with two accused criminals, one was restored to his position, one was executed
Through Him God saved the world, in Him was God's plan made known
Through Him God saved Israel and Egypt, in him was God's plan made known
He tells how to survive the Seven Year Tribulation that was prophesied
He told how to survive a seven year tribulation that was prophesied
Was made the Ruler over the Gentiles
Was made ruler over the Gentiles
 Gen 41:40
Exalted to the Right Hand of God
Exalted to the right hand of Pharoah
Arrayed in fine linen and gold, and clothed with majesty
    Arrayed in fine linen and gold
Gen 41:42
Every knee will bow to Him
They cried before him, "Bow the knee!"
Gen 41:43
Was thirty years old when He began His ministry which extended throughout all the world
Was thirty years old when he went throughout all the land of Egypt
Gen 41:46
Was given a mainly Gentile bride (for now) by the Head Authority, God
Was given a Gentile bride by the head authority, Pharoah
Gen 41:45
Yeshua provides Life for all who come to Him
Yosef provided grain for all who came to Him
Gen 42:6
His brothers mistake Him for a Gentile god, and don't recognize Him as Messiah
His brothers mistook him for a gentile ruler, and didn't recognize him as their brother
Gen 42:8
Israel will be raised up on the "third day" by their return to Messiah
Yosef said to his brothers on the third of their custody, "Do this and live. . ."
Gen 42:18
Distress has come upon Isra'el for not heeding the words of the Prophet, and they have suffered like the Messiah
Distress came upon his brothers for their stubborness, and went through similar sufferings as their brother
Gen 42:21-22
Isra'el will come to Him in the Seven Year Tribulation
His brothers came to him in the seven years of famine 
After being dispersed twice from their land, Messiah will reveal Himself to them now they are back for the third time
Yosef sent his brothers away, not once, but twice, he revealed himself to them on their third return
Will forgive the wrongs they have commited and care for and nourish them
Forgave the wrongs his brothers commited and cared for and nourished them
The harm meant for Yeshua was for the good of many
The harm meant for Yosef was for the good of many