Appendix 4 – All Verses of the Spirit of Christ and God in the Old Testament

Here, we list all verses describing the Spirit of ELOHIM, and Spirit of YHVH. We have excluded those that describe the breath, or wind of God, and the lying spirit of YHVH in 1 Kings 22:24, and 2 Chronicles 18:23, which is described with masculine pronouns.

The Spirit of Christ in the Prophets

Spirit on Moses put on the Seventy Elders
Num 11:17  And I will come down and talk with thee there: and I will take of the spirit which is upon thee, and will put it upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with thee, that thou bear it not thyself alone. 
Num 11:25 And the LORD came down in a cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the seventy elders: and it came to pass, that, when the spirit she-rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease.
Num 11:26  But there remained two of the men in the camp, the name of the one was Eldad, and the name of the other Medad: and the spirit she-rested upon them; and they were of them that were written, but went not out unto the tabernacle: and they prophesied in the camp. 
Num 11:29  And Moses said unto him, Enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the LORD’S people were prophets, and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them! 

Spirit on Balaam
Num 24:2  And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God she-came upon him. 

Spirit of YHVH on Othniel
Jdg 3:10  And the Spirit of the LORD she-came upon him, and he judged Israel, and went out to war: and the LORD delivered Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand; and his hand prevailed against Chushanrishathaim. 

Spirit of YHVH on Gideon
Jdg 6:34  But the Spirit of the LORD she-came upon Gideon, and he blew a trumpet; and Abiezer was gathered after him. 

Spirit of YHVH on Jephthah
Jdg 11:29  Then the Spirit of the LORD she-came upon Jephthah, and he passed over Gilead, and Manasseh, and passed over Mizpeh of Gilead, and from Mizpeh of Gilead he passed over unto the children of Ammon. 

Spirit of YHVH on Samson
Jdg 13:25  And the Spirit of the LORD she-began to move him at times in the camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol. 

Jdg 14:6  And the Spirit of the LORD she-came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand: but he told not his father or his mother what he had done. 

Jdg 14:19  And the Spirit of the LORD she-came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave change of garments unto them which expounded the riddle. And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father’s house. 

Jdg 15:14  And when he came unto Lehi, the Philistines shouted against him: and the Spirit of the LORD she-came mightily upon him, and the cords that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands loosed from off his hands. 

Spirit of ELOHIM on Saul
1Sa 10:6  And the Spirit of the LORD she-will come upon thee, and thou shalt prophesy with them, and shalt be turned into another man. 

1Sa 10:10  And when they came thither to the hill, behold, a company of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God she-came upon him, and he prophesied among them.

1Sa 11:6  And the Spirit of God she-came upon Saul when he heard those tidings, and his anger was kindled greatly. 

David is anointed “and she-came the Spirit of YHVH upon Him…”
1Sa 16:13  Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren: and the Spirit of the LORD she-came upon David from that day forward. So Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah. 

Spirit of ELOHIM on Saul and his messengers
1Sa 19:20  And Saul sent messengers to take David: and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as appointed over them, the Spirit of God she-was upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.

1Sa 19:23  And he went thither to Naioth in Ramah: and the Spirit of God she-was upon him also, and he went on, and prophesied, until he came to Naioth in Ramah. 

Spirit of Elijah
2Ki 2:15  And when the sons of the prophets which were to view at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah she-doth rest on Elisha. And they came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him. 

Spirit prophesies to David
1Ch 12:18  Then the spirit she-came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band. 

Spirit of ELOHIM on Azariah
2Ch 15:1  And the Spirit of God she-came upon Azariah the son of Oded: 

Spirit of YHVH on congregation
2Ch 20:14  Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, she-came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the congregation; 

Spirit of ELOHIM on Zechariah
2Ch 24:20  And the Spirit of God she-came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you. 

Recalling the Spirit God sent to Israel, but they rebelled – see Isaiah 63
Neh 9:20  Thou gavest also thy good spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst. 

Neh 9:30  Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands. 

The Spirit of ELOHIM as the hand of God in creation
Job 26:13  By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. 

Job 32:8  But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding. 

Psa 51:11  Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. 

Psa 51:12  Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit. 

Psa 143:10  Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness. 

Targum Jonathan says “not of My Word”
Isa 30:1  Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin: 

Prophecy of Christ gathering the saints, in Matthew 24:31, called “the Word” in Targum Jonathan
Isa 34:16  Seek ye out of the book of the LORD, and read: no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate: for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them. 

Answering the “Us” in Isaiah 6, called “the Word” in Targum Jonathan
Isa 48:16  Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me. 

Called “the Word” in Targum Jonathan
Isa 59:19  So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.

Holy Spirit called “the Word” in Targum Jonathan
Isa 63:10  But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them. 

Isa 63:11  Then he remembered the days of old, Moses, and his people, saying, Where is he that brought them up out of the sea with the shepherd of his flock? where is he that put his holy Spirit within him? 

Called “the Word” in Targum Jonathan
Isa 63:14  As a beast goeth down into the valley, the Spirit of the LORD caused him to rest: so didst thou lead thy people, to make thyself a glorious name.

They follow the Lamb wherever He goes – Rev 14
Eze 1:12  And they went every one straight forward: she-whither the spirit was to go, they went; and they turned not when they went. 

Eze 1:20  Whithersoever the spirit was to go, they went, she-thither was their spirit to go; and the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels. 

Eze 1:21  When those went, these went; and when those stood, these stood; and when those were lifted up from the earth, the wheels were lifted up over against them: for the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels. 

Taken up by the Spirit in Rev 4, 17 etc
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Eze 2:2  And the spirit she-entered into me when he spake unto me, and set me upon my feet, that I heard him that spake unto me. 

Eze 3:12  Then the spirit she-took me up, and I heard behind me a voice of a great rushing, saying, Blessed be the glory of the LORD from his place

Eze 3:14  So the spirit she-lifted me up, and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me. 

Eze 3:24  Then the spirit she-entered into me, and set me upon my feet, and spake with me, and said unto me, Go, shut thyself within thine house. 

Eze 8:3  And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of mine head; and the spirit she-lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looketh toward the north; where was the seat of the image of jealousy, which provoketh to jealousy.

Eze 10:17  When they stood, these stood; and when they were lifted up, these lifted up themselves also: for the spirit of the living creature was in them. 

Eze 11:1  Moreover the spirit she-lifted me up, and brought me unto the east gate of the LORD’S house, which looketh eastward: and behold at the door of the gate five and twenty men; among whom I saw Jaazaniah the son of Azur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people. 

Eze 11:5  And the Spirit of the LORD she-fell upon me, and said unto me, Speak; Thus saith the LORD; Thus have ye said, O house of Israel: for I know the things that come into your mind, every one of them. 

Eze 11:24  Afterwards the spirit she-took me up, and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God into Chaldea, to them of the captivity. So the vision that I had seen went up from me. 

Eze 37:1  The hand of the LORD was upon me, and carried me out in the spirit of the LORD, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones, 

Eze 43:5  So the spirit she-took me up, and brought me into the inner court; and, behold, the glory of the LORD filled the house. 

Hag 2:5  According to the word that I covenanted with you when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit she-remaineth among you: fear ye not. 

Targum Jonathan  says “by My Word”
Zec 4:6  Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. 

Called “the Word” in the Targum
Zec 7:12  Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts. 

The Spirit of God

God as Spirit

Spirit of YHVH will carry Elijah away, compare with 2 Kings 2:16
1Ki 18:12  And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD He-shall carry thee whither I know not; and so when I come and tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, he shall slay me: but I thy servant fear the LORD from my youth. 

Spirit of YHVH carries Elijah away – called the Lord in verse 5
2Ki 2:16  And they said unto him, Behold now, there be with thy servants fifty strong men; let them go, we pray thee, and seek thy master: lest peradventure the Spirit of the LORD He-hath taken him up, and cast him upon some mountain, or into some valley. And he said, Ye shall not send. 

Psa 139:7  Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? 

Isa 40:13  Who hath directed the Spirit of the LORD, or being his counsellor hath taught him? 

Called “the Word” in Targum Jonathan, which always translates physical expressions of God as the Word, eg “right hand” in Isaiah 44
Mic 2:7  O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly? 

The Spirit of God as the Spirit of the Breath of Life

Gen 1:2  And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 

Gen 6:3  And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. 

Job 27:3  All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils; 

Job 33:4  The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. 

Job 34:14  If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath; 

Psa 104:30  Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth. 

Isa 40:7  The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.

Isa 42:5  Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein: 

The Spirit of God as the Spirit of Wisdom

Gen 41:38-39 And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? … there is no one as discerning and wise as you.

Exo 28:3  And thou shalt speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron’s garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office. 

Exo 31:3  And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, 

Exo 35:31  And he hath filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship; 

Num 27:18  And the LORD said unto Moses, Take thee Joshua the son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit, and lay thine hand upon him; 

Deu 34:9  And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him: and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD commanded Moses. 

As the future anointing – the Holy Spirit on Christ
Isa 11:2  And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; (TJ – “The Spirit of Prophecy from before the Lord”)

The Spirit of God as the Spirit of Prophecy

In the Old Testament

2Sa 23:2  The Spirit of the LORD He-spake by me, and his word was in my tongue. (TJ – “The Spirit of Prophecy from before the Lord”)

Mic 3:8  But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin. (TJ – “The Spirit of Prophecy from the Lord”)

In the Future

Isa 4:4  When the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, and shall have purged the blood of Jerusalem from the midst thereof by the spirit of judgment, and by the spirit of burning. (TJ – another meaning)

Isa 32:15  Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest. (TJ – “refreshing from the Face of Him” – from Christ, Acts 2:33)

Isa 44:3  For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring: (TJ – “I will give My Holy Spirit”)

Isa 59:21  As for me, this is my covenant with them, saith the LORD; My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed’s seed, saith the LORD, from henceforth and for ever. (TJ – “My Holy Spirit”)

Isa 61:1  The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; (TJ – “The Spirit of Prophecy before the Lord”)

Eze 11:19  And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh: (TJ – “faithful spirit”)

Eze 36:26  A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. (TJ – “faithful spirit”)

Eze 36:27  And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them (TJ – “My Holy Spirit”)

Eze 37:14  And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD. (TJ “I will put My Spirit into you … I have decreed it by My Memra”)

Eze 39:29  Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord GOD. (TJ – “I have poured out My Holy Spirit”)

Joe 2:28  And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions: (TJ – “My Holy Spirit” Joel 3:1)

Joe 2:29  And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit. (TJ – “My Holy Spirit” Joel 3:2)

Zec 6:8  Then cried he upon me, and spake unto me, saying, Behold, these that go toward the north country have quieted my spirit in the north country. (TJ – “do My pleasure”)

Zec 12:10  And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn. (TJ – “the Spirit of Mercy and Compassion” ie, “Spirit of Grace”)