Palm Sunday: Jesus fulfills the 69th week. According to Daniel's 70 weeks prophecy, the date that the Messiah would appear was 69 "weeks" or 483 years from the day the decree was given to restore Jerusalem and build the second Temple in Jerusalem.What was the significance of the 70 weeks of Daniel?
THEN A LONG GAP - - - - -> TO THE OPENING OF THE 70TH WEEK . The prophecy concerning the first 69 of the Seventy Weeks of Daniel was an electrifying Word from God. At the terminus of the 69 weeks a momentous day would dawn. It would be the occasion of a public spectacle of enormous import.What does the Bible say about the 69 weeks?
Cut off means killed, destroyed or literally executed. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself (Dan 9:26). After Jesus entered Jerusalem as Messiah the Prince, He fulfilled the 69 weeks to the comma and dot.How are the 490 years of Daniel divided?
The prophecy goes on to divide the 490 years into three smaller units: one of 49 years, one of 434 years, and one 7 years. The final “week” of 7 years is further divided in half.