A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. (Isaiah 11:1)
The days are coming, declares the Lord, “when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, a King who will reign wisely and do what is just and right in the land. In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called:
The Lord Our Righteous Savior. (Jeremiah 22:5-6)
Listen, High Priest Joshua, you and your associates seated before you, who are men symbolic of things to come: I am going to bring my servant, the Branch. (Zechariah 3:8)
Tell him this is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Here is the man whose name is the Branch, and he will branch out from his place and build the temple of the Lord. (Zechariah 6:12)
In that day the Branch of the Lord will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land will be the pride and glory of the survivors in Israel. (Isaiah 4:2)
Nazareth was a small, insignificant town comprised of poor shepherds and farmers. The speculated population was less than one hundred citizens.
And he went and lived in a city called Nazareth, so that what was spoken by the prophets might be fulfilled, that he would be called a Nazarene. (Matthew 2:23)
Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” (John 1:46)
The Hebrew translation for the word “branch” = “netser”.
“Netser” translated to English = “NAZARETH”