All past Messianic claimants, including Jesus of Nazareth, Bar Cochba and Shabbtai Tzvi have been rejected.
Christians counter that Jesus will fulfill these in the Second Coming.
Even if the individual claiming personal revelation performs miracles, they do not prove he is a genuine prophet.
All the miracles show – assuming they are genuine – is that he has certain powers. Judaism, unique among all of the world's major religions, does not rely on "claims of miracles" as the basis for its religion.
These descriptions are used throughout Jewish scripture to graphically describe the suffering of the Jewish people (see Psalm 44).(Exodus 29:7, 1-Kings , 2-Kings 9:3) What is the Messiah supposed to accomplish?One of the central themes of biblical prophecy is the promise of a future age of perfection characterized by universal peace and recognition of God.But personal revelation is an extremely weak basis for a religion because one can never know if it is indeed true.Since others did not hear God speak to this person, they have to take his word for it.Christianity claims that Isaiah chapter 53 refers to Jesus, as the "suffering servant." In actuality, Isaiah 53 directly follows the theme of chapter 52, describing the exile and redemption of the Jewish people.The prophecies are written in the singular form because the Jews ("Israel") are regarded as one unit.Isaiah 53 concludes that when the Jewish people are redeemed, the nations will recognize and accept responsibility for the inordinate suffering and death of the Jews.Throughout history, thousands of religions have been started by individuals, attempting to convince people that he or she is God's true prophet.Jews do not accept Jesus as the messiah because: But first, some background: What exactly is the Messiah?The word "Messiah" is an English rendering of the Hebrew word Mashiach, which means "anointed." It usually refers to a person initiated into God's service by being anointed with oil.