BE 103 Chronological Chart

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Life of Samuel

1105 BC - 1013 BC

Phinehas's wife gives birth

1060 BC

Samuel anoints Saul as King

1050 BC

David is anointed king in Hebron

1012 BC

David conquers and occupies Jerusalem

1005 BC

Reign of David in Israel

1000 BC - 965 BC

Death of David

971 BC

David chooses Solomon to succeed as king

971 BC

Solomon makes preparations for building of temple

966 BC

Solomon builds the temple and his palace

966 BC - 959 BC

Solomon brings the ark to the temple

959 BC

The temple is dedicated

959 BC

Death of Solomon

931 BC

Rehoboam's reign of Israel

931 BC - 913 BC

David's line continued in Judah

931 BC - 873 BC

Israel and Judah Split

931 BC

Reign of Jeroboam I in Israel

930 BC - 909 BC

Asa's reign of Judah

911 BC - 873 BC

Reign of Omri in Israel

885 BC - 874 BC

Reign of Ahab in Israel

874 BC - 853 BC

Reign of Shalmaneser III in Assyria

859 BC - 823 BC

Reign of Joram in Israel

853 BC - 841 BC

Reign of Jehoram in Judah

853 BC - 841 BC

Death of Ahab of Israel

853 BC

Early prophetic career of Elisha

847 BC - 835 BC

Start of Jehu's reign (Kills everyone)

841 BC - 814 BC

Death of Jezebel

841 BC

Reign of Jehu in Israel

841 BC

Athaliah takes throne

835 BC

Reign of Jeroboam II in Israel

793 BC - 753 BC

Reign of Uzziah in Judah

792 BC - 742 BC

Prophetic career of Isaiah

742 BC - 701 BC

Reign of Ahaz in Judah

735 BC - 715 BC

Reign of Shalmaneser V in Assyria

727 BC - 722 BC

Reign of Sargon II of Assyria

722 BC - 705 BC

Fall of Israel (conquered by Assyria)

722 BC

Kingdom of Judah

721 bc - 586 bc

Reign of Hezekiah in Judah

715 BC - 686 BC

Reign of Sennacherib in Assyria

705 BC - 681 BC

Reign of Josiah in Judah

639 bc - 609 bc

Fall of Assyria

612 bc - 608 bc

Reign of Jehoiakim in Judah

609 bc - 598 bc

Reign of Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon

604 bc - 562 bc

Reign of Zedekiah in Judah

597 bc - 586 bc

Ezekiel is called to be a prophet

597 BC

First temple is destroyed

587 bc

Nebuchadnezzar invades and conquers Jerusalem

587 bc

Judah in Exile

586 bc - 539 bc

Reign of Cyrus II of Persia

539 bc - 530 bc

Exiles return with Zerubbabel

538 bc

Reign of Darius I in Persia

521 BC - 486 BC

Prophetic career of Zechariah

520 bc - 515 bc

Second temple is built

520 bc - 515 bc

Zerubbabel's temple is finished and dedicated

516 bc

Esther becomes queen

497 bc

Reign of Xerxes I of Persia

486 bc - 465 bc

Reign of Artaxerxes

464 bc - 424 bc

Ministry of Ezra

458 bc - 432 bc

Ezra leads a group of exiles to Jerusalem

458 bc

Nehemiah plans to rebuild the walls

445 bc

Time of Nehemiah

445 bc - 432 bc

The wall of Jerusalem is dedicated

444 bc

Nehemiah establishes government

444 bc

United Monarchy 1050-931 BC

Divided Monarchy 931-722 BC