Composition of the Old Testament Timeline

Minor Prophets

Obadiah

840 bc

Joel

835 bc

Jonah

760 bc

Amos

755 bc

Hosea

710 bc

Micah

700 bc

Nahum

663 bc - 612 bc

Zephaniah

625 bc

Habakkuk

607 bc

Haggai

520 bc

Zechariah

520 bc - 518 bc

Malachi

450 bc

Historical Books

Joshua

1400 bc - 1390 bc

Judges & Ruth

1375 bc - 1130 bc

Samuel

1050 bc - 1000 bc

Kings

975 bc - 587 bc

Ezra

538 bc - 520 bc

Esther

465 bc

Chronicles

450 bc - 425 bc

Nehemiah

445 bc - 425 bc

Torah

Pentateuch

1450 bc - 1400 bc

Wisdom

Psalms

1030 bc - 587 bc

Song of Solomon

965 bc

Proverbs

950 bc - 700 bc

Ecclesiastes

935 bc

Job

550 bc

Major Prophets

Isaiah

740 bc - 680 bc

Jeremiah

627 bc - 585 bc

Daniel

605 bc - 536 bc

Ezekiel

593 bc - 560 bc

Lamentations

586 bc