The Old Testament Unfolded

Events

In the Beginning Was the Word

Approx. 13000 bc

Before Time

Creation

Approx. 4200 bc

Before 4000 bc

The Garden of Eden

Approx. 4100 bc

Before 4000 bc

The Fall of Man

Approx. 4000 bc

before 4000 bc

Cain kills Abel

Approx. 3500 bc

Before 3000 bc

The Great Flood

Approx. 3000 bc

Before 2500 bc

Job's suffering

Approx. 2500 bc

Before 2100 bc

God sends Abram to Egypt

2091 bc

God's Covenant with Abram

2081 bc

The Covenant of Circumcision

2067 bc

Isaac born

2066 bc

Offering of Isaac

2054 bc

Birth of Jacob and Esau

2006 bc

Abraham dies

1991 bc

Jacob gets Isaac's blessing

1929 bc

Jacob marries Rachel

1921 bc

Jacob Wrestles God/ Named Israel

1906 bc

Joseph's Dreams and Betrayal

1898 bc

Joseph put in charge/ interprets dream

1886 bc

Jacob's Family Stays in Egypt

1800 bc

Israelites Multiply in Egypt

1700 bc

Israelites oppressed by new king

1600 bc

Birth and Adoption of Moses

1525 bc

10 Plagues, Exodus Begins, Mt Sinai, 10 Commandments

1446 bc

Wondering in the Desert

1446 bc - 1406 bc

12 Spies Report

1445 bc

Blessings of Moses/ Death of Moses

1406 bc

Israel Crosses the Jordan/Conquer of Jericho and Ai

1406 bc

Sun stands still/Victory

1405 bc

Land allotted by tribe

1399 bc

Saul named king

1043 bc

David Kills Goliath

1024 bc

Samuel Anoints David King

1024 bc

David and Jonathan's Covenant

1013 bc

David Flees Saul

1011 bc

Civil War Between Abner and Joab

1010 bc

David Made King over Judah

1010 bc

Saul and His Sons Killed

1010 bc

David Reigns over All Israel

1003 bc

David Plans a Temple

1000 bc

David Defeats the Philistines

998 bc

David and Bathsheba

993 bc

Absalom's Conspiracy

976 bc

Solomon's Prayer of Temple Dedication/ God's Glory Fills the Temple

959 bc

Solomon's Death/ The Kingdom is Divided

931 bc

Rehoboam's Reign over Judah

930 bc

Abijam's wicked reign/ Civil war against Jeroboam

913 bc

Elijah Prays for Drought/Fed by Ravens

863 bc

Elijah taken up to Heaven/Elisha Succeeds Elijah

851 bc

Jonah Sent to Nineveh

760 bc

Israel Led to Captivity

722 bc

Daniel Interprets Nebuchadnezzar Dream

604 bc

The Fall of Jerusalem

586 bc

Ezekiel sees Resurrection of dry bones

585 bc

The Proclamation of Cyrus/ The Exiles Return

537 bc

Completion and Dedication of the Temple

515 bc

Esther Becomes Queen

478 bc

Families Return to Jerusalem with Ezra

457 bc

People Settle in Jerusalem

444 bc

Completion of the Wall

444 bc

Israelites Fast and Repent

444 bc

Characters

From Adam to Noah

Approx. 4200 bc - Approx. 3000 bc

before 3000 bc

Abraham

2100 bc - 1991 bc

Isaac

2066 bc - 1929 bc

Jacob

2006 bc - 1859 bc

Joseph

1916 bc - 1806 bc

Moses

1525 bc - 1406 bc

Joshua

1446 bc - 1373 bc

Eglon

1334 bc

Ehud

1316 bc

Deborah and Barak

1235 bc

Gideon

1169 bc

Naomi, Ruth, and Boaz

1140 bc

Tola, Jair

1118 bc

Samuel

1100 bc - 1011 bc

Jephthah, Ephraim, Ibzan, Elon, Abdon

1090 bc

Samson and Delilah

1075 bc

Saul

1043 bc - 1010 bc

Jonathan

1041 bc - 1010 bc

David

1024 bc - 970 bc

Solomon

990 bc - 931 bc

Shemaiah

931 bc - 918 bc

Kings Of Judah: Rehoboam, Abijam, Asa, Jehoshaphat, Jehoram, Ahaziah, Athaliah, Joash, Amaziah, Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz Hezekiah, Menesseh, Amon, Josiah, Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, Zedekiah

930 bc - 586 bc

Kings of Israel: Jeroboam, Nadab, Baasha, Elah, Zimri, Omri, Ahab, Ahaziah, Jehoram, Jehu, Jehoahaz, Joash, Jeroboam, Zachariah, Shallum, Menehem, Pekahiah, Pekah, Hoshea

925 bc - 721 bc

Hanani

918 bc - 870 bc

Elijah

883 bc - 851 bc

Elisha

853 bc - 814 bc

Joel

835 bc - 796 bc

Hosea, Amos, Jonah

782 bc - 722 bc

Nahum

Approx. 780 bc - 640 bc

Isaiah/Micah

767 bc - 687 bc

Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel

640 bc - 586 bc

Daniel

608 bc - 579 bc

Obadiah

597 bc - 586 bc

Esther

478 bc

Ezra

457 bc - 444 bc

Nehemiah

445 bc - 432 bc

Books

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy

Approx. 13000 bc - 1400 bc

From "The Beginning" to 1400 bc

Joshua

1400 bc - 1380 bc

Judges

1379 BC - 1050 bc

Ruth

1200 bc - 1150 bc

1 Samuel

1100 bc - 1010 bc

2 Samuel

1010 bc - 971 bc

1 Chronicles

1010 bc - 971 bc

2 Chronicles

971 bc - 539 bc

1 Kings

970 BC - 853 bc

2 Kings

852 BC - 560 bc

Jonah

770 bc

Amos

760 bc

Hosea

760 bc - 730 bc

Micah

740 bc - 700 bc

Isaiah

739 bc - 530 bc

Nahum

650 bc

Jeremiah

627 bc - 580 bc

Zephaniah

627 bc

Habakkuk

605 bc

Daniel

605 bc - 530 bc

Ezekiel

593 bc - 570 bc

Lamentations

586 bc

Obadiah

568 bc

Ezra

539 bc - 450 bc

Zechariah

520 bc - 518 bc

Haggai

520 bc

Joel

500 bc

Esther

483 bc - 474 bc

Malachi

470 bc - 460 bc

Nehemiah

445 bc - 410 bc