Old Testament Timeline

Old Testament Books

Job - 2100 B.C. - 1600 B.C.

2100 B.C. - 1600 B.C

Levitivus - 1500 B.C. - 1401 B.C.

1500 BC - 1401 BC

Genesis - 1500 B.C. - 1401 B.C.

1500 B.C. - 1401 B.C.

Exodus - 1500 B.C. - 1401 B.C.

1500 BC - 1401 BC

Deuteronomy - 1500 B.C. - 1401 B.C.

1500 BC - 1401 BC

Psalms - 1405 B.C. - 300 B.C.

1405 B.C. - 300 B.C.

Joshua - 1405 B.C. - 1385 B.C.

1405 BC - 1385 BC

Numbers - 1400 B.C.

1400 BC

Judges 1400 B.C. - 1050 B.C.

1400 BC - 1050 BC

Ruth (between) 1400 B.C. - 1050 B.C.

1400 BC - 1050 BC

Habakkuk 1000 B.C. - 901 B.C.

1000 BC - 901 BC

Ecclesiastes 971 B.C. - 931 B.C.

971 BC - 931 BC

Song of Solomon 970 B.C. - 930 B.C.

970 BC - 930 BC

Proverbs 950 B.C. - 700 B.C.

950 BC - 700 BC

1 Samuel 931 B.C. - 722 B.C.

931 BC - 722 BC

2 Samuel 931 B.C. - 722 B.C.

931 BC - 722 BC

Joel 835 B.C. - 805 B.C.

835 B.C. - 805 B.C.

Amos 760 B.C. - 750 B.C.

760 BC - 750 BC

Hosea 760 B.C. - 720 B.C.

760 BC - 720 BC

Jonah 760 B.C.

760 B.C.

Micah 740 B.C. - 700 B.C.

740 BC - 700 BC

Isaiah 739 B.C. - 686 B.C.

739 BC - 686 BC

Nahum 663 B.C. - 612 B.C.

663 BC - 612 BC

Zephaniah 630 B.C.

630 BC

Jeremiah 626 B.C. - 586 B.C.

626 BC - 586 BC

Daniel 605 B.C. - 536 B.C.

605 BC - 536 BC

Habbakuk approx. 600 B.C.

600 B.C.

1 Chronicles 598 B.C. - 400 B.C.

598 BC - 400 BC

2 Chronicles 598 B.C. - 400 B.C.

598 BC - 400 BC

Ezekiel 593 B.C. - 571 B.C.

593 BC - 571 BC

Lamentations 586 B.C. - 585 B.C.

586 BC - 585 BC

Obadia 586 B.C.

586 BC

1 Kings 560 B.C. - 538 B.C.

560 BC - 538 BC

2 Kings 560 B.C. - 538 B.C.

560 BC - 538 BC

Ezra 538 B.C. - 458 B.C.

538 BC - 458 BC

Nehemiah 538 B.C. - 458 B.C.

538 BC - 458 BC

Zechariah 520 B.C. - 475 B.C.

520 BC - 475 BC

Haggai 520 B.C.

520 BC

Esther 500 B.C. - 457 B.C.

500 BC - 457 BC

Malachi 465 B.C.

465 BC

People and Prophets

Abraham - 2166-1991 B.C.

2166 BC - 1991 BC

Isaac - 2066-1886 B.C.

2066 BC - 1886 BC

Jacob - 2005-1859 B.C.

2005 BC - 1859 BC

Joseph - 1914-1805 B.C.

1914 BC - 1805 BC

King Hammurapi - 1792-1750 B.C.

1792 BC - 1750 BC

Aaron - 1529-1407 B.C.

1529 BC - 1407 BC

Moses - 1526-1406 B.C.

1526 BC - 1406 BC

Joshua - 1405-1385 B.C.

1405 BC - 1385 BC

Date of his ministry.

Samuel 1060-1020 B.C.

1060 BC - 1020 BC

King Saul - 1051-1011 B.C.

1051 BC - 1011 BC

King David - 1011-971 B.C.

1011 BC - 971 BC

King Solomon - 971-931 B.C.

971 BC - 931 BC

Jereboam I - 930-909 B.C.

930 BC - 909 BC

King Rehoboam - 930-913 B.C.

930 BC - 913 BC

King Omri of Israel - 885-874 B.C.

885 BC - 874 BC

Elijah - 870 B.C. - 850 B.C.

870 BC - 850 BC

King Shalmaneser III - 859-824 B.C.

859 BC - 824 BC

Elisha - 850 B.C. - 800 B.C.

850 BC - 800 BC

King Jeroboam II - 793-753 B.C.

793 BC - 753 BC

King Azariah/Uzziah - 792-740 B.C.

792 BC - 740 BC

Jonah - 783 B.C. - 753 B.C.

783 BC - 753 BC

Amos - 767 B.C. - 753 B.C.

767 BC - 753 BC

Hosea - 750 B.C. - 745 B.C.

750 BC - 745 BC

Tiglath-Pileser III - 745-727 B.C.

745 BC - 727 BC

Isaiah - 740 B.C. - 690 B.C.

740 BC - 690 BC

Micah - 740 B.C. - 700 B.C.

740 BC - 700 BC

King Hoshea - 732-722 B.C.

732 BC - 722 BC

King Hoshea - 732-722 B.C.

732 BC - 722 BC

King Hezekiah - 727-698 B.C.

727 BC - 698 BC

King Shalmaneser V - 726-722 B.C.

726 BC - 722 BC

King Sargon II - 722-705 B.C.

722 BC - 705 BC

King Mannaseh - 697-642 B.C.

697 BC - 642 BC

Nahum - 663 B.C. - 612 B.C.

663 BC - 612 BC

King Josiah - 640-609 B.C.

640 BC - 609 BC

Zephaniah - 635 B.C. - 622 B.C.

635 BC - 622 BC

Jeremiah - 627 B.C. - 586 B.C.

627 BC - 586 BC

Nineveh Falls to Babylon - 612 B.C.

612 BC

Habakkuk - 610 B.C. - 590 B.C.

610 BC - 590 BC

King Jehoiakim - 609-597 B.C.

609 BC - 597 BC

King Nebuchadnezzar - 605-562 B.C.

605 BC - 562 BC

King Zedekiah - 597-586 B.C.

597 BC - 586 BC

Ezekiel - 593 B.C. - 573 B.C.

593 BC - 573 BC

Obadiah - 586 B.C. - 585 B.C.

586 BC - 585 BC

King Cambyses - 530-522 B.C.

530 BC - 522 BC

Darius I - 522-486 B.C.

522 BC - 486 BC

Haggai - 520 B.C. - 515 B.C

520 BC - 515 BC

Malachi - 500 B.C. - 450 B.C.

500 BC - 450 BC

Joel - 500 B.C. - 450 B.C.

500 BC - 450 BC

Ahasuerus - 486-464 B.C.

486 BC - 464 BC

King Artaxerxes - 464-423 B.C.

464 BC - 423 BC

King Darius III - 335-331 B.C.

335 BC - 331 BC

Major Events

Joseph Becomes an Official in Egypt - 1884 B.C.

1884 BC

God Establishes Covenant w/ Abraham - 1876 B.C.

1876 BC

Babylon Falls - 1595 B.C.

1595 BC

The Exodus - 1446 B.C.

1446 BC

40 Years In The Desert - 1446-1406 B.C.

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Sinai Covenant & 10 Commandments - around 1435 B.C.

1435 BC

Tabernacle Built - around 1430 B.C.

1430 BC

Joshua Leads Israel Into Promised Land - 1406 B.C.

1406 BC

Saul Is Made King - 1051 B.C.

1051 BC

David Becomes King - 1011 B.C.

1011 BC

God Makes Covenant w/ David - around 1000 B.C.

1000 BC

Solomon Build's the Temple - 966 B.C.

966 BC

Kingdom Divides into Israel (North) and Judah (South) - 931 B.C.

931 BC

Syro-Ephraimite War - 735-732 B.C.

735 BC - 732 BC

Damascus Falls - 732 B.C.

732 BC

Northern Israel falls to Assyria - 722 B.C.

722 BC

First Exile Of Jews To Babylon - 605 B.C.

605 B.C.

Second Exile Of Jews To Babylon - 597 B.C.

597 B.C.

Ezekiel's First Vision - 592 B.C.

592 BC

Ezekiel's 2nd Vision - 591 B.C.

591 BC

Jerusalem Is Destroyed/Judah Falls/Temple Destroyed - 587 B.C.

587 BC

Cyrus Takes Over Babylon - 539 B.C.

539 BC

First Return to Jerusalem - Zerubbabel 538 B.C.

538 BC

Cyrus Decrees the Jews may return - 538 B.C.

538 BC

Work on the temple renewed - 520 B.C.

520 BC

Temple Re-buidling Completed - 516 B.C.

516 BC

Second return to Jerusalem - Ezra - 458 B.C.

458 BC

3rd return to Jerusalem - Nehemiah - 445 B.C.

445 BC

Alexander the Great Ends Persian Empire - 331 B.C.

331 BC

Archaeological Periods

Early Bronze Age 3300 B.C. - 2000 B.C.

3300 B.C. - 2000 B.C.

Middle Bronze Age 2000 B.C. - 1550 B.C.

2000 BC - 1550 BC

Late Bronze Age 1550 B.C. - 1200 B.C.

1550 BC - 1200 BC

Iron Age I 1200 B.C. - 930 B.C.

1200 BC - 930 BC

Iron Age II 930 B.C. - 539 B.C.

930 BC - 539 BC

Iron Age III 539 B.C. - 332 B.C.

539 BC - 332 BC