A Timeline of the Old Testament through Christ

4000 BC

CREATION/PRIMEVAL ERA

4004 BC - 2200 BC

CREATION/PRIMEVAL ERA

4004 BC - 2200 BC

God's Creation, plan and sovereignty; 1st stage of God's presence

4004 BC

Gen. 1:1-2:25

God's Creation, plan and sovereignty; 1st stage of God's presence

4004 BC

Gen. 1:1-2:25 * HW, pg. 22

Fall of Man

4000 BC

Gen 3 * HW, pg. 23

Fall of Man

4000 BC

Gen 3

First Promise of a Savior

4000 BC

Gen 3:15

First Promise of a Savior

4000 BC

Gen 3:15 *

3000 BC

Enoch walked with God

3554 BC - 3189 BC

Gen. 5:24

Enoch walked with God

3554 BC - 3189 BC

Gen. 5:24 * amazingbibletimeline.com

The Early Dynastic Period of Egypt

3000 BC - 2600 BC

The Early Dynastic Period of Egypt

3000 BC - 2600 BC

Noah walked with God

3000 BC

Gen. 6:9

Noah walked with God

3000 BC

Gen. 6:9 *

2000 BC

Great Pyramids of Egypt Built

2550 BC

Great Pyramids of Egypt Built

2550 BC

The Flood

2348 BC

Gen. 6:5; Gen. 6-8

The Flood

2348 BC

Gen. 6:5; Gen. 6-8 * amazingbibletimeline.com

The Tower of Babel

2200 BC

The Tower of Babel

2200 BC

Gen. 10:25, 11 * amazingbibletimeline.com

THE PATRIARCHS PERIOD

2166 BC - 1806 BC

Abraham born

2166 BC

THE PATRIARCHS PERIOD

2166 BC - 1806 BC
  • HW p 66

Abraham born

2166 BC

Gen 21 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Time of Job

2100 BC - 1800 BC

Time of Job

2100 BC - 1800 BC
  • HW 404

God sends Abraham to Egypt

2091 BC

Gen 12 * amazingbibletimeline.com

God sends Abraham to Egypt

2091 BC

Abraham Covenant Promise

2081 BC

Gen 15

Abraham Covenant Promise

2081 BC

Gen 15 * HW, pg. 24

Isaac born to Abraham

2066 BC

Gen 21

Isaac born to Abraham

2066 BC

Gen 21 * amazingbibletimeline.com

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt

2050 BC - 1800 BC

The Middle Kingdom of Egypt

2050 BC - 1800 BC

Jacob born to Isaac

2006 BC

Gen 25

Jacob born to Isaac

2006 BC

Gen 25 * amazingbibletimeline.com

1000 BC

Abraham dies

1991 BC

Gen 25:5

Abraham dies

1991 BC

Gen 25:5 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph is born to Jacob

1916 BC

Joseph is born to Jacob

1916 BC

Jacob leaves for Canaan

1908 BC

Gen 31

Jacob leaves for Canaan

1908 BC

Gen 31 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Jacob re-named Israel

1906 BC

Gen 35:10

Jacob re-named Israel

1906 BC

Gen 35:10 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph sold into slavery

1898 BC

Gen 37:25

Joseph sold into slavery

1898 BC

Gen 37:25 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph in charge of Egypt

1886 BC

Gen 41:33

Joseph in charge of Egypt

1886 BC

Gen 41:33 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Abraham's descendents enter Egypt

1876 BC

Abraham's descendents enter Egypt

1876 BC
  • HW 182

Egyptian Sojourn

1876 BC - 1446 BC

Egyptian Sojourn

1876 BC - 1446 BC
  • HW 66

Jacob dies

1859 BC

Gen 49-50

Jacob dies

1859 BC

Gen 49-50 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph dies

1806 BC

Gen 50:26 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Joseph dies

1806 BC

Gen 50:26

THE PATRIARCHS IN EGYPT

1805 BC - 1446 BC

THE PATRIARCHS IN EGYPT

1805 BC - 1446 BC

The New Kingdom of Egypt

1600 BC - 1150 BC

Israelites opressed by a new king

1600 BC

Ex. 1:8

The New Kingdom of Egypt

1600 BC - 1150 BC

Israelites opressed by a new king

1600 BC

Ex. 1:8 * amazingbibletimeline.com

Israelite slavery in Egypt

1580 BC

Israelite slavery in Egypt

1580 BC

Ex. 1 * HW 66

Moses is born

1525 BC

Ex. 2

Moses is born

1525 BC

Ex. 2 * HW 103

God tells Moses to return to Egypt to free the Israelites from Pharaoh

1486 BC - 1446 BC

Moses flees to Midian

1486 BC

Ex. 2:11; 2:23

God tells Moses at the burning bush that he will free the Israelites from slavery in Egypt

1486 BC - 1446 BC

Ex. 3:2

God tells Moses to return to Egypt to free the Israelites from Pharaoh

1486 BC - 1446 BC
  • HW 106

Moses flees to Midian

1486 BC

Ex. 2:11; 2:23 * HW 106

God tells Moses at the burning bush that he will free the Israelites from slavery in Egypt

1486 BC - 1446 BC

Ex. 3:2 * HW 106

Tabernacle constructed

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 35-40 * HW p 120

The Plagues on Egypt

1446 BC

Ex. 7-12

EXODUS

1446 BC - 1406 BC

The First Passover instituted

1446 BC

Israelites leave Egypt after 430 years

1446 BC

Ex. 3; 40:34-38

Wilderness Wanderings Period

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Israelites journey to Mount Sinai

1446 BC - 1406 BC

The Laws of God and the Ten Commandments

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Tabernacle constructed

1446 BC - 1406 BC

The Ark of the Covenant

1446 BC - 1406 BC

The Plagues on Egypt

1446 BC

Ex. 7-12 * HW 102

EXODUS

1446 BC - 1406 BC

The First Passover instituted

1446 BC

Ex. 12 * HW 117

Israelites leave Egypt after 430 years

1446 BC

Ex. 3; 40:34-38 * HW 66

Wilderness Wanderings Period

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Deut. 2:7; 34 *

Israelites journey to Mount Sinai

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 19:18-20 * HW 66

The Laws of God and the Ten Commandments

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Ex. 19-20 * HW 66

The Ark of the Covenant

1446 BC - 1406 BC

Victory against Northern Coalition

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 11-12

CONQUEST OF JOSHUA, THE PROMISED LAND & THE 12 TRIBES

1406 BC - 930 BC

The Defeat then victory at Ai; Reading of the Law; Covenant Renewal

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 7-8

Treaty at Gibeon; Victory against Southern Coalition

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 9-11

Conquest of Canaan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 1-12

Joshua and the Promised Land

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Crossing the Jordan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Circumcision rededication

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 5:1-12

Commander of the Lord's Army

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 5:13-15

The Battle of Jericho

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Treaty at Gibeon; Victory against Southern Coalition

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 9-11 *

CONQUEST OF JOSHUA, THE PROMISED LAND & THE 12 TRIBES

1406 BC - 930 BC

The Defeat then victory at Ai; Reading of the Law; Covenant Renewal

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 7-8 *

Joshua and the Promised Land

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 1-12 * HW, pg. 60, 218

Crossing the Jordan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 1:1-9; 2:24; 6:16; 8:7; 10:42; 21:43-45 * HW, pg. 226-229

Circumcision rededication

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 5:1-12 *

Commander of the Lord's Army

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 5:13-15 *

The Battle of Jericho

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 6 *

Victory against Northern Coalition

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 11-12 *

Conquest of Canaan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Joshua 1-12 *

Reuben- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13 *

Simeon- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19

Zebulun- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19

Issachar- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19

Dan- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19

Gad- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13

Asher- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19

Naphtali- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19

Ephraim- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 16-17

Manasseh- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13; 16-17

Levi- Would join Benjamin and Judah to become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 21

Benjamin- Would become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 18

Reuben- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Judah- Would become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 15

Simeon- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 *

Zebulun- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 *

Issachar- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 *

Dan- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 *

Gad- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13 *

Asher- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 *

Naphtali- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 19 *

Ephraim- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 16-17 *

Manasseh- Northern tribe which would form the kingdom of Israel

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 13; 16-17 *

Levi- Would join Benjamin and Judah to become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 21 *

Benjamin- Would become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 18 *

Judah- Would become the southern kingdom of Judah

1400 BC - 930 BC

Joshua 15 *

JUDGES PERIOD

1350 BC - 1050 BC

Judge Othniel- Defeats Chusan King of Mesopotamia

1350 BC - 1310 BC

Judges 3:7-11

JUDGES PERIOD

1350 BC - 1050 BC

Judge Othniel- Defeats Chusan King of Mesopotamia

1350 BC - 1310 BC

Judges 3:7-11 * HW 238; 241

Judge Ehud- Opressed by the Moabites, the Ammonites, the Amalekites

1275 BC - 1267 BC

Judges 3:12-31

Judge Ehud- Opressed by the Moabites, the Ammonites, the Amalekites

1275 BC - 1267 BC

Judges 3:12-31 * HW 238

Judge Shamgar- Killed 600 Philistines

1235 BC

Judges 3:31

Judge Shamgar- Killed 600 Philistines

1235 BC

Judges 3:31 * HW 238

Judge Barak- Opressed by the Canaanites

1223 BC - 1183 BC

Judges 4-5

Judge Deborah- Defeats the canaanites at Megiddo

1223 BC - 1183 BC

Judge Barak- Opressed by the Canaanites

1223 BC - 1183 BC

Judges 4-5 * HW 238

Judge Deborah- Defeats the canaanites at Megiddo

1223 BC - 1183 BC

Judges 4-5 * HW 238

Judge Gideon- God delivers Israel into the hands of the Midianites

1176 BC - 1136 BC

Judge Gideon- God delivers Israel into the hands of the Midianites

1176 BC - 1136 BC

Judges 6-8 * HW 238

Judge Abimelech- Attempts to establish a monarchy but fails

1133 BC - 1125 BC

Judges 9

Judge Abimelech- Attempts to establish a monarchy but fails

1133 BC - 1125 BC

Judges 9 * HW 238

Judge Tola

1110 BC - 1087 BC

Judges 10:1-5

Judge Jair

1110 BC - 1088 BC

Judges 10:1-5

Judge Tola

1110 BC - 1087 BC

Judges 10:1-5 * Wh 236

Judge Jair

1110 BC - 1088 BC

Judges 10:1-5 * HW 236

Eli at Shilo

1100 BC

1 Samuel 3

Eli at Shilo

1100 BC

1 Samuel 3 * HW 238

The Israelites cry for a King

1095 BC

1 Samuel 8:5-19

The Israelites cry for a King

1095 BC

1 Samuel 8:5-19 *

The Assyrian Empire

1076 BC - 612 BC

The Assyrian Empire

1076 BC - 612 BC
  • HW 186

Ruth- David's Messianic Family Begins

1075 BC

Judge Jephthah- Defeats the Ammonites

1075 BC - 1069 BC

Judges 10:6-12:7

Ruth- David's Messianic Family Begins

1075 BC

Ruth 1:8-9 * HW 250

Judge Jephthah- Defeats the Ammonites

1075 BC - 1069 BC

Judges 10:6-12:7 * HW 238

Judge Ibzan

1071 BC - 1064 BC

Judges 12:8-10

Judge Elon

1071 BC - 1061 BC

Judges 12:11-12

Judge Abdon

1071 BC - 1063 BC

Judges 12:13-15

Judge Ibzan

1071 BC - 1064 BC

Judges 12:8-10 * HW 236

Judge Elon

1071 BC - 1061 BC

Judges 12:11-12 * HW 236

Judge Abdon

1071 BC - 1063 BC

Judges 12:13-15 * HW 236

Judge Samson- Defeats the Philistines

1070 BC - 1050 BC

Judges 13-16

Judge Samuel- Helps establish a monarchy which is God's plan

1070 BC - 1050 BC

Judge Samson- Defeats the Philistines

1070 BC - 1050 BC

Judges 13-16 * HW 238

Judge Samuel- Helps establish a monarchy which is God's plan

1070 BC - 1050 BC

1 Samuel 3-4 *

THE UNITED MONARCHY

1050 BC - 931 BC

1 Samuel 4:1

The Reign of King Saul

1050 BC - 1011 BC

THE UNITED MONARCHY

1050 BC - 931 BC

1 Samuel 4:1 * HW 260

The Reign of King Saul

1050 BC - 1011 BC

1 Samuel 13-15 * HW p 66; 286

The Possible Reign of King Ish-Bosheth

1011 BC - 1009 BC

1 Samuel 13-15

David recovers the Ark

1011 BC - 971 BC

The Reign of King David

1011 BC - 971 BC

The Possible Reign of King Ish-Bosheth

1011 BC - 1009 BC

1 Samuel 13-15 *

David recovers the Ark

1011 BC - 971 BC

The Reign of King David

1011 BC - 971 BC

1 Samuel 16:1- 2 Samuel 24 * HW p 66; 286, 262

Nathan-Prophet during King David and Solomon's reign

1010 BC - 930 BC

1 Kings 1

Nathan-Prophet during King David and Solomon's reign

1010 BC - 930 BC

1 Kings 1 * HW p 291

Late BC

The Reign of King Solomon

971 BC - 931 BC

1 Kings 1-11

The Reign of King Solomon

971 BC - 931 BC

1 Kings 1-11 * HW p 66; 286

Solomon finishes the Temple in Jerusalem

965 BC

1 Kings 6, 7

Solomon finishes the Temple in Jerusalem

965 BC

1 Kings 6, 7 * HW 262

The Rise of the Aramaeans

950 BC - 800 BC

The Rise of the Aramaeans

950 BC - 800 BC
  • HW 192

King Rehoboam of Judah

931 BC - 913 BC

1 Kings 14:21-33 * HW p 289

THE DIVIDED KINGDOM

931 BC - 539 BC

King Rehoboam of Judah

931 BC - 913 BC

King Jeroboam I of Israel

931 BC - 910 BC

1 Kings 12:22-14:20

THE DIVIDED KINGDOM

931 BC - 539 BC
  • HW p 66; 287

King Jeroboam I of Israel

931 BC - 910 BC

1 Kings 12:22-14:20 * HW p 288

King Abijah(m) of Judah

913 BC - 911 BC

1 Kings 15:1-8

King Abijah(m) of Judah

913 BC - 911 BC

1 Kings 15:1-8 * HW p 289

King Asa of Judah

911 BC - 870 BC

1 Kings 15:9-24; 2 Chronicles 14:1

King Asa of Judah

911 BC - 870 BC

1 Kings 15:9-24; 2 Chronicles 14:1 * HW p 289

King Nabad of Israel

910 BC - 909 BC

1 Kings 15:25-32

King Nabad of Israel

910 BC - 909 BC

1 Kings 15:25-32 * HW p 288

King Baasha of Israel

909 BC - 886 BC

1 Kings 15:33-16:7; 2 Chron. 16:4-5

King Baasha of Israel

909 BC - 886 BC

1 Kings 15:33-16:7; 2 Chron. 16:4-5 * HW p 288

King Elah of Israel

886 BC - 885 BC

1 Kings 16:8-14

King Elah of Israel

886 BC - 885 BC

1 Kings 16:8-14 * HW p 288

King Zimri of Israel

885 BC

1 Kings 16:15-20

King Tibni of Israel

885 BC - 880 BC

1 Kings 16:21-22

King Omri of Israel

885 BC - 874 BC

1 Kings 16:21-28

King Zimri of Israel

885 BC

1 Kings 16:15-20 * HW p 288

King Tibni of Israel

885 BC - 880 BC

1 Kings 16:21-22 * HW p 289

King Omri of Israel

885 BC - 874 BC

1 Kings 16:21-28 * HW p 288

Elijah-Prophet to Israel

874 BC - 841 BC

1 Kings 17:1-22:40 * HW p 291 & 288

King Ahab of Israel

874 BC - 853 BC

1 Kings 16:29-34; 2 Chronicles 18:1

Elijah-Prophet to Israel

874 BC - 841 BC

King Ahab of Israel

874 BC - 853 BC

1 Kings 16:29-34; 2 Chronicles 18:1 * HW p 288

King Jehoshaphat of Judah

872 BC - 848 BC

1 Kings; 22:41-50; 2 Chronicles 16-17

King Jehoshaphat of Judah

872 BC - 848 BC

1 Kings; 22:41-50; 2 Chronicles 16-17 * HW p 289

King Ahaziah of Israel

853 BC - 852 BC

1 Kings 22:51; 2 Kings 1:18

Elisha-Prophet to Israel

853 BC - 782 BC

King Ahaziah of Israel

853 BC - 852 BC

1 Kings 22:51; 2 Kings 1:18 * HW p 288

Elisha-Prophet to Israel

853 BC - 782 BC

2 Kings 2:19-8:15 * HW p 291 & 288

King Jehoram (Joram) of Israel

852 BC - 841 BC

2 Kings 1:17, 3:1

King Jehoram (Joram) of Israel

852 BC - 841 BC

2 Kings 1:17, 3:1 * HW p 288

The First Assyrian Threat and the Resurgence of Israel

850 BC - 750 BC

The First Assyrian Threat and the Resurgence of Israel

850 BC - 750 BC
  • HW 193

King Jehoram of Judah

843 BC - 841 BC

2 Kings 8:16-24

King Jehoram of Judah

843 BC - 841 BC

2 Kings 8:16-24 * HW p 289

King Jehu of Israel

841 BC - 814 BC

King Ahaziah of Judah

841 BC

2 Kings 8:25-29; 2 Chronicles 22:1

Queen Athaliah of Judah

841 BC - 835 BC

2 Kings 11-12; 2 Chronicles 22:10

King Ahaziah of Judah

841 BC

2 Kings 8:25-29; 2 Chronicles 22:1 * HW p 289

Queen Athaliah of Judah

841 BC - 835 BC

2 Kings 11-12; 2 Chronicles 22:10 * HW p 289

King Jehu of Israel

841 BC - 814 BC

2 Kings 9-10; 2 Chronicles 22:7 * HW p 288

King Joash of Judah

835 BC - 796 BC

2 Kings 11-12; 2 Chronicles 23:1

King Joash of Judah

835 BC - 796 BC

2 Kings 11-12; 2 Chronicles 23:1 * HW p 289

King Jehoahaz of Israel

814 BC - 798 BC

2 Kings 13:1-9

King Jehoahaz of Israel

814 BC - 798 BC

2 Kings 13:1-9 * HW p 288

King Jehoash of Israel

798 BC - 782 BC

2 Kings 13:10-25; 2 Chronicles 25:7

King Jehoash of Israel

798 BC - 782 BC

2 Kings 13:10-25; 2 Chronicles 25:7 * HW p 288

King Amaziah of Judah

796 BC - 767 BC

2 Kings 14:1-22; 2 Chronicles 25:1

King Amaziah of Judah

796 BC - 767 BC

2 Kings 14:1-22; 2 Chronicles 25:1 * HW p 289

King Jeroboam II of Israel

793 BC - 753 BC

2 Kings 14:23-29

King Jeroboam II of Israel

793 BC - 753 BC

2 Kings 14:23-29 * HW p 288

King Azariah (Uzziah) of Judah

792 BC - 740 BC

2 Kings 15:1-7; 2 Chronicles 26:1

King Azariah (Uzziah) of Judah

792 BC - 740 BC

2 Kings 15:1-7; 2 Chronicles 26:1 * HW p 289; 608

Jonah-Prophet to Nineveh

770 BC

2 Kings 14:25; Jonah 1:1

Jonah-Prophet to Nineveh

770 BC

2 Kings 14:25; Jonah 1:1 * HW p 291; 633

Amos-Prophet to Israel

760 BC - 750 BC

Amos 1:1; 5:14

Amos-Prophet to Israel

760 BC - 750 BC

Amos 1:1; 5:14 * HW p 608

King Zechariah of Israel

753 BC - 752 BC

2 Kings 15:8-12

Hosea-Prophet to Israel

753 BC - 722 BC

Hosea 1:1

King Zechariah of Israel

753 BC - 752 BC

2 Kings 15:8-12 * HW p 288

Hosea-Prophet to Israel

753 BC - 722 BC

Hosea 1:1 * HW p 583

King Shallum of Israel

752 BC

2 Kings 15:13-16

King Menahem of Israel

752 BC - 742 BC

2 Kings 15:17-22

King Shallum of Israel

752 BC

2 Kings 15:13-16 * HW p 288

King Menahem of Israel

752 BC - 742 BC

2 Kings 15:17-22 * HW p 288

King Jotham of Judah

750 BC - 732 BC

2 Kings 15:32-38; 2 Chronicles 27:1

King Jotham of Judah

750 BC - 732 BC

2 Kings 15:32-38; 2 Chronicles 27:1 * HW p 289

The Neo-Assyrian Empire

745 BC - 630 BC

The Neo-Assyrian Empire

745 BC - 630 BC
  • HW 199

King Pekahiah of Israel

742 BC - 740 BC

2 Kings 15:23-26

King Pekahiah of Israel

742 BC - 740 BC

2 Kings 15:23-26 * HW p 288

Isaiah-Prophet to Judah

740 BC - 700 BC

2 Kings 19-20; Isahiah 7:10 * HW p 291; 520; 523

King Pekah of Israel

740 BC - 732 BC

2 Kings 15:27-31

Isaiah-Prophet to Judah

740 BC - 700 BC

King Pekah of Israel

740 BC - 732 BC

2 Kings 15:27-31 * HW p 288

King Ahaz of Judah

735 BC - 716 BC

2 Kings 15:38; 16:1; 2 Chronicles 28:1

King Ahaz of Judah

735 BC - 716 BC

2 Kings 15:38; 16:1; 2 Chronicles 28:1 * HW p 289

King Hoshea of Israel

732 BC - 722 BC

2 Kings 17:1-6

King Hoshea of Israel

732 BC - 722 BC

2 Kings 17:1-6 * HW p 288

Assyrian Exile of the northern kingdom of Israel

722 BC

2 Kings 17

Fall of Samaria to Assyria

722 BC - 721 BC

2 Kings 17:4-41

Assyrian Exile of the northern kingdom of Israel

722 BC

2 Kings 17 * HW p 285

Fall of Samaria to Assyria

722 BC - 721 BC

2 Kings 17:4-41 * HW 523

King Hezekiah of Judah

716 BC - 687 BC

2 Kings 18-20; 2 Chronicles 29:1

King Hezekiah of Judah

716 BC - 687 BC

2 Kings 18-20; 2 Chronicles 29:1 * HW p 289

Micah- Prophet to Judah

710 BC

Micah 1:1

Micah- Prophet to Judah

710 BC

Micah 1:1 * HW 642

King Manasseh of Judah

695 BC - 642 BC

2 Kings 21:1-18; 2 Chronicles 33:1

King Manasseh of Judah

695 BC - 642 BC

2 Kings 21:1-18; 2 Chronicles 33:1 * HW p 289; 653

Nahum-Prophet of impending judgment of Nineveh

655 BC

Nahum 1:1

Nahum-Prophet of impending judgment of Nineveh

655 BC

Nahum 1:1 * HW 653

Empires in Transition

650 BC - 600 BC

Empires in Transition

650 BC - 600 BC
  • HW 196

King Amon of Judah

643 BC - 641 BC

2 Kings 21:19-26; 2 Chronicles 33:21

King Amon of Judah

643 BC - 641 BC

2 Kings 21:19-26; 2 Chronicles 33:21 * HW p 289

King Josiah of Judah

640 BC - 609 BC

2 Kings 22:1-23:30; 2 Chronicles 34:1

King Josiah of Judah

640 BC - 609 BC

2 Kings 22:1-23:30; 2 Chronicles 34:1 * HW p 289; 653

Habakkuk-Prophet to Judah

630 BC

Habakkuk-Prophet to Judah

630 BC

Habakkuk 1:6 * HW 661

Jeremiah- Prophet to Judah

627 BC

Jeremiah 1:1-3, 52:31; 2 Kings 24:12 * HW 535

Jeremiah- Prophet to Judah

627 BC

Zephaniah-Prophet to Judah

627 BC

Zephaniah 1:1

Zephaniah-Prophet to Judah

627 BC

Zephaniah 1:1 * HW 671

Nineveh destroyed by Babylonians

612 BC

Nineveh destroyed by Babylonians

612 BC

Nahum 2:3-3:19 * HW 571; 652, 187

King Jehoahaz of Judah

609 BC

2 Kings 23:31-35; 2 Chronicles 36:1

King Jehoiakim of Judah

609 BC - 598 BC

2 Kings 23:36-24:7; 2 Chronicles 36:4

King Jehoahaz of Judah

609 BC

2 Kings 23:31-35; 2 Chronicles 36:1 * HW p 289

King Jehoiakim of Judah

609 BC - 598 BC

2 Kings 23:36-24:7; 2 Chronicles 36:4 * HW p 289

The Neo-Babylonian Empire

600 BC - 550 BC

The Neo-Babylonian Empire

600 BC - 550 BC
  • HW 197

King Jehoiachin of Judah

598 BC - 597 BC

2 Kings 24:8-17; 2 Chronicles 36:9

King Jehoiachin of Judah

598 BC - 597 BC

2 Kings 24:8-17; 2 Chronicles 36:9 * HW p 289

King Zedekiah of Judah

597 BC - 586 BC

2 Kings 24:18-20; 2 Chronicles 36:11-21

King Zedekiah of Judah

597 BC - 586 BC

2 Kings 24:18-20; 2 Chronicles 36:11-21 * HW p 289

Ezekiel-Prophet to exiles in Babylon

593 BC - 571 BC

Ezekiel-Prophet to exiles in Babylon

593 BC - 571 BC

Ezekiel 1:1-2, 40:1 * HW p 556

Obadiah-Prophet concerning Edom

590 BC

Obadiah 1:1

Obadiah-Prophet concerning Edom

590 BC

Obadiah 1:1 * HW 620

Fall of Jerusalem to Babylonia

587 BC

2 Kings 25

Babylonian Exile of the southern kingdom of Judah

587 BC - 586 BC

Daniel 9:1-2; 2 Kings 25:21; Jer. 29:10, 52:27

Fall of Jerusalem to Babylonia

587 BC

2 Kings 25 * HW p 284, 198

Babylonian Exile of the southern kingdom of Judah

587 BC - 586 BC

Daniel 9:1-2; 2 Kings 25:21; Jer. 29:10, 52:27 * HW p 285, 198

Daniel-Prophet to exiles in Babylon

570 BC

Daniel 1:1, 6:28

Daniel-Prophet to exiles in Babylon

570 BC

Daniel 1:1, 6:28 * HW 570

The Medo-Persian Empire

550 BC - 450 BC

The Medo-Persian Empire

550 BC - 450 BC
  • HW 199

Babylon fell to the Medo-Persians

539 BC

Daniel 5

POST EXILIC PERIOD

539 BC - 516 BC

Cyrus of Persia decree

539 BC - 538 BC

The Return from Captivity in Babylon

539 BC - 536 BC

Ezra 5:13-15; Isaiah 41-45

Babylon fell to the Medo-Persians

539 BC

Daniel 5 * HW 199, 331

POST EXILIC PERIOD

539 BC - 516 BC
  • HW 199

Cyrus of Persia decree

539 BC - 538 BC

Ezra 5:13-15; Isaiah 41-45 *

The Return from Captivity in Babylon

539 BC - 536 BC

Ezra 5:13-15; Isaiah 41-45 * HW - 284

Haggai-Prophet to Judah

520 BC

Haggai 1:1

Zechariah-Prophet to Judah

520 BC - 518 BC

Zechariah 1:1

Haggai-Prophet to Judah

520 BC

Haggai 1:1 * HW 679

Zechariah-Prophet to Judah

520 BC - 518 BC

Zechariah 1:1 * HW 691

The Temple is Rebuilt

510 BC

The Temple is Rebuilt

510 BC
  • HW 331

Joel-Prophet to Judah and Ezra

500 BC

Joel 1:1

Malachi-Prophet to Judah

500 BC - 475 BC

Malachi 1:6-8; 2:11

Joel-Prophet to Judah and Ezra

500 BC

Joel 1:1 * HW 597

Malachi-Prophet to Judah

500 BC - 475 BC

Malachi 1:6-8; 2:11 * HW 704 & 708

Esther becomes Queen of Persia

460 BC

Esther 1:1

Esther becomes Queen of Persia

460 BC

Esther 1:1 * HW 350

Ezra-Priest and Scribe, goes to Jerusalem

458 BC

Ezra-Priest and Scribe, goes to Jerusalem

458 BC

Ezra 1:1 * HW 331 & 335

Nehemiah-Prophet to Judah; Rebuilding of Jerusalem's Wall

445 BC

Nehemiah-Prophet to Judah; Rebuilding of Jerusalem's Wall

445 BC

Nehemiah 1:1 * HW 331 & 336

INTERTESTAMENTAL PERIOD

444 BC - 4 AD

INTERTESTAMENTAL PERIOD

444 BC - 4 AD

The Greek or Macedonian Empire

332 BC - 323 BC

The Greek or Macedonian Empire

332 BC - 323 BC

Hebrew scriptures are translated into Greek

250 BC

Hebrew scriptures are translated into Greek

250 BC

The Syrian Empire

193 BC - 167 BC

The Syrian Empire

193 BC - 167 BC

The Maccabean Empire

167 BC - 163 BC

The Maccabean Empire

167 BC - 163 BC

The Roman Empire

63 BC

The Roman Empire

63 BC

Birth of Jesus Christ

4 BC

Gal. 4:4; Matthew 1 *

God sends His son

4 BC

Birth of Jesus Christ

4 BC

God sends His son

4 BC

Early AD

Jesus Christ teaches the way of the Lord

30 AD

Jesus Christ Crucified on the Cross

30 AD

Jesus Christ Resurrected

30 AD

Jesus ascends to Heaven

30 AD

The Christian Church is born

30 AD

Jesus Christ teaches the way of the Lord

30 AD

Jesus Christ Crucified on the Cross

30 AD

Jesus Christ Resurrected

30 AD

Jesus ascends to Heaven

30 AD

The Christian Church is born

30 AD