The Times of Abraham and Sarah
C. 2166 BC
Abraham (originally named Abram) is born in Ur (Genesis 11:26).
C. 2157 BC
Sarah (originally named Sarai) is born.
C. 2120 BC?
Abraham moves with his father Terah, wife Sarah, and nephew Lot to Haran (Genesis 11:31).
C. 2091 BC
God calls Abraham move to Canaan (Genesis 12:1-6).
C. 2083 BC
God makes a covenant with Abraham, promising him the land of Canaan and many descendants (Genesis 15:1-21).
C. 2081 BC
Childless, Sarah gives her servant Hagar to Abraham to produce an heir. The following year, Ishmael is born to Hagar (Genesis 16).
C. 2067 BC
Sodom, where Lot lives, is destroyed by God, despite Abraham's appeals (Genesis 18-19).
C. 2066 BC
Isaac is miraculously born to Abraham and Sarah (Genesis 21:2-3).
C. 2064 BC?
Hagar and Ishmael are sent away by a jealous Sarah, but God protects them (Genesis 21:9-20).
C. 2054 BC?
At God's command, Abraham nearly sacrifices Isaac (Genesis 22).
C. 2030 BC
Sarah dies (Genesis 23:1-2).
C. 1991 BC
Abraham dies (Genesis 25:7-8).
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