Filip's timeline of the kings

Israel

Jeroboam

0931 bc - 0910 bc

2 Golden calves, set the standard of evil
1Ki 11:26-40, 12:1-14:20, 2Ch 10:1-11, 11:13-16, 13:2-20

Nadab

0910 bc - 0909 bc

Murdered

Baasha

0909 bc - 0886 bc

Tried to build Ramah against Asa (the border dispute)

Elah

0886 bc - 0885 bc

Murdered by general while he was drunk

Omri

0885 bc - 0874 bc

Built Samaria, doorway to Baal worship

Zimri

0885 bc

Ahab

0874 bc - 0853 bc

Married Jezebel, Baal worship & Elijah's ministry.

Ahaziah

0853 bc - 0852 bc

Wanted to inquire of Baalzebub; he had no son

Jehoram

0852 bc - 0841 bc

Fought Moab with Jehoshaphat; Elisha's ministry

Jehu

0841 bc - 0814 bc

Wiped out Baals and Ahab's dynasty.

Jehoahaz

0814 bc - 0798 bc

Little army becuase of Aram.

Jehoash

0798 bc - 0782 bc

Three aroows of victory.

Jereboam II

0793 bc - 0753 bc

Restored borders, "golden age", prosperous.

Zechariah

0753 bc - 0752 bc

Fourth generation of Jehu.

Menahem

0752 bc - 0742 bc

1,000 talents of silver to Pul.

Shallum

0752 bc

One month reign, murdered.

Pekahiah

0742 bc - 0740 bc

Pekah murdered him.

Pekah

0740 bc - 0731 bc

Galilee & Naphtali deported by Pul.

Hosheah

0731 bc - 0722 bc

Last king; prison.

United Kingdom

Saul

1050 bc - 1010 bc

David

1010 bc - 0970 bc

Solomon

0970 bc - 0940 bc

National & spiritual climax, built temple, too many wives: fall

Solomon

0940 bc - 0930 bc

Judah

Rehoboam

0931 bc - 0913 bc

Divided kingdom

Abijam

0913 bc - 0911 bc

Defeated Jeroboam I, so never recovered power.

Asa

0911 bc - 0870 bc

Removed idols, yet had a military alliance with Ahab's dynasty

Jehoshaphat

0870 bc - 0848 bc

Righteous, yet alliance with Ahab's dynasty

Jehoram

0848 bc - 0841 bc

Married Athaliah, Baal worship.

Ahaziah

0841 bc

Jehu the "Baal killer" killed him.

Queen Athaliah

0841 bc - 0835 bc

Queen mother essayed to usurp the throne.

Joash (Jehoash)

0835 bc - 0796 bc

Seven year old when appointed king, aunt and priest protected; revival

Amaziah

0796 bc - 0767 bc

Defeated the Edomites, but defeated by Israel (victory & defeat)

Uzziah (Azariah)

0783 bc - 0732 bc

"Golden age"; his pride led to leprosy

Jotham

0750 bc - 0735 bc

Did right; builder; Pekah & Rezin began to come against Judah.

Ahaz

0735 bc - 0719 bc

Trusted Assyria, not God; built Damascus altar.

Hezekiah

0727 bc - 0697 bc

Revival; Sennacherib's siege, angel struck 185,000 Assyrians.

Manasseh

0697 bc - 0642 bc

Did more evil than Canaanite nations; repented in Babylon.

Amon

0642 bc - 0640 bc

Not humbled; murdered.

Josiah

0640 bc - 0609 bc

Found the law, wiped out idolatry, new revival.

Jehoahaz

0609 bc

Three months; exiled to Egypt.

Jehoiakim

0609 bc - 0598 bc

Rebelled against Nebuhadnezzar, "Burial of a donkey".

Jehoiachin

0598 bc - 0597 bc

Taken to Babylon same time as Ezekiel; later released.

Zedekiah

0597 bc - 0586 bc

Last king, eyes put out; taken to Babylon.

Israel's prophets

Samuel

1050 bc - 1020 bc

Nathan/Gad

1020 bc - 0970 bc

Elijah

0874 bc - 0846 bc

Elisha

0848 bc - 0798 bc

Jonah

0785 bc - 0750 bc

Amos

0762 bc

Hosea

0755 bc - 0715 bc

Judah's prophets

Samuel

1050 bc - 1020 bc

Nathan/Gad

1020 bc - 0970 bc

Obadiah

0841 bc - 0831 bc

Joel

0835 bc - 0796 bc

Isaiah

0740 bc - 0680 bc

Micah

0735 bc - 0700 bc

Nahum

0650 bc - 0620 bc

Zephaniah

0640 bc - 0620 bc

Jeremiah

0627 bc - 0585 bc

Josiah (13th year of his reign), Jehoiakim, Zedekiah, until the captivity of Jerusalem (Jer 1:1-3)

Habakkuk

0607 bc - 0604 bc

Daniel

0606 bc - 0536 bc

3rd year of Jehoiakim's reign then to Babylon (Dan 1:1)

Ezkiel

0592 bc - 0570 bc

In Babylon, from fifth year of Jehoiachin's exile (Eze 1:1-3)

Zechariah

0520 bc - 0518 bc

Haggai

0520 bc

Malachi

0450 bc - 0430 bc

World powers

Sheshonq I

0945 bc - 0924 bc

Egypt

Hezion

0940 bc - 0915 bc

Syria

Osorkon I

0924 bc - 0889 bc

Egypt

Tabrimmon

0915 bc - 0890 bc

Syria

Sheshonq II

0890 bc

Egypt

Ben-hadad I

0890 bc - 0860 bc

Syria

Takelot I

0889 bc - 0874 bc

Egypt

Osorkon II

0874 bc - 0850 bc

Egypt

Ben-hadad II

0860 bc - 0841 bc

Syria

Takelot II

0850 bc - 0825 bc

Egypt

Hazzel

0841 bc - 0806 bc

Syria

Sheshonq II

0825 bc - 0773 bc

Egypt

Ben-hadad III

0806 bc - 0750 bc

Syria

Pimay

0773 bc - 0767 bc

Egypt

Sheshonq V

0767 bc - 0730 bc

Egypt

Rezin

0750 bc - 0732 bc

Syria

Tiglath-pileser III

0745 bc - 0727 bc

Assyria

Osorkon IV

0730 bc - 0715 bc

Egypt

Shalmaneser V

0727 bc - 0722 bc

Assyria

Sargon II

0722 bc - 0705 bc

Assyria

Shabago

0716 bc - 0702 bc

Egypt

Sennacherib

0705 bc - 0681 bc

Assyria

Shabitgo

0702 bc - 0690 bc

Egypt

Taharqo

0690 bc - 0664 bc

Egypt

Esarhaddon

0681 bc - 0669 bc

Assyria

Ashurbanipal

0669 bc - 0630 bc

Assyria

Psamtek I

0664 bc - 0610 bc

Egypt

Tanutamani

0664 bc - 0656 bc

Egypt

Ashur-etil-ilani

0630 bc - 0627 bc

Assyria

Nabopolassar

0626 bc - 0605 bc

Babylon

Sin-shumu-lishir

0626 bc

Assyria

Sin-shar-ishkun

0625 bc - 0612 bc

Assyria

Cyaxerxes

0625 bc - 0585 bc

Media

Ashur-uballi II

0612 bc - 0605 bc

Assyria

Nekau II

0610 bc - 0595 bc

Egypt

Nebuchadnezzar II

0605 bc - 0562 bc

Babylon

Psamtek II

0595 bc - 0589 bc

Egypt

Apries/Ahmose II (Amasis)

0589 bc - 0570 bc

Egypt

Atyges

0585 bc - 0550 bc

Media

Amel-Marduk

0562 bc - 0560 bc

Babylon

Nergalsharezer

0560 bc - 0556 bc

Babylon

Nabonidus

0556 bc - 0539 bc

Babylon

Labashi-Marduk

0556 bc

Babylon

Cyrus

0550 bc - 0530 bc

Persia

Cambyses

0530 bc - 0522 bc

Persia

Psamtek II

0526 bc - 0525 bc

Egypt

Darius I

0522 bc - 0486 bc

Persia

Bardiya

0522 bc

Persia

Xerxes

0485 bc - 0465 bc

Persia

Artaxerxes I

0465 bc - 0424 bc

Persia

Major events

Kingdom divided

0931 bc

Israel to exile

0722 bc

46 Judahite cities taken by Assyria

0701 bc

Niniveh's fall

0621 bc

Battle of Megiddo

0609 bc

1st exile of Judah

0606 bc

Assyria totally defeated at Charchemish

0605 bc

2nd exile of Judah

0597 bc

3rd exile of Judah (Fall of Jerusalem)

0586 bc

Fall of Babylon

0539 bc

First exiles return

0539 bc

Temple foundation laid

0536 bc

Temple finished

0516 bc

Ezra returns to Jerusalem

0458 bc

Nehemiah returns to Jerusalem

0444 bc