The Old Testament

Events

The Creation

4000 BC

Genesis 1

The Word

4000 BC

John 1

The Fall of Man

3900 BC

Genesis 3

The Great Flood

2500 BC

Genesis 7

Job's Suffering and Faith

2100 BC

Job 1 - 42

Abram Promised Many Descendants

2085 BC

Genesis 13:14

The Offering of Isaac

2054 BC

Genesis 22

Birth of Jacob and Esau

2006 BC

Genesis 25

Jacob Named Israel

1906 BC

Genesis 35:10

Jacob's Blessing and Death

1859 BC

Genesis 49

Israelites Multiply in Egypt

1700 BC

Exodus 1:6

The Birth and Adoption of Moses

1525 BC

Exodus 2

The Ten Plagues on Egypt

1446 BC

Exodus 7 - 12

Moses Receives the Commandments

1446 BC

Exodus 20

The People Complain

1445 BC

Numbers 11, 12

Aaron's Staff Buds

1426 BC

Numbers 17

Joshua Chosen to Succeed Moses

1407 BC

Numbers 27:18

Micah's Idolatry

1375 BC

Judges 17

Birth of Samuel

1100 BC

1 Samuel 1

Philistines Take the Ark

1070 BC

1 Samuel 4, 5

Saul Becomes King

1043 BC

1 Samuel 8 - 10

David Kills Goliath

1024 BC

1 Samuel 17

David Spares Saul's Life

1011 BC

1 Samuel 24

Saul and His Sons Killed

1010 BC

1 Samuel 31

David Plans a Temple

1000 BC

2 Samuel 7

Solomon is Born

990 BC

2 Samuel 12:24

David Forces a Census

979 BC

1 Chronicles 21

Solomon's Wisdom

967 BC

1 Kings 4

Solomon's Death

931 BC

1 Kings 11:40

The Kingdom is Divided

931 BC

1 Kings 12, 13

Isaiah Complains of Zion's Corruption

739 BC

Isaiah 1 - 5

Isaiah Prophesies Judgments Upon Israel

730 BC

Isaiah 9:8

Idolatry is Destroyed

715 BC

2 Chronicles 31

The Call of Jeremiah

627 BC

Jeremiah 1

Ezekiel's Calling and Instruction

593 BC

Ezekiel 2

Psalms of Desolation (Jer. 52)

586 BC

Psalms 74, 79

Daniel Survives the Lions' Den

539 BC

Daniel 6

Temple Work Begins

537 BC

Ezra 2

Ezra Journeys to Jerusalem

458 BC

Ezra 7

Israelites Fast and Repent

444 BC

Nehemiah 9

Israelites Seal the Covenant

444 BC

Nehemiah 10

Builders of the Walls Named

444 BC

Nehemiah 3

Nehemiah Restores Laws

432 BC

Nehemiah 13