Old Testament History

Patriarchs (Genesis 12-50)

Abraham

2166 BC - 1991 BC

Birth of Abram

2166 BC

Abram moves to Canaan

2091 BC

Ishmael born

2080 BC

Isaac Born

2066 BC

Isaac

2066 BC - 1886 BC

Abraham tries to sacrifice Isaac

2050 BC

Jacob and Esau Born

2006 BC

Jacob

2006 BC - 1859 BC

Abraham dies

1991 BC

Jacob flees to Harran

1929 BC

Joseph born

1915 BC

Joseph

1915 BC - 1805 BC

Joseph sold into slavery

1898 BC

Isaac dies

1886 BC

Jacob and family move to Egypt

1876 BC

Jacob dies

1859 BC

Joseph dies

1805 BC

Moses born

1526 BC

Exodus, Conquest, and Judges (Exodus 1 - 1 Samuel 9)

Moses

1526 BC - 1405 BC

The Exodus

1446 BC

Moses dies. Joshua assumes leaderhsip

1405 BC

Joshua dies

1390 BC

Period of Judges

1375 BC - 1050 BC

Othniel

1367 BC - 1327 BC

Ehud

1309 B.C. - 1229 B.C.

Deborah

1209 BC - 1169 BC

Gideon

1162 BC - 1122 BC

Samuel

1105 BC - 1012 BC

Samuel is born

1105 bc

Jephtah

1078 BC - 1072 BC

Samson

1075 BC - 1055 BC

United Monarchy (1 Samuel 10 - 1 Kings 11)

Saul

1050 bc - 1010 bc

David

1010 BC - 970 BC

Solomon

970 BC - 930 BC

Divided Kingdom (1 Kings 12 - 2 Kings 17)

Jereboam I

930 BC - 909 BC

Asa

910 BC - 869 BC

Baasha

908 BC - 886 BC

Omri

885 BC - 874 BC

Elijah

875 BC - 848 BC

Ahab

874 BC - 853 BC

Jehoshaphat

872 BC - 848 BC

jehoram

853 BC - 841 BC

Joram

852 BC - 841 BC

Elisha

848 BC - 797 BC

Jehu

841 BC - 814 BC

Athaliah

841 BC - 835 BC

Joash

835 BC - 796 BC

jereboam II

793 BC - 753 BC

Uzziah

792 BC - 740 BC

Jonah

785 BC - 775 BC

Amos

760 BC - 750 BC

Hosea

755 BC - 715 BC

Pekah

752 BC - 732 BC

Menahem

752 BC - 742 BC

Jotham

750 BC - 735 BC

Isaiah

740 BC - 681 BC

Ahaz

735 BC - 715 BC

Hoshea

732 BC - 722 BC

Fall of Northern Kingdom

722 BC

Hezekiah

715 BC - 686 BC

Manasseh

697 BC - 642 BC

Obadiah

650 BC - Approx. 585 BC

Josiah

640 BC - 609 BC

Jehoiakim

609 BC - 598 BC

Zedekiah

597 BC - 586 BC

Exile (Daniel)

Jeremiah

626 BC - 585 BC

Daniel

605 BC - 530 BC

Ezekiel

593 BC - 571 BC

Return from Exile (Ezra - Esther)

First remant returns under Zerubbabel

538 BC

Zechariah

520 BC - 480 BC

Second remnant returns under Ezra

458 BC

Malachi

440 BC - 430 BC

Last remnant returns under Nehemiah

432 BC