Judaism Timeline


Adam and Eve

4004 BC

"The LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and placed there the man whom He had formed." (Genesis 8-24)

Noah's Flood

2348 BC

"For My part, I am about to bring the Flood -- waters upon the earth -- to destroy all flesh under the sky in which there is breath of life; everything on earth shall perish." (Genesis 6-17)

Abraham and the covenat with God

1900 BC

"When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am El Shaddai. Walk in My ways and be blameless." (Genesis 17-1)
"I will establish My covenant between Me and you, and I will make you exceedingly numerous." (Genesis 17-2)

Jacob to Egypt

1706 BC

"Then Joseph came and reported to Pharaoh, saying, "My father and my brothers, with their flocks and herds and all that is theirs, have come from the land of Canaan and are now in the region of Goshen." (Genesis 47-1)

enslavement in Egypt

1635 BC

"And he said to his people, "Look, the Israelite people are much too numerous for us." (Exodus 1-9)
"So they set taskmasters over them to oppress them with forced labor; and they built garrison cities for Pharaoh: Pithom and Raamses." (Exodus 1-11)

Moses is born

1571 BC

"The woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw how beautiful he was, she hid him for three months." (Exodus 2-2)
"When the child grew up, she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, who made him her son. She named him Moses, explaining, "I drew him out of the water."" (Exodus 2-10)

Exodus, Moses and the 10 Commandements

1491 BC

"but showing kindness to the thousandth generation of those who love Me and keep My commandments." (Exodus 20-6)

Solomon builds the temple

1012 BC

"When Solomon had finished building the House of the LORD and the royal palace and everything that Solomon had set his heart on constructing," (1 Kings 9-1)

King David

1000 BC

"And they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the LORD through Samuel." (1 Chronicles 11-3)

Assyria conquers Kingdom of Isreal

722 BC

"In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria. He deported the Israelites to Assyria and settled them in Halah, at the [River] Habor, at the River Gozan, and in the towns of Media." (2 Kings 17-6)

Destruction of temple by Neo-Babylonians

586 BC

"They burned the House of God and tore down the wall of Jerusalem, burned down all its mansions, and consigned all its precious objects to destruction." (2 Chronicles 36-19)

Persian Cyrus the Great conquers Babylon, ending exile

539 BC

"Thus said King Cyrus of Persia: The LORD God of Heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and has charged me with building Him a House in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Any one of you of all His people, the LORD his God be with him and let him go up." (2 Chronicles 36-23)

Completion of the second Temple in Jerusalem

515 BC

"So the chiefs of the clans of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests and Levites, all whose spirit had been roused by God, got ready to go up to build the House of the LORD that is in Jerusalem." (Ezra 1-5)

destruction of the Temple by Romans

70 CE