Juaism Timeline


Adam and Eve

4004 BCE

"The LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and placed there the man whom He had formed." (Genesis 2:8)
"The LORD God said, "It is not good for man to be alone; I will make a fitting helper for him." (Genesis 2:18)

Noah's flood

2348 BCE

"Make yourself an ark of gopher wood; make it an ark with compartments, and cover it inside and out with pitch." (Genesis 6:14)
"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 covenant with God

1900 BCE

"I will establish My covenant between Me and you, and I will make you exceedingly numerous." (Genesis 17:2)

Jacob to Egypt

1706 BCE

"His sons and his sons' sons with him, his daughters and his sons' daughters and all his descendants he brought with him to Egypt." (Bereishit 47:7)

and after: enslavement in Egypt

1635 BCE

"As they set out, a terror from God fell on the cities round about, so that they did not pursue the sons of Jacob." Genesis 35:5)

Moses is born

1571 BCE

"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 Commandments

1491 BCE

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

Solomon builds the temple

1012 BCE

"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 BCE

"All Israel gathered to David at Hebron and said, "We are your own flesh and blood." (1 Chronicles 11:1)

Assyria conquers Kingdom of Israel

722 BCE

"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 BCE

"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 BCE

"And in the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, when the word of the LORD spoken by Jeremiah was fulfilled, the LORD roused the spirit of King Cyrus of Persia to issue a proclamation throughout his realm by word of mouth and in writing, as follows:" (2 chronicles 36:22)

Completion of second temple in Jerusalem

515 BCE

"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)

destruction of temple by romans