Judaism Unit Timeline


Adam and Eve

4004 BCE

"Then the man said, "This one at last Is bone of my bones And flesh of my flesh. This one shall be called Woman, For from man was she taken." (Genesis 2:23)

Noah's Flood

2348 BC

"God said to Noah, "I have decided to put an end to all flesh, for the earth is filled with lawlessness because of them: I am about to destroy them with the earth."
(Genesis 6:13)

Abraham and The Covenant

1900 BCE - 1800 BCE

"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. I will establish My covenant between Me and you, and I will make you exceedingly numerous."
(Genesis 17: 1-2)

Jacob to Egypt

1706 BCE

"Thus Jacob came to Luz -- that is, Bethel -- in the land of Canaan, he and all the people who were with him." (Genesis 35: 6)

Enslavement in Egypt

1635 BCE - 1491 BCE

"So Joseph settled his father and his brothers, giving them holdings in the choicest part of the land of Egypt, in the region of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded." (Genesis 47: 11)

Moses is Born

1571 BCE

"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

"He summoned Moses and Aaron in the night and said, "Up, depart from among my people, you and the Israelites with you! Go, worship the LORD as you said!"
(Exodus 12: 31)
"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, he LORD appeared to Solomon a second time, as He had appeared to him at Gibeon."
(1 Kings 9: 1-2)

King David

1000 BCE - 900 BCE

"All the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and David made a pact with them in Hebron before the LORD. And they anointed David king over Israel, according to the word of the LORD through Samuel." (1 Chronicles 11: 3)

Assyria Conquers the Kingdom of Israel

722 BCE

"Then the king of Assyria marched against the whole land; he came to Samaria and besieged it for three years." (2 Kings 17: 5)

Destruction of Temple by Neo-Babylonians

586 BCE

"All the officers of the priests and the people committed many trespasses, following all the abominable practices of the nations. They polluted the House of the LORD, which He had consecrated in Jerusalem." (2 Chronicles 36: 14)

Persian Cyrus the Great conquers Babylon, ending Exile

539 BCE

"I will be at hand for you -- declares the LORD -- and I will restore your fortunes. And I will gather you from all the nations and from all the places to which I have banished you -- declares the LORD -- and I will bring you back to the place from which I have exiled you." (Jeremiah 29: 14)

Completion of Second Temple in Jerusalem

515 BCE

"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 Temple by Romans

70 CE