Lauren's Timeline for Judaism


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 2:8

Noah's Flood

2348 BC

"This is the line of Noah. -- Noah was a righteous man; he was blameless in his age; Noah walked with God." Genesis 6:9

Abraham and the covenant of God

Approx. 1900 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.'" Genesis 17:1

Jacob to Egypt

1706 BCE

"God said to him, 'You whose name is Jacob, You shall be called Jacob no more, But Israel shall be your name.' Thus He named him Israel. " Genesis 35:10

Enslavement in Egypt

1635 BC

"The length of time that the Israelites lived in Egypt was four hundred and thirty years;" Exodus 12:40

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

"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

Approx. 1000 BCE

"David kept growing stronger, for the LORD of Hosts was with him." 1 Chronicles 11:9

Assyria conquers 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

"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

"King Cyrus of Persia released the vessels of the LORD's house which Nebuchadnezzar had taken away from Jerusalem and had put in the house of his god" Ezra 1:7

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

70 C.E.

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