Biblical Time Line

Pre-flood

Adam's creation (Son of God)

4026 B.C - 3096 bc

Genesis 1:26 - All the days of Adam were 930 years.

Cain's birth

Approx. 3995 B.C

?? guestimate

Seth

3896 B.C - 2984 BC

Genesis 5:3 - Adam 3rd son (Adam was 130 years old).
Genesis 5:8 - All the days of Seth were 912 years.

Enosh (Seth's son)

3791 B.C - 2885 BC

Genesis 5:6 - Seth lived for 105 years.
Genesis 5:11 - All the days of Enosh were 905 years.

Kenan (Enosh's son)

3701 B.C - 2790 bc

Genesis 5:9. Enosh was 90 years old. Known as "Cainan, son of Enosh,” in Luke’s listing of Jesus’ genealogy.—Lu 3:37, 38.
Genesis 5:14 - All the days of Kenan were 910 years.

Mahalalel (son of Kenan)

3631 B.C

Genesis 5:12. Kenan was 70 years old.

Jared (Mahalalel's son)

3566 B.C - 2604 BC

Mahalalel was 64 years old.
Genesis 5:20 - All the days of Jared were 962 years.

Enoch (son of Jared)

3404 B.C - 3039 BC

Genesis 5:18. Jared was 162 years old.
Genesis 5:24 - Lived 365 years and Good took him or put him to rest. God who can read the heart spared Enoch from Enoch's contemporary evil intent who may tried to torture him because he was a God fearing man.

Methuselah birth (son of Enoch)

3339 B.C - 2370 BC

Genesis 5:21 - Enoch was 65 years old.
Genesis 5:27 - All the days of Methuselah were 969 years. Gen.7;6 - Noah was 600 years old at the time of the flood.

Lamech (son of Methuselah)

3152 B.C - 2375 BC

Genesis 5:25 - Methuselah was 187 years old.
Genesis 5:30, 31 - All the days of Lamech were 777 years.

Noah's birth (son of Lamech)

2970 B.C.E - 2020 BC

Gen.5:28-31 "Laʹmech lived for 182 years and then became father to a son. 29 He named him Noah..."
Genesis 9:28 - All the days of Noah were 950 years.

God's decree to end man's wickedness

2490 B.C

Genesis 6:3 - God made decree to bring an end to man's wickedness within 120 years.

Noah first son (Japheth)*

2470 B.C

Noah fathering sons @ 500 years old
*see Genesis 10:21 (Noah oldest son)

Shem's birth (Noah middle son)

2468 B.C - 1868 BC

Genesis 11:10
Genesis 11:10,11- All the days of Shem were 600 years.

Ham (Noah youngest son)

2460 B.C

Genesis 9:24 - Date is estimate. The Bible does not give clear indication to the time of birth.

Noah's Flood

2370 BC

Post-flood

Arpachshad's birth - son of Shem

2368 B.C

Genesis 11:10 - born two years after the flood.

She'lah - son of Arpachshad

2333 B.C

Genesis 10:24

E'ber's birth - son of She'lah

2303 B.C

Genesis 11:14

Pe'leg - son of Eber

2269 B.C - 2030 BC

Genesis 11:16-19
Genesis 11:16-19 - All the days of Peleg were 239 years.

Re'u - son of Peleg

2239 B.C

Genesis 11:18-21

Se'rug - son of Re'u

2207 B.C

Genesis 11:20-23

Na'hor birth - son of Se'rug

2177 B.C - 2029 BC

Genesis 11:22-26
Genesis 11:22-26 - All the days of Na'hor were 148 years.

Terah's birth

2148 B.C

Terah's birth

Te'rah - son of Na'hor

2148 B.C. - 1943 BC

Genesis 11:27
Genesis 11:32 - All the days of Terah were 205 years.

Terah first son

2078 B.C

Terah first born son. Terah was 70 years old.

Terah @ 130 years old

2018 B.C

A'bram birth - son of Te'rah

2018 B.C - 1843 BC

Genesis 11:32 - Abraham was born when Terah was 130 years old. Terah firstborn @ 70 years old ( Gen.11:26)
Genesis 25:7-10; All the days of Abraham were 175 years.

Abraham left Haran

1943 B.C

Genesis 12:4 - Abraham was 75 years old when he began to move his household out of Haran.

Isaac birth - son of Abraham

1918 B.C - 1738 BC

Genesis 17:17 - Abraham was 100 years old.

All the days of Isaac was 180 years.

Jacob/Esau birth - son of Isaac

1858 B.C - 1711 BC

Genesis 25:22-26; Isaac was 60 years old when fathering twin.

Gen.47:27,28 - Jacob died at 147 years of age.

Joseph birth - son of Jacob

1767 B.C - 1657 BC

Evidently Jacob was 91 years old at time of Joseph's birth. Compare Ge.41:46, 47, 53, 54, 45:11, 47:9
Genesis 50:22-26; Joseph was 110 years old.

Jacob and family left Paddan-aram

1761 B.C

Genesis 31:41 - Jacob was 97 years old when sojourn out of Paddan-aram. Six years after the birth of Joseph.

Joseph sold into slavery

1750 B.C

Genesis 37:2 - Joseph was 17 years old.

Jacob @ 120 years old

1738 B.C

Isaac died @ 180 years old

1738 B.C

Joseph stood before Pharaoh

1737 B.C

Genesis 41:46 - Joseph stood before Pharaoh when 30 years old.

Jacob enter into Egypt

1728 B.C

Gen. 47: 7-10; Jacob arriving in Egypt and appears before Pharaoh. Jacob was 130 years old.

Moses birth

1593 B.C - 1473 BC

Deut. 34:7 - Moses was 120 years old.

Moses flee Egypt

1553 B.C

Acts 7:23-29; Moses was 40 years old.

Exodus

1513 B.C

Exodus 12:40 - Moses lived in Midian for 40 years before being appointed by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. Israelites dwell in Egypt 430 years (began at time of the validation of Abrahamic convenant and ended with the Exodus. (1943 -1513)

Saul - first anointed king

1117 B.C - 1077 BC

1Sam.10:1 - Samuel anoints Saul as Israel's first king. Reigned for 40 years.

David

1107 B.C - 1038 BC

Became King at age 30 and reigned for 40 years.

David anointed as King

1077 B.C - 1038 BC

2 Sam.5:4 - "David was 30 years old when he became king, and he reigned for 40 years."

Solomon birth *

1068 B.C

David second born - * date is guestimate. First illegitimate son died.

Rehoboam birth (son of Solomon)

1038 B.C

Solomon Enthroned

1037 B.C - 998 BC

1 Ki.1:11-40. Reigned for 40 years.

Fourth years of Solomon's reign

1034 B.C

1 Ki.6:1 "In the 480th year after the Israelites* came out of the land of Egypt,+ in the fourth year after Solʹo·mon became king over Israel." (1513 - 480)
1 Ki.6:1-8:66 (Solomon begins temple construction)

Temple construction completed

1027 B.C

1 Ki.6:37,38 - construction took 7.5 years to complete.

Kings of the Northern ten tribes (Israel)

Kingdom split apart.

Jeroboam I kingship begin

997 BC - 976 BC

Son of Nebat. Reigned for 22 years (997 BC - circa 976 BC)

Nadab

976 BC - 975 BC

Reigned for 2 years (circa 976 - 975).

Baasha

975 BC

Reigned for 24 years (circa 975-952).

Elah

952 BC

Reigned for 2 years (circa 952)

Omri and Tibni

951 BC

Reigned for 4 years (circa 951 BC).

Zimri

951 BC

reigned for 7 days (circa 951).

Omri (alone)

947 BC - 940 BC

Reigned for 8 years (circa 947 - 940).

Ahab

940 BC - 920 BC

reigned for 24 years (circa 940-920).

Ahaziah

920 BC

Reigned for 2 years (circa 920-917).

Jehoram

917 BC

Reigned for 12 years (circa 917 - 905).

Jehu

905 BC - 876 BC

Reigned for 28 years (circa 905 - 876).

Jehoahaz

876 BC - 862 BC

Reigned for 14 years (876 - circa 862).

Jehoahaz and Jehoash

862 BC - 859 BC

Reigned for 3 years (circa 862 - 859).

Jehoash (alone)

859 BC - 844 BC

Reigned for 16 years (circa 859 - 844).

Jeroboam II

844 BC - 803 BC

Reigned for 41 years (circa 844 - 803).

Zechariah

803 BC

recorded reign of only 6 months (circa 803).

Menahum

791 BC - 780 BC

Reigned for 10 years (circa 791 - 780).

Shallum

791 BC

reigned for 1 month (circa 791 BC).

Pekahiah

780 BC - 778 BC

Reigned for 2 years (circa 780 - 778).

Pekah

778 BC - 758 BC

Reigned for 20 years (circa 778 - 758).

Hoshea

758 BC - 748 BC

Reigned for 9 years (circa 758 - 748).

Kings of the Southern two tribes Judah and Benjamin

Kingdom split apart.

Rehoboam kingship begin

997 BC

Son of Solomon by his Ammonite wife Naamah. He succeeded his father to the throne in 997 B.C.E. at the age of 41 and reigned for 17 years (997 - 980)

Abijah a.k.a Abijam

980 BC

Reigned for 3 years (980 - 978)

Asa (son of Abijah)

978 BC

He reigned for 41 years (978-937 B.C.E.).—1Ki 15:8-10.

Jehosaphat (son of Asa)

937 BC

Son of Judean King Asa. Enthroned at age 35 and ruled for 25 years (937-913). (1Ki 22:42; 2Ch 20:31).

Jehoram (son of Jehoshaphat)

913 BC

2 Ki.8:17 - enthroned at age 32, ruled for 8 years (913-905).

Ahaziah (son of Jehoram)

906 BC

2Ch 22:1 - reigned for 1 years circa 906-905

Queen Athaliah (daughter of Ahab)

905 BC

2 Chron.22:11,12 - ruled for 6 years (905-898).

Jehoash (son of Ahaziah)

898 BC

2 Ki.12:1 - reigned for 40 years (898-858).

Amaziah (son of Jehoash)

858 BC

2 Ki.14:2- enthroned at age 25 and ruled for 29 years (858-829).

Uzziah a.k.a Azariah (son of Amaziah)

829 BC

2 Ki.15:2 - enthroned at age 16 and ruled for 52 years (829-777).

Jotham (son of Uzziah)

777 BC

2 Chro.27:8 - enthroned at age 25 and reigned for 16 years (777-762).

Ahaz (son of Jotham)

762 BC

2 Ki.16:2 - enthroned at age 20 and reigned for 16 years (762-746).

Hezekiah (son of Ahaz)

746 BC

2 Ki.18:1 - enthroned after the 3rd year of Hosea, reigned for 29 years (746-716).

Mannaseh (son of Hezekiah)

716 BC

2 Ki.21:1 - enthroned at age 12 and reigned for 55 years (716-661).

Amon (son of Manasseh)

661 BC

2 Ki.21:19 - enthroned at the age of 22 and reigned for 2 years (661-659).

Josiah (son of Amon)

659 BC

2 Ki.22:1 - enthroned at the age of 8 and reigned for 31 years (659-628)

Jehoahaz (son of Josiah)

628 BC

2 Ki.23:31 - enthroned at the age of 23 and reigned for 3 months (628).

Jehoiakim (son of Josiah)

628 BC

2 Ki.23:36 - enthroned at the age of 25 and reigned for 11 years (628-618).

Jeconiah a.k.a Jehoiachin (son of Jehoiakim)

618 BC

2 Ki.24:8 - enthroned at the age of 18 and reigned for 3 months (618).

Zedekiah (son of Josiah)

617 BC

2 Ki.24:18 - enthroned at the age of 21 and reigned for 11 years (617-607). The last earthly king in the Davidic line is dethroned.