Old Testament

Events

Creation

4000 BC

The Fall

4000 BC

The Flood

3000 BC

Tower of Babel

2400 BC

Call of Abraham

2100 BC

Migration to Egypt

1876 BC

Moses' birth

1526 BC

Exodus from Egypt

1446 BC

Israel's wilderness wonderings

1445 BC - 1406 BC

Sinai Covenant

1445 BC

Conquest of Canaan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Period of Judges

1375 BC - 1050 BC

King Saul (Bad)

1050 BC - 1010 BC

Bad King

Anointing David as king

1024 BC

King David (Good)

1010 BC - 970 BC

Good King

Davidic Covenant

980 BC

King Solomon (Good/Bad)

970 BC - 931 BC

Good/Bad king

King Uzziah (Good/Bad)

967 BC - 740 BC

Good/Bad King

Building of the temple

966 BC - 959 BC

King Rehoboam (Bad)

931 BC - 913 BC

Bad King

King Jeroboam (Bad)

931 BC - 910 BC

Split of the kingdom

930 BC

King Abijam (Bad)

913 BC - 911 BC

Bad King

King Asa (Good)

911 BC - 870 BC

Good king

King Nadab (Bad)

910 BC - 909 BC

King Baasha (Bad)

909 BC - 886 BC

King Elam (Bad)

886 BC - 885 BC

King Zimri (Bad)

885 BC

King Omri (Bad)

885 BC - 874 BC

Elijah

875 BC - 848 BC

Israel

Jehoshaphat (Good)

870 BC - 848 BC

Good King

Joel

853 BC - 796 BC

Judah (Pre-exilic)

King Ahaziah (Bad)

853 BC - 852 BC

King Joram (Bad)

852 BC - 841 BC

Elisha

848 BC - 797 BC

Israel

King Jehoram (Bad)

848 BC - 841 BC

Bad King

King Jehu (Bad)

841 BC - 814 BC

Queen Athaliah (Bad)

841 BC - 835 BC

Bad Queen

King Ahaziah (Bad)

841 BC

Bad King

King Joash

835 BC - 796 BC

Good/ Bad King

King Jehoahaz (Bad)

814 BC - 798 BC

King Jehoash (Bad)

798 BC - 782 BC

King Amaziah (Good/Bad)

794 BC - 767 BC

Good/Bad King

Jonah

793 BC - 753 BC

Israel & Nineveh

King Jeroboam II (Bad)

782 BC - 753 BC

Hosea

770 BC - 727 BC

Israel & Judah

Amos

770 BC - 760 BC

Damascus, Gaza, Tyre, Edom, Ammon, Moab, Judah, Israel

King Zechariah (Bad)

753 BC - 452 BC

King Menahem (Bad)

752 BC - 742 BC

King Shallum (Bad)

752 BC

King Pekahiah (Bad)

742 BC - 740 BC

King Jotham (Good/Bad)

740 BC - 731 BC

Good/Bad King

Isaiah

740 BC - 686 BC

Judah (Pre-exilic)

King Pekah (Bad)

740 BC - 732 BC

Micah

735 BC - 700 bc

Judah (pre-exilic)

King Hoshea (Bad)

732 BC - 722 BC

King Ahaz (Bad)

731 BC - 715 BC

Bad King

Fall of Samaria (Northern Kingdom)

722 BC

King Hezekiah (Good)

715 BC - 686 BC

Good King

Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem

701 BC

King Manasseh (Bad)

686 BC - 642 BC

Bad King

King Amon (Bad)

642 BC - 640 BC

Bad King

Zephaniah

640 bc - 609 bc

Judah (pre-exilic)

King Josiah (Good)

640 BC - 609 BC

Good King

Nahum

630 BC

Nineveh

Jeremiah

627 B.C. - 580 B.C.

Judah (pre-exilic)

King Jehoiakim (Bad)

609 BC - 598 BC

Bad King

King Jehoahaz (Bad)

609 BC

Bad King

Habakkuk

609 BC - 598 BC

Judah (pre-exilic)

Daniel

605 BC - 536 BC

Judah (Exilic)

First deportation (Daniel taken to Babylon)

605 BC

Exile

605 BC - 538 BC

King Jehoiachin (Bad)

598 BC - 597 BC

Bad King

Ezekiel

597 BC - 571 BC

Judah (Exilic)

Second deportation (Judah's elite taken, including Johoiachin and Ezekiel

597 BC

King Zedekiah (Bad)

597 BC - 586 BC

Bad King

Fall of Jerusalem, Temple burned

586 BC

Fall of Babylon

539 BC

Cyrus' Decree, First return of exiles

538 BC

Temple foundation laid

536 BC

Zechariah

520 BC - 516 BC

Judah (Post exilic)

Haggai

520 BC - 516 BC

Judah (Post exilic)

Temple construction finished

516 BC

Malachi

460 BC - 430 BC

Judah (Post exilic)

Ezra's return

458 BC

Jerusalem's walls completed under Nehemiah

444 BC

Fall of Persia. The Greeks conquer Israel

331 BC

Maccabean Revolt

167 BC - 142 BC

Antiochus IV Desecrates the temple

164 BC

Septuagint (LXX)

132 BC

The Romans conquer Jerusalem

63 BC

Herodian Dynasty Begins

47 BC