Old testament

Events

Creation

4000 BC

The Fall

4000 BC

The Flood

3000 BC

Tower of Babel

2400 BC

Calling of Abraham

2100 bc

Migration to Egypt

1876 BC

Moses' birth

1526 BC

Exodus from Egypt

1446 BC

Sinai Covenant

1445 BC

Israel's Wilderness Wanderings

1445 BC - 1406 BC

Conquest of Canaan

1406 BC - 1399 BC

Period of the Judges

1375 BC - 1050 BC

Saul

1050 BC - 1010 BC

Bad

Anointing of David as King

1024 BC

David

1010 bc - 970 bc

Good

Davidic Covenant

980 BC

Solomon

970 bc - 931 bc

Mostly Good

Building of the temple

966 BC - 959 BC

Shishak

935 BC - 914 BC

King of Egypt

Jeroboam

931 bc - 910 bc

Bad

Rehoboam

931 BC - 913 BC

Bad

Split of the Kingdom

930 BC

Abijam

913 BC - 911 BC

Bad

Asa

911 BC - 870 BC

Really Good

Nedab

910 bc - 909 bc

Bad

Baasha

909 BC - 886 BC

Bad

Elah

886 BC - 885 BC

Bad

Omri

885 BC - 874 BC

Bad

Zimri

885 BC

Bad

Elijah

875 BC - 848 BC

Israel

Ahab

874 BC - 853 BC

Bad

Jehoshaphat

870 BC - 848 BC

Good

Ahaziah

853 BC - 852 BC

Bad

Joel

853 BC - 796 BC

Judah (pre-exilic)

Joram

852 BC - 841 BC

Kind of Bad

Elisha

848 BC - 797 BC

Israel

Jehoram

848 BC - 841 BC

Bad

Jehu

841 BC - 814 BC

Kind of Good

Ahaziah

841 BC

Bad

Joash

835 BC - 796 BC

Good

Jehoahaz

814 bc - 798 bc

Bad

Jehoash

798 BC - 782 BC

Bad

Amaziah

796 BC - 767 BC

Good

Jonah

793 BC - 753 BC

Israel & Nineveh

Jeroboam II

782 BC - 753 BC

Bad

Hosea

770 BC - 727 BC

Israel

Amos

770 BC - 760 BC

Israel

Uzziah

767 BC - 740 BC

Good

Zechariah

753 BC - 752 BC

Bad

Shallum

752 BC

Neutral

Menahem

752 BC - 742 BC

Bad

Pekahiah

742 BC - 740 BC

Bad

Pekah

740 BC - 732 BC

Bad

Jotham

740 BC - 731 BC

Good

Isiah

740 BC - 686 BC

Judah (pre-exilic)

Micha

735 BC - 700 BC

Judah (pre-exilic)

Hoshea

732 BC - 722 BC

Kind of Bad

Ahaz

731 BC - 715 BC

Bad

Fall of Samaria (Northern Kingdom)

722 BC

Hezekiah

715 BC - 686 BC

Really Good

Sennacherib

705 BC - 681 BC

Assyrian King

Sennacherib's siege of Jerusalem

701 BC

Manasseh

686 BC - 642 BC

Bad

Amon

642 BC - 640 BC

Bad

Josiah

640 BC - 609 BC

Good

Zephaniah

640 bc - 609 bc

Judah (pre-exilic)

Nahum

630 BC

Nineveh

Jeremiah

627 BC - 580 BC

Judah (pre-exilic)

Neco

610 BC - 595 BC

King of Egypt

Jehoiakim

609 BC - 598 BC

Bad

Habakkuk

609 BC - 598 BC

Judah (pre-exilic)

Jehoahaz

609 BC

Bad

Nebuchadnezzar

605 bc - 562 bc

King of Babylon

70 years exile

605 BC - 538 BC

68 years in total, there were 3 groups that came back at different times

Daniel

605 BC - 536 BC

Judah (exilic)

First deportation (Daniel taken to Babylon)

605 BC

Jehoiachin

598 BC - 597 BC

Bad

Zedekiah

597 BC - 586 BC

Bad

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

597 BC

Ezekiel

597 BC - 571 BC

Judah (exilic)

Fall of Jerusalem, temple burned

586 BC

Belshazzar

553 BC - 539 BC

King of Babylon

Cyrus II

550 BC - 530 BC

King of Persia

Fall of Babylon

539 BC

Cyrus' Decree, First exiles return

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

Xerxes

486 bc - 464 bc

King of Persia

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