OT Prophets (Joel - Malachi)

Prophets

Joel - Prophet to Judah

835 BCE - 796 BCE

Jonah - prophet to Ninevah (Assyria) and Israel

793 BCE - 753 BCE

Amos - prophet to Judah and Israel

760 BCE - 750 BCE

Hosea - prophet to Israel

753 BCE - 715 BCE

Micha - prophet to Judah and Israel (Samaria)

742 BCE - 687 BCE

Isaiah - prophet to Judah

740 BCE - 681 BCE

Nahum - prophet ofJudah, prophecied against Ninevah

663 BCE - 654 BCE

Zephaniah - prophet to Judah

640 BCE - 621 BCE

Jeremiah - prophet to Judah

627 BCE - 586 BCE

Habakkuk - prophet to Judah

612 BCE - 589 BCE

Daniel - prophet to exiles of Judah in Babylon

605 BCE - 536 BCE

Obadiah - prophecied against Edom

598 BCE - 580 BCE

Ezekiel - prophet to exiles of Judah in Babylon

593 BCE - 571 BCE

Haggai - prophet to Judah's remnant that returned to Jerusalem

520 BCE - 519 BCE

Zechariah - prophet to Judah's remnant that returned to Jerusalem

520 BCE - 480 BCE

Malachi - prophet to Judah's remnant that returned to Jerusalem

445 BCE - 430 BCE

Kings of Israel

King Jehu

841 BCE - 813 BCE

King Jehoahaz

814 BCE - 797 BCE

King Jehoash

798 BCE - 782 BCE

King Jeroboam II

793 BCE - 752 BCE

King Zechariah

753 BCE

King Menahem

752 BCE - 742 BCE

King Shallum

752 BCE

King Pekahiah

742 BCE - 740 BCE

King Pekah

740 BCE - 732 BCE

King Hoshea

732 BCE - 723 BCE

Kings of Judah

Queen Athaliah

841 BCE - 835 BCE

King Joash

835 BCE - 795 BCE

King Amaziah

796 BCE - 767 BCE

King Azariah (Uzziah)

792 BCE - 740 BCE

King Jotham

750 BCE - 734 BCE

King Ahaz

735 BCE - 719 BCE

King Hezekiah

715 BCE - 686 BCE

King Manasseh

697 BCE - 642 BCE

King Amon

642 BCE - 640 BCE

King Josiah

640 BCE - 609 BCE

King Jehoiakim

609 BCE - 598 BCE

King Jehoahaz

609 BCE

King Jehoiachin

598 BCE

King Zedekiah

597 BCE - 586 BCE

Major Events in Judah and Israel

Israel pays tribute to Assyria

841 BCE

Jonah preaches in Ninevah

785 BCE - 775 BCE

722 BC - End of Northern Kingdom / Assyria defeats Israel

722 BCE - 721 BCE

Defeated by the Assyrians

701 BC Assyrian King Sennacherib tries unsuccessfully to destroy Jerusalem.

701 BCE

God defends the city and King Hezekiah.

Exile in Babylon

586 BCE - 538 BCE

586 BC - Judah defeated and taken captive to Babylon by Nebuchandnezzar

586 BCE

Defeated by the Babylonians and first wave carried off to captivity.

538 BC Returning exiles begin to re-build the Temple

538 BCE - 537 BCE

538 - First group returns to Jerusalem under Zerubbabel

538 BCE - 537 BCE

538 BC - Cyrus' decree to return to Jerusalem

538 BCE

520 BC Temple building resumes and is dedicated on March 12, 515

520 BCE - 515 BCE

Esther becomes queen of Xerxes and saves Jewish people

485 BCE - 465 BCE

458 BC Ezra restores Jerusalem's walls

458 BCE - 457 BCE

458 BC - Second group returns under Ezra

458 BCE - 457 BCE

432 BC - Final group returns under Nehemiah

432 BCE - 431 BCE

Rulers of Assyria, Babylon, and Egypt

Sheshonq III rules Egypt

825 BCE - 773 BCE

Adad-irari III king of Assyria

810 BCE - 783 BCE

Shalmaneser IV King of Assyria

783 BCE - 773 BCE

Nubian/Kush Dynasty begins in Egypt

747 BCE - 716 BCE

Tiglathpileser III King of Assyria

744 BCE - 727 BCE

Sargon II King of Assyria

721 BCE - 705 BCE

Sennacherib king of Assyria

704 BCE - 681 BCE

Esarhaddon king of Assyria

680 BCE - 669 BCE

Ashurbanipal king of Assyria

668 BCE - 627 BCE

Saite Dynasty in Egypt

664 BCE - 525 BCE

Nebopolassar starts Neo-Babylonian Empire

625 BCE - 605 BCE

Pharoah Neco

610 BCE - 595 BCE

Nebuchadnezzar II rules Babylon

604 BCE - 562 BCE

Psamtik II rules in Egypt

595 BCE - 589 BCE

Cyrus the Great - starts Persian Empire

559 BCE - 530 BCE

Psamtik - conquered by Persia

526 BCE - 525 BCE

Darius I rules Persian Empire

522 BCE - 486 BCE

Xerxes rules Persian Empire

485 BCE - 465 BCE

Artaxerxes rules Persian Empire

464 BCE - 424 BCE

Major Events in Assyria, Babylon, and Egypt

Egyptian Late Dynastic Period and Saite Dynasty

850 BCE - 522 BCE

Assyrian Empire

850 BCE - 609 BCE

729 Babylonians occupied by Assyria

729 BCE

671 Egypt conquered by Assyria

671 BCE

651 Egypt expells Assyria

651 BCE

625 BC Nebopolassar of Babylon overthrows the Assyrians

625 BCE

Ninevah (capital of Assyria) falls

612 BCE

Neo-Babylonian Empire

609 BCE - 539 BCE

Egyptian ruler Psamtik II supports Zedekiah (of Judah's) revolt

595 BCE - 589 BCE

586 Nebuchadnezzar II conquers and destroys Jerusalem

586 BCE - 585 BCE

539 BC - Fall of Babylon to Cyrus of Persia

539 BCE

Persian Empire

539 BCE - 333 BCE

Persian Kingdom defeated by Alexander the Great in 333 (Greek rule).

525 Fall of Thebes in Egypt

525 BCE

Persians rule Egypt

522 BCE - 486 BCE

485 BC Babylon destroyed by Xerxes, king of Persia

485 BCE

333 BC Alexander the Great (Greece) conquers Persian Empire

333 BCE