Scott Carpenter: A Journey Through the Bible Timeline

Ancient Nations, Kingdoms, and Political eras

Early Bronze Age

3000 B.C. - 2000 B.C.

Sumeria

3000 B.C. - 2340 B.C.

Akkad

2350 B.C. - 2150 B.C.

Tower of Babel/ Division of the Nation

2225 B.C.

Date of actual event is unknown.

Ancient Babylon

2112 B.C. - 2004 B.C.

Egypt

2000 B.C. - 800 B.C.

Middle Bronze Age

2000 B.C. - 1550 B.C.

Israel in Egypt

1876 B.C. - 1445 B.C.

Late Bronze Age

1550 B.C. - 1200 B.C.

Forty Years of Wandering

1445 B.C. - 1405 B.C.

10 plagues/Exodus, Law/covenant at Sinai

1445 B.C.

Joshua's Leadership

1405 B.C. - 1375 B.C.

Conquest of Canaan

1405 B.C - 1397 B.C.

Iron Age I

1200 B.C. - 918 B.C.

Saul's Reign

1050 B.C. - 1010 B.C.

United Israelite Monarchy

1050 B.C. - 930 B.C.

David's Reign

1010 B.C. - 970 B.C.

Solomon's Reign

970 B.C. - 930 B.C.

The Divided Israelite Monarchy

931 B.C. - 586 B.C.

931 - 587/6 B.C.

Iron Age II

918 B.C. - 800 B.C

Assyria

900 B.C. - 612 B.C.

Fall of the Northern Israelite Nation

722 B.C.

Neo-Babylon

612 B.C. - 530 B.C.

Exile in Babylon

606 B.C. - 536 B.C.

Fall of the Southern Israelite Nation of Judah

606 B.C. - 586 B.C.

Iron Age III

586 B.C. - 322 B.C.

Restoration of Judah to Canaan

539 B.C. - 516 B.C.

Medo-Persia

539 B.C. - 330 B.C.

Intertestamental Era and the empires ruling Canaan

400 B.C. - 5 B.C.

Greece

336 B.C. - 167 B.C.

Seleucids and Ptolemies

323 B.C. - 142 B.C.

Maccabean Revolt

167 B.C. - 63 B.C.

Hasmonean Period

167 B.C. - 63 B.C.

Rome

63 B.C - 135 A.D.

Roman Persecution of Christianity

65 A.D. - 313 A.D.

Fall of Jerusalem

70 A.D.

Bar Cocheba Revolt

132 A.D. - 135 A.D.

Main Timeline of Events

Creation

4004 B.C.

Date is an approximate based on the sum of the ages of all the patriarchs.

Adam and Eve (Apx.)

3995 B.C.

Adam lived 930 years.
Estimated date of death - 3065 B.C.
Date is an approximate.

Cain (Apx.)

3939 B.C.

Estimated date of death - 3039 B.C.
Date is an approximate.

Able (Apx.)

3938 B.C.

Estimated date of death - 3880 B.C.

Seth (Apx.)

3811 B.C.

Estimated date of death - 2899 B.C.
Date is an approximate.

Noah (Apx.)

3300 B.C.

Ham (Apx.)

3250 B.C.

Shem (Apx.)

3200 B.C.

Japheth (Apx.)

3150 B.C.

Flood

3100 B.C.

Abraham

2165 B.C. - 1990 B.C.

Isaac

2065 B.C. - 1880 B.C.

Jacob

2006 B.C. - 1876 B.C.

12 Tribal Patriarchs

1921 B.C. - 1800 B.C.

The Patriarchs are in their list of their order of birth.
1. Reuben
2. Simeon
3. Levi
4. Judah
5. Dan
6. Naphtali
7. Gad
8. Asher
9. Issachar

10. Zebulun
11. Joseph
12. Benjamin

Joseph

1915 B.C. - 1805 B.C.

Moses in Egypt

1586 B.C. - 1526 B.C.

Moses in Egypt

1526 B.C. - 1486 B.C.

Moses in Midian

1486 B.C. - 1446 B.C.

Levitical Tabernacle

1470 B.C. - 970 B.C.

Moses in the Wandering

1445 B.C. - 1405 B.C.

Period of the Judges

1360 B.C. - 1051 B.C.

Samuel

1100 B.C. - 1011 B.C.

Solomon's Temple

970 B.C. - 585 B.C.

Nebuchadnezzar

630 B.C. - 526 B.C.

Cyrus the Great

559 B.C. - 530 B.C.

Zerubbabel Return

537 B.C.

Zerubbabel’s Temple

512 B.C. - 10 B.C.

Esther as Queen

480 B.C.

Ezra's Return

458 B.C.

Nehemiah's Return

445 B.C.

Herod the Great

40 B.C. - 4 B.C.

Herod’s Temple

20 B.C. - 71 A.D.

John the Baptizer

6 B.C. - 29 A.D.

Jesus

5 B.C. - 30 A.D.

Jesus' Birth

5 B.C.

Pontius Pilate

26 A.D. - 36 A.D.

The Twelve Apostles Ministry

26 A.D. - 95 A.D.
  1. Simon Peter
  2. Andrew
  3. James the brother of Jesus
  4. Philip
  5. Bartholomew
  6. Thomas
  7. Matthew
  8. James the son of Zebedee
  9. Judas Thaddaeus
  10. Judas
  11. Simon the Zealot
  12. Matthias

Jesus' Ministry to His Death

27 A.D. - 30 A.D.

Paul's Ministry

34 A.D. - 64 A.D.

James the son of Zebedee

44 A.D.

Paul's First Missionary Journey

46 A.D. - 48 A.D.

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey

49 A.D. - 52 A.D.

Paul’s Third Missionary Journey

53 A.D. - 57 A.D.

James the brother of Jesus,

61 A.D.

Vespasian

67 A.D. - 69 A.D.

Titus

70 A.D.

The Judges of Israel

Othniel

1377 B.C. - 1337 B.C.

Ehud

1319 B.C. - 1240 B.C.

Shamgar

1260 B.C. - 1250 B.C.

Deborah

1240 B.C. - 1200 B.C.

Gideon

1193 B.C. - 1153 B.C.

Tola

1150 B.C. - 1127 B.C.

Jair

1127 B.C. - 1105 B.C.

Jepthah

1087 B.C. - 1081 B.C.

Ibzan

1081 B.C. - 1073 B.C.

Samson

1076 B.C. - 1056 B.C.

Abdon

1073 B.C. - 1063 B.C.

Elon

1073 B.C. - 1063 B.C.

The Dynasty of Jeroboam

Jeroboam I

931 B.C. - 909 B.C.

The Dynasty of Jeroboam

931 B.C. - 909 B.C.

Nadab

910 B.C. - 909 B.C.

The Dynasty of Baasha

The Dynasty of Baasha

909 B.C. - 885 B.C.

Baasha

909 B.C. - 886 B.C.

Elah

886 B.C. - 885 B.C.

The Dynasty of Omri

Omri

885 B.C. - 873 B.C.

He fought Tibni and defeated him in 880 B.C.

The Dynasty of Omri

885 B.C. - 841 B.C.

Zimri

884 B.C.

Tibni

884 B.C. - 880 B.C.

Ahab

874 B.C. - 853 B.C.

Ahaziah

853 B.C. - 852 B.C.

Jehoram/Joram

852 B.C. - 841 B.C.

The Dynasty of Jehu

The Dynasty of Jehu

841 B.C. - 752 B.C.

Jehu

841 B.C. - 814 B.C.

Jehoahaz

814 B.C. - 798 B.C.

Jehoash/Joash

798 B.C. - 781 B.C.

Jeroboam II

793 B.C. - 753 B.C.

Zechariah

753 B.C. - 752 B.C.

Shallum

752 B.C.

The Dynasty of Menahem

Menahem

752 B.C. - 741 B.C.

The Dynasty of Menahem

752 B.C. - 739 B.C.

Pekah

752 B.C. - 731 B.C.

752/739 - 731 B.C.

Pekahiah

741 B.C. - 739 B.C.

Hoshea

731 B.C. - 722 B.C.

The Kingdom of Judah

Rehoboam

931 B.C. - 913 B.C.

The decline of Judah

930 B.C. - 606 B.C.

Abijam/Abijah

913 B.C. - 910 B.C.

Asa

911 B.C. - 869 B.C.

Jehoshaphat

872 B.C. - 848 B.C.

872 / 870 - 848 B.C.

Jehoram

853 B.C. - 841 B.C.

853 / 848 - 841 B.C.

Ahaziah

841 B.C.

Athaliah

841 B.C. - 835 B.C.

Joash

835 B.C. - 796 B.C.

Amaziah

796 B.C. - 767 B.C.

Azariah/Uzziah

792 B.C. - 740 B.C.

792 / 767 - 740 B.C.

Jotham

750 B.C. - 732 B.C.

750 / 740 - 732 B.C.

Ahaz

735 B.C. - 715 B.C.

735 / 732 - 715 B.C.

Hezekiah

716 B.C. - 686 B.C.

716 / 715 - 686 B.C.

Manasseh

697 B.C. - 642 B.C.

697 / 686 - 642 B.C.

Amon

643 B.C. - 640 B.C.

Josiah

641 B.C. - 609 B.C.

Jehooahaz

609 B.C.

Eliakim / Jehoiakim

609 B.C. - 598 B.C.

Jehoiachin

598 B.C. - 597 B.C.

Zedekiah

597 B.C. - 586 B.C.

The Writing Prophets in the Assyrian Period

Jonah

790 B.C. - 780 B.C.

Amos

786 B.C. - 746 B.C.

Hosea

755 B.C. - 725 B.C.

Isaiah and Micah

735 B.C. - 686 B.C.

Nahum

663 B.C. - 612 B.C.

Zephaniah

628 B.C. - 621 B.C.

The Writing Prophets in the Babylonian Period

Jeremiah

627 B.C. - 580 B.C.

Habakkuk

609 B.C. - 605 B.C.

Daniel

605 B.C. - 536 B.C.

Joel

595 B.C. - 590 B.C.

Ezekiel

593 B.C. - 571 B.C.

Obadiah

586 B.C. - 584 B.C.

The Writing Prophets in the Persian Period

Haggai and Zechariah

520 B.C.

Malachi

420 B.C.

Writing of the New Testament Book

Matthew

40 A.D. - 85 A.D.

James

45 A.D. - 50 A.D.

1 Thessalonians

50 A.D.

Mark

50 A.D. - 70 A.D.

2 Thessalonians

51 A.D. - 52 A.D.

1 Corinthians

53 A.D. - 55 A.D.

Galatians

56 A.D.

2 Corinthians

56 A.D. - 57 A.D.

Romans

57 A.D. - 58 A.D.

1 Peter

58 A.D. - 68 A.D.

Titus

60 A.D. - 67 A.D.

Hebrew

60 A.D. - 70 A.D.

Jude

60 A.D. - 68 A.D.

1 Timothy

60 A.D. - 64 A.D.

Luke

60 A.D.

Ephesians

61 A.D. - 62 A.D.

Philemon

61 A.D. - 62 A.D.

Colossians

61 A.D. - 62 A.D.

Acts

63 A.D.

2 Timothy

64 A.D. - 67 A.D.

2 Peter

65 A.D. - 68 A.D.

1 John

80 A.D. - 90 A.D.

3 John

80 A.D. - 90 A.D.

2 John

80 A.D. - 90 A.D.

John

80 A.D. - 95 A.D.

Revelation

89 A.D. - 96 A.D.