Bible History Timeline

Historical Events in the Bible

Creation

4004 BC

Noah's Flood

2348 BC

Tower of Babel

2242 BC

Moses' Life

1571 BC - 1451 BC

The Exodus

1491 BC

King Saul's Reign

1095 BC - 1055 BC

King David's Reign

1055 BC - 1015 BC

Time between OT & NT (No New Writing or Prophecies)

450 BC - 5 BC

Jesus' Life (Birth, Death, Resurrection)

5 BC - 29 AD

Events in the Book of Acts

29 AD - 67 AD

Bible Compilation

Genesis (by Moses) - Earliest OT Book Written

1445 BC

Various Psalms (by David)

1065 BC - 1015 BC

Isaiah (by Isaiah)

740 BC - 680 BC

Malachi - Latest OT Book Written

450 BC

Apocrypha Written

400 BC - 5 BC

Galatians (by Paul) - Potentially Earliest Epistle

49 AD

1 & 2 Thessalonians (by Paul)

50 AD

Mark - Possibly earliest of the Gospels

55 AD

Revelation (by John) - Potential Writing Date

68 AD

Josephus (Jewish Historian) Confirms List of Jewish Scriptures w/ Apocrypha

90 AD

Revelation (by John) - Potential Writing Date

95 AD

Origen (Early Church Father) Uses and Calls all 27 NT Books Scripture

240 AD

Jerome's (Early Church Father) Life - Rejects Apocrypha

340 - 420

Athanasius (Early Church Father) Provides List of New Testament Canon

367 AD