OLD TESTAMENT TIMELINE

Old Testament Chart

Undateable Events (Genesis 1-11)

1. Creation (Gen. 1-2)
2. Fall of Man (Gen. 3)
3. Flood of Noah Day (Gen. 6-9)
4. Tower of Babel (Gen. 10-11)
 
Dateable Events

1. Patriarchal Period (Gen. 12-50 and Job)
2. Exodus from Egypt (Exodus)
3. Conquest of Canaan (Joshua)
4. United Monarchy (Saul, David, Solomon)
5. Divided Monarchy (Rehoboam-Jeroboam I)
6. Fall of Samaria (Israel) to Assyria
7. Fall of Jerusalem (Judah) to Babylon
8. Decree of Cyrus (Persia) to Return
9. Temple Rebuilt
10. Close of OT Period (Malachi)
2000 b.c.
1445 or 1290 b.c.
1440 or 1250 b.c.
1000 b.c.
922 b.c.
722 b.c.
586 b.c.
538 b.c.
516 b.c.
430 b.c.

List of Kings

A. United Monarchy

1. Saul (a)

2. David (b)

3. Solomon (c)

B. Israel

1. Jeroboam I (e)

2. Ahab (f)

3. Jeroboam II (g)

C. Judah

1. Rehoboam (d)

2. Uzziah (h)

3. Hezekiah (i)

4. Manasseh (j)

5. Josiah (k)

6. Jehoahaz (l)

7. Jehoiakim (m)

8. Jehoiachin (n)

9. Zedekiah (o)

10. Gedaliah (p)

D. Assyria

1. Tiglath Pileser III (745-727)

2. Shalmanesar V (727-722)

3. Sargon II (722-705)

4. Sennacherib (705-681)

5. Esarhaddon (681-669)

6. Ashurbanipal (669-663)

E. Babylon

1. Nabopolasar (626-605)

2. Nebuchadnezzar (605-562)

3. Nabonidus (556-539)

4. Belshazzar

F. Persia

1. Cyrus II (550-530)

2. Cambyses II (530-522)

3. Darius I (522-486)

4. Xerxes I (486-465)

5. Artaxerxes I (465-424)