Damian Hurst's Timeline for Bible

Timeline created by Damian Hurst
In History
  • 1,656 BCE

    Manasseh

    Manasseh
    Manasseh means "who makes to forget." Manasseh was the eldest of 2 sons who were born to Joseph through Asenath. There was a wife given to him by Pharaoh. Jacob blesses Joseph's 2 sons. He crossed his arms, placed a hand on Ephraim who became greater than his brother.
  • 1,076 BCE

    Saul was born

    Saul was born
  • 1,062 BCE

    Jonathan's Life

    Jonathan's Life
    Dates are estimates
  • 1,040 BCE

    David

    David
    He made that city the capital of the kingdom and called it the "city of David."
  • 1,021 BCE

    David

    David
    He escapes to Samuel. The date is an estimate
  • 1,019 BCE

    Saul is anointed king of Israel

  • 1,019 BCE

    Saul

    Saul
    He was anointed king of Israel
  • 1,004 BCE

    Saul died

  • 1,004 BCE

    Saul committed suicide on Mt. Gilboa

    Saul committed suicide on Mt. Gilboa
  • 1,000 BCE

    David was born

    David was born
    The date is an estimate
  • -999 BCE

    David was anointed king by Samuel

    David was anointed king by Samuel
    The date is an estimate
  • -981 BCE

    Solomon

    Solomon
    Solomon was made king shortly before his father's death and owed his crown to the watchfulness of the prophet Nathan.
  • -946 BCE

    Asa

    Asa
    For the first 10 years of Asa's reign were peaceful and were used to strengthen the country's fortifications and the army.
  • -945 BCE

    Asa

    Asa
    He destroyed idols
  • -940 BCE

    Asa

    Asa
    Asa is a good king and seeks to establish the true worship of God and get rid of idolatry and immorality.
  • -918 BCE

    Ahab

    Ahab
    He was the 8th king of the northern kingdom of Israel, son, and successor of Omri.
  • -914 BCE

    Abijah

    Abijah
    Abijah followed his father in wickedness, and he also continued the war with Jeroboam I.
  • -912 BCE

    Abijah

    Abijah
    He had 14 wives, 22 sons, and 16 daughters.
  • -910 BCE

    Abijah

    Abijah
    He ruled Judah for 3 years
  • -909 BCE

    Abijah

    Abijah
    Because Abijah relied upon the Lord God he was able to inflict a crushing defeat upon Israel.
  • -900 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    He was the 4th king of the southern part of Judah
  • -900 BCE

    Jehosaphat

    Jehosaphat
    He sent princes, Levites, and priests through the country of Judah to teach the people the principles of the Law of God.
  • -900 BCE

    Asa

    Asa
    In his 15th regnal year, he had from the prophet of Azariah, the son of Oded, he carried out a great religious reformation.
  • -900 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    In his third year of reign, he sent princes, Levites, and priests through the country of Judah to teach the people the principles of the Law of God.
  • -900 BCE

    Asa

    Asa
    In his 15th regnal year, he had from the prophet of Azariah, the son of Oded, he carried out a great religious reformation.
  • -897 BCE

    Athaliah

    Athaliah
    She killed all her heirs to she could be king. But she missed her grandson Joash
  • -884 BCE

    Ahaziah

    Ahaziah
    He was the successor of Ahab
  • -874 BCE

    Ahab

    Ahab
    He reigned for 22 years.
  • -865 BCE

    Asa

    Asa
    He met Baasha's threat by force
  • -860 BCE

    Ahab

    Ahab
    He was a strong military leader, keeping the Moabites in subjection.
    He was also a wicked king along with his wicked wife Jezebel.
  • -860 BCE

    Ahab

    Ahab
    He was very wicked
  • -851 BCE

    Elisha

    Elisha
    He succeeded Elijah and continued the battle against Baal.
  • -850 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    His rule lasted about 17 years.
  • -841 BCE

    Jehu

    Jehu
    Jehu was an army officer under Ahab and Jehoram, and he was noted for his furious chariot driving.
  • -841 BCE

    Jehu

    Jehu
    He reigned for 28 years
  • -784 BCE

    Hoshea

    Hoshea
    His name means "Yahweh saves". He reigned for 9 years in the northern kingdom. He did evil in the sight of the lord
  • -775 BCE

    Azariah

    Azariah
    He ruled the kingdom of Judah for 52 years.
  • -751 BCE

    Uzziah

    Uzziah
    His name means "God is my strength" He reigned over Judah for 52 years.
  • -746 BCE

    Shallum

    Shallum
    He only reigned for a month because Menahem murdered him and then took over the throne.
  • -745 BCE

    Menahem

    Menahem
    His name means "comforter." He murdered Shallum so he could get to be king
  • -742 BCE

    Pekahiah

    Pekahiah
    He reigned for 2 years.
  • -740 BCE

    Jotham

    Jotham
    His name means "Yahweh is perfect."
  • -740 BCE

    Pekah

    Pekah
    He was the 19th king of Israel
  • -732 BCE

    Ahaz

    Ahaz
    His name means "he has seized"
  • -641 BCE

    Amon

    Amon
    He was the 15th king of Judah
  • -641 BCE

    Josiah

    Josiah
    He ruled for 31 years
  • -609 BCE

    Jehoahaz

    Jehoahaz
    He ruled Judah for only 3 months. He was then captured by Egypt and he died there.
  • -601 BCE

    Jehoiakim

    Jehoiakim
    He was at the age of 25 when he became king. He ruled for 11 years.
  • -597 BCE

    Jehoiachin

    Jehoiachin
    Jehoiachin ruled for 3 months and 10 days and was taken captive to Babylon Nebuchadnezzar.
  • -597 BCE

    Zedekiah

    Zedekiah
    He was 21 years old when he became king.
  • -586 BCE

    Jehoram

    Jehoram
    He was spoiled and wicked
  • -520 BCE

    Zechariah

    Zechariah
    He was the 15th king of Israel
  • 911

    Abijah

    Abijah
    He was the second king of Judah after Solomon, called Abijam by the author of Kings.