Kings of Israel and Judah

  • 971 BCE

    Solomon Anointed King

    Solomon Anointed King
    Solomon was sort of a good king, he fell apart at the end of his life but he was doing fine in the beginning. He was the wisest king that ever lived.
  • 971 BCE

    David's Instructions to Solomon

    David's Instructions to Solomon
    David commanded Solomon when he was about to die that he should be strong and prove to people that he is a man and to keep the charge of the Lord his God to walk in the ways of the lord and to prosper.
  • Period: 971 BCE to 931 BCE

    Solomon's Reign

    Solomon was women/girl crazy. He had 700 wives and 300 concubines. Some of his children were sacrificed to false gods when he got married to other foreign women. He was the wisest king who ever lived.
  • 962 BCE

    Adonijah Sets Himself Up as King

    Adonijah Sets Himself Up as King
    Now Adonijah the son of Haggiith exalted himself, saying, "I will be king." And he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him. His father had never at any time displeased him by asking, "Why have you done thus and so?" He was also a very handsome man, and he was born next after Absalom. He conferred with Joab the son of Zeruiah and with Abithar the priest. And they followed Adonijah and helped him.
  • 962 BCE

    Nathan and Bathsheba Before David

    Nathan and Bathsheba Before David
    Then Nathan said to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon, "Have you not heard that Adonijah the son of Haggith has become king and David our lord does not know it? Now therefore come, let me give you advice, that you may save your own life and the life of your son Solomon. Go in at once to King David, and say to him, 'Did you not, my lord the king, swear to your servant, saying, "Solomon your son shall reign after me, and he shall sit on my throne"? Why then is Adonijah king?'
  • 961 BCE

    David in his Old Age

    David in his Old Age
    Now King David was old and advanced in years. And although they covered him with clothes, he could not get warm. Therefore his servants said to him, "Let a young woman be sought for my lord the king and let her wait on the king and be in his service. Let her lie in your arms, that my lord the king may be warm." So they sought for a beautiful young woman throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king.
  • Period: 961 BCE to 971 BCE

    David's Reign

    Was he a good or a bad king? In my opinion, he was mostly a good king. But then he fell apart at the end of his life.
  • Period: 931 BCE to 914 BCE

    Rehoboams Reign

  • Period: 931 BCE to 910 BCE

    Jeroboam's Reign 1

  • Period: 931 BCE to 941 BCE

    Saul's Reign

    At the beginning of Saul's life, he was a fairly good king, until he fell apart when his "fellow comrade' David came along and slew Goliath the people were praising him and Saul tried to kill him. Later Saul committed suicide.
  • Period: 914 BCE to 911 BCE

    Abijah's Reign

  • Period: 911 BCE to 870 BCE

    Asa's Reign

    Asa had a disease in his feet when he got to the end of his death. Was he a good or a bad king?
  • Period: 910 BCE to 909 BCE

    Nadab's Reign

  • Period: 909 BCE to 886 BCE

    Baasha's Reign

  • Period: 886 BCE to 885 BCE

    Elah's Reign

  • Period: 885 BCE to 885 BCE

    Zimri's Reign

  • Period: 885 BCE to 885 BCE

    Tibni's Reign

  • Period: 885 BCE to 874 BCE

    Omri's Reign

  • 874 BCE

    Ahab marries Jezebel

    Ahab marries Jezebel
    Ahab was a bad king. Ahab was the king of Israel, and he was the son of Omri. He reigned over Israel in Samaria for 22 years. He then decided it was time to marry, later, he married the daughter of Ethbaal. Her name was Jezebel, now Queen Jezebel, she then turned everyone to Baal, a false god, and commanded them to worship Baal and only Baal.
  • Period: 874 BCE to 853 BCE

    Ahab's Reign

  • Period: 870 BCE to 845 BCE

    Jehoshaphat's Reign

  • Period: 854 BCE to 853 BCE

    Ahaziah's Reign

  • 853 BCE

    Jezebel Dies

    Jezebel Dies
    A prophet named Elijah prophesied that Ahab and Jezebel were going to die, and when they did, dogs would lick up their blood. Later in the year of about 853BCE/BC, Elijah's prophecy came true. Jezebel was thrown out of a window by her servants, and Jehu trampled her with his horses. When he went to bury her, only her feet, skull, and palms of her hands were left. Dogs came and ate her.
  • 853 BCE

    Ahab Dies

    Ahab Dies
    Later another prophecy for Elijah came true, Ahab was going into a battle but he suddenly got scared that something bad would happen to him, he and a servant switched clothes so they thought that he was just a common soldier, but a stray arrow came and hit him between the shoulder blades, he died on the way back to the palace. Dogs came and drank his blood, and prostitutes bathed in the blood.
  • Period: 853 BCE to 842 BCE

    Jehoram's Reign

    Jehoram was the husband to Athalia. His father was Jehoshaphat.
  • Period: 853 BCE to 841 BCE

    Joram's Reign

  • Period: 842 BCE to 841 BCE

    Ahaziah's Reign

  • Period: 841 BCE to 835 BCE

    Athalia's Reign

    Athalia was the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel. She walked in her mother and father's footsteps, by pulling her husband, Jehoram along until he started worshipping false gods and doing things evil in the sight of the Lord. She was the only queen of Judah.
  • Period: 841 BCE to 813 BCE

    Jehu's Reign

  • Period: 835 BCE to 795 BCE

    Joash's Reign

    He was the youngest king to begin to reign at the age of 7.
  • Period: 813 BCE to 796 BCE

    Jehoahaz's Reign

  • Period: 796 BCE to 767 BCE

    Amaziah's Reign

  • Period: 792 BCE to 751 BCE

    Jeroboam's Reign 2

  • Period: 789 BCE to 737 BCE

    Azariah's Reign

  • Period: 789 BCE to 782 BCE

    Jehoash's Reign

  • Period: 751 BCE to 750 BCE

    Zachariach's Reign

  • Period: 750 BCE to 750 BCE

    Shallum's Reign

  • Period: 750 BCE to 740 BCE

    Menahem's Reign

    Menahem cut babies out of the women in one town in order to intimidate others. He was a brutal king.
  • Period: 740 BCE to 738 BCE

    Pekahiah's Reign

  • Period: 738 BCE to 718 BCE

    Pekah's Reign

  • Period: 737 BCE to 721 BCE

    Jotham's Reign

  • Period: 730 BCE to 715 BCE

    Ahaz's Reign

  • Period: 718 BCE to 709 BCE

    Hoshea's Reign

  • Period: 715 BCE to 686 BCE

    Hezekiah's Reign

  • Period: 697 BCE to 642 BCE

    Manasseh's Reign

    He reigned for 55 years.
  • Period: 642 BCE to 640 BCE

    Amon's Reign

  • Period: 640 BCE to 609 BCE

    Josiah's Reign

  • Period: 609 BCE to 609 BCE

    Jehoahaz's Reign

  • Period: 609 BCE to 598 BCE

    Jehoiakim's Reign

  • Period: 608 BCE to 598 BCE

    Jehoiachin's Reign

  • Period: 598 BCE to 587 BCE

    Zedekiah's Reign