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  • 1800 BCE

    Hezekiah

    Hezekiah
    Hezekiah means "Yahweh has strengthed." Hezekiah was the son of Ahaz. He was the 13th king of Judah's southern kingdom. He reigned for 29 years. He was a good king. He had many accomplishments, including building the Siloam tunnel for bringing water into Jerusalem.
  • 1070 BCE

    Jonathan

    Jonathan
    He was the eldest son of King Saul and commander of the army.
  • 1063 BCE

    David

    He defeated the Goliath.
  • 1060 BCE

    David

    David, a skillful lyre player, was chosen to soothe Saul's troubled mind.
  • 1052 BCE

    David

    David
    David escapes to Samuel.
  • 1052 BCE

    Saul

    Saul
    Saul meets Samuel
  • 1045 BCE

    David

    David
    he showed unusual bravery by killing a bear and a lion single-handed.
  • 1040 BCE

    Jonathan

    Jonathan
    He defeated a garrison of Philistines at Geba.
  • 1010 BCE

    Jonathan

    Jonathan
    He died at the battle of Mount Gilboa along with his father and brothers.
  • 1010 BCE

    Saul

    God's spirit departed from Saul when he was rejected as king and an evil spirit plagued him.
  • 1003 BCE

    David

    David
    David conquers Jerusalem from Jebusites
  • 997 BCE

    David

    David
    David shows kindness to Mephibosheth
  • 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.
  • 910 BCE

    Abijah

    Abijah
    He was the son of Rehoboam and ruled Judah for 3 years.
  • 900 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    he was the 4th king of the southern kingdom of Judah.
  • 897 BCE

    Athaliah

    Athaliah
    Athaliah's name means "God is exalted" or "whom God afflicts." she was the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel and wife of Jehoram Joram, that was the king of Judah. She walked in her father's ways. she resolves to be queen and she kills all heirs except Joash when her husband died.
  • 884 BCE

    Ahaziah

    Ahaziah
    Ahaziah means "held by God." He was the successor of Ahab and he was the 9th king of Israel's northern kingdom and also his reign lasted for 2 years. He did evil in God's sight. He falls through a lattice and inquires of Baal-Zebub when he will die. then Elijah intercepts.
  • 851 BCE

    Elisha

    Elisha
    Elisha succeeds Elijah and carries on the battle against Baal.
  • 850 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    Jehoshaphat's sole rule lasted only about 17 years.
  • 845 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    Jehoshaphat's son, Jehoram was coregent with his father toward the end of Jehoshaphat's reign.
  • 841 BCE

    Jehu

    Jehu
    Jehu reigned for 28 years. He became a founder of the strongest and longest dynasty of the northern kingdom. Jehu was an army officer under Ahab and Jehoram, and he was noted for his furious chariot driving.
  • 784 BCE

    Hoshea

    Hoshea
    Hoshea means "Yahweh saves." He was the son of Elah and the 20th and the last king of Israel. He ruled over in the northern kingdom. He reigned for 9 years and he did evil in the sight of the Lord. He slew Pekah and usurps the throne. He paid tribute to Assyria and was later taken captive.
  • 775 BCE

    Azariah

    Azariah
    Azariah ruled the kingdom of Judah for 52 years. he was very prosperous early in his reign. He built the army, he promoted agriculture, and he also reorganized its defense. He has several military victories, but then he becomes proud.
  • 751 BCE

    Uzziah

    Uzziah
    Uzziah means "God is my strength. He is the son of Amaziah. He is the king of Judah in the southern kingdom. He reigned for 52 years. Uzziah was a good king, but he tolerates some idol worship. But Uzziah's success leads him to enter the temple to presume to do priestly functions. But then God gave him leprosy.
  • 746 BCE

    Shallum

    Shallum
    Shallum's name means "recompense." He was the son of Jabesh. He was conspired against and murders that Zechariah and usurps did. He was on the throne of the northern kingdom. He reigned for a month. He was murdered by Menahem, who succeeds him on the throne.
  • 745 BCE

    Menahem

    Menahem
    Menahem means "comforter." He was the son of Gadi. He was the 17th king of Israel in the northern kingdom. He reigned for 10 years. He gained Assyrian support and he heavily taxes wealthy men of Israel. He was a wicked king and destroyed Tiphsah when they rebelled.
  • 742 BCE

    Pekahiah

    Pekahiah
    Pekahiah means "Yahweh has opened the eyes." he was the son of Menahem. He was also the 18th king of the northern kingdom of Isreal. He reigned for 2 years. He was like his father and he follows the calf worship of Jeroboam I. He was assassinated by an army officer named Pekah.
  • 740 BCE

    Jotham

    Jotham
    Jotham means "Yahweh is perfect." Jotham was the son of Uzziah. He was the 11th king of Judah who reigned for 20 years. He was probably as coregent as his father part of the time. Most of the time he was described as a good king and he is in Matthew's genealogy. He took the throne when his father had leper.
  • 732 BCE

    Ahaz

    Ahaz
    Ahaz means "he has seized." Ahaz was an idolater. He has his son pass through the fire. He worshiped strange gods in high places on hills and under trees. Isaiah was sent to Ahaz to assure him of God's help in his struggle with Israel and the Syrians.
  • 641 BCE

    Josiah

    Josiah
    Josiah's name means "Yahweh heals." Josiah was the 16th ruler and he reigned for 31 years. He became king at the age of 8. When he was king, he began great religious reforms. It was the discovery of the Law scrolls in the Temple and it sought to destroy idols.
  • 641 BCE

    Amon

    Amon
    Amon means "builder" or faithful." he was the son of Manasseh. Amon was the 15th king of Judah, who followed his father's evil ways. He died in a revolution in his own palace. Amon is the ancestor of Jesus and he appears in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus Christ.
  • 609 BCE

    Jehoahaz

    Jehoahaz
    Jehoahaz's name means "Yahweh has grasped my hand." He was Josiah's third son (which he was often called Shallum). He was succeeded his father on the throne. He reigned over Judah for 3 months. He practiced idolatry and was taken by Pharaoh Necho to Egypt where he died.
  • 601 BCE

    Jehoiakim

    Jehoiakim
    He was 25 years old when he began to reign. He also reigned for 11 years in Jerusalem. He did what was evil in the sight of the Lord. According to all that his fathers had done. Jehoiakim became a servant for 3 years for Nebuchadnezzar. Jehoiakim slept with his fathers and Jehoiachin his son reigned in his place.
  • 597 BCE

    Jehoiachin

    Jehoiachin
    His name means "Yahweh establishes." Jehoiachin was the 19th ruler of the southern kingdom of Judah. He followed his father Jehoiakim. Jehoiachin ruled for 3 months and 10 days and was taken captive to Babylon Nebuchadnezzar.
  • 597 BCE

    Zedekiah

     Zedekiah
    Zedekiah was 21 years old when he became king. He reigned for 11 years in Jerusalem. Zedekiah did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, according to all that Jehoiakim had done. The anger of the Lord it came to the point in Jerusalem and Judah that he cast them out from his presence. Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.
  • 586 BCE

    Jehoram

    Jehoram
    He was associated with his father Jehoshaphat for about 5 or 6 years. Way before that he became a sole ruler. He was wicked and he was unpunished. Jehoram was able to defeat the Edomites.
  • 520 BCE

    Zechariah

    Zechariah
    Zechariah's name means "Yahweh has remembered." He was the son of Jeroboam the II, and he was also the 15th king of Israel in the northern kingdom. With him ends the dynasty of Jehu. He was assassinated at Ibleam by Shallum after reigning for only 6 months. He was an evil king.
  • 100 BCE

    Saul

    Saul
    He was anointed by the prophet Samuel
  • 740

    Pekah

    Pekah
    Pekah means "God has opened the eyes." Pekah was the son of Remaliah. He was the 19th king of Israel. He was assassinated Pekahiah who served an army officer. Now Hosheamurders Pekah during Tiglath-Pileser's invasion of northern Palestine.
  • 860

    Ahab

    Ahab
    He was a strong military leader, keeping the Moabites in subjection.
  • 865

    Asa

    Asa
    Even though Asa was not feeling strong enough to meet Baasha's threat by force, Asa offers Ben-hadad I of Damascus a heavy tribute as an inducement to attack Israel.
  • 874

    Ahab

    Ahab
    He reigned for 22 years, from 874 to 853 b.c.
  • 900

    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

    Jehoshaphat

    Jehoshaphat
    in his third year of reign, he sent princes, Levites, and preists through the country of Judah to teach the people the principles of the Law of God.
  • 909

    Abijah

    Abijah
    Because Abijah relied upon the Lord God he was able to inflict a crushing defeat upon Israel.
  • 911

    Abijah

    Abijah
    He was the second king of Judah after Solomon, called Abijam by the author of Kings.
  • 912

    Abijah

    Abijah
    He had 14 wives, 22 sons, and 16 daughters.
  • 914

    Abijah

    Abijah
    Abijah followed his father in wickedness, and he also continued the war with Jeroboam I.
  • 918

    Ahab

    Ahab
    he was the 8th king of the northern kingdom of Israel, son and successor of Omri.
  • 940

    Asa

    Asa
    Asa is a good king and seeks to establish the true worship of God and get rid of idolatry and immorality.
  • 945

    Asa

    Asa
    He destroyed not only this image but also the idols of his predecessors and all strange altars and sun images.
  • 946

    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.
  • 1040

    David

    He made that city the capital of the kingdom and called it the "city of David."
  • 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.