Bible Overview

Timeline created by Abby.Lindstrom
  • 4,000 BCE

    Creation

    Creation
  • 4,000 BCE

    The Fall

    The Fall
  • 4,000 BCE

    Adam and Eve

    Adam and Eve
  • 3,000 BCE

    The Flood

    The Flood
  • 3,000 BCE

    Noah

    Noah
  • 2,400 BCE

    Tower of Babel

    Tower of Babel
  • Period:
    2,166 BCE
    to
    1,991 BCE

    Abraham

  • 2,100 BCE

    Abrahamic Covenant

    Abrahamic Covenant
  • 2,091 BCE

    Abram Moves to Canaan

    Abram Moves to Canaan
  • 2,085 BCE

    Sodom and Gomorrah Destroyed

    Sodom and Gomorrah Destroyed
  • 2,067 BCE

    God Renames Abram to Abraham

    God Renames Abram to Abraham
  • Period:
    2,066 BCE
    to
    1,886 BCE

    Isaac

  • 2,058 BCE

    The Sacrifice of Isaac

    The Sacrifice of Isaac
  • 2,029 BCE

    Sarah Dies/First Purchase of the Promised Land

    Sarah Dies/First Purchase of the Promised Land
  • 2,026 BCE

    Isaac Marries Rebekah

    Isaac Marries Rebekah
  • Period:
    2,006 BCE
    to
    1,859 BCE

    Jacob/Israel

  • 1,929 BCE

    Jacob Steals the Blessing

    Jacob Steals the Blessing
  • 1,922 BCE

    Laban Tricks Jacob in Marriage

    Laban Tricks Jacob in Marriage
    Jacob is given Leah, but married Rachel a week later in exchange for 7 more years of labor.
  • Period:
    1,915 BCE
    to
    1,805 BCE

    Joseph

  • 1,903 BCE

    Jacob Wrestles God/Renamed Israel

    Jacob Wrestles God/Renamed Israel
  • 1,884 BCE

    Joseph Becomes an Official of Egypt

    Joseph Becomes an Official of Egypt
  • 1,876 BCE

    Migration of Jacob's Family to Egypt

    Migration of Jacob's Family to Egypt
  • 1,700 BCE

    Jacob/Israel's Descendants Multiply in Egypt and become a Great Nation

    Jacob/Israel's Descendants Multiply in Egypt and become a Great Nation
  • Period:
    1,526 BCE
    to
    1,486 BCE

    Moses in Egypt

  • 1,525 BCE

    Moses Born and Adopted by Pharaoh's Daughter

    Moses Born and Adopted by Pharaoh's Daughter
  • Period:
    1,525 BCE
    to
    1,406 BCE

    Moses Life

  • Period:
    1,486 BCE
    to
    1,446 BCE

    Moses in Midian

  • Period:
    1,485 BCE
    to
    1,375 BCE

    Joshua

  • 1,446 BCE

    The Exodus from Egypt

    The Exodus from Egypt
  • 1,446 BCE

    Israel Worships Golden Calf

    Israel Worships Golden Calf
  • Period:
    1,446 BCE
    to
    1,406 BCE

    Moses in the Exodus

  • 1,445 BCE

    Construction of the Tabernacle

    Construction of the Tabernacle
  • 1,445 BCE

    Sinai Covenant

    Sinai Covenant
  • 1,406 BCE

    Deuteronomic Covenant

    Deuteronomic Covenant
  • Period:
    1,406 BCE
    to
    1,399 BCE

    Conquest of Canaan

  • 1,399 BCE

    Land Allotted Between Tribes

    Land Allotted Between Tribes
  • 1,375 BCE

    Joshua's Farewell

    Joshua's Farewell
  • 1,375 BCE

    A Levite's Concubine Degraded

    A Levite's Concubine Degraded
  • Period:
    1,375 BCE
    to
    1,050 BCE

    Period of Judges

  • 1,235 BCE

    Deborah and Barak

    Deborah and Barak
  • Period:
    1,191 BCE
    to
    1,144 BCE

    Gideon

  • 1,180 BCE

    Ruth Marries Boaz

    Ruth Marries Boaz
  • Period:
    1,118 BCE
    to
    1,078 BCE

    Samson

  • Period:
    1,100 BCE
    to
    1,011 BCE

    Samuel

  • 1,070 BCE

    Philistines Capture the Ark of the Covenant

    Philistines Capture the Ark of the Covenant
  • Period:
    1,050 BCE
    to
    1,010 BCE

    Reign of King Saul

  • 1,024 BCE

    David Anointed King

    David Anointed King
  • 1,024 BCE

    David Kills Goliath

    David Kills Goliath
  • 1,010 BCE

    Saul Conjures Samuel's Ghost

    Saul Conjures Samuel's Ghost
  • Period:
    1,010 BCE
    to
    -970 BCE

    Reign of King David

  • 1,003 BCE

    Israel United Under David

    Israel United Under David
    My friend Daniel Folta painted this picture.
  • 1,000 BCE

    Davidic Covenant

    Davidic Covenant
  • 1,000 BCE

    David Brings the Ark to Jerusalem

    David Brings the Ark to Jerusalem
  • -993 BCE

    David and Bathsheba

    David and Bathsheba
  • -976 BCE

    Absalom's Coup/David Flees Jerusalem

    Absalom's Coup/David Flees Jerusalem
  • Period:
    -970 BCE
    to
    -931 BCE

    Reign of King Solomon

  • Period:
    -966 BCE
    to
    -959 BCE

    Temple Construction

  • Period:
    -940 BCE
    to
    -732 BCE

    Aram (Syria) - Foreign Power

  • -931 BCE

    Kingdom Split

    Kingdom Split
  • Period:
    -931 BCE
    to
    -910 BCE

    King Jeroboam I of Israel

  • Period:
    -931 BCE
    to
    -722 BCE

    Kingdom of Israel

  • Period:
    -931 BCE
    to
    -586 BCE

    Kingdom of Judah

  • Period:
    -931 BCE
    to
    -913 BCE

    King Rehoboam of Judah

  • Period:
    -913 BCE
    to
    -911 BCE

    King Abijam of Judah

  • Period:
    -911 BCE
    to
    -870 BCE

    King Asa of Judah

  • Period:
    -910 BCE
    to
    -909 BCE

    King Nadab of Israel

  • Period:
    -909 BCE
    to
    -886 BCE

    King Baasha of Israel

  • Period:
    -886 BCE
    to
    -885 BCE

    King Elah of Israel

  • -885 BCE

    King Zimri of Israel

    King Zimri of Israel
  • Period:
    -885 BCE
    to
    -874 BCE

    King Omri of Israel

  • Period:
    -875 BCE
    to
    -848 BCE

    Elijah the Prophet to Israel

  • Period:
    -874 BCE
    to
    -853 BCE

    King Ahab of Israel

  • Period:
    -870 BCE
    to
    -846 BCE

    King Jehoshaphat of Judah

  • Period:
    -860 BCE
    to
    -845 BCE

    Obadiah the Prophet

  • Period:
    -853 BCE
    to
    -852 BCE

    King Ahaziah of Israel

  • Period:
    -852 BCE
    to
    -841 BCE

    King Joram of Israel

  • Period:
    -848 BCE
    to
    -797 BCE

    Elisha the Prophet to Israel

  • Period:
    -846 BCE
    to
    -841 BCE

    King Jehoram of Judah

  • -841 BCE

    King Ahaziah of Judah

    King Ahaziah of Judah
  • Period:
    -841 BCE
    to
    -814 BCE

    King Jehu of Israel

  • Period:
    -841 BCE
    to
    -835 BCE

    King Athaliah of Judah

  • -835 BCE

    Joel Prophet to Judah

    Joel Prophet to Judah
  • Period:
    -835 BCE
    to
    -801 BCE

    King Jehoash of Judah

  • Period:
    -814 BCE
    to
    -798 BCE

    King Jehoahaz of Israel

  • Period:
    -801 BCE
    to
    -783 BCE

    King Amaziah of Judah

  • Period:
    -798 BCE
    to
    -782 BCE

    King Jehoash of Israel

  • Period:
    -793 BCE
    to
    -753 BCE

    Jonah the Prophet

  • Period:
    -783 BCE
    to
    -732 BCE

    King Azariah of Judah

  • Period:
    -782 BCE
    to
    -753 BCE

    King Jeroboam II of Israel

  • Period:
    -770 BCE
    to
    -760 BCE

    Amos the Prophet to Israel

  • Period:
    -770 BCE
    to
    -727 BCE

    Hosea the Prophet to Israel

  • Period:
    -753 BCE
    to
    -752 BCE

    King Zecheriah of Israel

  • -752 BCE

    King Shallum of Israel

    King Shallum of Israel
  • Period:
    -752 BCE
    to
    -742 BCE

    King Menahem

  • Period:
    -750 BCE
    to
    -735 BCE

    King Jotham of Judah

  • Period:
    -745 BCE
    to
    -612 BCE

    Assyria - Foreign Power

  • Period:
    -745 BCE
    to
    -727 BCE

    Tiglathpileser III of Assyria

  • Period:
    -742 BCE
    to
    -740 BCE

    King Pekahiah of Israel

  • Period:
    -740 BCE
    to
    -732 BCE

    King Pekah of Israel

  • Period:
    -740 BCE
    to
    -686 BCE

    Isiah Prophet to Judah

  • Period:
    -737 BCE
    to
    -700 BCE

    Micah Prophet to Judah

  • Period:
    -735 BCE
    to
    -727 BCE

    King Ahaz of Judah

  • Period:
    -732 BCE
    to
    -722 BCE

    King Hoshea of Israel

  • Period:
    -727 BCE
    to
    -697 BCE

    King Hezekiah of Judah

  • Period:
    -727 BCE
    to
    -722 BCE

    Shalmaneser V of Assyria

  • -722 BCE

    Fall of Samaria

    Fall of Samaria
  • Period:
    -722 BCE
    to
    -705 BCE

    Sargon II of Assyria

  • Period:
    -705 BCE
    to
    -681 BCE

    Sennacherib of Assyria

  • -701 BCE

    Assyrian Siege of Jerusalem

    Assyrian Siege of Jerusalem
  • Period:
    -697 BCE
    to
    -642 BCE

    King Manasseh of Judah

  • Period:
    -642 BCE
    to
    -640 BCE

    King Amon of Judah

  • Period:
    -640 BCE
    to
    -609 BCE

    King Josiah of Judah

  • Period:
    -640 BCE
    to
    -609 BCE

    Zephaniah Prophet to Judah

  • -630 BCE

    Nahum the Prophet

    Nahum the Prophet
  • Period:
    -627 BCE
    to
    -580 BCE

    Jeremiah Prophet to Judah

  • Period:
    -626 BCE
    to
    -529 BCE

    Babylon - Foreign Power

  • -609 BCE

    King Jehoahaz of Judah

    King Jehoahaz of Judah
  • Period:
    -609 BCE
    to
    -598 BCE

    King Jehoiakim of Judah

  • Period:
    -609 BCE
    to
    -598 BCE

    Habakkuk Prophet to Judah

  • Period:
    -605 BCE
    to
    -536 BCE

    Daniel the Prophet

  • Period:
    -605 BCE
    to
    -562 BCE

    Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon

  • Period:
    -598 BCE
    to
    -597 BCE

    King Jehoiachin of Judah

  • Period:
    -597 BCE
    to
    -586 BCE

    King Zedekiah of Judah

  • Period:
    -597 BCE
    to
    -571 BCE

    Ezekiel the Prophet

  • -586 BCE

    Fall of Jerusalem

    Fall of Jerusalem
  • -586 BCE

    Beginning of Exile

    Beginning of Exile
  • Period:
    -553 BCE
    to
    -539 BCE

    Belshazzar of Babylon

  • -539 BCE

    Cyrus Conquers Babylon

    Cyrus Conquers Babylon
  • -539 BCE

    Cyrus of Persia

    Cyrus of Persia
    539BC and onward
  • Period:
    -539 BCE
    to
    -331 BCE

    Persian Empire

  • -538 BCE

    First Return (Zerubbabel)

    First Return (Zerubbabel)
  • Period:
    -536 BCE
    to
    -516 BCE

    Temple Rebuilding

  • -458 BCE

    Second Return (Ezra)

    Second Return (Ezra)
  • -444 BCE

    Third Return (Nehemiah)

    Third Return (Nehemiah)
  • -425 BCE

    End of the Old Testament

    End of the Old Testament
  • Period:
    -331 BCE
    to
    -164 BCE

    Greek Empire

  • Period:
    -164 BCE
    to
    -63 BCE

    Maccabean Revolt

  • -63 BCE

    Pompey Conquered Jerusalem

    Pompey Conquered Jerusalem
  • Period:
    -63 BCE
    to
    476

    Roman Empire

  • -4 BCE

    Birth of Jesus

    Birth of Jesus
  • Period:
    27
    to
    30

    Ministry of Jesus

  • 30

    Death and Resurrection of Jesus

    Death and Resurrection of Jesus