Biblical Kings

  • 2000 BCE

    Kings of Judah(in order)

    Kings of Judah(in order)
    Rehoboam,Abijah,Asa,Jehosaphat,Jehoram, Ahaziah, Athaliah, Jehoash, Amaziah, Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah
  • 2000 BCE

    Kings of Israel (in order)

    Kings of Israel (in order)
    Jeroboam, Nadab, Baasha, Elah, Zimri, Omri, Ahab,Ahaziah, Joram/Jehoram, Jehu, Jehoahaz, Joash/Jehoash, Jeroboam #2, Zechariah, Sallum, Meneham, Pekahia, Pekah, Hoshea
  • 1043 BCE

    Saul Crowned

    Saul Crowned
    The tribes wanted a king. They wanted to be like all the other nations, so they asked Samuel for a king. Eventually they cast lots and Saul was picked. Saul didn't think he'd be a good king, so he ran away and hid but he was found and crowned anyways.
  • 1028 BCE

    Saul's first major sin

    Saul's first major sin
    The first major mistake was offering a specific sacrifice. It was Samuel's job, as a Levite and a priest, but with the other army fast approaching, and his men being terrified and deserting him, he offered it anyways. If he had waited less than a day more, he would have been fine.
  • 1024 BCE

    David and the harp

    David and the harp
    After God had left Saul, he tormented Saul. Saul asked for someone that would help him calm down, and David was brought to him. David was an excellent harp player and God was with him. Because of this, whenever Saul was being tormented David played the harp for him and he calmed down.
  • 1024 BCE

    David and Goliath

    David and Goliath
    One day Jesse (David's father) told him to bring supplies to his brothers who were fighting in a war. When he got there the giant goliath was mocking the people of Israel and daring one of them to come fight him. He said that the winner would become the master of the losers. David volunteered to go against him and after some debate and armor rejection later, he did. He, of course, won. It was a crushing defeat the Philistines that day.
  • 1024 BCE

    David annointed

    David annointed
    God told Samuel to stop mourning over Saul's mistake. He told him to go out and anoint a new king. He brought Samuel to David and Samuel anointed him. Even though David was just a shepherd boy he was a man after God's own heart. Samuel told the household not to tell anyone that David had been anointed so that Saul wouldn't hear about it and get mad. (for God had left Saul and an evil spirit was tormenting him) David continued to play the harp for him.
  • 1012 BCE

    David's Battles

    David's Battles
    David fought in many battles during his kinghood. Even before he was crowned, the David and Goliath story happened. So, during his reign he was very well-know for his battles. (especially his mighty man)
  • 1011 BCE

    Saul's second sin

    Saul's second sin
    The second major sin that Saul committed was disobeying God by failing to completely destroy the Amalekites and all their possessions. God had commanded him to 'utterly destroy' them. But he saved some of the best animals and the king. When Samuel confronted him, he lied and said that he'd saved them for sacrifices.
  • 1010 BCE

    Saul is rejected

    Saul is rejected
    After the sins that saul had committed, Samuel told Saul that the Lord had rejected him. He also told him that God would anoint a 'man after God's own heart' to take his place and Saul's sins would be told all over Israel. Saul seemed more upset about everyone knowing his sin then the fact that he wouldn't be king anymore because he had rejected God
  • 1010 BCE

    Saul and the medium

    Saul and the medium
    After Samuel's death and God leaving Saul, Saul was in trouble.He didn't have anybody to tell what to do anymore. At one point he needed to know whether or not to go into battle. He was desperate so he contacted a witch and asked her to bring Samuel up. She did, and Samuel said that he'd lose. He went into battle anyways. He lost
  • 1009 BCE

    Saul's death

    Saul's death
    After all that had happened with Saul, his death was kind of a disappointment. In a battle with the Philistines, they were fast approaching. Saul didn't want to be killed by them so he committed suicide on his own sword, the philistines took his body.
  • 1008 BCE

    David crowned

    David crowned
    After saul died, David was anointed king. During Saul's reign, Saul had continuously chased after David with the intent to kill him. He was jealous because the people really liked David, and David had been winning many battles. But as soon as Saul died, David still mourned after him. Especially after he learned Jonathan (saul's son) had been killed as well.
  • 993 BCE


    Because David had done this horrible thing to his best friend, there were, of course, consequences. A prophet came to David and told him a story about a pet sheep. David was furius and said the man deserve death. THe prophet then revealed that David WAS this man. David went into a state of dread. He repented and cried to the Lord, and the Lord decided to spare him. Instead of him dying, his and Bathsheba's son died.
  • 993 BCE

    David's first sin

    David's first sin
    One day, while the rest of his army was out fighting, David was out on his roof top. Down below he saw a beautiful woman taking a bath. After inquiring about her, he found out that she was the wife of one of his best friends. He called her to the palace and committed adultery with her. Soon, he got a letter saying that she was pregnant. David brought the husband home and tried to stage it as it have been the husband but failed every time. Eventually he just killed the husband.
  • 990 BCE

    Solomon is born

    Solomon is born
    Solomon is born to Bathsheba and David and David promises to make him the next king
  • 979 BCE

    David's second sin

    David's second sin
    David's second sin was counting his people. Someone had made a covenant with God, promising that they wanted take a census of the people. The problem with this is that if he knew how many people he had in his army, he would be confident in his army. He would put faith in his big army and not on god. He knew he wasn't supposed to do it, and directly after he had done it he felt remorse.
  • 969 BCE

    Solomon Crowned

    Solomon Crowned
    After Adonijah tries to steal his kingdom, Solomon is made king. He is is also asked by David to kill certain people and bless others (which he does)
  • 969 BCE

    Preparing for temple

    Preparing for temple
    Getting a crazy amount of materials, cedar, gold, silver, stone, timber, etc. Just a crazy amount for the temple. And then David still told him to get more and to work
  • 968 BCE

    David's death

    David's death
    David died of natural causes soon after. He is believed to have died from old age. It is good that he didn't die in a similar fashion to his father-in-law (Saul). Before he died, he gave Solomon a crazy amount of materials to build the temple for the Lord.
  • 967 BCE

    King of Tyre (Hiram)

    King of Tyre (Hiram)
    Hiram gives Solomon a lot of cedar wood and other materials and Solomon gave him a lot of food. He also said it was great that David had such a wise son over his great people
  • 967 BCE

    Solomon asks for wisdom

    Solomon asks for wisdom
    He asked God for an understanding mind’ that could discern between good and evil. GOd was very pleased that he had not been selfish and had not asked for riches, a long life, or military strength. , He gave Solomon what he asked for. Solomon asked for an understanding mind. He started it off by saying that he was ‘but a child’ and that he didn’t know much and i think he was offended by what David had said too all the leaders. He thanked God by giving him sacrifices in the morning.
  • 966 BCE

    Solomon's Palace is built

    Solomon's Palace is built
    To build they needed a lot of hard manual labour. there was still peace among the land as they were building this
  • 966 BCE

    Solomon's temple built

    Solomon's temple built
    A crazy amount of materials are used and there is peace among the land during the process.
  • 966 BCE

    Ark brought to the temple

    Ark brought to the temple
    All the men of Israel assembled before King Solomon during the festival ...When all Israel’s elders had arrived, the priests lifted the ark.The priests and Levites carried the ark of the Lord, the tent of meeting, and all the holy items in the tent.King Solomon and all the Israelites who had assembled with him went on ahead of the ark and sacrificed more sheep and cattle than could be counted or numbered."
  • 946 BCE

    Queen of Sheba visits.

    Queen of Sheba visits.
    She heard about Solomon's wisdom and wealth. She asked him a bunch of hard questions and he could answer them all. He showed her all the stuff he had and she said that he was even more weally and even more wise than all the extreme rumours she had been told.
  • 939 BCE

    Solomon's Fall

    Solomon's Fall
    Solomon took 700 wives and 300 concubines. Many of the wives were from foreign lands, the people there didn't worship God. Soon he was swept up in their ways and he worshipped the foreign gods to. This led to his demise. God promised that it wouldn't be taken away from him during his reign but during his son's
  • 931 BCE

    Solomon's Death

    Solomon's Death
    "After a reign of forty years, he dies of natural causes at around 60 years of age" Basically he died of old age.
  • 913 BCE

    Jeroboam and Rehoboam

    Jeroboam and Rehoboam
    He took the bad counsel of the young men instead of the elders’ good counsel. He said that he would be way stricter than his father had been.
    Of course, the people were angered and rebelled.
    Then rehoboam fought against the people who had rebelled to try and get them to come back.
    some children also died along the way.
    He split the two tribes in half
    judah vs. Israel
  • 895 BCE

    Asa's reign (2)

    Asa's reign (2)
    priest gives him advice
    puts away all idols and fixes altar
    (fifteenth year of his reign)
    Crazy amount of spoil is sacrificed on altar.
    kills all people who don't follow God
    removes grandmother bc made idols
    King of Judah
    high places not destroyed
    no more war until the 35 years and war is won amazingly
    36th yr Baasha goes against Asa. Builds wall to keep his people in. Asa pays syrians to fight Israel.
    Since didn't trust God, God gave him many wars
    died of foot disease cause went to physicians
  • 895 BCE

    Asa, Abijam/Abijah and Nadab

    Asa, Abijam/Abijah and Nadab
    Nebad reigns 3 years after Jeroboam. He was the son of rehoboam and he was not true to God.
    Son of Rehoboam, reigned 3 yrs, not true to God. Died and was buried in Judah.
    Married many wives
    reigned the same time as Nadab.
    Reigned 41 years, Mother's name = Maacah
    Removed all idols
    warred with Baasha
    wholly true to the Lord
    Zara (Ethiopian) came out against them. He had 1 million men. Asa only has 500,000 men. Still won and killed every single one.
  • Period: 894 BCE to 870 BCE

    Baasha's reign

    reigned 24 years
    Didn’t follow God
    God promises to kill him and his entire family
    ‘Anyone belonging to Baasha … the dogs shall eat’
  • Period: 870 BCE to 868 BCE

    Elah's reign

    Son of Baasha
    began to reign over Israel in Tirzah
    Commander of half his chariots betrays him
    reigned 2 years
  • Period: 868 BCE to 868 BCE

    Zimri's reign

    Reigned 7 days
    Was the commander of ½ of Elah’s chariots
    Killed Elah
    suicide in palace after Omri began chasing him
  • Period: 868 BCE to 856 BCE

    Omri's reign

    is over the other half of the chariots
    all Israel made Omri, the commander of the army, king over Israel that day
    They besieged Tirza
    Half the people followed him
    reigns 12 years
    "did more evil than all that were before him"
  • Period: 856 BCE to 834 BCE

    Ahab's reign

    Son of omri
    Evil in sight of the Lord
    Husband of jezebel
  • 851 BCE

    Elijah (ravens and water)

    Elijah (ravens and water)
    Brooke of Charief provides water
    Ravens provide meat and bread
    Asks widow for food
    says she would give him the food she was going to eat with her son (even tho that's the only food she had)
    God cares for her by giving her food for the rest of the famine
    son becomes ill
    she asks if he killed the son
    revives the son because Elijah prays 3 times
    "Now i know you're a prophet of God"
  • 848 BCE

    The Mountain of God (Elijah)

    The Mountain of God (Elijah)
    Elijah runs away from Jezebel
    asks God to die
    angel tells him to arise and eat and drink *2
    eats and drinks
    goes back to sleep
    doesn't eat drink or sleep for 40 days + nights
    Goes to mt Sinai + sleeps in cave
    Lord asks why he's there
    Complains that he's only 1 left
    breaks mountain w/ earthquake tornado fire
    What are you doing here?
    complains *2
    God commands Elijah to anoint 3 ppl (king of Syria, King of Judah, new prophet)
    anoints 1(Elisha) bc wanted Elisha to anoint other 2
    throw coat
  • 848 BCE

    Elijah and Mt. Carmael

    Elijah and Mt. Carmael
    Who was Obadiah?
    man over the household
    What was Elijah’s challenge?
    To put offering on an alter and see which would be lit
    What did the prophets of baal do?
    Cried to their god from morning to noon
    How did Elijah tease them?
    Cry aloud for he's god Either he is musing or he is relieving himself or he is on a journey or perhaps he is asleep and must be woken
    What did Elijah do to prophets
    brought them down to the brook Kishon and slaughtered them there
    How did the rain come?
    rained from the sky
  • 847 BCE

    Elisha Anointed

    Elisha Anointed
    Throws coat on Elisha and leaves
    Elisha asks him to wait 4 him 2 tell his parents
    becomes Elijah's servant
  • 844 BCE

    Ahab and Ben-hadad

    Ahab and Ben-hadad
    Ben asks for all his gold silver all his kids and all his wives
    Sends servants asking for everything
    says no
    will beat bc Ben is making fun of God
    Ben got drunk
    ben says not to kill anybody but take alive
    Ahab wins so good Syria flees
    Ben thinks if go in plains will win bc think mountains where God live
    Israel defeats syrians again
    Switches and Ben asks for mercy
    prophet asks punch eye first doesn't + killed by lion
    second does + is spared
  • 840 BCE

    Ahab and vineyard

    Ahab and vineyard
    Ahab wants vineyard and offers anything
    Naboth doesn't want to sell
    pouts and cries
    Jezebel asks what's wrong
    Jezebel gets criminals to lie
    Naboth is killed
    Ahab proudly shows it off
    Prophet says Ahab and Jezebel will get eaten by dogs
    fam will die in field
    Ahab repents
    Promises fam would die in time of son, not his
  • 839 BCE

    Ahab's death

    Ahab's death
    200 prophets say he will win
    1 prophet of Lord says will lose
    Micaiah is thrown into prison and dies there
    Ahab is disguised
    random arrow hits him and he dies
    dogs eat his blood
    Ahaziah (son) reigns in his place.
  • 837 BCE


    son of Ahab
    Bad king/ worships idols
    reigned in Israel
    having a war to get tribute from Moab
    falls through ladis thingy becomes sick
    Elijah tells messengers that he will die
    Tells commander to kill him
    fire from heaven kills comander and 50 men *3
    The last group is not killed
    Jehoram reigns in his place
  • Period: 837 BCE to 825 BCE

    Jehoram's reign

    12 yrs
  • 825 BCE


    still trying to get Moab to pay tribute
    gets 2 allies to help defeat Moab
    going through desert
    Go 7 days without any water
    sends for Elisha
    Elisha doesn't like Jehoram but likes other
    Gives water and says they will defeat Moab
    Moabites see water and know that is desert so they think it's blood/ thinks that they all fought each other
    they want to get the spoils
    go into camp thinking all our dead
    Jehoram's army kills them all
    Moab is defeated
    Moab takes oldest + son burns him alive for a sacrifice
  • 823 BCE

    Elijah taken by Horse and Chariot + Elisha suceeds

    Elijah taken by Horse and Chariot + Elisha suceeds
    Elijah parts water with cloak
    asks what Elisha wants before he dies
    asks for double his spirit
    horse and chariot on fire take him away, cloak falls
    Elisha takes cloak and parts water as well
    goes back
    ppl send search party of 50 men for Elijah
  • 822 BCE

    Elisha Miracles

    Elisha Miracles
    puts salt in water and water becomes good
    Puts curse on young boys because they make fun of his bald head
    2 she-bears kill 30~ of they boys
  • Period: 822 BCE to 797 BCE

    Jehoshaphat's reign

    25 yr reign
  • 819 BCE

    Jehosophat's battle

    Jehosophat's battle
    in this battle he was told God would make him win so he got all the choir to go out before the army and praise God and the opposing army killed each other until there was not one man left. It took 3 days to collect all the spoil.
  • 818 BCE

    Boy back to life (Elisha)

    Boy back to life (Elisha)
    Lady builds eli housse and God repays her with a child, child dies, Eli brings him back
  • 778 BCE

    Queen Athaliah and Joash (Jehoash)

    Queen Athaliah and Joash (Jehoash)
    crown Joash hidden in house of the Lord 6 yrs
    queen reigns 6 yrs
    is crowned there
    Queen Athaliah yells treason
    guards take her out of temple and kill her
    Jehoiada guides Joash
    Joash reigns at 6 yrs old and reigns 4o yrs
    (Jehoash and Joash are same person)
    wants to rebuild temple
    everything goes well for him
    Jehoiada dies at 130 yrs
    after dies Joash starts to pray to idols
    kills high priest (cousin, adopted bro) in the temple
    loses battle
    princes go against him
    they kill him
  • 761 BCE


    kept attacking Syrians
    (Israel's king, reigned 17 yrs)
    kept losing the battles
    asks God for help
    he wins
    keeps worshipping idols
  • Period: 761 BCE to 675 BCE


    worships idols
    reigns 41 yrs
  • 745 BCE

    Jehoash (son of Jehoahaz)

    Jehoash (son of Jehoahaz)
    bad king
    visits Elisha on death bed to ask if he was going to win
    arrow goes out window
    picks up arrows and whacks on floor 3 times
    Elisha is mad
    tells shouldve done 5 or 6
    only wins 3 battle
    Elisha dies
    (reigns 16 yrs)
  • 716 BCE


    25 when started reign
    he was of Judah
    reigned 29 yrs
    mothers name Jehoaddan
    followed God but not with his whole heart
    won many battles
    worshipped some of the gods of the edomites
    Israel defeats him
    loses every battle after
  • Period: 715 BCE to 714 BCE


    Zechariah the son of Jeroboam reigned over Israel in Samaria six months. And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, as his fathers had done. He did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel to sin. 10 Shallum the son of Jabesh conspired against him and struck him down at Ibleam and put him to death and reigned in his place.
  • Period: 714 BCE to 704 BCE


    Menahem the son of Gadi began to reign over Israel and he reigned 10 yrs in Samaria did what was evil in the sight of the Lord did not depart all his days from all the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel to sin king of Assyria came against land Menahem gave Pul 1000 talents of silver so might help confirm his hold on royal power Menahem took money from Israel from all the wealthy men 50 shekels silver from every man to give to king of Assyria. king leaves
    pregnant ladies :(
  • Period: 714 BCE to 714 BCE


    hallum the son of Jabesh began to reign in the thirty-ninth year of Uzziah king of Judah, and he reigned one month in Samaria. 14 Then Menahem the son of Gadi came up from Tirzah and came to Samaria, and he struck down Shallum the son of Jabesh in Samaria and put him to death and reigned in his place.
  • Period: 704 BCE to 702 BCE


    Pekahiah the son of Menahem began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and he reigned two years. 24 And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord. He did not turn away from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel to sin. 25 And Pekah the son of Remaliah, his captain, conspired against him with fifty men of the people of Gilead, and struck him down in Samaria, in the citadel of the king's house with Argob and Arieh; he put him to death and reigned in his place
  • Period: 702 BCE to 682 BCE


    Pekah son of Remaliah began to reign over Israel in Samaria, and he reigned twenty years. And he did what was evil in the sight of the Lord. He did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which he made Israel to sin
    In the days of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came and captured he carried the people captive to Assyria. Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah and struck him down and put him to death and reigned in his place
  • Period: 682 BCE to 673 BCE


    reigns 9 yrs
    was servant to king of Syrria
    got mad and then Syrria caputured all of Israel except tribe of Judea
    never came back
  • Period: 673 BCE to 621 BCE


    king at 16
    reigned 52 yrs
    reigned after Amaziah
    did right in the eyes of the Lord for almost all reign
    won many wars
    became famous
    became strong
    loved the soil
    invented catapults
    grew proud
    became unfaithful to the Lord
    goes 2 burnt incense on the altar (priests were supposed to)
    Priests run in and tell him no
    leperorsy goes on his forehead
    can't be king anymore
    son reigns in his place
  • Period: 621 BCE to 605 BCE


    twenty-five years old when he began to reign, reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem did what was right in the eyes of the Lord But the people still followed corrupt practices. Moreover, he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and forts and towers. fought with the king of the Ammonites and won Ammonites gave him that year 100 talents of silver, and 10,000 cors of wheat and 10,000 of barley. Ammonites paid that 2 more yrs.
    Jotham became mighty bc followed Lord
    only king nothing bad said abt
  • 573 BCE


    reigned at time of pekah
    king of Judah
    20 yrs when began to reign
    reigned 16 yrs
    bad king
    burned son as offering
    sacrificed on high places
    Rezin king of Syria and Peka king of Israel tried to war Jerusalem and besieged Ahaz but could not conquer
    ahaz asks for help + pays Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria
    is given help
    father of Hezekiah
  • 557 BCE


    tells Levites to consecrate by passover
    not enough levites by pas
    hv to push it back
    many ppl give tithes Assyria invades/destroys all cities except 1
    sends messenger 2 tell they get lot stuff if surrender
    if not surrender torture/kill
    sends open letter saying this
    Hezekiah brings 2 God (you gonna take that)
    Angel of Lord kills crazy amount Assyrian warriors 185k
    Assyrian king goes home/ killed by sons gets very rich becomes sick/asks Isaiah if die
    Isa says die
    Hez cries/ask God why
    sun <- 10
  • 556 BCE

    Hezekiah (2)

    Hezekiah (2)
    God gives 15 yrs to live Brings Babylonian on a tour and takes into temple
    God says bc he did that his generations after captured by Bablonians
    didn't care
  • 501 BCE


    12 when began reign
    reigned 55 yrs
    rebuilt high places/baal alters
    sacrificed son
    used fortune telling/omens/mediums/necromancers
    provoked God 2 anger
    mana killed innocents
    Father of Amon
    God let the enemies defeat them and killed many people bc of
    Assyria captures them and sends him to babylon as slave
    in Babylon he repented and went to God
    released and goes back home
    continues reign
    brings them back 2 God
  • 499 BCE


    22 yrs when began to reign
    reigned 2 yrs
    walked in all the way in which his father walked and served the idols that his father served and worshiped them
    Servants killed him in his house the people of the land struck down all those who had conspired against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place
  • 468 BCE


    8 yrs when began reign
    reigned 31 yrs (jerusalem)
    8th yr began following God
    purged Judah of high places-12th yr
    began to repair temple-18th yr
    when heard word of Lord repented-ripped clothes
    Hudah (prophetess) said God was angry bc of the bad kings before him and ppl were going to be hurt bc of it
    but king not see it and would die peacefully bc he repented
    Jo read to priests
    made covenant 2 God/would walk in his ways
    made sure all ppl followed it
    kept passover/sacrificed a lot
  • 467 BCE

    Josiah (2)

    Josiah (2)
    in 8th yr kills all idol worshipers
    even goes into Israel
    takes 10 yrs to purge of idol worship
    no passover quite like it since Samuel/prophet was alive
    blood flowed like a river
    Neco king of Egypt went to fight at Carchemish on Euphrates and Josiah went to meet him/even though not apart of
    Neco said God wasn't with
    Josiah disguises himself and goes
    hit by archers
    goes back home
    nothing bad said against him
  • 440 BCE

    Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, Zedekiah, Gedaliah

    Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, Zedekiah, Gedaliah
    reigned 3 months
    Neco replaces him w/ bro
    die in Egypt
    Josiahs son Jehoiakim(neco changes name)
    reigns ll yrs
    listen 2 friends instead of elders
    Josiahs son Jehoiachin
    Jehokiams son
    rebels against Babylon 2
    reigned 11 yrs
    reigned 3 months
    repents Zedekiah
    josiahs son
    rebels against Babylon
    last thing he sees is sons killed
    eyes bye
    reign 2 yr Gedaliah
    israelites kill him
    ppl who kill take Jeremiah to exile
    babylon again ALL BAD KINGS
    ALL DIE PRISON except 1