Brent's Bible Timeline

  • 1082 BCE

    Saul's Birth

    Saul's Birth
    He was the son of Kish, and from the tribe of Benjamin. He was very handsome.
  • 1046 BCE

    Saul is Anointed King

    Saul is Anointed King
    He was anointed by the prophet Samuel, who warned against having a king. He hid when it was time for him to be crowned king.
  • 1042 BCE

    Jonathan and His Armor-Bearer Attack and Defeat the Philistines

    Jonathan and His Armor-Bearer Attack and Defeat the Philistines
    The two of them defeated the Philistines. They snuck up on them.
  • 1040 BCE

    David's Birth

    David's Birth
    He was the son of Jesse. He had many brothers, and was born in Bethlehem.
  • 1025 BCE

    David Defeats Goliath

    David Defeats Goliath
    Young David kills the giant Goliath with his stone and sling. He then proceeds to chop off Goliath's head.
  • 1024 BCE

    David and Jonathan Become Brothers

    David and Jonathan Become Brothers
    They became best friends, even though Jonathan was King Saul's son. Jonathan saved David from King Saul.
  • 1014 BCE

    David Spares Saul's Life a Second Time

    David Spares Saul's Life a Second Time
    David could've killed Saul twice, but each time he just took one of his belongings. This time, he took his spear and pitcher.
  • Period: 1011 BCE to 971 BCE

    David's Reign

    He didn't start right away. He could've started right away, but he waited until Saul died.
  • 1010 BCE

    Jonathan Dies

    Jonathan Dies
    He was killed in battle along with his dad, King Saul, and his brothers. This was prophesied before.
  • 1004 BCE

    King Saul Dies

    King Saul Dies
    He fell on his own sword after being wounded in battle. Now David could become king.
  • 1004 BCE

    David Captures Jerusalem

    David Captures Jerusalem
    He captured it from the Jebusites. He made it his "city".
  • 1000 BCE

    Solomon Builds the Temple

    Solomon Builds the Temple
    The temple was huge and very expensive. It was overlaid with lots of gold.
  • 992 BCE

    David Commits Adultery with Bathsheba

    David Commits Adultery with Bathsheba
    He had her husband Uriah placed at the front of the battle lines so he would die. He then married Bathsheba once Uriah died.
  • 991 BCE

    David Writes Psalm 23

    David Writes Psalm 23
    He wrote this after committing adultery with Bathsheba. It is a very popular psalm.
  • 989 BCE

    Solomon is Born

    Solomon is Born
    He was the son of David and Bathsheba, and the third and last king of the complete nation of Israel before it divided. He was very wise.
  • 978 BCE

    The Absalom Fiasco

    The Absalom Fiasco
    David's son Absalom tried to become king, but doesn't succeed. He ends up being killed by the commander of David's army, Joab.
  • 970 BCE

    David Dies

    David Dies
    People think he died of natural causes. He died in good peace.
  • Period: 970 BCE to 931 BCE

    Solomon's Reign

    Solomon is king, and follows David. He continues the line of David, and reigns for 40 years.
  • 967 BCE

    Solomon Receives Wisdom

    Solomon Receives Wisdom
    God appears to him in a dream and gives Solomon whatever he wants. Solomon asks for wisdom.
  • 946 BCE

    Solomon Finishes His Palace

    Solomon Finishes His Palace
    Solomon finishes building his magnificent palace. Many things are overlayed with gold.
  • 945 BCE

    The Queen of Sheba Comes

    The Queen of Sheba Comes
    The Queen of Sheba comes to Solomon to see his great wisdom and wealth. She is surprised by what he has, and it exceeds her expectations.
  • Period: 932 BCE to 910 BCE

    Jeroboam's Reign

    He reigned 22 years. He reigned in the Northern Kingdom, Israel.
  • 931 BCE

    Solomon Dies

    Solomon Dies
    He dies after a long and rich life. He strayed away from God though later in his life.
  • 931 BCE

    The Kingdom Divides

    The Kingdom Divides
    King Rehoboam, Solomon's son, doesn't listen to the people. The northern part, Israel, cuts ties with the southern part, Judah. This divides the kingdom.
  • 931 BCE

    Egypt Plunders Israel

    Egypt Plunders Israel
    Rehoboam and Israel turned away from God. Shishak, the Egyptian king, stopped when they turned back to God
  • Period: 931 BCE to 913 BCE

    Rehoboam's Reign

    He was the son of Solomon. He reigned 18 years in the Southern Kingdom, Judah.
  • 930 BCE

    An Unknown Prophet Curses Jeroboam's Altar

    An Unknown Prophet Curses Jeroboam's Altar
    God split the altar in half. Jeroboam's hand became withered, but the prophet healed it.
  • 915 BCE

    Ahijah Prophesies that Jeroboam's Son Will Die

    Ahijah Prophesies that Jeroboam's Son Will Die
    His son does die. All of Israel mourns for him.
  • 886 BCE

    Zimri Reigns for Seven Days

    Zimri Reigns for Seven Days
    He died by burning his palace down on top of him. He was a bad king.
  • 885 BCE

    Elah Dies

    Elah Dies
    Zimri killed him while he was drunk. He reigned two years.
  • 879 BCE

    Omri Purchases and Builds Samaria

    Omri Purchases and Builds Samaria
    He bought Samaria for two talents of silver. He was a very wicked king.
  • 873 BCE

    Jehoshaphat Becomes King

    Jehoshaphat Becomes King
    He is the son of Asa. He reigns 25 years.
  • 872 BCE

    Ahab Becomes King

    Ahab Becomes King
    He takes Jezebel as his wife. He worships Baal, and is a very wicked king.
  • 869 BCE

    Jehoshaphat Sends Levites Out to Teach the People

    Jehoshaphat Sends Levites Out to Teach the People
    God was happy with this. He blessed Jehoshaphat.
  • 856 BCE

    Ahab Defeats Ben-hadad of Syria

    Ahab Defeats Ben-hadad of Syria
    Ben-hadad invades Israel and Ahab defeats him. Ahab actually defeated him twice, but let Ben-hadad go in the end.
  • 855 BCE

    Ahab Takes Over Naboth's Vineyard

    Ahab Takes Over Naboth's Vineyard
    Jezebel had Naboth killed so Ahab could have the vineyard The Lord was very displease at this.
  • 853 BCE

    Micaiah Prophesies Ahab's Defeat and Death

    Micaiah Prophesies Ahab's Defeat and Death
    Ahab wanted a true prophet of God to tell him the outcome of a battle. Micaiah then predicted Ahab's death.
  • 853 BCE

    Ahab Goes to Fight the Syrians With Jehoshaphat

    Ahab Goes to Fight the Syrians With Jehoshaphat
    He lets his ally Jehoshaphat come with him. They lose the battle and Ahab dies.
  • 853 BCE

    Ahab dies in Battle While With Jehoshaphat

    Ahab dies in Battle While With Jehoshaphat
    Jehoshaphat escaped harm. God wasn't pleased that he had helped a wicked king who didn't love God.
  • 850 BCE

    Jehoshaphat Wins a Big Battle With God's Help

    Jehoshaphat Wins a Big Battle With God's Help
    When he heard that a huge army was headed towards him, he called out to God in front of the people and told them to fast. He sent a choir in front of the army, and when they sang, the opposing army started killing themselves.
  • 850 BCE

    Elisha Succeededs Elijah

    Elisha Succeededs Elijah
    Elijah doesn't die, but is taken up into heaven in a whirlwind. Elisha is given a double portion of Elijah's power.
  • 846 BCE

    Elisha Makes an Ax Head Float

    Elisha Makes an Ax Head Float
    Some guy's ax head fell into a river. He made it float so they could get it by throwing a stick into the water.
  • 845 BCE

    Elisha Stops a Syrian Attack

    Elisha Stops a Syrian Attack
    The Syrians come to get Elijah, but Elijah makes them all blind. He leads them through Israel, has them disarmed, gives them back their sight, gives them a meal, and then lets them go.
  • 843 BCE

    Jehoram Dies from a Bowel Disease

    Jehoram Dies from a Bowel Disease
    He was king for eight years. The disease was a curse from God
  • 841 BCE

    Ahaziah is Killed by Jehu

    Ahaziah is Killed by Jehu
    He was the daughter of Athaliah. He was a wicked king.
  • 841 BCE

    Athaliah Becomes Queen in Judah

    Athaliah Becomes Queen in Judah
    She is the daughter or Ahab and Jezebel. She is very wicked.
  • 835 BCE

    Joash Becomes King in Judah

    Joash Becomes King in Judah
    He became king when he was seven. He was a mostly godly king, but was wounded and then assassinated.
  • 820 BCE

    Jehu Kills a Bunch of People

    Jehu Kills a Bunch of People
    He killed Jezebel and Ahab's descendants. He also killed Joram and Ahaziah.
  • 815 BCE

    Jehoahaz Becomes King in Israel

    Jehoahaz Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king. He led Israel to sin, and they were oppressed by Syria during his reign.
  • 797 BCE

    Manasseh Becomes King in Judah

    Manasseh Becomes King in Judah
    He was an extremely wicked king. He even sacrificed his own son.
  • 796 BCE

    Amaziah Becomes King in Judah

    Amaziah Becomes King in Judah
    He was a somewhat good king, but faded away from the Lord later in his reign. He was captured by Joash king of Israel, and was killed.
  • 796 BCE

    Jehoash Becomes King in Israel

    Jehoash Becomes King in Israel
    He was a wicked king and led Israel to sin. He was the son of Jehoahaz.
  • 794 BCE

    Jereboam II Becomes King in Israel

    Jereboam II Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king. He restored one of the borders of Israel.
  • 792 BCE

    Azariah (Uzziah) Becomes King in Judah

    Azariah (Uzziah) Becomes King in Judah
    He was pretty good king. He became a leper, and was also named Uzziah.
  • 752 BCE

    Zechariah Becomes King in Israel

    Zechariah Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king, and reigned in Israel. He was killed by Shallum after reigning only six months.
  • 752 BCE

    Shallum Becomes King in Israel

    Shallum Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king, and reigned only one month. He was killed by Menahem.
  • 752 BCE

    Menahem Becomes King in Israel

    Menahem Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king, and took money from the people. He also ripped open pregnant women.
  • 752 BCE

    Pekahiah Becomes King in Israel

    Pekahiah Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king. He was killed by Pekah, his captain.
  • 752 BCE

    Pekah Becomes King in Israel

    Pekah Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king, and was killed by Hoshea. During his reign, the king of Assyria captured parts of Israel.
  • 748 BCE

    Jotham Becomes King in Judah

    Jotham Becomes King in Judah
    He was good king. He built the upper gate of the house of the Lord.
  • 735 BCE

    Ahaz Becomes King in Judah

    Ahaz Becomes King in Judah
    He was a bad king. He ordered an altar to be made for himself.
  • 731 BCE

    Hoshea Becomes King in Israel

    Hoshea Becomes King in Israel
    He was a bad king. He was imprisoned by Shalmaneser when he didn't pay him and was treacherous. Shalmaneser then invaded Samaria.
  • 715 BCE

    Hezekiah Builds the Siloam Tunnel

    Hezekiah Builds the Siloam Tunnel
    He built it to bring water into Jerusalem. He was a mostly good king who reigned in Judah.
  • 702 BCE

    Hezekiah Asks for the Sun to Move Back

    Hezekiah Asks for the Sun to Move Back
    He was sick, but God told him he would recover. He asked for a sign, and God made the sundial go back 10 degrees.
  • 641 BCE

    Josiah Becomes King in Judah

    Josiah Becomes King in Judah
    He was a good king. He found the book of the law, and read it out loud and followed what it said. He kept the Passover, and destroyed idols.
  • 639 BCE

    Amon Becomes King in Judah

    Amon Becomes King in Judah
    He was a wicked king like his father. He was killed by his servants.
  • 635 BCE

    Manasseh Repents

    Manasseh Repents
    He was taken captive by the Assyrians. Here he repented and turned to God.
  • 609 BCE

    Jehoahaz (Jehoiakim) Becomes King in Judah

    Jehoahaz (Jehoiakim) Becomes King in Judah
    He was a bad king. He was captured by Nebuchadnezzar
  • 598 BCE

    Jehoiachin Becomes King in Judah

    Jehoiachin Becomes King in Judah
    He was a bad king. King Nebuchadnezzar captured him, took him to Babylon, and made his brother Zedekiah king instead of him.
  • 561 BCE

    Zedekiah Becomes King in Judah

    Zedekiah Becomes King in Judah
    He was a bad king. He ignored Jeremiah, and rebelled against Nebuchadnezzar.