Origins & Worldview Timeline

  • 4000 BCE

    Creation

    Creation
  • 4000 BCE

    The Fall

    The Fall
  • 4000 BCE

    Adam and Eve

    Adam and Eve
  • 3000 BCE

    The Flood

    The Flood
  • 3000 BCE

    Noah

    Noah
  • 2400 BCE

    Tower of Babel

    Tower of Babel
  • Period: 2166 BCE to 1991 BCE

    Abraham

  • 2100 BCE

    Abrahamic Convenant

    Abrahamic Convenant
  • Period: 2066 BCE to 1886 BCE

    Isaac

  • 2058 BCE

    The Sacrifice of Isaac

    The Sacrifice of Isaac
  • Period: 2006 BCE to 1859 BCE

    Jacob

  • 1876 BCE

    Migration to Egypt

    Migration to Egypt
  • Period: 1526 BCE to 1486 BCE

    Moses in Egypt

  • Period: 1486 BCE to 1446 BCE

    Moses in Midian

  • 1446 BCE

    The Exodus from Egypt

    The Exodus from Egypt
  • Period: 1446 BCE to 1406 BCE

    Moses in Exodus

  • 1445 BCE

    Tabernacle Construction

    Tabernacle Construction
  • 1445 BCE

    The Sinai Covenant

    The Sinai Covenant
  • 1406 BCE

    The Deuteronomic Covenant

    The Deuteronomic Covenant
  • Period: 1406 BCE to 1399 BCE

    Conquest of Canaan

  • Period: 1406 BCE to 1390 BCE

    Joshua

  • Period: 1375 BCE to 1050 BCE

    Period of the Judges

  • Period: 1191 BCE to 1144 BCE

    Gideon

  • 1180 BCE

    Ruth marries Boaz

    Ruth marries Boaz
  • Period: 1118 BCE to 1078 BCE

    Samson

  • Period: 1050 BCE to 1010 BCE

    Reign of King Saul

  • 1024 BCE

    David Anointed King

    David Anointed King
  • Period: 1010 BCE to 970 BCE

    Reign of King David

  • 1000 BCE

    The Davidic Covenant

    The Davidic Covenant
  • Period: 970 BCE to 931 BCE

    Reign of King Solomon

  • Period: 966 BCE to 931 BCE

    Temple Construction

  • Period: 940 BCE to 732 BCE

    Aram (Syria)

    Foreign Powers
  • 931 BCE

    Kingdom Split

    Kingdom Split
  • Period: 931 BCE to 910 BCE

    Jeroboam I

    Israel King
  • Period: 931 BCE to 913 BCE

    Rehoboam

    Judah King
  • Period: 913 BCE to 911 BCE

    Abijam

    Judah King
  • Period: 911 BCE to 870 BCE

    Asa

    Judah King
  • Period: 910 BCE to 909 BCE

    Nadab

    Israel King
  • Period: 909 BCE to 886 BCE

    Baasha

    Israel King
  • Period: 885 BCE to 874 BCE

    Omri

    Israel King
  • Period: 885 BCE to 885 BCE

    Zimri

    Israel King
  • Period: 875 BCE to 848 BCE

    Elijah

    Prophets to the North
  • Period: 874 BCE to 853 BCE

    Ahab

    Israel King
  • Period: 870 BCE to 846 BCE

    Jehoshaphat

    Judah King
  • Period: 860 BCE to 845 BCE

    Obadiah

    Other Prophets
  • Period: 853 BCE to 852 BCE

    Ahaziah

    Israel King
  • Period: 852 BCE to 841 BCE

    Joram

    Israel King
  • Period: 848 BCE to 797 BCE

    Elisha

    Prophets to the North
  • Period: 846 BCE to 841 BCE

    Jehoram

    Judah King
  • Period: 841 BCE to 814 BCE

    Jehu

    Israel King
  • Period: 841 BCE to 835 BCE

    Athaliah

    Judah King
  • Period: 841 BCE to 841 BCE

    Ahaziah

    Judah King
  • Period: 835 BCE to 801 BCE

    Jehoash

    Judah King
  • Period: 835 BCE to 835 BCE

    Joel

    Prophet to the South
  • Period: 814 BCE to 798 BCE

    Jehoahaz

    Israel King
  • Period: 801 BCE to 783 BCE

    Amaziah

    Judah King
  • Period: 798 BCE to 782 BCE

    Jehoash

    Israel King
  • Period: 793 BCE to 753 BCE

    Jonah

    Other Prophets
  • Period: 783 BCE to 732 BCE

    Azariah

    Judah King
  • Period: 782 BCE to 753 BCE

    Jeroboam II

    Israel King
  • Period: 770 BCE to 760 BCE

    Amos

    Prophets to the North
  • Period: 770 BCE to 727 BCE

    Hosea

    Prophets to the North
  • Period: 753 BCE to 752 BCE

    Zechariah

    Israel King
  • Period: 752 BCE to 742 BCE

    Menahem

    Israel King
  • Period: 752 BCE to 752 BCE

    Shallum

    Israel King
  • Period: 750 BCE to 735 BCE

    Jotham

    Judah King
  • Period: 745 BCE to 612 BCE

    Assyria

    Foreign Powers
  • Period: 745 BCE to 727 BCE

    Tiglathpileser III

    Foreign Powers
  • Period: 742 BCE to 740 BCE

    Pekahiah

    Israel King
  • Period: 740 BCE to 732 BCE

    Pekah

    Israel King
  • Period: 740 BCE to 686 BCE

    Isaiah

    Prophets to the South
  • Period: 737 BCE to 700 BCE

    Micah

    Prophets to the South
  • Period: 735 BCE to 727 BCE

    Ahaz

    Judah King
  • Period: 732 BCE to 722 BCE

    Hoshea

    Israel King
  • Period: 727 BCE to 697 BCE

    Hezekiah

    Judah King
  • Period: 727 BCE to 722 BCE

    Shalmaneser V

    Foreign Powers
  • 722 BCE

    Fall of Samaria

    Fall of Samaria
  • Period: 722 BCE to 705 BCE

    Sargon II

    Foreign Powers
  • Period: 705 BCE to 681 BCE

    Sennacherib

    Foreign Powers
  • 701 BCE

    Assyrian Siege of Jerusalem

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

    Manasseh

    Judah King
  • Period: 642 BCE to 640 BCE

    Amon

    Judah King
  • Period: 640 BCE to 609 BCE

    Josiah

    Judah King
  • Period: 640 BCE to 609 BCE

    Zephaniah

    Prophets to the South
  • Period: 630 BCE to 630 BCE

    Nahum

  • Period: 627 BCE to 580 BCE

    Jeremiah

    Prophets to the South
  • Period: 626 BCE to 529 BCE

    Babylon

    Foreign Powers
  • Period: 609 BCE to 598 BCE

    Jehoiakim

    Judah King
  • Period: 609 BCE to 598 BCE

    Habakkuk

    Prophets to the South
  • Period: 609 BCE to 609 BCE

    Jehoahaz

    Judah King
  • Period: 605 BCE to 536 BCE

    Daniel

    Other Prophets
  • Period: 605 BCE to 562 BCE

    Nebuchadnezzer

    Foreign Powers
  • Period: 598 BCE to 597 BCE

    Jehoiachin

    Judah King
  • Period: 597 BCE to 586 BCE

    Zedekiah

    Judah King
  • Period: 597 BCE to 571 BCE

    Ezekiel

    Other Prophets
  • 586 BCE

    Fall of Jerusalem

    Fall of Jerusalem
  • 586 BCE

    Beginning of Exile

    Beginning of Exile
  • Period: 553 BCE to 539 BCE

    Belshazzar

    Foreign Powers
  • 539 BCE

    Cyrus Conquered Babylon

    Cyrus Conquered Babylon
  • Period: 539 BCE to 1 BCE

    Persia

    Foreign Powers
  • Period: 539 BCE to 1 BCE

    Cyrus

    Foreign Powers
  • 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 Old Testament

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

    Greek Empire

  • Period: 164 BCE to 63 BCE

    Maccabean revolt

  • 63 BCE

    Pompey Conquered Jerusalem

  • Period: 63 BCE to 1 BCE

    Roman Empire

  • Period: 37 BCE to 4

    Herod the Great

    Dynasty of King Herod
  • Period: 27 BCE to 14

    Augustus

    Roman Emperor
  • 4 BCE

    Birth of Jesus

    Birth of Jesus
  • Period: 4 to 39

    Antipas

    Dynasty of King Herod
  • Period: 4 to 34

    Philip I

    Dynasty of King Herod
  • Period: 14 to 37

    Tiberius

    Roman Emperor
  • Period: 26 to 36

    Pontius Pilate

    Roman Procurators in Judea
  • Period: 27 to 30

    Ministry of Jesus

  • 30

    Death and Resurrection

    Death and Resurrection
  • 30

    The ascension of Jesus

    The ascension of Jesus
  • 30

    Pentecost Day

    Pentecost Day
  • 33

    Stephen Stoned

    Stephen Stoned
  • 34

    Paul's Conversion

    Paul's Conversion
  • Period: 37 to 41

    Caligula

    Roman Emperor
  • Period: 39 to 44

    Agrippa

    Dynasty of King Herod
  • Period: 41 to 54

    Claudius

    Roman Emperor
  • 44

    James Martyred

    James Martyred
  • Period: 46 to 48

    Paul's First Missionary Journey

  • 49

    Jerusalem Council

    Jerusalem Council
  • Period: 50 to 52

    Paul's 2nd Missionary Journey

  • Period: 52 to 59

    Felix

    Roman Procurators in Judea
  • Period: 53 to 57

    Paul's 3rd Missionary Journey

  • Period: 54 to 68

    Nero

    Roman Emperor
  • Period: 58 to 59

    Paul Imprisoned in Caesarea

  • Period: 59 to 61

    Festus

    Roman Procurators in Judea
  • 64

    Rome Burned

  • Period: 64 to 68

    Paul and Peter Martyred

  • Period: 68 to 69

    Galba

    Roman Emperor
  • 69

    Vitellius

    Roman Emperor
  • Period: 69 to 79

    Vespasian

    Roman Emperor
  • 70

    The Fall of Jerusalem

  • Period: 79 to 81

    Titus

    Roman Emperor
  • Period: 81 to 96

    Domitian

    Roman Emperor
  • Period: 96 to 98

    Nerva

    Roman Emperor