kings of Israel timeline

Timeline created by elsa.w
  • 1,067 BCE

    Jonathan born

    Jonathan born
    jonathan was born
  • 1,052 BCE

    Saul king

    Saul king
    Samuel anoints Saul as king
  • 1,048 BCE

    Saul performed an unlawful sacrafice

    Saul performed an unlawful sacrafice
    Saul was waiting for Samuel to come to perform the sacrifice. Eventually, he decided he had waited long enough and performed the sacrifice himself. then when Samuel comes he gets rebuked and cursed again.
  • 1,047 BCE

    Jonathan defeated Philistines

    Jonathan defeated Philistines
    defeated a lot of Philistines with only his armor-bearer along
  • 1,046 BCE

    Saul didn't kill all the Ammonites

    Saul didn't kill all the Ammonites
    After being commanded to kill the ammonites Saul saved some animals and the king. So Saul got a curse.
  • 1,025 BCE

    David annointed king

    David annointed king
    Samuel anoints David with oil
  • 1,025 BCE

    David and Goliath

    David and Goliath
    David defeated the giant Goliath
  • 1,010 BCE

    Saul died

    Saul died
    Saul killed himself in battle so that he didn't fall into the hands of his enemies.
  • 1,010 BCE

    Jonathan dies

    Jonathan dies
    Jonathan killed in battle at age 57
  • 1,001 BCE

    David and Bathsheba

    David and Bathsheba
    David sins with Bathseba then trys to cover it up by killing Uriah.
  • -983 BCE

    David forgave Absalom

    David forgave Absalom
    David allowed Absalom into his presence
  • -979 BCE

    Absalom dies

    Absalom dies
    Absalom gets caught in a tree during the battle and is killed by Joab.
  • -975 BCE

    David gives Saul's sons to the Gibeonites

    David gives Saul's sons to the Gibeonites
    David allows the Gibeonites to avenge themselves on Saul's line but saves Jonathan's son
  • -974 BCE

    David does a census

    David does a census
    David numbers the people of Israel against God's will and brings a plague
  • -972 BCE

    construction of the temple

    construction of the temple
    Solomon builds the temple according to David's plans
  • -970 BCE

    Adonijah and Solomon

    Adonijah and Solomon
    Adonijah is calling himself king so that the people will be in favor of him. But Nathan and Bathsheba talk to the bed-ridden David about fulfilling his promise that Solomon would be King. David agrees and Solomon is anointed, king.
  • -969 BCE

    Solomon gains wisdom

    Solomon gains wisdom
    God comes to Solomon in a dream and tells him to ask for whatever he wants. Solomon asks for wisdom and God is pleased and gives him wisdom but also gives him the things he did not ask for, riches and fame.
  • -969 BCE

    Solomon judges the two women

    Solomon judges the two women
    Two mothers come to Solomon. One claims that the other has stolen her baby to replace the original baby which she accidentally killed. The other says it is her baby. Solomon gives justice by giving the baby to the one who loves it the most.
  • -968 BCE

    David died

    David died
    David dies and passes kingship to Solomon
  • -931 BCE

    Rehoboam does not "lighten the yoke" of the people.

    Rehoboam does not "lighten the yoke" of the people.
    Rehoboam listens to bad advice and it causes him to lose favor with the people and Jeroboam to get control of Israel except for Judah and Benjamin.
  • -931 BCE

    Jeroboam creates golden calves

    Jeroboam creates golden calves
    Jeroboam, king of Israel, makes golden calves to worship to keep his people from going to the official temple in Rehoboam's lands.
  • -929 BCE

    Jeroboam receives a prophesy

    Jeroboam receives a prophesy
    Jeroboam, king of Israel, gets a prophecy about a future boy who would destroy the idol worship in his lands. Jeroboam wants to kill the prophet who delivers the prophecy but his arms shrivel up.
  • -927 BCE

    Shishak attacks and plunders Judah and benjamin

    Shishak attacks and plunders Judah and benjamin
    Rehoboam turns from God and as a consequence, his lands, Judah and Benjamin are attacked by Shishak the king of Egypt
  • -913 BCE

    Abijah rules in Judah

    Abijah rules in Judah
    Abijah becomes king after his father and does not serve the Lord
  • -912 BCE

    Abijah defeats Israel's army in a battle

    Abijah defeats Israel's army in a battle
    Abijah has faith in God to save his outnumbered army and the Lord defeats Israel's army
  • -910 BCE

    Asa becomes king in Judah

    Asa becomes king in Judah
    Asa, son of Abijah, becomes king in Judah and follows God's will by destroying idols and teaching people God's rules
  • -902 BCE

    Asa makes a covenant with the king of Syria

    Asa makes a covenant with the king of Syria
    Asa makes a covenant with the king of Syria to destroy the city Baasha (king of Israel) is building. God is angry with Asa because he should have trusted in him to defeat other armies. Asa becomes angry and punishes the prophet who tells him that God is angry.
  • -883 BCE

    Zimri king in Israel

    Zimri king in Israel
    Zimri is king for seven days. then the people hear that he killed the king so they make the commander of the army king.
  • -879 BCE

    Omri king in Israel

    Omri king in Israel
    Omri becomes king after the supporters of Tibni are overcome. Omri reigned for 12 years and did what was evil in the sight of the Lord.
  • -872 BCE

    Ahab becomes king in Israel

    Ahab becomes king in Israel
    Ahab king in Israel for twenty-two years. He did what was evil in the sight of the Lord more than all who were before him.
  • -868 BCE

    Ahab at mount Carmel

    Ahab at mount Carmel
    Ahab is shown God's power at mount Carmel and the drought is ended.
  • -868 BCE

    Jehoshaphat becomes king in Judah

    Jehoshaphat becomes king in Judah
    Jehoshaphat become king in Judah. He is wise and destroys the idols and follows only God.
  • -862 BCE

    Ahab has war with Syria

    Ahab has war with Syria
    God shows his power through Ahab by defeating the Syrians
  • -859 BCE

    Ahab and Naboth

    Ahab and Naboth
    Ahab wants Naboth's vineyard but Naboth will not sell it. So Ahab pouts and his wife, Jezebel, frames Naboth for cursing God and the King and has him killed.
  • -852 BCE

    Ahab dies in a battle at Rameth-Gilead

    Ahab dies in a battle at Rameth-Gilead
    Even though Ahab disguised himself he was still shot and killed.
  • -852 BCE

    Jehoshaphat goes to battle with Ahab at Ramoth-Gilead

    Jehoshaphat goes to battle with Ahab at Ramoth-Gilead
    Jehoshaphat goes to battle and God is displeased.
  • -850 BCE

    Jehoshaphat and the Ammonites/Moabites

    Jehoshaphat and the Ammonites/Moabites
    The Ammonites and Moabites come against Judah but the Lord delivers Judah because they pray and fast to him.
  • -843 BCE

    Jehoshaphat died

    Jehoshaphat died
    Jehoshaphat dies and his son Jehoram reigned in his place.
  • -843 BCE

    Jehoram becomes king in Judah

    Jehoram becomes king in Judah
    Jehoram becomes king but does not walk in the ways of his father and leads Judah astray.
  • -841 BCE

    Elisha replaces Elijah

    Elisha replaces Elijah
    Elijah is taken up to heaven in a whirl-wind leaving Elisha to take his place.
  • -837 BCE

    Elisha raises the Shunammite woman's son

    Elisha raises the Shunammite woman's son
    Elisha comes to the woman's house after the boy is dead and raises him again.
  • -835 BCE

    Jehoram dies

    Jehoram dies
    Jehoram reigns eight years and then dies from a sickness God put on him as punishment for leading the people astray
  • -835 BCE

    Ahaziah becomes king in Judah

    Ahaziah becomes king in Judah
    Ahaziah son of Ahab is king in Judah.
  • -834 BCE

    Elisha heals Naaman

    Elisha heals Naaman
    Elisha heals Naaman of Leprosy by telling him to wash in the Jordan River. But refuses to accept any payment.
  • -834 BCE

    Ahaziah killed

    Ahaziah killed
    Ahaziah is murdered by Jehu as a punishment from God.
  • -834 BCE

    Jehu becomes king of Israel

    Jehu becomes king of Israel
    Jehu (son of Jehoshaphat) is anointed by a prophet.
  • -834 BCE

    Athaliah Queen in Judah

    Athaliah Queen in Judah
    Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah, becomes king and kills almost all other heirs of Judah.
  • -827 BCE

    Joash becomes king in Judah

    Joash becomes king in Judah
    Joash the last descendant of David becomes king in Judah and ends Athaliah's reign
  • -804 BCE

    Jehoahaz becomes king (Israel)

    Jehoahaz becomes king (Israel)
    Jehoahaz is king in Israel. He did not follow God.
  • -790 BCE

    Joash becomes king in Israel

    Joash becomes king in Israel
    Joash (not the same as the king of Judah) becomes king but does not do what is right in the sight of the Lord. He talks to Elisha before Elisha dies
  • -787 BCE

    Amaziah becomes king in Judah

    Amaziah becomes king in Judah
    Amaziah the son of Joash becomes king. He follows God but not with his whole heart and eventually falls to idol worship.
  • -773 BCE

    Jeroboam II reigns in Israel

    Jeroboam II reigns in Israel
    Jeroboam II reigns and does not do what is right in the sight of the Lord.
  • -746 BCE

    Azariah(Uzziah) reigns in Judah

    Azariah(Uzziah) reigns in Judah
    Azariah becomes king and does what is good in God's eyes
  • -708 BCE

    Zechariah reigns in Israel

    Zechariah reigns in Israel
    Zechariah son of Jeroboam reigns and does what is evil in God's eyes
  • -707 BCE

    Shallum reigns in Israel

    Shallum reigns in Israel
    Shallum reigns in Samaria for one month. then he was murdered by Menahem
  • -707 BCE

    Menahem reigns in Israel

    Menahem reigns in Israel
    Menahem reigns and does not do what is right. he pays the king of Assyria to confirm his royal control
  • -696 BCE

    Pekahiah reigns over Israel

    Pekahiah reigns over Israel
    Pekahiah Reigns over Israel and does not do what is right.
  • -694 BCE

    Pekah (israel)

    Pekah (israel)
    Pekah reigns in Israel and conquers back a lot of lost territory
  • -692 BCE

    Jotham (Judah)

    Jotham (Judah)
    Jotham Reigns in Judah
  • -678 BCE

    Ahaz (judah)

    Ahaz (judah)
    Ahaz reigns in Judah. He did not do what was right and worshiped idols.
  • -666 BCE

    Hoshea (Israel)

    Hoshea (Israel)
    Hoshea reigns in Isreal but the king of Assyria puts him in prison. He was the last king of Israel before exile.
  • -663 BCE

    Hezekiah becomes king in Judah

    Hezekiah becomes king in Judah
    Hezekiah is king and he trusts and loves God more than all the kings before him. He offers a lot of sacrifices to God.
  • -657 BCE

    Israel is exiled

    Israel is exiled
    Assyria captures Sameria and carries away the people to Assyria.
  • -649 BCE

    Hezekiah becomes ill but recovers

    Hezekiah becomes ill but recovers
    Hezekiah becomes sick to the point of death and a prophet tells him he is going to die but he prays to the Lord and God decides to add 15 years to his life.
  • -634 BCE

    Manasseh becomes king in Judah

    Manasseh becomes king in Judah
    Manasseh becomes king and does what is evil in the sight of the Lord. He worships idols and leads the people astray.
  • -593 BCE

    Manasseh repents

    Manasseh repents
    Manasseh was captured by Assyria and they put him in prison. He prayed to God and God brought him back to Jerusalem. So Manasseh knew that God was the only true God and destroyed his idols and brought the people back to God.
  • -579 BCE

    Amon reigns in Judah

    Amon reigns in Judah
    Amon reigns and does not do what is right but worships idols.
  • -577 BCE

    Amon killed

    Amon killed
    Amon was killed by his servant but then the people of Israel killed all the people who killed Amon and made Josiah King.
  • -577 BCE

    Josiah king in Judah

    Josiah king in Judah
    Josiah becomes King in Judah and does what is right in God's eyes
  • -546 BCE

    Jehoahaz reigns in Judah

    Jehoahaz reigns in Judah
    He did not do what was right in the sight of the Lord and only reigned 3 months.
  • -546 BCE

    Jehoiakim reigns in Judah

    Jehoiakim reigns in Judah
    Jehoiakim reigns and does what is evil in the sight of the Lord. He reigns for eleven years.
  • -535 BCE

    Jehoiachin reigns in Judah

    Jehoiachin reigns in Judah
    Jehoiachin reigns in Judah and does not do what is right in the sight of God. He was captured and taken away by the Babylonians.
  • -527 BCE

    Zedekiah reigns in Judah

    Zedekiah reigns in Judah
    Zedekiah reigns and does what is evil in the sight of the Lord. So God casts the people out of his presence.
  • -518 BCE

    Judah exiled

    Judah exiled
    Judah is exiled to Babylon and God's presence has left the people.
  • 884

    Elah king in Israel

    Elah king in Israel
    Elah rules for two years and is killed by his own servant, Zimri
  • 1024

    Jonathan made a covenant with David

    Jonathan made a covenant with David
    Jonathan and David made a covenant
  • Period:
    1,018 BCE
    to
    1,014 BCE

    David chased by Saul

    roamed with his band of men, hiding from Saul
  • Period:
    -988 BCE
    to
    -985 BCE

    Absalom in Geshur

    Absolam exiled and living in Geshur
  • Period:
    -985 BCE
    to
    -983 BCE

    Absalom in Jerusalem

    Absalom returns to Jerusalem but is not allowed in David's presence
  • Period:
    -983 BCE
    to
    -979 BCE

    Absalom plans mutiny in Jerusalem

    Absolam spreads discontent among people that David is not a good king