Bible History Timeline

Here is our grand one-page timeline of Bible history.

 


CONTENTS

listed in chronological order

1. EARLY WORLD. From the Creation to 2,000 BC

2. PATRIARCHS. From 2,000 BC to 1,700 BC

3. EGYPT and the EXODUS. From 1,700 BC to 1,280 BC

4. DESERT WANDERINGS. From 1,280 BC to 1,240 BC

5. CONQUEST & JUDGES. From 1,240 BC to 1,050 BC

6. ROYAL KINGDOM. From 1,050 BC to 930 BC

7. DIVIDED KINGDOM. From 930 BC to 722 BC

8. EXILE. From 722 BC to 538 BC

9. RETURN. From 538 BC to 167 BC

10. MACCABEAN REVOLT. From 167 BC to 0

11. MESSIANIC FULFILLMENT. From 0 to 33 AD

12. THE CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT. From 33 AD and on


 

1. EARLY WORLD
Creation to 2,000 BC

Genesis 1

Genesis 2

Genesis 3

Genesis chapter 4

Genesis 5 and 1 Chronicles 1:1-4

Genesis 6

Genesis 7

Genesis 8

Genesis 9

Genesis 10:1-5 and 1 Chronicles 1:5-7

Genesis 10:6-20 and 1 Chronicles 1:8-16

Genesis 10:21-30 and 1 Chronicles 1:17-23 and Genesis 10:31-32

Genesis 11:1-26 and 1 Chronicles 1:24-27 and Genesis 11:27-31

 

2. PATRIARCHS
2,000 BC to 1,700 BC

 

Genesis 12

Genesis 13

Genesis 14

Genesis 15

Genesis 16

Genesis 17

Genesis 18

Genesis 19

Genesis 20

Genesis 21

Genesis 22

Genesis 23

Genesis 24

Genesis 25:1-4 and 1 Chronicles 1:32-33 and Genesis 25:5-6

Genesis 25:12-18 and 1 Chronicles 1:28-31 and 1 Chronicles 1:34

Genesis 25:19-26 and Genesis 25:7-11 and Genesis 25:27-28

Genesis 26

Genesis 27

Genesis 28

Genesis 29

Genesis 30

Genesis 31

Genesis 32

Genesis 33

Genesis 34

Genesis 35

Genesis 36:1-19 and 1 Chronicles 1:35-37

Genesis 36:20-30 and 1 Chronicles 1:38-42

Genesis 36:31-43 and 1 Chronicles 1:43-2:2

Genesis 37

Genesis 38 and 1 Chronicles 2:3-6 and 1 Chronicles 2:8

Genesis 39

Genesis 40 and Genesis 35:28-29

Genesis 41

Genesis 42

Genesis 43

Genesis 44

Genesis 45

Genesis 46

Genesis 47

Genesis 48

Genesis 49

Genesis 50

Job 1

Job 2

Job 3

Job 4

Job 5

Job 6

Job 7

Job 8

Job 9

Job 10

Job 11

Job 12

Job 13

Job 14

Job 15

Job 16

Job 17

Job 18

Job 19

Job 20

Job 21

Job 22

Job 23

Job 24

Job 25

Job 26

Job 27

Job 28

Job 29

Job 30

Job 31

Job 32

Job 33

Job 34

Job 35

Job 36

Job 37

Job 38

Job 39

Job 40

Job 41

Job 42

Exodus 1

Exodus 2 and 1 Chronicles 6:1-3

 

3. EGYPT AND THE EXODUS
1,700 BC to 1,280 BC

 

Exodus 3

Exodus 4

Exodus 5

Exodus 6

Exodus 7

Exodus 8

Exodus 9

Exodus 10

Exodus 11

Exodus 12

Exodus 13

Exodus 14

Exodus 15

Exodus 16

Exodus 17

Exodus 18

Exodus 19

Exodus 20

Exodus 21

Exodus 22

Exodus 23

Exodus 24

Exodus 25

Exodus 26

Exodus 27

Exodus 28

Exodus 29

Exodus 30

Exodus 31

Exodus 32

Exodus 33

Exodus 34

Exodus 35

Exodus 36

Exodus 37

Exodus 38

Exodus 39

Exodus 40

Numbers 9:15-23

Numbers 7:1-89

Numbers 8:1-9:14

Leviticus chapter 1

Leviticus chapter 2

Leviticus chapter 3

Leviticus chapter 4

Leviticus chapter 5

Leviticus chapter 6

Leviticus chapter 7

Leviticus chapter 8

Leviticus chapter 9

Leviticus chapter 10

Leviticus chapter 11

Leviticus chapter 12

Leviticus chapter 13

Leviticus chapter 14

Leviticus chapter 15

Leviticus chapter 16

Leviticus chapter 17

Leviticus chapter 18

Leviticus chapter 19

Leviticus chapter 20

Leviticus chapter 21

Leviticus chapter 22

Leviticus chapter 23

Leviticus chapter 24

Leviticus chapter 25

Leviticus chapter 26

Leviticus chapter 27

Numbers chapter 1

Numbers chapter 2

Numbers chapter 3

Numbers chapter 4

Numbers chapter 5

Numbers chapter 6

Numbers chapter 7

Numbers chapter 8

Numbers chapter 9

Numbers chapter 10

Numbers chapter 11

Numbers chapter 12

 

4. DESERT WANDERINGS
1,280 BC to 1,240 BC

 

Numbers chapter 13

Numbers chapter 14

Numbers chapter 15

Numbers chapter 16

Numbers chapter 17

Numbers chapter 18

Numbers chapter 19

Numbers chapter 20

Numbers chapter 21

Numbers chapter 22

Numbers chapter 23

Numbers chapter 24

Numbers chapter 25

Numbers chapter 26

Numbers chapter 27

Numbers chapter 28

Numbers chapter 29

Numbers chapter 30

Numbers chapter 31

Numbers chapter 32

Numbers chapter 33

Numbers chapter 34

Numbers chapter 35

Numbers chapter 36

Deuteronomy chapter 1

Deuteronomy chapter 2

Deuteronomy chapter 3

Deuteronomy chapter 4

Deuteronomy chapter 5

Deuteronomy chapter 6

Deuteronomy chapter 7

Deuteronomy chapter 8

Deuteronomy chapter 9

Deuteronomy chapter 10

Deuteronomy chapter 11

Deuteronomy chapter 12

Deuteronomy chapter 13

Deuteronomy chapter 14

Deuteronomy chapter 15

Deuteronomy chapter 16

Deuteronomy chapter 17

Deuteronomy chapter 18

Deuteronomy chapter 19

Deuteronomy chapter 20

Deuteronomy chapter 21

Deuteronomy chapter 22

Deuteronomy chapter 23

Deuteronomy chapter 24

Deuteronomy chapter 25

Deuteronomy chapter 26

Deuteronomy chapter 27

Deuteronomy chapter 28

Deuteronomy chapter 29

Deuteronomy chapter 30

Deuteronomy chapter 31

Deuteronomy chapter 32

Psalm 90

Deuteronomy chapter 33

Deuteronomy chapter 34

 

5. CONQUEST & JUDGES
1,240 BC to 1,050 BC

30. Israel crosses the Jordan

31. Fall of Jericho

32. Covenant renewal

33. Southern campaign

34. Northern campaign

35. Tribal allotment

36. Israel asks for a king

MAIN NARRATIVE: Joshua, Judges

SUPPLEMENTAL: Ruth

 

6. ROYAL KINGDOM
1,050 BC to 930 BC

37. David kills Goliath

38. Covenant with David

39. Ark moved to Jerusalem

40. First Temple built (961 BC)

MAIN NARRATIVE: 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings 1 to 11

SUPPLEMENTAL: Psalms, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs

 

7. DIVIDED KINGDOM
930 BC to 722 BC

41. The Kingdom Divides

42. Jezebel fights Israel

43. Hosea marries a prostitute

MAIN NARRATIVE: 1 Kings 12 to 22, 2 Kings

SUPPLEMENTAL: 2 Chronicles continued, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Obadiah, Joel, Amos, Jonah, Tobit

 

8. EXILE
722 BC to 538 BC

44. Israel falls to Assyria (722 BC)

45. Foreign possessions of Samaria

46. Image of the Five Kingdoms

47. Judah falls to Babylon (587 BC)

48. First Temple Destroyed (587 BC)

MAIN NARRATIVE: 2 Kings

SUPPLEMENTAL: Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Daniel, Ezekiel, Judith, Lamentations, Tobit, Jeremiah, Zephaniah, Baruch, Zechariah, Haggai

 

9. RETURN
538 BC to 167 BC

49. Zerubbabel rebuilds the Temple (537 BC)

50. Ezra returns and teaches (458 BC)

51. Esther saves her people

52. Nehemiah returns and rebuilds the walls of Jerusalem (444 BC)

MAIN NARRATIVE:  Ezra, Nehemiah

SUPPLEMENTAL: Zechariah, Haggai, Esther, Malachi

 

10. MACCABEAN REVOLT
167 BC to 0

53. Antiochus desecrates the Temple (167 BC)

54. Purification of the Temple (164 BC)

MAIN NARRATIVE:  1 Maccabees

SUPPLEMENTAL: 2 Maccabees, Wisdom of Solomon, Sirach

 

11. MESSIANIC FULFILLMENT
0 to 33 AD

55. Annunciation

56. Baptism of Jesus (29 AD)

57. Sermon on the Mount

58. Wedding at Cana

59. Keys to Peter

60. Last Supper

61. Passion (33 AD)

62. Jesus dies

63. The Resurrection (33 AD)

64. The Ascension

MAIN NARRATIVE: Luke

SUPPLEMENTAL: Matthew, Mark, John

 

12. THE CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT
33 AD and on

65. Witness in Jerusalem

66. Witness in Judea and Samaria

67. Witness to the Ends of the Earth

68. Destruction of the Temple

MAIN NARRATIVE: Acts

SUPPLEMENTAL: Paul’s Letters, Other Letters, Revelation

 

RESOURCES

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