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Events in the Biblical Timeline of History





--------   CATALOG OF SIGNIFICANT EVENTSS   --------
-----   Gathered from books by Harold Caamping  ---- 

(Negative year numbers indicate BC years)

-11013  Creation
-10883  Birth of Seth
-10778  Birth of Enos
 -9873  Birth of Cainan / End Enos period
 -8963  Birth of Mahalaleel / End Cainan period
 -8068  Birth of Jared / End Mahalaleel period
 -7106  Birth of Enoch / End Jared period
 -6741  Birth of Methuselah / End Enoch period
 -5772  Birth of Lamech / End Methuselah period
 -5590  Birth of Noah
 -5110  Noah told to build ark 120 years before flood
 -5090  Birth of Japheth
 -5088  Birth of Shem
 -4990  Noachian Flood
 -4989  Noah exits ark; God's promise in the rainbow
 -4640  Death of Noah
 -4488  Death of Shem / Start Arphaxad period
 -4050  Birth of Salah / End Arphaxad period
 -3617  Birth of Eber / End Salah period
 -3153  Birth of Peleg / End Eber period
 -3114  Possible date continents were divided (Adam When, p. 89)
 -2914  Birth of Reu / End Peleg period
 -2675  Birth of Serug / End Reu period
 -2445  Birth of Nahor / End Serug period
 -2297  Birth of Terah / End Nahor period
 -2167  Birth of Abram (later called Abraham)
 -2092  Abraham enters Canaan
 -2068  Abraham circumcised / Sodom destroyed
 -2067  Birth of Isaac
 -2007  Birth of Jacob
 -1992  Death of Abraham
 -1916  Birth of Joseph
 -1886  Joseph leaves prison, becomes prime minister of Egypt / Start 7 good yrs
 -1879  Start of 7-yr famine
 -1877  Israel enters Egypt 2 yrs into great famine
 -1872  End of 7-yr famine
 -1806  Death of Joseph
 -1531  Birth of Aaron (if not 1530);
 -1530  Birth of Aaron (if not 1531; If so, Start of Aaronic priesthood or 
            generation ("Adam When", appendices iii, iv)
 -1527  Birth of Moses
 -1487  Moses fled Egypt
 -1447  Moses returns to Egypt; Israel leaves Egypt
 -1407  Jordan crossed, Israel starts 1st 40 yrs in Canaan, conquest, delivered by 
            Joshua & Othniel
 -1367  Start 80 yrs when Ehud & Shamgar delivered Israel in Canaan
 -1287  Start 40 yrs when Deborah & Barak delivered Israel in Canaan
 -1247  Start 40 yrs when Gideon judged Israel
 -1207  Start 3 yrs when Abimelech ruled Israel
 -1204  Start 23 yrs when Tola judged Israel
 -1181  Start 22 yrs when Jair judged Israel
 -1159  Start 6 yrs when Jephthah judged Israel
 -1153  Start 7 yrs when Ibzan judged Israel
 -1146  Start 10 yrs when Elon judged Israel
 -1136  Start 8 yrs when Abdon judged Israel
 -1128  Start 20 yrs when Samson judged Israel
 -1108  Start 40 yrs when Eli judged Israel
 -1068  Death of Eli / Start 7 mo.s when ark was in Philistine cities
 -1067  Start 20 yrs when Samuel judged Israel
 -1047  Israel becomes a monarchy (King Saul)
 -1037  Birth of David
 -1007  David becomes king; Death of Saul, Jonathan
  -971  Solomon becomes king
  -967  Death of David; Solomon begins building temple
  -931  Israel divided into two nations: Israel and Judah
  -709  Israel (10 tribes) destroyed by Assyria
  -609  Judah servant to Egypt, then Babylon / Start 70-yr trib.
  -587  Judah destroyed by Babylon, ending monarchy
  -539  End 70-yr trib: Media-Persian Darius (Cyrus) seizes Israel from Babylon
  -391  Completion of Old Testament:  book of Esther recorded
    -8  God again brings revelation that will result in New Testament
    -7  Birth of Christ [Sun Oct 2] / Beginning of first jubilee
     7  12+1/2-yr old Jesus found in temple by his parents at Passover
    29  Jesus baptized, announced as Lamb of God [Wed Sep 25]
    33  Crucifixion [Fri Apr 1] / Resurrection [Sun Apr 3] / Ascension [Fri May 13] 
             / Church age begins-- Pentecost [Sun May 22]
    70  Jerusalem destroyed by Rome
    95  Last Bible writings completed, sealing divine revelation


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