Bible Chronology Timeline of Events

Bible Timeline

Old Testament

All Dates are Approximate

2166 BC: Birth of Abraham / Abram (Genesis 11)
2091 BC: God sends Abram to Egypt (Genesis 12)
2067 BC: Destruction of Sodom (Genesis 19)
1876 BC: Jacob’s family moves to Egypt (Exodus 1)
1526 BC: Moses born
April 1446 BC: 1st Passover (Exodus 11-12)
May 1406 BC: Jericho destroyed (Joshua 6 – 8)
May 966 BC: King Solomon began construction of temple (1 Kings 6)
760 BC: Jonah Sent to Nineveh (Jonah 1 – 4)
722 BC: Assyria conquered the Northern kingdom of Israel (2 Kings 17:6)
605 BC: Fall of Jerusalem to Nebuchadnezzar, Daniel and his companions taken captive
586 BC: Fall of Jerusalem (2 Kings 25, Jeremiah 52)
537 BC: Jewish exiles return (Ezra 2)
444 BC: Completion of the wall (Nehemiah 6:15)

New Testament

All Dates are Approximate

September 2 BC: Birth of Jesus (Matthew 1, Mark 1)
1 BC: Death of King Herod
30 AD: Baptism of Jesus (Matthew 3:13, Mark 1:9, Luke 3:21)
April 32 AD: Crucifixion of Jesus (Matthew 27, Mark 15, Luke 23)
April 32 AD: Resurrection of Jesus (Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24)
36 AD: Saul’s conversion and renamed to Paul (Acts 9)
64 AD: Herod’s temple completed
70 AD: Temple at Jerusalem destroyed
~90 AD: John’s revelation on Patmos (Revelation 1 – 22)

January 16th, 2016

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