Timeline Of The Bible

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Bible Timeline dates are based on King James Authorized and include new and old testament books. For more Bible history and links to more information on our blog, click on each Bible person or event.

Brought to you by the publishers of the Amazing Bible Timeline with World History study companion. We hope that this information complements your study of God’s Word.

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For a printable Biblical Timeline chart showing more detail and Biblical events in parallel, click on the headings. These Bible timeline charts can be printed off and joined together to form a linear Bible timeline.

4004 BC- 3004 BC Adam to Methuselah

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
04004 BCAdam and EveGen. 5:3-5
CainGen 4:1, 17-22
AbelGen 4:2, 8-10
1303874 BCSethGen 5:6-7
2353769 BCEnosGen 5:9-11
3253769 BCCainanGen 5:12-14
3953609 BCMahalaleelGen 5:15-17
4603544 BCJaredGen 5:18-20
6223382 BCEnoch (walks with God)Gen 5:21-24
6873317 BCMethuselah (longest lived)Gen 5:25-29

3004 BC – 2348 BC Noah to the Flood

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
8743130 BCLamechGen 5:28-31
9303074 BCAdam diesGen 5:3-5
10562948 BCNoahGen 5:32, 9:18, 28, 29
11402864 BCEnos diesGen 5:9-11
15562448 BCShemGen 5:28-31
15562448 BCHamGen 5:28-31
15562448 BCJaphethGen 5:28-31
16562348 BCThe FloodGen 7

2348 BC – 2004 BC the Flood to Abraham

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
16562348 BCThe FloodGen 7
16582346 BCArphaxadGen 11:12-13
16932311 BCSelahGen 11:14-15
2300 BCElam and AsshurGen 10:22
2300 BCSons of Ham: CushMizraimPhutCanaanGen 10:15-19
2300 BCNations of Ham: GibeonitesJebusitesHittitesPerizzitesGen 10:15-19
2300 BCEgypt
2300 BCJapheth: GomerMagogMadaiJavanTubalMeshechTirasGen 10:2
2300 BCChina
17232283 BCEberGen 11:15-18
17572247 BCPelegGen 11:18-19
17872217 BCReuGen 11:20-21
18042200 BCTower or BabelGen 10:25
2200 BCNimrod (Tower of Babel)Gen 10:10-12
2200 BCPhoenicia
2200 BCJapan
18192185 BCSerugGen 11:22-23
18492155 BCNahorGen 11:24-26
18782136 BCTerahGen 11:26-32
20081996 BCAbrahamGen 25:7-8
20181986 BCSarahGen 17:17

2004 BC – 1754 BC Abraham (Shem dies)

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 2004 BCIntermediate Kingdoms
 2000 BCINDO-GERMAN TRIBES
20081996 BCAbrahamGen 25:7-8
 1980 BCLot
 1930 BCHagar
 1900 BCMoab and Ammon
 1896 BCIsaac
 1890 BCSodom and
Gomorrah
 1848 BCShem dies
 1836 BCJacob and Esau
 1754 BCRebecca
 1754 BCLeaand Rachel

1754 BC – 1504 BC Joseph in Egypt

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 1750 BCTwelve sons of Jacob
 1750 BCJoseph sold into Egypt
 1750 BCIshmael: Ishmaelites
 1700 BCEphram
 1700 BCManasseh
 1700 BCRise of Assyrian Power
 1600s BCPersia
1530 BCPharoah’s death – Israel enslaved
 1504 BCMoses
 1500 BCMoab and Ammon: Moabites and Ammonites
 1500 BCGreece

1504 BC – 1254 BC Exodus

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 1500s BCGreatest Egyptian Power
 1500 BCChina: The beginning of lyric poetry
 1491 BCEXODUS from EgyptExodus 16:1-5, 22-30, 35 Exodus 19-20
 1445 BCArk of the Covenant erectedExodus 25:16
 1400s BCJOSHUAJoshua 1:14
3:1-14
 1400 BCKings of Edom1 Chronicles 1:43-54

1254 BC – 1004 BC Judges to Solomon

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 1254 BCTime of the Judges
 1252 BCEli Judge
 1200 BCPhilistines
 1200 BCRome
 1154 BCSamson Judge
 1154 BCSamuel Judge
 1154 BCTrojan War
 1100 BCSaul of Benjamin
Chosen King
 1063 BCDavid and Goliath
 1055 BCDavid anointed King
 1015 BCSolomon Born

1004 BC – 754 BC Division of Kingdoms

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 1011 BCSolomon Builds the Temple
 1004 BCThe Kingdom of Judah (Judah, Benjamin, Levi)
 975 BCThe Kingdom of Israel
 905 BCForeign rulers in Egypt
 904 BCWars with Israel
 900 BCElijah and Elisha
 900 BCAsa defeats Ethiopians
776 BCFirst Olympiad

754 BC – 504 BC Assyrian and Babylonian Captivities, Daniel

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 700sHoshea
 700 BCWars with Arabs and Phillistines
 700 BC185,000 smote by AngelII Kings 19:35
 late 700s BCThe First Carrying AwayII Kings 15:19
 700 – 500 BCAthens Thrives
602 BCEnd of Assyrian Empire
 600 BCDestruction of Jerusalem
 600 BCDaniel
 600sNinevah destroyed
 600 BCNew Chaldaic Kingdom
 598 BCBabylonian Captivity
561 BCNebuchadnezzar
551-479 BCConfucius
 520 BCBuddha the Wise
 509 BCRome: Time of the Republic

504 BC – 254 BC Esther

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 486 BCEsther
 458 BCEzra
 400 – 1500Zapotecs
 332 BCAlexander the Great
 332 BCAlexander goes to Jerusalem
 305 BCPtolemaic Dynasty
 300 BCAryan Stock

254 BC – 1 AD Ptolemies govern Jews, Rome governs Jews

AMBCBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 221 BCChina: The Great Wall
167-130 BCJew struggle for liberty
 late 100s BCFinal Decline of the Olmecs
100 BCJulius Caesar
 83 BCMark Antony
63 BCRome Governs Jerusalem
53 – 30 BCCleopatra
 48 BCJews under Ptolemies
31 BCAugustus
 5 BCJohn the BaptistLuke 1:5-80

1 AD – 250 AD Ministry of Christ, Scattering of the Jews

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 4 BCChrist BornMatt. 2:1
 30 BCEgypt under Roman control
30-33 ADMinistry and Crucifixion of CHRIST
33 ADThe Apostolic Ministry begins
63-67 ADApostles slain except John
100 ADBeginning of Apostasy
 135 ADJew scattered among all nationsDeut. 28:64
180 ADTartars and Turks
 200 ADPersecution of the
Christians and Jews

250 AD – 500 AD Constantine and Ladocia Council

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 321 ADSunday worship recognized
325 ADArianism condemned
 325 ADChristian Emperors
 330 ADChristianity became popular
330 ADConstantine converted to Christianity
380 ADChristianity became the state religion
425-534 ADVandals in France
434-453 ADAttila the Hun
450 ADSt. Patrick in Ireland
476 ADDivision of West RomeDan 7:7-8 Revelations 13:1-9
 500 ADChristianity Spreads

500 AD – 750 AD Birth of Mohammed, Rise of Catholic Church and Papacy

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 454 ADTheodoric the Great
500 ADHopwell Culture
538 ADCatholicism set up by JustinianDan. 8:13, 12:11
 571 ADMohammed
597 ADEngland converted
627 ADChina: Christianity introduced

750 AD – 1000 AD Kingdom of England founded

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
762 ADBagdad founded
800 ADCharlemagne restored the West Roman empire
827 ADKingdom of England founded
900-1100 ADMaya power in New Mexico collapses
 900 ADChina: Invention of block-printing by Feng-To

1000 AD – 1250 AD Jews persecuted

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
1000 ADLeif Ericson reaches North America
1054 ADTotal separation of Greek and Roman Church
 1059 ADDecree of election of Popes
1087 – 1294 ADJews terribly persecuted

1250 AD – 1500 AD Aztec Empire, Columbus makes several voyages to the Americas

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
1290Jews driven from England
1299The Ottoman Empire founded
1395Jews driven from France
1400-1519 ADAztec Empire
 1400European slave trade begins
1480Spanish Inquisition
1489-1546Teachings of Martin Luther
Oct 12, 1492Columbus lands in the Americas for the first time on an island in the Bahamas
1492Jews driven from Spain and Sicily

1500 AD – 1750 AD Salem Witchcraft, Benjamin Franklin, First Edition of the Old Bible

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
 1500sChina: Christianity spreads by Jesuits
1517 ADSlavery introduced into West Indies
1535 ADFirst edition of the Old Bible by Cloverdale
1545Scripture reading forbidden at Council of Trent 
1559Oliver Cromwell born
1560Presbyterian
1564William Shakespeare born
 1572Massacre of St. Bartholomew
 1600Japan: persecution of Christians
1612Baptist
 1619Slavery in America
1643 ADConfederation of N. England Colonies
1647Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
1661Bible published in Algonkian Native American language
1692 ADSalem witchcraft
1706 ADBenj. Franklin born
1743 ADThomas Jefferson born

1750 AD – 2013 AD Electricity, Declaration of Independence, Telephone, Slavery ends in America

AMADBible Timeline EventBible Reference
1757Electricity by Benjamin Franklin
1773-1775First Black Baptist Church in America
1775-1782Revolutionary War
1776Declaration of Independence
1830Greece independent
1832British abolishes W. Indies slavery
 1865Slavery Ends in America
1876Telephone
1910-1997Mother Teresa of Calcutta Center
1914-1918WWI
 1939-1945WWII
1945Japan: Atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1957First into space Russian Sputnik
1961-1989Berlin Wall
1969US Astronauts land on the moon
1994Rawandian Genocide
2004Japan: Tsunami kills 20,000
2011China: China becomes 2nd largest world economy
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