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Bible Timeline & World History

May 5, 2019

Chronology of over 6,000 years of Biblical & World History

* Origins: Creation to Christ (Video Pt 1)
* Origins: Creation to Christ (Video Pt 2)
* Bible Timeline – A Chronology of Bible Events

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.

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.

Overview snapshots in 3 pictures …

Age Chart – Adam to Joseph


Click here to view colour-keyed timeline

4004 BC- 3004 BC Adam to Methuselah

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
0 4004 BC (Creation of the heavens and the earth, and all the host of them)
Adam and Eve
 

Gen 1:1-31

Gen 5:3-5

Cain Gen 4:1, 17-22
Abel Gen 4:2, 8-10
622 3382 BC Enoch (walks with God) Gen 5:21-24
130 3874 BC Seth Gen 5:6-7
235 3769 BC Enos Gen 5:9-11
325 3769 BC Cainan Gen 5:12-14
395 3609 BC Mahalaleel Gen 5:15-17
460 3544 BC Jared Gen 5:18-20
687 3317 BC Methuselah (longest lived) Gen 5:25-29

3004 BC – 2348 BC Noah to the Flood

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
874 3130 BC Lamech Gen 5:28-31
930 3074 BC Adam dies Gen 5:3-5
1056 2948 BC Noah Gen 5:32, 9:18, 28, 29
1140 2864 BC Enos dies Gen 5:9-11
1556 2448 BC Shem Gen 5:28-31
1556 2448 BC Ham Gen 5:28-31
1556 2448 BC Japheth Gen 5:28-31
1656 2348 BC The Flood Gen 7

2348 BC – 2004 BC the Flood to Abraham

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1656 2348 BC The Flood Gen 7
1658 2346 BC Arphaxad Gen 11:12-13
1693 2311 BC Selah Gen 11:14-15
2300 BC Elam and Asshur Gen 10:22
2300 BC Sons of Ham: Cush, Mizraim, Phut, Canaan Gen 10:15-19
2300 BC Nations of Ham: Gibeonites, Jebusites, Hittites, Perizzites Gen 10:15-19
2300 BC Egypt
2300 BC Japheth: Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, Tiras Gen 10:2
2300 BC China
1757 2247 BC Peleg Gen 11:18-19
1787 2217 BC Reu Gen 11:20-21
1804 2200 BC Tower of Babel Gen 10:25
2200 BC Nimrod (Tower of Babel) Gen 10:10-12
2200 BC Phoenicia
2200 BC Japan
1819 2185 BC Serug Gen 11:22-23
1849 2155 BC Nahor Gen 11:24-26
1878 2136 BC Terah Gen 11:26-32
2008 1996 BC Abraham Gen 25:7-8
2018 1986 BC Sarah Gen 17:17
1723 1723 BC Eber Gen 11:15-18

2004 BC – 1754 BC Abraham (Shem dies)

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
2004 BC Intermediate Kingdoms
2000 BC INDO-GERMAN TRIBES
2008 1996 BC Abraham Gen 25:7-8
1980 BC Lot
1930 BC Hagar
1900 BC Moab and Ammon
1896 BC Isaac
1890 BC Sodom and
Gomorrah
1848 BC Shem dies
1836 BC Jacob and Esau
1754 BC Rebecca
1754 BC Leah and Rachel

1754 BC – 1504 BC Joseph in Egypt

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1750 BC Twelve sons of Jacob
1750 BC Joseph sold into Egypt
1750 BC Ishmael: Ishmaelites
1700 BC Ephram
1700 BC Manasseh
1700 BC Rise of Assyrian Power
1600s BC Persia
1530 BC Pharoah’s death – Israel enslaved
1504 BC Moses
1500 BC Moab and Ammon: Moabites and Ammonites
1500 BC Greece

1504 BC – 1254 BC Exodus

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1500s BC Greatest Egyptian Power
1500 BC China: The beginning of lyric poetry
1491 BC EXODUS from Egypt Exodus 16:1-5, 22-30, 35 Exodus 19-20
1445 BC Ark of the Covenant erected Exodus 25:16
1400s BC JOSHUA Joshua 1:14
3:1-14
1400 BC Kings of Edom 1 Chronicles 1:43-54

1254 BC – 1004 BC Judges to Solomon

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1254 BC Time of the Judges
1252 BC Eli Judge
1200 BC Philistines
1200 BC Rome
1154 BC Samson Judge
1154 BC Samuel Judge
1154 BC Trojan War
1100 BC Saul of Benjamin
Chosen King
1063 BC David and Goliath
1055 BC David anointed King
1015 BC Solomon Born

1004 BC – 754 BC Division of Kingdoms

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1011 BC Solomon Builds the Temple
1004 BC The Kingdom of Judah (Judah, Benjamin, Levi)
975 BC The Kingdom of Israel
905 BC Foreign rulers in Egypt
904 BC Wars with Israel
900 BC Elijah and Elisha
900 BC Asa defeats Ethiopians
776 BC First Olympiad

754 BC – 504 BC Assyrian and Babylonian Captivities, Daniel

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
700s Hoshea
700 BC Wars with Arabs and Phillistines
700 BC 185,000 smote by Angel II Kings 19:35
late 700s BC The First Carrying Away II Kings 15:19
700 – 500 BC Athens Thrives
602 BC End of Assyrian Empire
600 BC Destruction of Jerusalem
600 BC Daniel
600s Ninevah destroyed
600 BC New Chaldaic Kingdom
598 BC Babylonian Captivity
561 BC Nebuchadnezzar
551-479 BC Confucius
520 BC Buddha the Wise
509 BC Rome: Time of the Republic

504 BC – 254 BC Esther

AM BC Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
486 BC Esther
458 BC Ezra
400 – 1500 Zapotecs
332 BC Alexander the Great
332 BC Alexander goes to Jerusalem
305 BC Ptolemaic Dynasty
300 BC Aryan Stock

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

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221 BC China: The Great Wall
167-130 BC Jew struggle for liberty
late 100s BC Final Decline of the Olmecs
100 BC Julius Caesar
83 BC Mark Antony
63 BC Rome Governs Jerusalem
53 – 30 BC Cleopatra
48 BC Jews under Ptolemies
31 BC Augustus
5 BC John the Baptist Luke 1:5-80

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

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
4 BC Christ Born Matt. 2:1
30 BC Egypt under Roman control
30-33 AD Ministry and Crucifixion of CHRIST
33 AD The Apostolic Ministry begins
63-67 AD Apostles slain except John
100 AD Beginning of Apostasy
135 AD Jew scattered among all nations Deut. 28:64
180 AD Tartars and Turks
200 AD Persecution of the
Christians and Jews

250 AD – 500 AD Constantine and Ladocia Council

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
321 AD Sunday worship recognized
325 AD Arianism condemned
325 AD Christian Emperors
330 AD Christianity became popular
330 AD Constantine converted to Christianity
380 AD Christianity became the state religion
425-534 AD Vandals in France
434-453 AD Attila the Hun
450 AD St. Patrick in Ireland
476 AD Division of West Rome Dan 7:7-8 Revelations 13:1-9
500 AD Christianity Spreads

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

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
454 AD Theodoric the Great
500 AD Hopwell Culture
538 AD Catholicism set up by Justinian Dan. 8:13, 12:11
571 AD Mohammed
597 AD England converted
627 AD China: Christianity introduced

750 AD – 1000 AD Kingdom of England founded

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
762 AD Bagdad founded
800 AD Charlemagne restored the West Roman empire
827 AD Kingdom of England founded
900-1100 AD Maya power in New Mexico collapses
900 AD China: Invention of block-printing by Feng-To

1000 AD – 1250 AD Jews persecuted

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1000 AD Leif Ericson reaches North America
1054 AD Total separation of Greek and Roman Church
1059 AD Decree of election of Popes
1087 – 1294 AD Jews terribly persecuted

1250 AD – 1500 AD Aztec Empire, Columbus discovered America

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1290 Jews driven from England
1299 The Ottoman Empire founded
1395 Jews driven from France
1400-1519 AD Aztec Empire
1400 European slave trade begins
1480 Spanish Inquisition
1489-1546 Teachings of Martin Luther
Oct 12, 1492 Columbus discovered America
1492 Jews driven from Spain and Sicily

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

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1500s China: Christianity spreads by Jesuits
1517 AD Slavery introduced into West Indies
1535 AD First edition of the Old Bible by Cloverdale
1545 Scripture reading forbidden at Council of Trent
1559 Oliver Cromwell born
1560 Presbyterian
1564 William Shakespeare born
1572 Massacre of St. Bartholomew
1600 Japan: persecution of Christians
1612 Baptist
1619 Slavery in America
1643 AD Confederation of N. England Colonies
1647 Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
1661 Bible published in Algonkian Native American language
1692 AD Salem witchcraft
1706 AD Benj. Franklin born
1743 AD Thomas Jefferson born

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

AM AD Bible Timeline Event Bible Ref
1757 Electricity by Benjamin Franklin
1773-1775 First Black Baptist Church in America
1775-1782 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1830 Greece independent
1832 British abolishes W. Indies slavery
1865 Slavery Ends in America
1876 Telephone
1910-1997 Mother Teresa of Calcutta Center
1914-1918 WWI
1939-1945 WWII – Adolf Hitler & The Holocaust (1941-1945)
1945 Japan: Atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1957 First into space Russian Sputnik
1961-1989 Berlin Wall
1969 US Astronauts land on the moon
1994 Rawandian Genocide
2004 Japan: Tsunami kills 20,000
2011 China: China becomes 2nd largest world economy

Source
https://amazingbibletimeline.com/timeline_online/

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