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A REVISED CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY OF BIBLE HISTORY FROM THE CREATION
OF THE WORLD TO THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM.*
THE PRINCIPAL EPOCHS FROM THE CREATION TO THE ENTRANCE INTO CANAAN, ACCORDING TO
THE DATES GIVEN BY USHER AND BY HALES.
of mankind (Hales) 3554 2186 1819
Birth of Serug 2155 1849 Birth of Nabor 2126 1878 Birth of Terah 1998
Death of Noah (Usher)
Birth of Abram.
Birth of Isaac
Death of Joseph
Israel into Canaan
3914 3755 3155 3153 3018 2888 2805 2754
1487 1666 2256 22:38 2393 2523 2606 2657
1169 1129 1099 1058 1050
CONTEMPORANEOL'S PERSONS AND EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE ISRAELITES.
EVENTS IN HEATHEN COC NTRIES
NAHASH, king of Ammon.
HIRAM I. (Abibalh), king of Tyre:
HADADEZER of Aram-zobah: Ior of David brings up the ark, and places it in Zion;
Hamath; Hasts of Ammon extends his kingdom from Egypt to the Euphrates. SOLOMON succeeds.
PsixACHES in Egypt; HADAD IN Prophet Nathan.
GENCBATH in Edom ©: Razos in
HIRAX of Tyre; PSECENIE II. in
SESONCHIS (Shishak) in Egit, first
king of the 22nd dynasty.
Kingdom of Israel.
TABRImmos in Damascuas.
ZERAN (Osorkon II.) in Fopt
BEN-HADAD I. in Damascus.
Baasha by the aid of... the Syrians under Ben-hadad.
ZIMRI. Civil war (4 years).
marries JEZEBEL, daughter
ETABAAL (Itobal) of Tyre and Sion
Revolt of Moab.
years). fights in alliance with
• By Dermission of J. Gurney, Esq. Revised (with an Introduction and additional Table) by the Rev. S. G. Green, D.D.
CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY OF BIBLE HISTORY.
EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OP TUE ISRAELITES,
CONTEMPORANEOUS PER OXS AND BYRNTS
IN HEATHEN COUNTRIES
JEUORAM (8 years) ; having
previously married Athaliah,
tights in alliance with..
Repairing of the temple.
HAZAEL of Damascus.
The country east of Jordan
Prophet jod (?).
Close of the 22nd dynasty in Egypt. 839 JENOASA (16 years)
deteats the Syrians three
BEN-HADAD III. of Damascus.
with the Syrians. Prophet Amos.
Israel and the.
752 Founding of Rome.
NABOXASSAR in Babylon.
becomes dependent on As- Many of the people trans-
ported to Prophet Oded.
740 Interregnum (9 years).
attempts to free himself HEZEKIAH (29 years)
by an alliance with
723 Samaria besieged by.
Samaria taken by
colonists. 2* Embassy to Hezekiah from
The surviving kingdom of Judah invaded by
first king of the 25th dynasty.
MERODACH-BALADAN in Baby.
lon. SEXXACHERTB. TIRHARAH Tearkon of Egypt;
war with Sennacherib,
JOSIAH (31 years).
Egypt subject to Assyria. 664 PSAVNETICHUS in Egypt, Erst
king of the 26th dynasty 633 CYAXARES, the Median king. 630 Egypt regains independence. 625 NABOPOL ASSAR independent in
Fall of Nineveh.
Josiah falls in battle against Necho, king of Egypt. JEHOANAZ (3
months). JEHOIAKIN (11 years). Judah made tributary by Nebuchadnezzar. Date usually fixed for
commencement of the seventy years' subjection to Babylon.
Jehoiachin in exile.
605 Necho defeated at Carchemish,
by Nebuchadnezzar. 604 NEBUCHADNEZZAR, king of Baby
lon, 595 HOPARA (A pries), king of Egypt.
509 Rome's first treaty oth
thage. 490 Battle of Maratha 486 Egypt revolts froze Pestis, al
is reconquera 486 480 Battles of Therexaga ei
Salarnis. 479 Battle of Platea; si
7th year, return from Greece.
ESTHER made queen
(Artaxerxes of Ezra vii.)
pany of Jews to Jerusalem, un-
the king of Persia.
vernor for twelve years, till the
XERXES II. (45 days)
SOG DIANUS (6 months)
the Old Testament Scriptures.
on Mount Gerizim.
his brother Johanan, the high
ARTAXERXES III. (Ochus)
Alexander's anger" from Jeru-
Herodotus the historias 431 Peloponnesian was begins 425 424 Socrates, Xenorbos, D
cydides at Athens 405 DIOSTsits in Sicils.
PHILIP of Macedon apps 336 general of the Greeks
ALEXANDER fucceeds Fus 334 Alexander at Granicos; 333 at Issus;
331 at Arbela
Birth of Christ (see above).
ArGUSTUS Emperor of
ARCEELAUS in Judæa, Samaria
and Idumæa : HEROD ANTIPAS
nitis, Paneas and Batanea.
made a Roman province..
Syria completes the registration,
Revolt of "Judus of Galilee".
Lord's lite, see Chronological MARCUS AMBIVIUS Procurator......
TIBERIUS colleague of Au
gustus ANNIS Rurus Procurator (about) VALERIUS GRATUS Procurator. ......
Augustus dies, TIBERIUS Suc
Pilate sent to Rome by the Prefect
CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY OF BIBLE HISTORY.
EVENTS IN PALESTINE
MARYLLUS appointed Hipparch...... CALIGULA Emperor.
HEROD AGRIPPA I. king of Judæa 'Invasion of Britain by Aulas
HEROD AGRIPPA I. dies at Cæsarea
with alms from the church at
War in Britain, 43–61.
VENTIDIUS CUMANUS Procurator...
Caractacus sent prisoner to sionary journey, occupying rather
his fourth visit to Jerusalem. The Tetrarchy of Trachonitis given Decree of Claudius band-
ing the Jews from Rotne Paul writes 1 and 2 Epistles to the
Thessalonians from Corinth.
ney, occupying about four
Egyptian (Acts xxi. 38)
1 from Ephesus; Epistle 2 from
lem; is apprehended, brought
and imprisoned at
sent to Italy. arrives a prisoner at Rome. Embassy from Jerusalem to Rome War with Boadicea in Britain James writes his Epistle Paul writes to the Ephesians,
respecting the wall.
released (?) Jude writes his Epistle (?). Gessits Florts Procurator. Great fire at Rome, first Peter writes his Epistles (?).
persecution of the Ciris
the Romans and Jews.
OTRO and VITELLITS Em
Persecution of Christians
96 97 98
NOTE.-In the first part of the above Tables, com- perfect exactness can be asserted, there are so many prising the principal epochs in the Pentateuch, the dates checks upon any serious mistake as to give a reasonale assigned by Usher and Hales respectively are given in sepa- degree of probability to the general line of the chroding rate columns; Usher following in the main the present It will be observed that no dates of contemporary events Hebrew text, and Hales the Septuagint. After the en in heathen countries are given before the first Olympiai trance upon Canaan, the dates given in the Tables differ B. C. 776: secular chronology before that er being us from both systems, and are the result of careful compu- certain. And some of the later dates which appear in tation, together with a comparison of the best authori- the Table have been placed there, according to the usual ties. Although it must be admitted that in the earlier chronology, without reference to the questions which parts of the history there are few instances in which have been raised as to the events themselves
The dates marked have been corrected in accordance with the Assyrian inscriptions - At p. 77. obserre, that 2 Kings xx. i Isa. xxviii-ix.) precedes chronologically 2 Kings xviii. 13-xir. 37 (= Isa Isuri-rii) by about E years. An error has by some means crept into 2 Kings xviii. 13, the real date being Hezekiah's 7th year.DEITE