Timeline Online

Bible Timeline Dates based on King James Authorized. For a short Bible history and links to more information, click on each Bible person or event.

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4004 BC- 3004 BC Adam to Methuselah

AM
BC
Bible Timeline Event
Bible Reference
0
4004 BC
Adam and Eve
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 Reference
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 Reference
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 or 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 Reference
 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 Reference
 1754 BC
Early Colonies to America
 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 Reference
 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 Reference
 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 Reference
 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 Reference
 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 AD
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 Reference
 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

AM
BC
Bible Timeline Event
Bible Reference
 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 Reference
 4 BC
Christ Born
Matt. 2:1
 30 BC
Egypt under Roman control
30-33 AD
Ministry and Crusifiction 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 Reference
 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 Reference
 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 Reference
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 Reference
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 Reference
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 Reference
 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 Reference
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
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