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A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
PRINCIPAL EVENTS RECORDED IN THE BIBLE.
The true date of the Birth of Christ is FOUR YEARS before the
From the Creation to the Deluge, 1656 years.
1 THE creation.
Eve, tempted by the serpent, disobeys God, and persuades her
2 Cain born, Adam's eldest son.
3 Abel born, Adam's second son. 129 Cain kills his brother Abel. 130 Seth born, son of Adam and Eve. 235 Enos born, son of Seth.
325 Cainan born, son of Enos.
987 Enoch translated: he had lived 365 years.
1042 Seth dies, aged 912 years.
1536 God informs Noah of the future deluge, and commissions him to
1556 Japhet born, the eldest son of Noah. 1558 Shem born, the second son of Noah.
1551 Lamech dies, the father of Noah, aged 777 years.
A. D. 4004
4656 Methuselah dies, the oldest of men, aged 969 years, in the year of 2349
The same year, Noah, being 600 years old, by divine command enters
From the Deluge to the First Call of Abraham, 420 years
and six months.
1657 Noah, being now 601 years old, takes off the roof of the ark on the 2347
first day of the first month; and on the twenty-seventh day of the
1723 Heber born, son of Salah.
1770 The building of the tower of Babel; the confusion of languages, and 2230
dispersion of the nations.
1771 The beginning of the Babylonian or Assyrian monarchy by Nimrod; 2234
1849 Nahor born, son of Serug.
2083 The call of Abram from Ur of the Chaldees to Haran in Mesopota-1921)
From the second Call of Abraham to the Departure of the
2083 The second call of Aram from Haran.
He comes into Canaan with Sarai his wife, and Lot his nephew;
2084 Abram goes into Egypt; Pharaoh takes his wife, but soon restores 1220
old. Gen. xvi. 16.
Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, burnt by fire from heaven.
2107 The new covenant of the Lord with Abram: God promises him a 1897
2108 Abraham departs from the plain of Mamre to Beer-sheba. Isaac 1896
2133 Abraham offers his son Isaac to God for a burnt-offering.
2145 Sarah dies, aged 127 years.
2148 Isaac marries Rebekah.
2245 Isaac blesses Jacob, who withdraws into Mesopotamia, to his uncle 1759
2247 Simeon born, son of Leah.
2248 Levi born, son of Leah.
2259 Joseph born, son of Jacob and Rachel, Jacob being 90 years old. 1745
2286 Joseph, tempted by the wife of Potiphar, refuses her, and is put in 1718
2168 Jacob and Esau born, Isaac being 60 years old.
2184 Abraham dies, aged 175 years.
2200 Isaac covenants with Abimelech king of Gerar.
2287 Joseph explains the dreams of the two officers of Pharaoh.
2296 The beginning of the seven years of scarcity foretold by Joseph. 1708
2298 Joseph's brethren return into Egypt, with their brother Benjamin. 1706
2300 Joseph gets all the money of Egypt into the royal treasury.
2302 The Egyptians sell their lands and liberties to Pharaoh.
2302 The end of the seven years of scarcity. Joseph returns the Egyp-1702
tians their cattle and their lands.
2385 Levi dies, aged 137 years.
2315 Jacob's last sickness: he adopts and blesses Ephraim and Manasseh; 1689
Rameses Miamun, the king, who knew 1577
2430 Aaron born, son of Amram and Jochebed.
2433 Moses born; exposed on the banks of the Nile; and found by Pha-1571
2473 Moses kills an Egyptian: flees into Midian: marries Zipporah, the 1531
From the Departure of the Israelites out of Egypt to their
2513 Pharaoh pursues the Israelites with his army, and overtakes them 1491
the covenant of the Israelites with God, their gross idolatry, and
2515 The people continue a considerable time at Kadesh-barnea, whence 1489
they go toward the Red Sea.
The sedition of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, is supposed to have
2552 After wandering in the deserts of Arabia Petræa and Idumæa thirty-1452
Moses sends ambassadors to the king of Edom, who refuses a
The Israelites arrive at Kadesh. Miriam dies, aged 130 years.
From Kadesh they go to mount Hor, where Aaron dies, aged 123
The king of Arad attacks Israel, and takes several captives.
From mount Hor they come to Zalmonah, where Moses raises the
2553 Sihon king of the Amorites refuses the Israelites a passage through 1451
ben and Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh.
From the Entrance of the Israelites into the Land of Canaan
The people pass the river Jordan.
Manna ceases. The first passover after the passing over Jordan.
War of the five kings against Gibeon, whom Joshua defeats; the
2554 War of Joshua against the kings of Canaan.
2560 The ark and the tabernacle fixed at Shiloh in the tribe of Ephraim. 1444
2561 Joshua renews the covenant between the Lord and the Israelites. 1443
Joshua dies, aged 110 years.
After his death the elders govern about eighteen or twenty years,
God sends his prophets in vain to reclaim the Hebrews. He per-
2591 1. Servitude of the eastern Israelites under Cushanrishathaim, king 1413
2599 Othniel delivers them: conquers Cushanrishathaim: judges the 1405
people forty years.
2661 II. Servitude of the eastern Israelites under Eglon, king of Moab, 1343
2699 III. Servitude of the Israelites under the Philistines. Shamgar de-1305
2719 IV. Servitude of the northern Israelites under Jabin king of Hazor. 1285
2752 V. Servitude of the eastern and northern Israelites under the Mi-1252
2759 Gideon delivers Israel. He governs them nine years.
2768 Abimelech son of Gideon procures himself to be made king of 1236
2771 Abimelech killed after three years.
2772 Tola judge of Israel after Abimelech; governs twenty-three years. 1232
2817 Jephthah delivers the Israelites beyond Jordan.
2823 Jephthah dies, and is succeeded by Ibzan.
2830 Ibzan dies, and Elon succeeds him.
2840 Elon dies: Abdon succeeds him.
2848 Abdon dies. The high priest Eli succeeds as judge of Israel.
Under his judicature God raises Samson, born 2849.
2868 Samson burns the ripe corn of the Philistines.
2887 Samson delivered to the Philistines by Delilah; kills himself under 1117
The Philistines send back the ark with presents. It is deposited
Samuel is acknowledged chief and judge of Israel thirty-nine or
2908 The Israelites ask a king of Samuel.
2909 Saul is appointed, and consecrated king.
2911 War of the Philistines against Saul, who, having disobeyed Samuel's 1093
orders, is rejected by God.
Jonathan's victory over the Philistines.