Timeline of the Pentateuch

Ps 86:9-10 "All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And shall glorify Your Name, For You are great, and do wondrous things; You alone are God"

Timeline of Events from Creation to Joshua
Event Approx Date Scriptures
Creation 4004 BC Genesis 1:1
The Birth of Noah 2948 BC Genesis 5:28, 29
The Death of Methuselah 2348 BC Genesis 5:27
The Flood 2348 BC Genesis 7:19
The Tower of Babel 2234 BC Genesis 8:11
The Birth of Abraham 1996 BC Genesis 11:27
Abraham Leaves Haran 1936 BC Genesis 12:4
Sodom and Gomorrah are Destroyed 1897 BC Genesis 17:1
Isaac is Born 1896 BC Genesis 21:5
Isaac Marries Rebecca 1856 BC Genesis 25:20
The Birth of Jacob and Esau 1836 BC Genesis 25:26
The Death of Abraham 1821 BC Genesis 25:7
Jacob Flees to his Uncle Laban 1759 BC Genesis 28
The Birth of Joseph 1746 BC Genesis 30:23,24
Joseph is made Governor of Egypt 1716 BC Genesis 41
Jacob Comes to Egypt and Dies 1689 BC Genesis 49
The Israelites Journey into Egypt 1675 BC Exodus 12:40
Joseph Dies in Egypt 1636 BC Genesis 50:26
Hebrew Slavery Begins 1580 BC Exodus 1:11
Moses is Born 1571 BC Exodus 2:2
Moses Flees to Midian 1531 BC Exodus 2:11-13
The Exodus from Egypt 1491 BC Exodus 12:51
The Wilderness Wanderings 40 Years Deuteronomy 2:7
Moses Dies 1451 BC Deuteronomy 34
Israel Enters Canaan 1451 BC Joshua 3:16
From Creation to Canaan 2550 Years The 5 Books of Moses

According to Ussher's chronology there were 1656 years from creation to the flood, 427 years from the flood to the call of Abraham, 430 years from the call of Abraham to the Exodus from Egypt, and 40 years from the Exodus from Egypt to the entering of the land of Canaan by Joshua and the new generation of Israelites. It would be another 487 years until the Temple of Solomon would be dedicated to the LORD in Jerusalem.

Ps 33:8-9 "Let all the earth fear the LORD; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him, For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast"

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Old Testament Charts to Help with the Study of the Bible

Old Testament Charts

Old Testament Books
Old Testament Books in English Order
Old Testament Books in Hebrew Order

Old Testament Books - Hebrew Meanings

Divisions of the Old Testament

Timeline of the Pentateuch

Adam and Eve, a Type of Christ and the Church

The Table of Nations in Genesis 10

Lifespans in Genesis

The Lineage of Christ in Genesis

The Family Tree of Esau

The 12 Tribes of Israel

Joseph, A Type of Christ

The Encampment of Israel

The Hebrew Calendar of Months

The 7 Feasts and God's Calendar

The Feasts and Festivals of Israel

Scriptures and Procedures of the Feasts

Chapters, Verses, and Words in the Old Testament

Miracles in the Old Testament

Parables in the Old Testament

Gentile Nations in the Old Testament

The Servant of the LORD, Israel and the Messiah

The Distinction Between Kings and Chronicles

The Judges who Delivered Israel

The Royal House of David

The Kings of Israel

The Kings of Judah

Chronology of Israel and Judah's Kings and Prophets

Chronology of the Prophets

Messages of the Prophets

Kings of the Assyrian Empire

Kings of the Babylonian Empire

Kings of the Persian Empire

Cuneiform Inscriptions with Names of Foreign Kings


The Story of the Bible - The Old Testament, Quick Summary, About, Divisions, Timeline, Charts, Maps, Creation, Adam and Eve, The Flood, The Tower of Babel, Abraham the First Hebrew, Isaac, Son of Promise, Jacob and the 12 Tribes, Joseph and Egypt, Moses and the Exodus, The Giving of the Law, The Tabernacle, The Wilderness Wanderings, Joshua and the Promised Land, The Judges, Samuel the Prophet, Saul, Israel's First King, King David, King Solomon, The Divided Kingdom, The Northern Kingdom of Israel, The Southern Kingdom of Judah, The Assyrian Captivity, The Babylonian Captivity, The Return From Babylon, The Prophets, The Messiah, Conclusion, Bibliography and Credits

Summary of the Old Testament Books - Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

Read the Old Testament Stories - The 7 Days of Creation, The Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark

Bibliography Resources on the Old Testament

A Survey of Old Testament Introduction, Revised and Expanded by Archer, 508 Pages, Pub. 2007


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