- Biblical Prophets In Chronological Order
- Israel’s Kings & Prophets
- Chart Of Old Testament Prophets And Kings—where They Fit In History
- Chronology Of Kings, Prophets, And Nations In The Old Testament
- Creation In The Prophetic Literature Of The Old Testament: An Intertextual Approach
Biblical Prophets In Chronological Order – 2 Chronicles 36:22 – Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord might be fulfilled which was spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia to proclaim throughout all the his kingdom, and he also put it in writing.
The prophets of ancient Israel spoke of the events mentioned in the Old Testament long before they actually happened. Israel was faced with the choice of blessings or curses. Blessings if they followed the Lord and curses if they forsook him. Moses their great leader warned the people of Israel not to disobey the LORD otherwise:
Biblical Prophets In Chronological Order
Deuteronomy 28:49-50 – “The Lord will bring against you a nation from afar, from the ends of the earth, as the eagle flies; a nation whose language you will not understand; a nation with wild expressions of face, this Do not respect the elderly, nor show favor to the young.’
Israel’s Kings & Prophets
Below is a list of the kings and prophets of Israel and Judah, as well as the kings of the surrounding nations, Assyria, Babylon, and Persia.
Deuteronomy 28:62-64 – You will remain few in number, even though you were like the stars of heaven in multitude. because you did not listen to the voice of the Lord your God. It will happen that just as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good and multiply you, so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you and destroy you. You will be snatched from the land where you go to possess it. The Lord will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth. There you will serve other gods, whom you have not known, neither you nor your fathers, even wood and stone.2. The important point is this: Even though the numbers confused good and honest students for thousands of years, we now know that the numbers were right all along, and it proves that its text has not been tampered with or changed! For centuries, students have added up the reigns of the kings of Israel and Judah and have been confused as to why the numbers don’t seem to work. Once we figure out how to properly translate these dates into the modern AD/BC scale, the problem evaporates.
One. Some wrongly conclude that his text is unreliable and the numbers have been changed. Now we know that this is false and that the numbers are correct after all!
Si. Trashers who reject inspiration wrongly conclude that the numbers are a fiction created centuries later by uninspired men to create a historical backdrop to enhance and advance a current political agenda.
Chart Of Old Testament Prophets And Kings—where They Fit In History
Do. Most people simply ignore the detail and focus on a general overview without paying attention to a specific timeline.
3. The dates when the kings of Israel and Judah reigned was a complex and long-standing problem that has been completely solved with modern knowledge by absolutely brilliant people:
One. The chronology table above converts prime numbers to hard dates BC. on a real time scale.
Do. Includes dating synchronicities between the chronology and those of the Assyrians, Egyptians, Babylonians and the Canon of the astronomer Claudius Ptolemy, etc.
Chronology Of Kings, Prophets, And Nations In The Old Testament
Hey. It marks important astronomical events such as solar and lunar eclipses, which were used to pin down the timeline on a hard BC dating scale.
One. Only by using the chronological numbers in the Masoretic Text (MT) for the kings of Judah and Israel can we solve the data to produce a perfect result as published on this page.
Si. While the Septuagint (LXX) is almost identical to the MT, there are two places where either the ancient Jews before Christ, or Christians at a later date, altered the text of 1 Kings 14:20 and 1 Kings 15: 9. they try to bring harmony to the overall chronology. Instead of fixing a problem (which actually didn’t exist) they created new chronological data that is no longer internally consistent.
“Jeroboam reigned twenty-two years; then he slept with his fathers, and Nadab’s son succeeded him as king.” (1 Kings 14:20)
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“Six years he reigned, and his mother’s name was Maacah, the daughter of Absalom.” (3 Kings 15:2)
“In the twenty-fourth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa became king of Judah.” (3 Kings 15:9)
“In the twenty-sixth year of King Asa of Judah, Elah the son of Baasha became king of Israel in Tirzah for two years.” (1 Kings 16:8)
“Zimri came in and smote him. He killed him and reigned in his place.” (3 Kings 16:10)
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“Zimri came in and smote him and killed him; he succeeded him as king in the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah.” (1 Kings 16:10)
“Zimri reigned seven years in Tirzah. The camp of Israel was against Gibeath of the Philistines.” (3 Kings 16:15)
“In the twenty-seventh year of King Asa of Judah, Zimri reigned in Tirzah for seven days. At that time, the troops were encamped in Gibethon of the Philistines.” (1 Kings 16:15)
“In the second year of Jehoshaphat Ahab the son of Omri became king; he reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.” (3 Kings 16:29)
Updated: Chart Of Israel’s And Judah’s Kings And Prophets
“Ahab the son of Omri became king of Israel in the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.” (1 Kings 16:29)
“Jehoshaphat the son of Asa became king of Judah in the fourth year that Ahab became king.” (3 Kings 22:41)
“Jehoshaphat the son of Asa had become king of Judah in the fourth year of King Ahab of Israel.” (1 Kings 22:41)
“And Ahaziah died, according to the word of the Lord which Elijah had spoken. Joram succeeded him as king in the second year of king Joram the son of Jehoshaphat of Judah, because he had no son.” (2 Kings 1:17)
Chronology Of Old Testament Prophets
3. “There is a body of Scripture where a ‘mathematical’ test can be applied to determine which version—the Greek or the Hebrew—is original. This body is his books dealing with the history of the divided kingdom. Five books—1 and 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel—give 126 exact time periods of the kings’ reigns or synchronicities either between the two kingdoms or between one of them and a certain event in Assyrian or Babylonian history. It should come as a surprise to those who doubt the reliability of the Old Testament in historical matters that all 126 exact numbers fit into a pattern that is not only internally consistent, but also gives a chronology for this four-century period that exactly matches established external dates. (I once tried to work one of my wife’s logic problems that had nine clues, and changing any one of them meant the problem could not be solved.) This development from solid Bible study does not seem to be known to the general public. It is consistently suppressed by anti-biblical sources like Wikipedia. In contrast, Egyptologists are aware of the accuracy of the Biblical data and use it to improve their own dates for Egypt’s 21st and 22nd Dynasties. Such accuracy, however, is only possible when using the Hebrew data (MT) for the regnal period. When the best texts of the LXX are used in places where it differs from the Hebrew, such as 1 Kings 14:20 and 1 Kings 15:9, the resulting chronology does not match other independently derived dates and is no longer internally consistent.” (Rodger Young, email, 2017 AD)
1. All dates are converted to modern BC date time scale. The result is that the length of the reign will vary with the dates B.C. in the diagram because of these variables.
2. Understanding and defining the “comprehensive” (non-accession) versus “non-comprehensive” (accession) dating systems used by various scribes in each kingdom at various periods of history:
One. “I” = “including” (non-adherence). Unlike the way we count today, if today is Friday, three days from now is Sunday. The overall count starts today with the first day and tomorrow with the second day. So we know that Jesus was crucified on a Friday and resurrected “three days and three nights” later on Sunday morning. This comprehensive system of measurement is widespread in the gospels of Jesus, Esther, Acts, and the Gospels. Jesus thought in terms of inclusive measurement: Jesus said: Luke 13:32 “Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today [Fri] and tomorrow [Sat], and on the third day [Sun] I reach My goal.” The story of Cornelius proves that 1st century Jews used inclusive timekeeping because for them, 72 hours = 4 days: Acts 10:3, 9, 23, 24, 30. Detailed discussion of inclusive time keeping.
Creation In The Prophetic Literature Of The Old Testament: An Intertextual Approach
Si. “NI = “non-inclusive” (adherence). This system we count today. If today is Friday and you ask someone, “What day is three days from today, they will always answer “Monday”.
Do. This explains why King Jeroboam reigned for 22 years (inclusive), when our timeline says