Undated past – until 1800BC

THIS TIMELINE – Covers the book of Genesis – Starting with the Creation including the death of Joseph in Chapter 50.

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WORLD/SECULAR HISTORY year/month/day Christian History and Jewish History
Historical events in Politics and Business Events and history that happened in both faiths
including Christian & Jewish people
Undated Past  In the beginning – the start of the earth by God, Genesis 1:1
Undated Past  7 Days – Seven Days of Creation – Genesis 1:1-3
Undated Past  Adam – the first man mentioned in the Bible – Genesis 1:26-2:25
Undated Past  Eve – the first woman mentioned in the Bible – Genesis 2:18-25
Undated Past Tree of Life, Genesis 3:1-24
Undated Past  Cain – Genesis 4:1-17
Undated Past  Abel – Genesis 4:1-17
Undated Past  Seth – Genesis 4:25-26
Undated Past  Enoch – 7th from Adam in Seth’s line, Genesis 5:21-24 7
Undated Past  Table Adam to Noah – Genesis 5:1-32
Silk was invented by the Yangshao culture – China 3630BC
Egypt had a form of writing  3200BC
3103-????BC Noah – lived 950 years, flood – 600 years, Genesis 5:30-10:29
Egyptians Use Papyrus to Make Paper  3000BC
The Invention of the Egyptian Calendar 3000BC
Human corruption, Genesis 6:1-4
God decides to destroy the world, Genesis 6:5-8
Noah obeys God, Genesis 6:9-22
Entering the Ark, Genesis 7:1-5
The flood begins, Genesis 7:6-24
The waters rcede, Genesis 8:1-14
The Lord’s covenant, Genesis 8:15-22
The Covenant with Noah Genesis 9:1-11
The sign of God’s covenant, Genesis 9:12-17
Noah and his family, Genesis 9:18-29
 ????-?????BC  Decendants and Nations from Noah – Genesis 10:1-32
Ham’s descendants, Genesis 10:620
Shem’s descendants, Genesis 10:21-32
2348BC  The Tower of Babel – Genesis 11:1-9
Desendants of Shem, Genesis 11:10-26
Bronze is used in the Aegean  2300BC  
2291BCff “Generations of Terah” Gen 11:27-32, 1 Chronicles 1:26-28
1st underwater tunnel – Babylonians under River Euphrates  2180BC  
 400 years gap between Noah and Abraham. Genesis 11:10-32
2165-18004BC The Patriarchal Period: Abraham to Joseph
 Birth of Abraham (Gen 11:27) – Death of Joseph (Gen 50:25)
2165-1990BC  Abraham 175 years  Genesis 12ff Wife Sarah
2165-1990BC  Abraham The Life of Abram (Renamed Abraham) (175 years) Genesis 11:27-25:11
2165BC  Birth of Abraham (Abram) by Terah (father) Genesis 11:27-32
2155-2028BC  Sarah 127 years – Genesis
10th Egyptian Dynasty at Heracteopotis 2133-2052BC
11th Dynasty at Thebes 2134-2061BC
Pharaoh Moeris [Mery-ku-Re] of Egypt 2090-2070BC
2090BC  Abraham enters Canaan, Genesis 12:1-9
2085BC Lot – Genesis 13:1-18
2086BC Lot carried to Damascus by invading kings Genesis 14:11-16
 King Melchizedek enters Abraham’s life. Genesis 14:18-20
 Hagar was a Egyptian slave given to Abraham by the Pharaoh of Egypt. Genesis 16:1-16
2089BC  Abraham goes to Egypt because of a famine, Genesis 12
The Abrahamic Covenant, Genesis 15:1-21
2079BC  Birth of Ishmael by Hagar and Abraham – Genesis 16:1-16
* (Ishmael is Father of Arabs)
* (Muhammad, founder of Islam, came from Ismael)
Pharaoh Moeris [Neb-ku-Re] 2070-2052BC
2066BC  Sodom and Gomorrah, Genesis 19:1-22
Lot’s wife becomes a pillar of salt, Genesis 19:23-29
The origin of Moab and Ammon, Genesis 19:30-38
Abraham and Abimelech, Genesis 20:1-18
2065BC  Birth of Isaac by Sarah and Abraham – Genesis 21:1-7
2065-1885BC  The Life of Isaac (180 years), Genesis 21:1-35:29
2065 1885BC  Isaac 180 years.
2062BC  Ishmael and Hagar cast out, Genesis 21:8-21
A covenant with Abimelech, Genesis 21:22-34
Meth-ho tep 2 2061-2010BC
2050?BC  Isaac taken to Mt Moriah as sacrifice, Genesis 22:1-19
Nahor’s Chrildren, Genesis 22:20-24
2028BC  Death of Sarah (127 years), Genesis 23:1-20
2025BC  Isaac at 40 marries Rebekah, Genesis 24:1-67
2020?BC  Abraham marries Keturah 2nd wife, Genesis 25:1-4
Methu-ho tep 3 2010-1998BC
 Children of Keturah, Genesis 25:1-4, 1 Chronicles 1:32-33
  “Generations of Ishmael” – Gen 25:12-18  1 Chronicles 1:29-31
  “Generations of Isaac” Gen 25:19-26
Wife if Isaac, Rebekah has twins, Genesis 25:19-34
2005-1858BC  The Life of Jacob (Renamed Israel) (147 years), Genesis 25:25-50:13
2005BC  Birth of Esau (“red, all over like a hairy garment”) – Genesis 25:21-26
2005BC  Birth of Jacob literally means, supplanter or heal catcher – Genesis 25:21-26
2005BC  Birth of Jacob by Rebekah and Isaac,  Genesis 25:21-26
First zoo has opening day, in China 2000BC
MIDDLE KINGDOM (12th Dynasty) 1991-BC
Amenemhet 1 – 1st pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1991-1962BC
1990BC  Death of Abraham, Genesis 25:1-11
Senusret I – 2nd pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1962-1927BC
King Abimelech, Genesis 26:1-35
Isaac lies about his wife, Genesis 26:1-11
1928BC  Jacob cheats Esau for Patriarchal Blessing, Genesis 27:1-29
????BC   Esau (Edomites), Genesis 27-28 Not given Isaac’s Blessing
1928BC  Jacob flees to Haran, Genesis 27:43
1928BC  Jacob has a Dream. Genesis 28:10-22
 Jacob meets Laban. Genesis 29:1-30:43
1928BC  Jacob Marries both Leah and Rachel, Genesis 29:15-30
1928-1858BC  Leah and Rachel together give Jacob 12 sons, Genesis 29:31-30:24 and 35:16-26
Death of Senusret 1 – 2nd pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1927BC
 Zilpah was Leah’s servant. Genesis 30:9-13
Reuben finds some mandrakes for Leah, Genesis 30:14-18
Amenemhet II – 3rd pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt 1927-1894BC
1921BC  Birth of Reuben
1919BC  Birth of Levi
1914-1804BC  The Life of Joseph (110 years) Genesis 30:1-50:26
1914BC  Birth of Joseph by Rachel and Jacob Genesis 30
Jacob flees from Laban. Genesis 31:1-55
Jacob prepares to meet Esau, his twin brother. Genesis 32:1-33:17
1908BC  Jacob returns to Shechem  Genesis 33:18-20
The story of Dinah, Genesis 34:1-31
Fall of last Sumerian dynasty 1900 BC
Late Harappan Phase of the Indus Valley Civilization begins 1900BC
1898BC Jacob returns to Bethel Genesis 35:1-15
Rachel dies in childbirth Genesis 35:16-20
Reuben has sex with Bilhah Genesis 35:22
Jacob’s 12 sons are named in Genesis 35:23-26
1885BC Death of Isaac Genesis 35:27-29
Generations of Esau, who is Edom, Genesis 36:1-43, 1 Chronicles 1:35-54
  Joseph’s Dreams Genesis 37:1-11
1897BC   Joseph sold into Egypt Genesis 37:12-36
Senusret II – 4th pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1894-1878BC
 Generations of Jacob – Genesis 37:2-4, 1 Chronicles 2:1-2
 Tamar and Judah. Genesis 38:1-30
 Joseph runs away from Potiphar’s wife. Genesis 39:1-20
 The Cupbearer – Genesis 40:1-23 and 41:1-13
 The Baker who was in prison with Joseph. Genesis 40:1-4, 16-22
1884BC Joseph exalted in Egypt during rule of Egyptian Pharaoh Senusret II, Genesis 41
 1st Journey – Joseph’s Brothers Go to Egypt. Genesis 42:1-38
 2nd Journey – Joseph’s Brothers Go to Egypt again. Genesis 43:1-34
 Joseph’s Silver cup. Genesis 44:1-34
 “Sons of Judah” Genesis 46:12, 1 Chronicles 2:3-9
Senusret III – 5th Pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1878-1841BC
1875BC  Jacob and family enter Egypt Genesis 46:1-47:12 Note: 430 years before the Exodus; cf. Exodus 12:40 and Gal 3:17
 Jacob, as he was about to die, blessed Joseph’s two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. Genesis 47:28-48:22
 Joseph’s two sons Manasseh the older son, Genesis 48:1-22
 Joseph’s two sons Ephraim younger son, Genesis 48:1-22
 Jacob Blesses His 12 Sons. Genesis 49:1-28
1858BC  Death of Jacob – Genesis 49:29-33
Amenemhet III – 6th Pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1841-1792BC
1804BC  Death of Joseph during reign of Egyptian Pharaoh Amenemhet III, 1841-1797,  Genesis 50:22-26
Israelites enjoyed prosperity for 75 years after death of Joseph
 A gap of 300 years gap between the end of Genesis and Exodus. Genesis 50:26-Exodus 1:22
First Babylonian Empire Arises 1830-539BC
Amenemhet 1V – 7th Pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1792-1782BC
Hammurabi Babylon 1792-1750BC
Queen Sobekneferu – 8th Pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty of Egypt 1782-1778BC
 Hyksos invasion of Egypt 1730BC
 Hyksos kings at Aravis (Zoan) 1730-1570BC
New Egyptian Kingdom 18th Dynasty 1550-1292BC
The next section of the time line, the Life of Moses The next section of the time line, the Life of Moses