TIME LINE FROM ADAM TO YESHUA AS DESCRIBED IN THE WORD

Years After Creation Person/Event Time Between Events Reference Verse About BCE
0 Adam The 6th day B’resheet (Genesis) 1:27 And G-d created man in His own image, in the image of G-d He created him; male and female He created them. 4224
130 Shet (Seth) 130 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:3 When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth. 4094
235 Enosh 105 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:6 And Seth lived one hundred and five years, and became the father of Enosh. 3989
325 Kenan 90 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:9 And Enosh lived ninety years, and became the father of Kenan. 3899
395 Mahalal’el (Mahalalel) 70 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:12 And Kenan lived seventy years, and became the father of Mahalalel. 3829
460 Yered (Jared) 65 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:15 And Mahalalel lived sixty-five years, and became the father of Jared. 3764
622 Hanokh (Enoch) 162 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:18 And Jared lived one hundred and sixty-two years, and became the father of Enoch. 3602
687 Metushelach (Methuselah) 65 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:21 And Enoch lived sixty-five years, and became the father of Methuselah. 3537
874 Lamekh (Lamech) 187 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:25 And Methuselah lived one hundred and eighty-seven years, and became the father of Lamech. 3350
1056 Noach (Noah) 182 B’resheet (Genesis) 5:28-29a And Lamech lived one hundred and eighty-two years, and became the father of a son. Now he called his name Noah, 3168
1656 Start of the Flood 600 B’resheet (Genesis) 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep burst open, and the floodgates of the sky were opened. 2568
1657 End of the Flood 1 B’resheet (Genesis) 8:13-14 Now it came about in the six hundred and first year, in the first month, on the first of the month, the water was dried up from the earth. Then Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and behold, the surface of the ground was dried up. And in the second month, on the twenty-seventh day of the month, the earth was dry.

(The flood lasted 371 days)

2567
1659 Arpakhshad (Arpachshad) 2 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:10 These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old, and became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood; 2565
1694 Shelach (Shelah) 35 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:12 And Arpachshad lived thirty-five years, and became the father of Shelah; 2530
1724 Ever (Eber) 30 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:14 And Shelah lived thirty years, and became the father of Eber; 2500
1758 Peleg 34 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:16 And Eber lived thirty-four years, and became the father of Peleg; 2466
1788 Reu 30 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and became the father of Reu; 2436
1820 S’rug (Serug) 32 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:20 And Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug; 2404
1850 Nachor (Nahor) 30 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:22 And Serug lived thirty years, and became the father of Nahor; 2374
1879 Terach (Terah) 29 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:24 And Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and became the father of Terah; 2345
2009 Avram (Abraham) 130 B’resheet (Genesis) 11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran.

(Terah must have begun fathering children at age 70. This does not necessary mean that Abram was born when he was 70)

B’resheet (Genesis) 11:32 And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years; and Terah died in Haran.

B’resheet (Genesis) 12:4 So Abram went forth as the L-RD had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.

(Terah was 205 when he died. Abram was 75 when his father died. Therefore, Terah must have been 130 years old when he had Abram. Not 70 as may people think.)

2215
2109 Yitz’chak (Isaac) 100 B’resheet (Genesis) 21:5 Now Abraham was one hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. 2115
2169 Ya’akov + Esav (Jacob + Esau) 60 B’resheet (Genesis) 25:26 And afterward his brother came forth with his hand holding on to Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob; and Isaac was sixty years old when she gave birth to them. 2055
2299 Ya’akov (Jacob) enters Egypt 130 B’resheet (Genesis) 47:9 So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning." 1925
2729 Exodus 430 Sh’mot (Exodus) 12:41 And it came about at the end of four hundred and thirty years, to the very day, that all the hosts of the L-RD went out from the land of Egypt. 1495
2769 Enter Israel 40 D’varim (Deuteronomy) 8:2 And you shall remember all the way which the L-RD your G-d has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not. 1455
3165 David’s Reign 396 M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 6:1 Now it came about in the four hundred and eightieth year after the sons of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the L-RD.

Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 5:4 David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years.

(In order to calculate when David’s reign started we have to work backwards from the building of Solomon’s Temple. The Temple was begun in the 4th year of Solomon’s Reign, which was 480 years after they left Egypt. David reigned for 40 years before Solomon. Which means David began his reign 44 years before the Temple was built. Therefore, David’s reign began 436 years after the Israelites left Egypt and 396 years after entering the Promised Land.)

1059
3205 Shlomo’s (Solomon’s) Reign Starts 40 M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 2:11-12 And the days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven years he reigned in Hebron, and thirty-three years he reigned in Jerusalem. And Solomon sat on the throne of David his father, and his kingdom was firmly established. 1019
3209 Start of construction on Shlomo’s (Solomon’s) Temple 4 M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 6:1 Now it came about in the four hundred and eightieth year after the sons of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the L-RD.

(4 years before temple construction complete)

1015
3245 Rechav’am (Rehoboam) 36 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 9:30-31 And Solomon reigned forty years in Jerusalem over all Israel. And Solomon slept with his fathers and was buried in the city of his father David; and his son Rehoboam reigned in his place.

(Solomon reigned 40 years)

979
3262 Aviyah (Abijah) 17 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 12:13-16 So King Rehoboam strengthened himself in Jerusalem, and reigned. Now Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, … And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David; and his son Abijah became king in his place. 962
3265 Asa 3 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 13:1-2 In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah. He reigned three years in Jerusalem; …

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 14:1 So Abijah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David, and his son Asa became king in his place….

959
3306 Y’hoshphat (Jehoshaphat) 41 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 16:13 So Asa slept with his fathers, having died in the forty-first year of his reign.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 17:1 Jehoshaphat his son then became king in his place, and made his position over Israel firm.

918
3331 Y’horam (Jehoram) 25 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 20:31 Now Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah. He was thirty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem twenty-five years. And his mother's name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.

M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 22:50 And Jehoshaphat slept with his fathers and was buried with his fathers in the city of his father David, and Jehoram his son became king in his place.

894
3339 Achazyah (Ahaziah) 8 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 21:5 Jehoram was thirty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.

M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 8:25-26 … Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah began to reign. Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, …

885
3340 Atalyah (Athaliah) (Queen) 1 M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 8:26 Ahaziah was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Athaliah the granddaughter of Omri king of Israel. 884
3346 Yo’ash (Joash) 6 M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 11:1-3 When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she rose and destroyed all the royal offspring. But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah and stole him from among the king's sons who were being put to death, and placed him and his nurse in the bedroom. So they hid him from Athaliah, and he was not put to death. So he was hidden with her in the house of the L-RD six years, while Athaliah was reigning over the land. 878
3386 Amatzyah (Amaziah) 40 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 24:1 Joash was seven years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Zibiah from Beersheba.

M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 12:20-21 And his servants arose and made a conspiracy, and struck down Joash at the house of Millo as he was going down to Silla. For Jozacar the son of Shimeath, and Jehozabad the son of Shomer, his servants, struck him, and he died; and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Amaziah his son became king in his place.

838
3415 Uziyahu (Uzziah) 29 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 25:1 Amaziah was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 26:1 And all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the place of his father Amaziah.

809
3467 Yotam (Jotham) 52 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 26:3 Uzziah was sixteen years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-two years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Jechiliah of Jerusalem.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 26:23 So Uzziah slept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the field of the burial which belonged to the kings; for they said, He is a leper: and Jotham his son reigned in his stead.

757
3483 Achaz (Ahaz) 16 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 27:1 Jotham was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jerushah the daughter of Zadok.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 27:9 And Jotham slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city of David; and Ahaz his son became king in his place.

741
3499 Hizkiyahu (Hezekiah) 16 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 28:1 Ahaz was twenty years old when he became king, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem; and he did not do right in the sight of the L-RD as David his father had done.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 28:27 So Ahaz slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the city, in Jerusalem, for they did not bring him into the tombs of the kings of Israel; and Hezekiah his son reigned in his place.

725
3528 M’nasheh (Manasseh) 29 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 29:1 Hezekiah became king when he was twenty-five years old; and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Abijah, the daughter of Zechariah.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 32:33 So Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the upper section of the tombs of the sons of David; and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem honored him at his death. And his son Manasseh became king in his place.

696
3583 Amon 55 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 33:1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 33:20 So Manasseh slept with his fathers, and they buried him in his own house. And Amon his son became king in his place.

641
3585 Yoshiyahu (Josiah) 2 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 33:21 Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 33:25 But the people of the land killed all the conspirators against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place.

639
3616 Y’hoachaz (Jehoachaz) 31 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 34:1 Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:1 Then the people of the land took Joahaz the son of Josiah, and made him king in place of his father in Jerusalem.

608
3616 Y’hoyakim (Johoiakim) 3 months Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:2 Joahaz was twenty-three years old when he became king, and he reigned three months in Jerusalem.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:4 And the king of Egypt made Eliakim his brother king over Judah and Jerusalem, and changed his name to Jehoiakim. But Neco took Joahaz his brother and brought him to Egypt.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:6 Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against him and bound him with bronze chains to take him to Babylon.

(Start of the Babylonian Captivity)

608
3627 Y’hoyakin (Johoiachin) 11 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:5 Jehoiakim was twenty-five years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem; and he did evil in the sight of the L-RD his G-d.

Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:8 Now the rest of the acts of Jehoiakim and the abominations which he did, and what was found against him, behold, they are written in the Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah. And Jehoiachin his son became king in his place.

597
3627 Tzedekyah (Zedekiah) 3 months and 10 days Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:9-10 Jehoiachin was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem, and he did evil in the sight of the L-RD. And at the turn of the year King Nebuchadnezzar sent and brought him to Babylon with the valuable articles of the house of the L-RD, and he made his kinsman Zedekiah king over Judah and Jerusalem. 597
3638 Yerushalayim (Jerusalem) Captured by Nebuchadnezzar 11 Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:11 Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem.

M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 25:7 And they slaughtered the sons of Zedekiah before his eyes, then put out the eyes of Zedekiah and bound him with bronze fetters and brought him to Babylon.

(Nebuchadnezzar reigned 605-562 B.C.E)

586
3638 Destruction of Solomon’s Temple and the city of Jerusalem. 0 M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 25:8-10 Now on the seventh day of the fifth month, which was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, came to Jerusalem. And he burned the house of the L-RD, the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem; even every great house he burned with fire. So all the army of the Chaldeans who were with the captain of the guard broke down the walls around Jerusalem.

(Here we have a link between the Jewish Kings and the gentile kings. This was the Tisha B'Av (9th of Av), 586 B.C.E.)

586
3686 The First Return to Jerusalem led by Zerubbabel and Joshua 70 years since Yehoyakim was carried off into Babylon. 48 years from the temple destruction Divrei-HaYamim Bet (2 Chronicles) 36:21-23 to fulfill the word of the L-RD by the mouth of Jeremiah, until the land had enjoyed its Sabbaths. All the days of its desolation it kept Sabbath until seventy years were complete. Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia-- in order to fulfill the word of the L-RD by the mouth of Jeremiah-- the L-RD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying, "Thus says Cyrus king of Persia, 'The L-RD, the G-d of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and He has appointed me to build Him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever there is among you of all His people, may the L-RD his G-d be with him, and let him go up!'"

(Cyrus the Great (Koresh) reigned 539-530 B.C.E. - See also Ezra 1:1-2)

538
3706 Call to rebuild the temple 20 Hagai (Haggai) 1:1 In the second year of Darius the king, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the L-RD came by the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest saying,

(Cambyses reigned 530-522 BCE

Smerdis reigned 522-520 BCE

Darius I (Darius Hystapes / Darius the Great/ Daryavesh) reigned 520-486 BCE)

518
3710 Zerubbabel’s temple completed in Jerusalem 4 Ezra 6:15 And this temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King Darius. 514
3766 Ezra returns to Jerusalem 56 Ezra 7:7-8 And some of the sons of Israel and some of the priests, the Levites, the singers, the gatekeepers, and the temple servants went up to Jerusalem in the seventh year of King Artaxerxes. And he came to Jerusalem in the fifth month, which was in the seventh year of the king.

(Xerxes I (Xerxes the Great / Ahasuerus/Achashverosh) reigned 486-465 BCE

Artaxerxes I (Artash’shashta) reigned 465-424 BCE)

458
3779 Nechemiah (Nehemiah) returns to rebuild the wall 13 Nechemiah (Nehemiah) 2:1 And it came about in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, that wine was before him, and I took up the wine and gave it to the king. Now I had not been sad in his presence.

(Start of 69 weeks of Daniel’s prophecy)

March 14, 445 B.C. E.
4262 Messiah Cut Off (Execution Stake) 483 Daniel 9:24-26 "Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy place. "So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince there will be seven weeks and sixty-two weeks; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress. "Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, …

483 years until Messiah was cut off

John 12:12 On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Yeshua (Jesus) was coming to Jerusalem,

Apr 6, 32 CE

Palm Sunday

Note:A Biblical year is 360 days not 365.25 days. This does not seem like a big deal but through the years it adds up. The dates on this chart have been calculated using the Bible passages cited above.

Dates referring to the gentile kings are considered to be common knowledge. They can be easily verified by searching the Internet for each of the kings listed. You will find the dates only vary by a year one way or another.

There was no year 0. The calendar went from 1 BCE to 1 CE

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