Biblical Timelines

The below timelines consider scripture to be very accurate and does not refer to any historical references except in unavoidable situations where Scripture is silent. The timeline is using only the authoritative texts.

Gregorian Calendar Blog Masoretic (AM) Septuagint (AM)
5396 BC – 3140 BC God’s Creation to Noah’s Flood  0 – 1656 years  0 – 2256 years
3140 BC – 1868 BC Global flood to God’s promise  1656 – 2048 years  2256 – 3528 years
1868 BC – 1468 BC Isaac to Exodus  2048 – 2448 years  3528 – 3928 years
1468 BC – 1107 BC Time of Judges in Israel  2448 – 2849 years  3928 – 4289 years
1107 BC – 586 BC Kings to Desolations  2849 – 3366 years  4289 – 4810 years
586 BC – 36 AD Desolations to Jesus Christ  3366 – 3988 years  4810 – 5432 years

Miscellaneous Explanations:

Bible Books

The following tabulation describes the time period between upper limit and the lower limit for when the book from the Bible could have came into existence as we have today, strictly from the evidence within the Scripture itself. The last revision is the time period when the book might be revised with additional information. This tabulation ignores any activity of the redactor after the exile.

Book Upper Limit Lower Limit Last Revision
Genesis 1065 BC 1050 BC
Exodus 1468 BC 1028 BC
Leviticus 1467 BC
Numbers 1428 BC 1095 BC
Deuteronomy 1428 BC 1403 BC 896 BC
Joshua 1075 BC 850 BC
Judges 1085 BC 1065 BC