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Genesis Chronology

GENESIS CHRONOLOGY

(In the sense that ‘in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God… all things were created through Him and for Him… things in heaven and on earth.’ (John 1:1-3; Col. 1:16), then all history is Christ(ian) History.

Year Person / Event Source Age Notes:
Table had to be modified for WordPress.  It was created by a servant (Resipsa)

The vast portion of this table is from the King James Version which took its Old Testament from the Hebrew Bible; a few dates differ by Josephus & Septuagint. Some information came from the Book of Jasher (Joshua 10:13); helpful site JewishAmerica.com (they used Encyclopedia Judaica and Toldot am Olam.  Key: G – Genesis; Gen. – Generation; JewishAmerica – JA.com; BoJ – Book of Jasher

1 Adam / Creation G 1:26 Day 1 3761BC Jewish America
130 Seth born G 5:3 Adam 130 2nd Gen; Luke 3:38
235 Enosh born G 5:6 Seth 105 3rd Gen
325 Cainan born G 5:9 Enosh 90 4th Gen
395 Mahalalel born G 5:12 Cainan 70 5th Gen
460 Jared born G 5:15 Mahalalel 65 6th Gen
622 Enoch born G 5:18 Jared 162 7th Gen; Jude 14
687 Methuselah born G 5:21 Enoch 65 8th Gen
874 Lamech born G 5:25 Methu…187 9th Gen
930 Adam died G 5:25 2830 BC – JA.com
987 Enoch translated G 5:24 Enoch 365 ‘God took him’; Rev 11:3 –
1042 Seth died  G 5:8 Enoch ‘2 Witnesses;’ Elijah – 2 Kings 2; Mal. 4:5
1056 Noah born G 5:28 Lamech 182 10th Gen
Age limited to ‘120 years…wickedness of mankind was great‘  G chap. 6
1558 Shem born G. 5:32 Noah 502 11th Gen
1656 Methuselah G 5:27 Yr of Flood Meth. oldest on record 969
1656 The Flood G 7:11; 2104 BC; yr 1556 by Samr. Pent.; 2242 – LXX
1658 Arphaxad born G 11:10 Shem 100 – Akhlah.com
1693 Selah born G 11:12 Arphaxad 35 Akhlah.com – 2038 BC
1723 Eber born G 11:14 H’ebr’ew Toldot am Olam
1757 Peleg born G 11:16 Eber 34 2003BC; 15th Gen G10:25
1787 Reu born G 11:18 Peleg 30 16th Gen; Sheba of Cush
1819 Serug born G 11:20 Reu 32 17th Gen; Philistines
1849 Nahor born G 11:22 Serug 30 18th Gen; Amorites
1878 Terah born G 11:24 Nahor 29 19th Gen; in Ur & Haran
1948 Abram born G 11:26 Terah 70 20th Gen; father of nations
1996 Peleg dies 239 G 11:19 Abraham 48 Age 48 – BoJasher 10:1
Tower of Babel (Confusion) about 1765 BC ‘earth one language’ – G 11:1
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Year Person / Event Source Age Notes:
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1996 Tower of Babel G 10:25 BoJasher 10:1; about 1765 BC
About time of China’s 1st dynasty: Xia; before India dynasties; Egypt Middle Kingdom
1998 Abram with Noah BoJasher 11:13 Jasher: 2 Sam. 1:18
2006 Noah died G 9:29 Abraham 58 Book of Jasher 13:9
2023 Abraham called G 12:1 Abraham 75 Journey to Canaan
2034 Ishmael born G 16:16 Abraham 86 BoJ 16:36; son of Hagar
2047 Circumcisions G 17:26 Abraham 99 Ishmael 13; Jew Bar Mitzvah
2048 Isaac born G 21:5 Abrah.. 100 21st Gen; c.1712 BC
2048 Sarah age 90 G 17:17; BoJasher 9:4 Sarah not in G22 – Isaac
2076 Sarah died G 23:1 127 Abraham age 137
2083 Terah dies G 11:32 205 BoJ 22:33; T-Lot’s granddad
2085 Binding of Isaac G 22:29 37 Toldot am Olam; BoJ 22:53
2085 Sarah died Akhlah; BoJ – Isaac 27 Sarah 137 instead of 127
2098 Isaac marries G 25:20 40 Marries Rebekah
2108 Esau & Jacob G 25:26 Isaac 60 22Gen; Jacob – ISRAEL
2123 Abraham dies G 25:7 175 BoJ 26:29; Akhlah –1638BC
2126 Selah dies G 11:15 433 Book of Jasher 28:17
2127 Jacob age 18 BoJ 28:18; ‘Isaac sent… Jacob to ..Shem & Eber 32yrs’
2148 Esau marries BoJ 28:23 Marries Jehudith
2158 Shem dies G 11:11 602 BoJ 28:24; Jacob 50
2171 Isaac blesses G 27:29 123 Jacob 63; G 27:1
2185 Jacob G 27:46 – 28:22 Journey to Haran
2187 Eber dies G 11:17 464 Jacob age 79; BoJ 30:15
2192 Jacob marries G 29:15- age 84; BoJ 31 also G 31; Jacob 64?
BoJ 31:1 – ‘in 7th year, Jacob’s service… said to Laban… give me my wife.’  Laban, deceived him and gave him Leah, and then agreed to give Rachel also.

Gen. 31:41 Jacob (Patriarch of Israel) served Laban 20 years (some say 40 years)

2192 Reuben born G 29:32 Jacob 84? 1st son of Jacob (Leah)
2193 Simeon born G 29:33 66 to 85 of Jacob and Leah
2194 Levi born G 29:34 67 to 86 of Jacob and Leah
2194 Judah born G 29:35 67 to 87 of Jacob and Leah
2195 Dan born G 30:6 67 to 87 of Bilhah (Rachel’s servant)
2195 Naphtali born G 30:6 67 to 87 of Bilhah (Rachel’s servant)
2196 Gad born G 30:11 68 to 88 of Zilpah (Leah’s servant)
2197 Asher born G 30:13 69 to 89 of Zilpah (Leah’s servant)
2197 Issachar born G 30:18 69 to 89 of Jacob and Leah
2198 Zebulun born G 30:20 70 to 90 of Jacob and Leah
2198 Joseph born G 30:24 70 to 91 of Jacob and Rachel
2214 Benjamin born G 35:18 86 to 107 of Jacob and Rachel
Rachel dies giving birth to Ben-Oni, which Jacob named Ben-Jamin.

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Year Person / Event Source Age Notes:
Modified for WordPress; created by a servant; G = Genesis; E=Exodus; J = Judges
2216 Joseph sold G 37:2 17 about 1544 BC Jewish cal.
2229 Joseph Viceroy G 41:46 30 Book of Jasher 49:38
2238 Jacob to Egypt G 46 130 B. of Jasher 55:5
2255 Death of Jacob G 47:28 147 1505 – 1523 BC
‘And Jacob lived in Egypt 17 years, and Jacob… years of life were 147’ BoJ 56:1
2261 Amram born E 6:18 Kohath? 25th Gen.; akhlah.com
2309 Joseph dies G 50:26 110 B. of Jasher 59:26
2323 Judah dies 129 B. of Jasher 62:22
2331 Levi dies G 6:16 137 B. of Jasher 63:1
2332 Israel Egyptian enslavement English / Jewish dates up to 200 yrs. apart
2364 Aaron born E 6:20 26th Gen.; brother Moses
2368 Moses born E 2:1- Father is Amram; mother Jochebed
2398 Amram dies E 6:20 137
2406 Joshua born Tribe of Ephraim
2447 Burning Bush E 3 Moses 80 ‘Lord appeared…’
2448 Exodus E 12 Passover Israel leaves Egypt
2449 Moses Tablets E 20 Deut. 5:4- Ten Commandments
2488 Death of Moses Dt 34:5 120 Wrote the Torah
2488 Joshua leads Joshua B. of J 88:2 Israel into Promised Land
2516 Joshua dies Jo 24:29 110 ‘choose who you will serve
JUDGES RULE ISRAEL No. of Years
2533 Othneil J 3:7- 8 Nephew of Caleb
2573 Ehud J 3:12- 18
2654 Deborah J 4:1- 20
2694 Gideon J 6:11- 7 300 defeat Midianites
2734 Abimelech J 9:1- 3
?? Tola & Yair J 10:1- 23 / 22
2779 Jephthah J 10:6- 6
?? Ibzan, Elon & Abdon 7 /10 /8 Judges 12:8-15
2810 Samson J 13:1- 20 about 950 BC
2830 Eli 1Sam4 40 Died when said Ark of God
2871 Samuel 1Sam2 12 Prophet
KINGS RULES ISRAEL No. of Years
2881 Saul anointed 1Sam10 40 B. of Jasher 69:3
2883 David anointed 1Sam16 Isa. 11:1 Youngest of Jesse
2892 David King 2Sam5 40 Matthew chap. 1
2924 King Solomon 1King2 40 Asked for ‘wisdom’
2928 First Temple 1King3 Built by Solomon
3320 Babylon Empire Date range: 586 -597 BC Conquers Judea
1st Temple destroyed – 410 years (3338; 422 BC); 2nd Temple about 352 BC-70 AD

In numerous Psalms David states part of the very name of God disclosed to Moses (Exo. 34:6) ‘gracious and merciful, slow to anger; abounding in love… (Psa. 103:8; 145:8; 86:15; etc.) Did David learn the Name of God (HaShem Adonai Elohim…) from Moses? Noah (10th Gen.; received Covenant from God); Abraham (20th Gen; rec. Cov.); Moses (26th Gen; rec. Cov); David (33rd Gen; rec. Cov.). Jacob (son of Isaac; son of Abraham) was father of Levi (Moses was Levi’s great grandson; 4 gen.) and Judah (David was 10th generations of Judah).

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