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|In the beginning||there was the||abyss (black hole)|
|from||the abyss||God||light (or luminaries)|
|from||light||God||air (atmospheric shield)|
|from||land||God drew out||tree shaped living molecules|
|from||living molecules||God drew out||small round things (archaea)|
|from||small round things||God drew out||big round things (eukaryotes)|
|from||big round things||God drew out|
|from||gilled creatures||God drew out|
|from||Tanniyn||God drew out||Land animals (Adam)|
|from||land animals||God drew out||Humans (Enosh)|
| Ham חָ֣ם
|500 years||Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.|
| Two of every sort (male and female)
|Clean beasts by 7 (male and his female)|
|Unclean beast by 2 (male and his female)|
|Fowl by 7 (male and his female)|
|Noah was 600 years old when flood of waters was upon the earth.|
|After 7 days||flood of waters was upon the earth.|
|2-17||of Noahs 600th year.|
|fountains of the great deep broken up|
|windows of heaven were opened.|
| Entered the ark
|40 days|| Flood was on earth
|ark went upon the face of the waters|
|High hills covered|
| 15 cubits. Mountains covered
| every living substance was destroyed
|150 days||waters prevailed|
|end of 150 days||waters were abated|
|10-1||Heads of the mountains|
|40 days|| Opened window
|7 days||Dove. Olive branch|
|7 days||Dove. Didn't return|
|1-1|| Noahs 601st year
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
|0||Ur||Birth of Abram|
|?||Ur||Terah leaves Ur (which worshipped the moon God Nanna) with Abram and Lot|
|75||Haran (Hebron)||Abram leaves Haran.|
| Great tree of Moreh
at Shechem (Hebron?)
| Lord promised him that land. |
Canaanites were in the land.
| Hills east of Bethuel|
Between Bethel an Ai.
| Built altar.|
Call upon name of YHWH
|continued toward negev|
|Famine||Egypt||said wife was sister|
|from place to place||Lot with him.|
| Bethel. |
Between Bethel and Ai.
Place of first altar
| Called upon name of YHWH.|
Canaanites of Perizites in the land.
Lot and Abram separate.
Lot chooses plain of Jordon toward the east and the cities of the plain near Sodom.
Lord promised Abram the land.
Descendants likened to dust
| Great trees of Mamre the Amorite|
(brother of Eshcol & Aner)
|Build and altar|
|14th year of Chedorlaomer.||Pursued to Dan. Routed to Hobah north of Damascus||Lot rescued by Abram, Aner, Eshcol, & Mamre.|
| Valley of Shaveh|
The kings valley
|offers tenth to Melchi-zedek|
|After this|| Lord promises Abram an heir (other than Eliezer of Damascus).|
Descendants likened to stars.
Heifer, goat, and ram.
|Sun setting|| Deep sleep. Horror of darkness|
prophecy of 400 year slavery. 4th generation.
|Sun set and darkness fallen|| Blazing torch.|
Land promised to Abram
|In the land 10 years||Hagar pregnant, flees to Lot in Sodom to avoid circumcision|
| Spring in the desert beside road to Shur|
well, Beer Lahai Roi, between Kadesh and Bered
| Angel of the Lord|
Will increase your descendants beyond count
You shall name him Ishmael
You are the God who sees me
Changes name to Abraham.
Promises the land.
Sarai renamed Sarah
You will call him Isaac this time next year
Ishmael will be father of 12 rulers
|On that day||Ishmael and every male circumcised|
|Heat of the day|| Abrahams tent near|
the Great trees of Mamre.
| 3 Visiters.|
I will return to you this time next year and Sarah will have a son.
| Negev between Kadesh and Shur|
|Tells Abimelech at Gerar that Sarah was his sister|
|100||Sarah gives birth to Isaac.|
|8 days old||Circumcised Isaac|
|Next morning|| Ishmael sent away.|
Desert of Beersheba
Angel of God
Desert of Paran. Archer. Wife from Egypt
|At that time||Beersheba|| Well stolen by Abimelek|
treaty of Beersheba with Abimolech
|A long time||Land of the Philistines|
|Some time later||God tell him to sacrifice Isaac on a mt in the region of Moriah (Jerusalem)|
|Next morning||Abraham Leaves|
|On the third day|| Saw the place in the distance|
Leaves the servants
Angel of the Lord
Calls that place "the Lord will provide"
Descendants likened to stars and sand
|Some time later||Told that Milcah bore sons to Nahor|
|Sarah was 127.||Hebron. (Kiriath Arba) in Canaan|| Sarah dies.|
Abraham buys cave of Machpelah & field & trees near Mamre
|Abraham very old||Rebekah|
|175.||Abraham dies. buried by Isaac in cave of Machpelah at Mamre|
|140.||Isaac, 40 yrs old, marries Rebekah|
|160.||Jacob and Essau born when Isaac is 60 yrs old|
|200||Beersheba|| Essau, 40 yrs old, marries Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite.|
Jacob flees to Laban in Haran & begins working 7 yrs for Leah.
|207||Haran||Jacob begin to work 7 yrs for Rachel|
|214||Haran||Jacob begins to work 20 years for his flocks|
|234||Haran||Jacob stays with Laban for 20 years|
|250 (280-30)||Haran|| Birth of Joseph?|
Jacob leaves Haran
|267.||Joseph, 17 yrs old, dreams.|
|Dothan||Joseph sold to midianites then to Potiphar, captain of the guard.|
|280|| Isaac dies.|
Joseph, 30 yrs old, stands before Pharaoh.
|287||7 Years of famine begin|
|290||Jacob, 130 yrs old, stands before Pharaoh (probably a Passover)|
|Leah||Reuben!|| my first-born thou, My power, and beginning of my strength, |
The abundance of exaltation, And the abundance of strength;
31 And Jehovah seeth that Leah [is] the hated one, and He openeth her womb, and Rachel [is] barren;
32 and Leah conceiveth, and beareth a son, and calleth his name Reuben, for she said, `Because Jehovah hath looked on mine affliction; because now doth my husband love me.'
33 And she conceiveth again, and beareth a son, and saith, `Because Jehovah hath heard that I [am] the hated one, He also giveth to me even this [one];' and she calleth his name Simeon.
34 And she conceiveth again, and beareth a son, and saith, `Now [is] the time, my husband is joined unto me, because I have born to him three sons,' therefore hath [one] called his name Levi.
35 And she conceiveth again, and beareth a son, and saith this time, `I praise Jehovah;' therefore hath she called his name Judah; and she ceaseth from bearing.
|Simeon and Levi|| [are] brethren! Instruments of violence -- their espousals!|
Into their secret, come not, O my soul!
|Judah!|| thou -- thy brethren praise thee! |
Thy hand [is] on the neck of thine enemies,
|Leah||Issacher|| [is] a strong ass, Crouching between the two folds;|
And he seeth rest that [it is] good, And the land that [it is] pleasant,
17 And God hearkeneth unto Leah, and she conceiveth, and beareth to Jacob a son, a fifth,
18 and Leah saith, `God hath given my hire, because I have given my maid-servant to my husband;' and she calleth his name Issachar.
19 And conceive again doth Leah, and she beareth a sixth son to Jacob,
20 and Leah saith, `God hath endowed me -- a good dowry; this time doth my husband dwell with me, for I have borne to him six sons;' and she calleth his name Zebulun;
21 and afterwards hath she born a daughter, and calleth her name Dinah.
|Zebulun|| at a haven of the seas doth dwell, And he [is] for a haven of ships; |
And his side [is] unto Zidon.
|Zilpah||Gad!||a troop assaulteth him, But he assaulteth last.||
9 And Leah seeth that she hath ceased from bearing, and she taketh Zilpah her maid-servant, and giveth her to Jacob for a wife;
10 and Zilpah, Leah's maid-servant, beareth to Jacob a son,
11 and Leah saith, `A troop is coming;' and she calleth his name Gad.
12 And Zilpah, Leah's maid-servant, beareth a second son to Jacob,
13 and Leah saith, `Because of my happiness, for daughters have pronounced me happy;' and she calleth his name Asher.
14 And Reuben goeth in the days of wheat-harvest, and findeth love-apples in the field, and bringeth them in unto Leah, his mother, and Rachel saith unto Leah, `Give to me, I pray thee, of the love-apples of thy son.'
15 And she saith to her, `Is thy taking my husband a little thing, that thou hast taken also the love-apples of my son?' and Rachel saith, `Therefore doth he lie with thee to-night, for thy son's love-apples.'
16 And Jacob cometh in from the field at evening; and Leah goeth to meet him, and saith, `Unto me dost thou come in, for hiring I have hired thee with my son's love-apples;' and he lieth with her during that night.
|Out of Asher||his bread [is] fat; And he giveth dainties of a king.|
|Rachel||Joseph|| [is] a fruitful son; A fruitful son by a fountain, Daughters step over the wall;|
And embitter him -- yea, they have striven, Yea, hate him do archers;
22 And God remembereth Rachel, and God hearkeneth unto her, and openeth her womb,
23 and she conceiveth and beareth a son, and saith, `God hath gathered up my reproach;'
24 and she calleth his name Joseph, saying, `Jehovah is adding to me another son.'
|Benjamin!||a wolf teareth; In the morning he eateth prey, And at evening he apportioneth spoil.'|
|Bilhah||Dan|| doth judge his people, As one of the tribes of Israel;|
Dan is a serpent by the way, An adder by the path,
1And Rachel seeth that she hath not borne to Jacob, and Rachel is envious of her sister, and saith unto Jacob, `Give me sons, and if there is none -- I die.'
2 And Jacob's anger burneth against Rachel, and he saith, `Am I in stead of God who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?'
3 And she saith, `Lo, my handmaid Bilhah, go in unto her, and she doth bear on my knees, and I am built up, even I, from her;'
4 and she giveth to him Bilhah her maid-servant for a wife, and Jacob goeth in unto her;
5 and Bilhah conceiveth, and beareth to Jacob a son,
6 and Rachel saith, `God hath decided for me, and also hath hearkened to my voice, and giveth to me a son;' therefore hath she called his name Dan.
7 And Bilhah, Rachel's maid-servant, conceiveth again, and beareth a second son to Jacob,
8 and Rachel saith, `With wrestlings of God I have wrestled with my sister, yea, I have prevailed;' and she calleth his name Napthali.
|Naphtali||[is] a hind sent away, Who is giving beauteous young ones.|
Book of Job
|0||Birth of Moses|
|3 Months later||Moses put adrift in reed ark. found by Pharaohs daughter|
|When the child grew older||Taken to Pharaohs daughter and adopted and named 'Moses' by her|
|After Moses had grown up. 40 years old||Killed Egyptian. fled to Midian. married Zipporah. begot Gershom|
|40 Years later||Saw angel in burning bush on mt Horeb. Moses, wife, and sons return to Egypt|
|Circumcised son. met Aaron|
|Aaron speaks to elders who believe him|
|Moses and Aaron speak to Pharaoh but he orders that they no longer be supplied with straw|
|God promises to free them but elders no longer listen|
|Moses 80. Aaron 83||God order Moses to tell Aaron to throw his staff down before Pharaoh. it becomes a serpent|
|God tells Moses to tell Aaron to stretch out his staff over the Nile. Nile becomes blood|
|7 Days passed||God tells Moses to tell Aaron to stretch out his staff over the streams. plague of frogs|
|God tells Moses to tell Aaron to strike the dust with his staff. plague of gnats|
|God tells Moses to tell Pharaoh that flies will appear. plague of flies|
|God tells Moses to tell Pharaoh that there will be a plague on Egyptian livestock. there is a plague on livestock|
|God tells Moses to throw ashes into the air before Pharaoh. plague of boils on man and animal|
|God tells Moses to warn Pharaoh that there will be a terrible hailstorm. those officials that feared God brought their slaves and livestock indoors.|
|God tells Moses to stretch out his hand toward the sky. Moses stretched out his staff. plague of hail occurred.|
|God tells Moses to speak to Pharaoh. Moses tells Pharaoh that locusts are next.|
|Moses stretches out his staff. east wind blows all that day and all that night. brings plague of locusts.|
|God tells Moses to stretch out his hand toward the sky. plague of total darkness for 3 days. Israelites had light.|
|Moses summons elders. tell them to sacrifice the Passover lamb and put its blood on the doorposts.|
|1-15 (Passover) At midnight||The Lord struck down the firstborn.|
|1-15 During the night||
Wandering & Conquest
1 month = 29.5 days = 4 weeks
|1-14||Rameses|| 430 years to the day after Jacob entered|
they journey from Rameses to Succoth
|Pihahiroth||parting of the sea of reeds|
|1-17|| wilderness of Shur.|
|3 Days journey people murmured against Moses|
|Elim||camped by the waters|
|2-15||wilderness of Sin|| Passover for those unclean on 1-14.|
Quail in evening.
manna in morning. they eat manna for 40 years
| water from rock in Horeb.|
Jethro (Re(g)uel?) arrives
|2-26||Feast of Weeks. See lev 23:15-16|
|3-1|| Desert of Sinai.|
before the mountain.
| first day of the 3rd month after leaving Egypt.|
Mosaic covenant established.
| 3rd day|| Thunder and lightening and thick cloud. God descends to mt Sinai. |
Ten Commandments given
|6 days (lev 24:16)||cloud covers mount|
|God gives Moses laws to set before the Israelites & sends angel before them|
| Moses reads Book of the Covenant to the people.|
70 elders see God
|40 Days||Moses sees God and creates new tablets.|
|6-10||Aaron sees Moses face shine|
|1-1 (2nd year)||tabernacle set up|
|1-14 (2nd year)||Passover. those unclean told to celebrate passover next month|
|2-1 (2nd year)||Census|
|2-14||Passover for unclean|
|2-20 or 3-4||Taberah|| Hobab son of Re(g)uel (Moses father-in-law) leaves.|
Set out for desert of Paran.
people grumble at Taberah.
Moses spirit placed on 70 elders.
|Kibrothhattaavah||quail cover the camp at Kibrothhattaavah.|
|Hazeroth|| journey to Hazeroth.|
Miriam and Aaron complain against Moses.
Miriam confined 7 days
|40 days|| Desert of Zin (Paran).|
| spies return to desert of Paran after 40 days. |
|Hormah|| Israelites try to take the promised land anyway.|
Amalekites and Canaanites beat them back to Hormah.
| offerings. sin offering. willful sinner to be cut off.|
Sabbath breaker killed.
|In the 1st month||Kadesh|| Miriam remains in Kadesh for the rest of her life|
Messengers sent to Edom.
|waters of Meribah from rock.|
|Sea of Suph (Reeds)|| journeyed from Mt Hor around Edom along Reed sea.|
the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
venomous hooded (winged) cobras.
Nehushtan. (See Rod of Asclepius)
Israelites take land of Amorites.
Capture Jaazer and Bashan.
|Jordon across from Jericho.|| Balak king of Moab sends for Balaam.|
Baal of Peor.
Phinehas stops plague by killing Zimri and Cozbi.
|11-1 (40th year)||Moses gives speech of Deuteronomy.|
|30 Days|| Mountain of Nebo.|
Top of Pisgah.
| Death of Moses.|
Mourning for 30 days
|after the death of Moses|| God commands Joshua to cross Jordon. |
|1-10||Gilgal||Circumcision at Gilgal.|
|Jericho||Fall of Jericho.|
|Ai|| Israel routed by Ai.|
Achen stoned for taking 200 shekels of silver and 50 shekels of gold and a robe.
|Joshua copied on stone the law of Moses. (compare Deut 27)|
|Gibeonites make treaty of peace with Israel.|
| Sun stands still.|
Amorite kings of Jerusalem, Hebron, Jarmuth, Lachish, and Eglon defeated.
| Libnah then|
returned to Gilgal.
| Jabin King of Hazor, Jobab king of Madon, and northern kings defeated.|
| Anakites destroyed.|
Caleb given Hebron.
| Reubenites, Gadites, and Manasseh build altar.|
Israelites nearly declare war.
|Shechem|| At Shechem Joshua records covenant in the Book of the Law of God.|
Joshua dies at 110
| Judah destroys Jerusalem then attacks Hebron then Debir.|
Othniel given Calebs daughter Acsah for taking Kiriath-sepher
|Simeon destroy Zephath (Hormah)|
| Judah takes Gaza, Ashkelon, and Ekron.|
take hill country but not plains.
|Hebron given to Caleb who drove from it the 3 sons of Anak.|
|Joseph takes Bethel (Luz).|
Feasts and offerings
sabbaths are marked with an asterisk
allotment of land to the 12 tribes of Israel
Kings of Edom
|Husham||Land of Teman|
|Hadad||Bedad||Avith||smote Midian in the field of Moab|
|Shaul||Rehoboth on the river|
|Baal-Hanan||Achbor|| married Mehetable|
Solomon began building the temple 480 (12*40) years after the Exodus (). 410 years are accounted for in the book of judges. This would seem to leave 70 years to account for the wandering in the desert (40 years), Joshua's life after the conquest (unknown), and the reigns of Shamgar (unknown), Eli (40 years), Philistines (20 years), Samuel (unknown), David (40 years), and the 4 years that Solomon ruled before beginning to build the Temple.
Gideon, at the beginning of his reign, claimed that the Israelites had occupied the land of Ammon for 300 years.
|Amorites||40||Moses||Manasseh + Makir + Gad + Reuben|
|Jabin. King of Canaan||20||40||Deborah||Naphtali + Zebulon|
|Midian||7||40||Gideon (Jerub-Baal, Jerub-Bosheth)||Asher?||7700 shekels of gold. ephod in his city Ophrah|
|Abimelech||3 + ?||23 + 22||Tola + Jair||Issachar|
|Philistines & Emim||18||6 + 7 + 10 + 8||Jephthah + Ibzan + Elon + Abdon||Israel had dwelt in Arnon 300 years|
|Philistines||40||20||Samson son of Manoah of Zorah||Dan?||5? Lords of Philistines promise delilah 1100 shekels of silver|
|TOTALS||114 + ?||296 + ?|
|Jephthah + Ibzan + Elon + Abdon|
Kings of Judah
Edwin R. Thiele in The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings (1951) concluded that two different methods for counting the years of a king's reign were used at different times and places. In the accession method, the year in which a king ascended to the throne was called his accession year, and the following year was the first year of that king's reign. In the non-accession method, the year of a king's accession is simply counted as the first year of his reign. According to Thiele, the Kingdom of Israel appears to have used the non-accession year method for counting years, while the Kingdom of Judah used the accession method until Athaliah seized power in Judah, when Israel's non-accession method appears to have been adopted in Judah.
In addition, Thiele also concluded that Israel counted years using the ecclesiastical new year starting in the spring month of Nisan, while Judah counted years using the civil year starting in the autumn month of Tishrei.
Kings of Israel
The years in columns 2 & 3 are given for convenience only. No claim as to their historical accuracy is in any way implied. They should be regarded as a rough estimate at best.
An asterick before a name indicates that that king overthrew the previous king.
|the year Uzziah died.||6-14||(seraphim)|
|the year Ahaz died||14:28-32|
|the year Sargon took Ashdod||20-35|
|14th year of Hezekiah||36-66||(Sennacherub attacks Judah)|
|During the reign of Josiah (starting apparently in 13th year)||3-20|
|when Nebuchadnezzar besieged Zedekiah (10th year?)||21-23|
|after Jehoiachin carried into exile||24||good and bad figs|
| 4th year of Jehoiakim,
1st year of Nebuchadnezzar, 23 years after 13th year of Josiah
|25||Nebuchadnezzer will destroy the land for 70 yrs|
|early in the reign of Jehoiakim||26||Jeremiah not sentenced to death|
|early in reign of Zedekiah||27||yoke of Nebuchadnezzer|
|5th month of that same year (4th year)||28||Hananiah breaks yoke. dies in 7th month|
|after exile of Jehoiachin||29-31||return promised in 70 years|
| 10th year of Zedekiah.
18th year of Nebuchadnezzar
|32-33||Zedekiah had imprisoned Jeremiah|
|while Nebuchadnezzar fought Zedekiah||34||Slaves freed but re-enslaved|
|During reign of Jehoiakim||35|
|4th year of Jehoiakim 9th month. winter||36||Jeremiah dictates book to Baruch. Book burned. re-written|
|Reign of Zedekiah when Pharaoh scared off Babylonians||37-38||Jeremiah arrested.|
|11th year 4th month 9th day of Zedekiah||39-45||Jerusalem falls. Jeremiah goes to Gedaliah. Gedaliah assassinated. Jews flee to Egypt|
|4th year of Jehoiakim after Baruch had written scroll||45||message to Baruch.|
|46-51|| prophecy about Egypt, Philistines, Moab, Ammon, Edom, Damascus, Kedar, Elam, Babylon.
Given to Seraiah when he was exiled to Babylon with Zedekiah.
|Fall of Jerusalem||52||Fall of Jerusalem. Seraiah executed.|
| (his?) 30th year 4th month 5th day of exile
(5th year of exile of Jehoiachin)
|6th year 6th month 5th day||8-19|| hand lifted him up.detestable things.
mark on forehead. 4 wheels
|7th year 5th month 10th day||20-23||elders inquired of the Lord|
|9th year 10th month 10th day||24-25||king of Babylon laid siege to Jerusalem|
|11th year 1st day of the month||26-28||I am against you tyre|
|10th year 10th month 12th day||29-30||prophecy against Pharaoh|
|11th year 3rd month 1st day||31||say to Pharaoh|
|12th year 12th month 1st day||32-39||lament concerning Pharaoh|
| 25th year of exile. beginning of the year.
10th day of month. 14th year after city fell
|40-48||visions of new Jerusalem|
|Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah||Hosea son of Beeri|
|Joel son of Pethuel|
| 2 years before the earthquake
when Uzziah and Jeroboam were kings
|Amos shepherd of Tekoa|
|Jonah son of Amittai 2Kings 14:25|
|Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah||Micah of Moresheth|
|Nahum the Elkoshite|
|Habakkuk Hab 1:1|
|Josiah|| Zephaniah son of Cushi
of Gedaliah of Amariah of Hezekiah
|2nd year of Darius 6th month 1st day.||Haggai Hag 1:1 Ezra 5:1|
|2nd year of Darius 8th month|| Zechariah son of Berekiah son of Iddo
Zech 1:1 Ezra 5:1
Acts of the Apostles
|Jerusalem|| returned to Jerusalem.
constantly in prayer
|Matthias chosen by lot over Joseph Barsabbas (also Justus) to replace Judas|
|Pentecost|| divided tongues of fire rest on them.
they are filled with the Holy Spirit & everyone hears them speaking in their own language. 3000 added to their numbers that day
|one day||temple|| man (over 40 yrs old) crippled from birth healed by Peter.
they all go to Solomons colonnade
|Solomons colonnade|| Peter preaches to the crowd.
Peter & John arrested. warned then released.
|their meeting place|| they pray and the place is shaken.
they were filled with the Holy Spirit
|Joseph called Barnabas, a Levite from Cyprus sold a field and gave the money to the apostles.|
| Ananias and Sapphira sell property and give only part to the apostles.
they both fall dead.
|Solomon colonnade||they used to meet together in Solomon colonnade & the sick were brought to them to be healed|
| apostles arrested.
angel released them and orders them to preach in the temple courts.
| apostles brought to Sanhedrin.
flogged then released.
|in those days when their numbers were increasing||Grecian Jews complain against Hebraic Jews that their widows were being overlooked in food distribution|
|Stephen (full of Holy Spirit), Phillip, Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, & Nicolas (a convert to Judaism) from Antioch put in charge of food distribution|
| Synagogue of the Libertines persuade men to say they heard Stephen blaspheme.
Stephen seized, taken to Sanhedrin, then stoned in Sauls presence.
| Apostles scattered.
Saul begins to destroy the church.
|Samaria|| Philip goes to Samaria.
Many are baptised
|Samaria|| Peter and John sent from Jerusalem to Samaria.
Simon the sorcerer offers Peter money for the ability to give the Holy Spirit. Peter and John return to Jerusalem.
|desert road from Jerusalem to Gaza|| Philip baptizes Ethiopian eunuch on desert road from Jerusalem to Gaza.
Spirit takes Philip away
|Philip appears at Azotus and travels around to Caesarea|
|Damascus|| Saul sees vision of Jesus on road to Damascus.
Becomes blind. Ananias heals him. Saul is baptised.
|Damascus||Saul escapes over wall of Damascus and goes to Jerusalem.|
|Jerusalem|| Barnabas takes him to disciples.
Saul preaches boldly.
| Grecian Jews try to kill Saul.
the brothers take Saul to Caesarea and sent him off to Tarsus. Time of peace for church in Judea.
|Lydda (near Joppa)|| Peter heals Aeneas the paralytic.
those in Lydda and Sharon turn to the Lord
|Joppa|| Tabitha (Dorcas) the disciple dies.
Peter raises her. Many believed. Peter stayed for some time with Simon the Tanner
|Caesarea|| Cornelius the Centurion sees an angel.
sends his servants to fetch Peter from Joppa.
|Joppa|| Peter has 'kill and eat' vision 3 times.
servants from Cornelius arrive. Peter goes with them.
|Caesarea||Peter preaches the message to Cornelius, his relatives, & close friends and the Holy Spirit came on all.|
|Jerusalem|| circumcised believes criticize Peter.
Peter tells them of the visions the Holy Spirit coming upon them. They give no further objections.
|Antioch|| Some of the scattered apostles (from Cyprus and Cyrene) in Antioch began to preach to the Greeks.
Jerusalem sent Barnabas to Antioch He encouraged them. Disciples first called 'Christians' at Antioch.
|Antioch|| Barnabas fetches Saul from Tarsus.
They remain in Antioch for a whole year.
|Antioch||The prophet Agabus went from Jerusalem to Antioch and predicted a severe famine over the whole Roman world.|
Paul's visits to Jerusalem
This table is adapted from White, From Jesus to Christianity. Note that the matching of Paul's travels in the Acts and the travels in his Epistles is done for the reader's convenience and is not approved of by all scholars.
- ↑ the pattern even works on planets dominated by arthropods
- ↑ Hebrews 11:5, King James Version.
- ↑ Genesis 5:24, King James Version.
- ↑ "(A) man (was) placed (in a) human stronghold. Mahalalel, (his) decendent, (was) dedicated (that) when he dies, it shall be sent (to) Lamech (to) rest (there)."
- ↑ Gen 10
6And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan.
- ↑ Gen 10
7And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtechah:
and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan
- ↑ 8And Cush begat Nimrod: he began to be a mighty one in the earth.
9He was a mighty hunter before the LORD: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the LORD.
10And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
11Out of that land went forth Asshur, and builded Nineveh, and the city Rehoboth, and Calah,
12And Resen between Nineveh and Calah: the same is a great city.
- ↑ Gen 10
13And Mizraim begat Ludim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, and Naphtuhim,
14And Pathrusim, and Casluhim, (out of whom came Philistim,) and Caphtorim.
- ↑ Gen 10
15And Canaan begat Sidon his first born, and Heth,
16And the Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the Girgasite,
17And the Hivite, and the Arkite, and the Sinite,
18And the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, and the Hamathite: and afterward were the families of the Canaanites spread abroad.
19And the border of the Canaanites was from Sidon, as thou comest to Gerar, unto Gaza; as thou goest, unto Sodom, and Gomorrah, and Admah, and Zeboim, even unto Lasha.
- ↑ Gen 10
21Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born.
22The children of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram.
- ↑ Gen 11
10These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood:
11And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
12And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah:
13And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
14And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber:
15And Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
16And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg:
17And Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years, and begat sons and daughters.
18And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu:
19And Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years, and begat sons and daughters.
20And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:
21And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.
22And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:
23And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
24And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah:
25And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
26And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran.
- ↑ Gen 10
24And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.
25And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth ; and his brother's name was Joktan.
- ↑ Gen 10
26And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,
27And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,
28And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,
29And Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab: all these were the sons of Joktan.
30And their dwelling was from Mesha, as thou goest unto Sephar a mount of the east.
- ↑ Gen 10
23And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.
- ↑ Gen 10
2The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
- ↑ Gen 10
3And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah.
- ↑ Gen 10
4And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim.
- ↑ 17But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt, 18Till another king arose, which knew not Joseph. 19The same dealt subtly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live. 20In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months: 21And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son. 22And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds. 23And when he was full forty years old, it came into his heart to visit his brethren the children of Israel. 24And seeing one of them suffer wrong, he defended him, and avenged him that was oppressed, and smote the Egyptian:
- ↑ 25For he supposed his brethren would have understood how that God by his hand would deliver them: but they understood not. 26And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another? 27But he that did his neighbor wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge over us? 28Wilt thou kill me, as thou diddest the Egyptian yesterday? 29Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat two sons. 30And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sina an angel of the Lord in a flame of fire in a bush.
- ↑ Ex 12 40Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years. 41And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.
- ↑ Ex 12 37And the children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children.
- ↑ Ex 13 17And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; for God said, Lest peradventure the people repent when they see war, and they return to Egypt: 18But God led the people about, through the way of the wilderness of the Red sea: and the children of Israel went up harnessed out of the land of Egypt. 19And Moses took the bones of Joseph with him: for he had straitly sworn the children of Israel, saying, God will surely visit you; and ye shall carry up my bones away hence with you.
- ↑ Ex 13 20And they took their journey from Succoth, and encamped in Etham, in the edge of the wilderness.
- ↑ Ex 14 1And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2Speak unto the children of Israel, that they turn and encamp before Pihahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against Baalzephon: before it shall ye encamp by the sea.
- ↑ 22So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. 23And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah. 24And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?
- ↑ Ex 15 27And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees: and they encamped there by the waters.
- ↑ 1And they took their journey from Elim, and all the congregation of the children of Israel came unto the wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after their departing out of the land of Egypt. 2And the whole congregation of the children of Israel murmured against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness:
- ↑ 35And the children of Israel did eat manna forty years, until they came to a land inhabited; they did eat manna, until they came unto the borders of the land of Canaan.
- ↑ Ex 17 1And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and there was no water for the people to drink.
- ↑ Ex 17 5And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the river, take in thine hand, and go. 6Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel. 7And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?
- ↑ Ex 17 8Then came Amalek, and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
- ↑ Ex 18 5And Jethro, Moses' father in law, came with his sons and his wife unto Moses into the wilderness, where he encamped at the mount of God:
- ↑ 1In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. 2For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount.
- ↑ Ex 24 9Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel: 10And they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.
- ↑ 17And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel. 18And Moses went into the midst of the cloud, and gat him up into the mount: and Moses was in the mount forty days and forty nights.
- ↑ Ex 25 8And let them make me a sanctuary; that I may dwell among them. 9According to all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof, even so shall ye make it.
- ↑ Deut 10:8,22; 33:8-11
- ↑ Ez 1:10 Ez 10:14 Rev 4:7
- 1And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods, which shall go before us; for as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
- 19And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.
- 20And he took the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made the children of Israel drink of it.
- ↑ Ex 34 1And the LORD said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first: and I will write upon these tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest. 2And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and present thyself there to me in the top of the mount.
- ↑ Ex 34 27And the LORD said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with thee and with Israel. 28And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.
- ↑ 29And it came to pass, when Moses came down from mount Sinai with the two tables of testimony in Moses' hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moses wist not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with him
- ↑ Ex 40 17And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was reared up.
- ↑ Num 9 1And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 2Let the children of Israel also keep the passover at his appointed season. 3In the fourteenth day of this month, at even, ye shall keep it in his appointed season: according to all the rites of it, and according to all the ceremonies thereof, shall ye keep it.
- ↑ Num 9 9And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 10Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover unto the LORD. 11The fourteenth day of the second month at even they shall keep it, and eat it with unleavened bread and bitter herbs.
- ↑ Num 1 1And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 2Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families, by the house of their fathers, with the number of their names, every male by their polls;
- ↑ 46.0 46.1 Ex 30 11And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 12When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul unto the LORD, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them. 13This they shall give, every one that passeth among them that are numbered, half a shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel is twenty gerahs:) an half shekel shall be the offering of the LORD. 14Every one that passeth among them that are numbered, from twenty years old and above, shall give an offering unto the LORD. 15The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls. 16And thou shalt take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of Israel before the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.
- ↑ Num 10 11And it came to pass on the twentieth day of the second month, in the second year, that the cloud was taken up from off the tabernacle of the testimony. 12And the children of Israel took their journeys out of the wilderness of Sinai; and the cloud rested in the wilderness of Paran.
- ↑ Num 10 33And they departed from the mount of the LORD three days' journey: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD went before them in the three days' journey, to search out a resting place for them.
- ↑ Num 11 1And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp. 2And the people cried unto Moses; and when Moses prayed unto the LORD, the fire was quenched. 3And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the LORD burnt among them.
- ↑ Num 11 24And Moses went out, and told the people the words of the LORD, and gathered the seventy men of the elders of the people, and set them round about the tabernacle. 25And the LORD came down in a cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the seventy elders: and it came to pass, that, when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease.
- ↑ Num 11 31And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.
- ↑ Num 11 the LORD smote the people with a very great plague. 34And he called the name of that place Kibrothhattaavah: because there they buried the people that lusted.
- ↑ Num 11 35And the people journeyed from Kibrothhattaavah unto Hazeroth; and abode at Hazeroth.
- ↑ Num 12 1And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
- ↑ 14And the LORD said unto Moses, If her father had but spit in her face, should she not be ashamed seven days? let her be shut out from the camp seven days, and after that let her be received in again. 15And Miriam was shut out from the camp seven days: and the people journeyed not till Miriam was brought in again.
- ↑ Num 12 16And afterward the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of Paran.
- ↑ Num 1325And they returned from searching of the land after forty days. 26And they went and came to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all the congregation of the children of Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran, to Kadesh; and brought back word unto them, and unto all the congregation, and shewed them the fruit of the land.
- ↑ Num 14 28Say unto them, As truly as I live, saith the LORD, as ye have spoken in mine ears, so will I do to you: 29Your carcases shall fall in this wilderness; and all that were numbered of you, according to your whole number, from twenty years old and upward which have murmured against me. 30Doubtless ye shall not come into the land, concerning which I sware to make you dwell therein, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
- ↑ Num 14 45Then the Amalekites came down, and the Canaanites which dwelt in that hill, and smote them, and discomfited them, even unto Hormah.
- ↑ Num 33:18
- ↑ Num 15
32And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day....
...36And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as the LORD commanded Moses.
- ↑ Num 16 1Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men: 2And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown: 3And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
- ↑ Num 17
1And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,
2Speak unto the children of Israel, and take of every one of them a rod according to the house of their fathers...
...5And it shall come to pass, that the man's rod, whom I shall choose, shall blossom: and I will make to cease from me the murmurings of the children of Israel, whereby they murmur against you...
...8And it came to pass, that on the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds.
- ↑ Num 20 20And he said, Thou shalt not go through. And Edom came out against him with much people, and with a strong hand. 21Thus Edom refused to give Israel passage through his border: wherefore Israel turned away from him.
- ↑ Num 29 22And the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, journeyed from Kadesh, and came unto mount Hor.
- ↑ Num 20 1Then came the children of Israel, even the whole congregation, into the desert of Zin in the first month: and the people abode in Kadesh; and Miriam died there, and was buried there. 2And there was no water for the congregation: and they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.
- ↑ Num 20 10And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now, ye rebels; must we fetch you water out of this rock? 11And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts also. 12And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them. 13This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with the LORD, and he was sanctified in them. 14And Moses sent messengers from Kadesh unto the king of Edom,
- ↑ Num 27 12And the LORD said unto Moses, Get thee up into this mount Abarim, and see the land which I have given unto the children of Israel. 13And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaron thy brother was gathered. 14For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the water of Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.
- ↑ Num 20 28And Moses stripped Aaron of his garments, and put them upon Eleazar his son; and Aaron died there in the top of the mount: and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mount.
- ↑ Num 20 29And when all the congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they mourned for Aaron thirty days, even all the house of Israel.
- ↑ Num 21 1And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners. 2And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt indeed deliver this people into my hand, then I will utterly destroy their cities. 3And the LORD hearkened to the voice of Israel, and delivered up the Canaanites; and they utterly destroyed them and their cities: and he called the name of the place Hormah.
- ↑ Num 21 4And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Reed sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way. 5And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.
- ↑ Num 21
6And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.
Isaiah 14:29 (Young's Literal Translation) 29Rejoice not thou, Philistia, all of thee, That broken hath been the rod of thy smiter, For from the root of a serpent cometh out a viper, And its fruit [is] a flying saraph
30:6 (Young's Literal Translation) 6The burden of the beasts of the south. Into a land of adversity and distress, Of young lion and of old lion, Whence [are] viper and flying saraph, They carry on the shoulder of asses their wealth, And on the hump of camels their treasures, Unto a people not profitable.
- ↑ Num 21
9And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived
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- ↑ Num 21 10And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in Oboth. 11And they journeyed from Oboth, and pitched at Ijeabarim, in the wilderness which is before Moab, toward the sunrising. 12From thence they removed, and pitched in the valley of Zared. 13From thence they removed, and pitched on the other side of Arnon, which is in the wilderness that cometh out of the coasts of the Amorites: for Arnon is the border of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites. 14Wherefore it is said in the book of the wars of the LORD, What he did in the Red sea, and in the brooks of Arnon, 15And at the stream of the brooks that goeth down to the dwelling of Ar, and lieth upon the border of Moab. 16And from thence they went to Beer: that is the well whereof the LORD spake unto Moses, Gather the people together, and I will give them water. 17Then Israel sang this song, Spring up, O well; sing ye unto it: 18The princes digged the well, the nobles of the people digged it, by the direction of the lawgiver, with their staves. And from the wilderness they went to Mattanah: 19And from Mattanah to Nahaliel: and from Nahaliel to Bamoth: 20And from Bamoth in the valley, that is in the country of Moab, to the top of Pisgah, which looketh toward Jeshimon.
- ↑ Num 21 21And Israel sent messengers unto Sihon king of the Amorites, saying, 22Let me pass through thy land: we will not turn into the fields, or into the vineyards; we will not drink of the waters of the well: but we will go along by the king's high way, until we be past thy borders. 23And Sihon would not suffer Israel to pass through his border: but Sihon gathered all his people together, and went out against Israel into the wilderness: and he came to Jahaz, and fought against Israel. 24And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from Arnon unto Jabbok, even unto the children of Ammon: for the border of the children of Ammon was strong.
- ↑ Num 21 32And Moses sent to spy out Jaazer, and they took the villages thereof, and drove out the Amorites that were there. 33And they turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and og the king of bashan went out against them, he, and all his people, to the battle at edrei. 34And the LORD said unto Moses, Fear him not: for I have delivered him into thy hand, and all his people, and his land; and thou shalt do to him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon. 35So they smote him, and his sons, and all his people, until there was none left him alive: and they possessed his land.
- ↑ Num 22 1And the children of Israel set forward, and pitched in the plains of Moab on this side Jordan by Jericho.
- ↑ Num 22 And Balak the son of Zippor was king of the Moabites at that time. 5He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over against me: 6Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land: for I wot that he whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.
- ↑ Num 25 1And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. 2And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods. 3And Israel joined himself unto Baalpeor: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel.
- ↑ Num 25 6And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in the sight of all the congregation of the children of Israel, who were weeping before the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. 7And when Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, saw it, he rose up from among the congregation, and took a javelin in his hand; 8And he went after the man of Israel into the tent, and thrust both of them through, the man of Israel, and the woman through her belly. So the plague was stayed from the children of Israel.
- ↑ Num 26 1And it came to pass after the plague, that the LORD spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar the son of Aaron the priest, saying, 2Take the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, from twenty years old and upward, throughout their fathers' house, all that are able to go to war in Israel.
- ↑ Num 26 63These are they that were numbered by Moses and Eleazar the priest, who numbered the children of Israel in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho. 64But among these there was not a man of them whom Moses and Aaron the priest numbered, when they numbered the children of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai. 65For the LORD had said of them, They shall surely die in the wilderness. And there was not left a man of them, save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son of Nun.
- ↑ Num 31 1And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, 2Avenge the children of Israel of the Midianites: afterward shalt thou be gathered unto thy people.
- ↑ Num 31 7And they warred against the Midianites, as the LORD commanded Moses; and they slew all the males.8And they slew the kings of Midian, beside the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.
- ↑ Num 32 1Now the children of Reuben and the children of Gad had a very great multitude of cattle: and when they saw the land of Jazer, and the land of Gilead, that, behold, the place was a place for cattle...
...33And Moses gave unto them, even to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, and unto half the tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, and the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, the land, with the cities thereof in the coasts, even the cities of the country round about. Levites promised cities.
- ↑ Num 35 1And the LORD spake unto Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying, 2Command the children of Israel, that they give unto the Levites of the inheritance of their possession cities to dwell in; and ye shall give also unto the Levites suburbs for the cities round about them.
- ↑ Num 35
6And among the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites there shall be six cities for refuge, which ye shall appoint for the manslayer, that he may flee thither: and to them ye shall add forty and two cities. 7So all the cities which ye shall give to the Levites shall be forty and eight cities: them shall ye give with their suburbs....
...14Ye shall give three cities on this side Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of refuge. 15These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee thither.
- ↑ Deut 1 1These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Red sea, between Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab. 2(There are eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of mount Seir unto Kadeshbarnea.) 3And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spake unto the children of Israel, according unto all that the LORD had given him in commandment unto them; 4After he had slain Sihon the king of the Amorites, which dwelt in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, which dwelt at Astaroth in Edrei: 5On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,
- ↑ Num 27 12And the LORD said unto Moses, Get thee up into this mount Abarim, and see the land which I have given unto the children of Israel. 13And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaron thy brother was gathered. 14For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin, in the strife of the congregation, to sanctify me at the water before their eyes: that is the water of Meribah in Kadesh in the wilderness of Zin.
- ↑ Deut 34
1And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho....
...5So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD. 6And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Bethpeor: but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day. 7And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. 8And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
- ↑ Joshua 1 1Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, 2Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel.
- ↑ Joshua 1 10Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people, saying, 11Pass through the host, and command the people, saying, Prepare you victuals; for within three days ye shall pass over this Jordan
- ↑ Joshua 1 1And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.
- ↑ Joshua 1 22And they went, and came unto the mountain, and abode there three days, until the pursuers were returned: and the pursuers sought them throughout all the way, but found them not. 23So the two men returned, and descended from the mountain, and passed over, and came to Joshua the son of Nun, and told him all things that befell them:
- ↑ Joshua 1 1And Joshua rose early in the morning; and they removed from Shittim, and came to Jordan, he and all the children of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. 2And it came to pass after three days, that the officers went through the host; 3And they commanded the people, saying, When ye see the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, and the priests the Levites bearing it, then ye shall remove from your place, and go after it.
- ↑ Joshua 4 19And the people came up out of Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jericho. 20And those twelve stones, which they took out of Jordan, did Joshua pitch in Gilgal.
- ↑ Joshua 5 3And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel at the hill of the foreskins. 4And this is the cause why Joshua did circumcise: All the people that came out of Egypt, that were males, even all the men of war, died in the wilderness by the way, after they came out of Egypt. 5Now all the people that came out were circumcised: but all the people that were born in the wilderness by the way as they came forth out of Egypt, them they had not circumcised.
- ↑ Joshua 5 10And the children of Israel encamped in Gilgal, and kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the month at even in the plains of Jericho.
- ↑ Joshua 5 11And they did eat of the old corn of the land on the morrow after the passover, unleavened cakes, and parched corn in the selfsame day. 12And the manna ceased on the morrow after they had eaten of the old corn of the land; neither had the children of Israel manna any more; but they did eat of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year.
- ↑ Joshua 5
15And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early about the dawning of the day, and compassed the city after the same manner seven times: only on that day they compassed the city seven times.
16And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for the LORD hath given you the city...
... 20So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets: and it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight before him, and they took the city.
- ↑ Genesis 26:22 (YLT)
- 22And he removeth from thence, and diggeth another well, and they have not striven for it, and he calleth its name Rehoboth (Enlargements), and saith, `For -- now hath Jehovah given enlargement to us, and we have been fruitful in the land.'
- ↑ 2 Sam 11:21
- ↑ Edwin Thiele, The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings, (1st ed.; New York: Macmillan, 1951; 2d ed.; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1965; 3rd ed.; Grand Rapids: Zondervan/Kregel, 1983). ISBN 082543825X, 9780825438257
- ↑ 1 Sam 4 18And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate, and his neck brake, and he died: for he was an old man, and heavy. And he had judged Israel forty years.
- ↑ 1 Sam 7 13So the Philistines were subdued, and they came no more into the coast of Israel: and the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel. 14And the cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even unto Gath; and the coasts thereof did Israel deliver out of the hands of the Philistines. And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites. 15And Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. 16And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places. 17And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD. 1And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel. 2Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beersheba. 3And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment. 4Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah, 5And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
- ↑ Acts 13:21 (Young's Literal Translation)
- 21and thereafter they asked for a king, and God did give to them Saul, son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years;
- ↑ 1 Sam 13 1Saul reigned one year; and when he had reigned two years over Israel, 2Saul chose him three thousand men of Israel;
- ↑ 1 Sam 25 1And Samuel died; and all the Israelites were gathered together, and lamented him, and buried him in his house at Ramah. And David arose, and went down to the wilderness of Paran.
- ↑ 2 Sam 5 4David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years. 5In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years over all Israel and Judah.
- ↑ 1kings 2 11And the days that David reigned over Israel were forty years: seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem.
- ↑ 1 Chronicles 3:2
2 Samuel 3:3
- ↑ 1 Kings 11 42And the time that Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel was forty years.
- ↑ 1 King 14 21And Rehoboam the son of Solomon reigned in Judah. Rehoboam was forty and one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which the LORD did choose out of all the tribes of Israel, to put his name there. And his mother's name was Naamah an Ammonitess.
- ↑ 1 King 15 1Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat reigned Abijam over Judah. 2Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. and his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.
- ↑ 1 King 15 9And in the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel reigned Asa over Judah. 10And forty and one years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.
- ↑ 1 King 22 41And Jehoshaphat the son of Asa began to reign over Judah in the fourth year of Ahab king of Israel. 42Jehoshaphat was thirty and five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.
- ↑ 2 King 8 16And in the fifth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Jehoshaphat being then king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Je hoshaphat king of Judah began to reign. 17Thirty and two years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned eight years in Jerusalem.
- ↑ 2 Chron 21 12And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus saith the LORD God of David thy father, Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah, 13But hast walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and hast made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to go a whoring, like to the whoredoms of the house of Ahab, and also hast slain thy brethren of thy father's house, which were better than thyself: 14Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods: 15And thou shalt have great sickness by disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.
- ↑ 2 King 8 25In the twelfth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel did Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah begin to reign. 26Two and twenty years old was Ahaziah when he began to reign; and he reigned one year in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Athaliah, the daughter of Omri king of Israel.
- ↑ 2 King 11 1And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal. 2But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. 3And he was with her hid in the house of the LORD six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land.
- ↑ 2 King 12 21Seven years old was Jehoash when he began to reign. 1In the seventh year of Jehu Jehoash began to reign; and forty years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Zibiah of Beersheba.
- ↑ 2 King 14 1In the second year of Joash son of Jehoahaz king of Israel reigned Amaziah the son of Joash king of Judah. 2He was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jehoaddan of Jerusalem.
- ↑ 2 King 15 1In the twenty and seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel began Azariah son of Amaziah king of Judah to reign. 2Sixteen years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned two and fifty years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jecholiah of Jerusalem.
- ↑ 2 King 15 32In the second year of Pekah the son of Remaliah king of Israel began Jotham the son of Uzziah king of Judah to reign. 33Five and twenty years old was he when he began to reign, and he reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jerusha, the daughter of Zadok.
- ↑ 2 King 16 1In the seventeenth year of Pekah the son of Remaliah Ahaz the son of Jotham king of Judah began to reign. 2Twenty years old was Ahaz when he began to reign, and reigned sixteen years in Jerusalem, and did not that which was right in the sight of the LORD his God, like David his father.
- ↑ 2 King 18 1Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign. 2Twenty and five years old was he when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and nine years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Abi, the daughter of Zachariah.
- ↑ 2 King 21 1Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hephzibah.
- ↑ 2 King 21 19Amon was twenty and two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Meshullemeth, the daughter of Haruz of Jotbah.
- ↑ 2 King 22 1Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Boscath.
- ↑ 2 King 23 31Jehoahaz was twenty and three years old when he began to reign; and he reigned three months in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
- ↑ 2 King 23 34And Pharaoh nechoh made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in the room of Josiah his father, and turned his name to Jehoiakim, and took Jehoahaz away: and he came to Egypt, and died there. 35And Jehoiakim gave the silver and the gold to Pharaoh; but he taxed the land to give the money according to the commandment of Pharaoh: he exacted the silver and the gold of the people of the land, of every one according to his taxation, to give it unto Pharaohnechoh. 36Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Zebudah, the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah.
- ↑ 2 King 24 8Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. And his mother's name was Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem.
- ↑ 2 King 24 17And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah. 18Zedekiah was twenty and one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah.
- ↑ 2 King 25 22And as for the people that remained in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had left, even over them he made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, ruler.
- ↑ 2 Sam 2 8But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim; 9And made him king over Gilead, and over the Ashurites, and over Jezreel, and over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, and over all Israel. 10Ishbosheth Saul's son was forty years old when he began to reign over Israel, and reigned two years. But the house of Judah followed David.
- ↑ In archaeology, Omri appears several times over the next century or so, beginning with the Mesha stele, which recounts one of his acts as king: the annexation of Moab. He is also mentioned in the contemporary Assyrian Black Obelisk which states that Jehu was the "son of Omri." Later, Israel would become identified in sources as the "House of Omri" (Bit-Humria), with the term "Israel" being used less and less as history progressed (the other defining term for "Israel" is "Samaria", beginning in the reign of Joash). Archaeologically speaking, it would appear that Omri is the founder of the Israelite Kingdom, but problems persist since he is not the first king of Israel to appear in sources; Ahab is. However, dating complications (arising from the fact that if he followed Ahab he would be given less than three years to rule, far too short for a king that was as powerful and influential as Omri) make it easier to put Omri first in Israel's internationally recognised line of kings, although this by no means firmly establishes that he was the first king of Israel according to these sources.
- ↑ 2 King 3 1Now Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned twelve years.
- ↑ The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III also refers to Jehu as son of Omri, rather than son of Jehoshaphat. Jehu destroyed the house of Omri rather than helping perpetuate it. By treating the Black Obelisk as historically accurate, and thus making Jehu a brother or half-brother to Ahab, it becomes much clearer why Jehu, who the Bible portrays as a son of the king of Judah, would become the head of a dynasty of kings over Israel. Jehu would in this situation be the wicked uncle who killed the rightful kings of Israel and Judah, attempting to usurp power, but only managing to hold onto Israel, to which he had an ancestral claim.
- ↑ 2 King 15 29In the days of Pekah king of Israel came Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and took Ijon, and Abelbethmaachah, and Janoah, and Kedesh, and Hazor, and Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali, and carried them captive to Assyria. 30And Hoshea the son of Elah made a conspiracy against Pekah the son of Remaliah, and smote him, and slew him, and reigned in his stead, in the twentieth year of Jotham the son of Uzziah.
- ↑ 2 King 17 1In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah began Hoshea the son of Elah to reign in Samaria over Israel nine years.
- ↑ 2 Kings 23 34And Pharaohnechoh made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in the room of Josiah his father, and turned his name to Jehoiakim, and took Jehoahaz away: and he came to Egypt, and died there
- ↑ Dan 1 1In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon unto Jerusalem, and besieged it. 2And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with part of the vessels of the house of God: which he carried into the land of Shinar to the house of his god; and he brought the vessels into the treasure house of his god. 3And the king spake unto Ashpenaz the master of his eunuchs, that he should bring certain of the children of Israel, and of the king's seed, and of the princes; 4Children in whom was no blemish, but well favoured, and skilful in all wisdom, and cunning in knowledge, and understanding science, and such as had ability in them to stand in the king's palace, and whom they might teach the learning and the tongue of the Chaldeans. 5And the king appointed them a daily provision of the king's meat, and of the wine which he drank: so nourishing them three years, that at the end thereof they might stand before the king. 6Now among these were of the children of Judah, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah
- ↑ Jer 29
1And these [are] words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the remnant of the elders of the removal, and unto the priests, and unto the prophets, and unto all the people -- whom Nebuchadnezzar removed from Jerusalem to Babylon,
2After the going forth of Jeconiah the king, and the mistress, and the officers, heads of Judah and Jerusalem, and the artificer, and the smith, from Jerusalem --
3By the hand of Eleasah son of Shaphan, and Gemariah son of Hilkijah, whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent unto Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon -- to Babylon, saying,
4`Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel, to all the removal that I removed from Jerusalem to Babylon,..
10`For thus said Jehovah, Surely at the fulness of Babylon -- seventy years -- I inspect you, and have established towards you My good word, to bring you back unto this place
- ↑ 2 Kings 24 1In his days Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up, and Jehoiakim became his servant three years: then he turned and rebelled against him.
- ↑ Jer 46:2
Dan 2 1And in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake from him...
25Then Arioch brought in Daniel before the king in haste, and said thus unto him, I have found a man of the captives of Judah, that will make known unto the king the interpretation...
48Then the king made Daniel a great man, and gave him many great gifts, and made him ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon. 49Then Daniel requested of the king, and he set Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, over the affairs of the province of Babylon: but Daniel sat in the gate of the king.
- ↑ Dan 1 18Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. 19And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king. 20And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.
- ↑ 31While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from heaven, saying, O king Nebuchadnezzar, to thee it is spoken; The kingdom is departed from thee. 32And they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will. 33The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. 34And at the end of the days I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me, and I blessed the most High, and I praised and honoured him that liveth for ever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation:
- ↑ 2 Chron 36 5Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem: and he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD his God. 6Against him came up Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and bound him in fetters, to carry him to Babylon.
- ↑ 2 Kings 24 8Jehoiachin was eighteen years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem three months. And his mother's name was Nehushta, the daughter of Elnathan of Jerusalem. 9And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father had done. 10At that time the servants of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came up against Jerusalem, and the city was besieged. 11And Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came against the city, and his servants did besiege it. 12And Jehoiachin the king of Judah went out to the king of Babylon, he, and his mother, and his servants, and his princes, and his officers: and the king of Babylon took him in the eighth year of his reign.
- ↑ 2 Chron 369Jehoiachin was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned three months and ten days in Jerusalem: and he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD. 10And when the year was expired, king Nebuchadnezzar sent, and brought him to Babylon, with the goodly vessels of the house of the LORD,
- ↑ and made Zedekiah his brother king over Judah and Jerusalem. 11Zedekiah was one and twenty years old when he began to reign, and reigned eleven years in Jerusalem.
- ↑ 2 King 25 1And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he, and all his host, against Jerusalem, and pitched against it; and they built forts against it round about.
- ↑ 2 Kings 25 2And the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah. 3And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land. 4And the city was broken up
- ↑ Jer 1 3It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifth month.
- ↑ 2 kings 25 8And in the fifth month, on the seventh day of the month, which is the nineteenth year of king Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, came Nebuzaradan, captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, unto Jerusalem: 9And he burnt the house of the LORD, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great man's house burnt he with fire. 10And all the army of the Chaldees, that were with the captain of the guard, brake down the walls of Jerusalem round about. 11Now the rest of the people that were left in the city, and the fugitives that fell away to the king of Babylon, with the remnant of the multitude, did Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard carry away. 12But the captain of the guard left of the poor of the land to be vinedressers and husbandmen.
- ↑ 2 Kings 25 27And it came to pass in the seven and thirtieth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah, in the twelfth month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, that Evilmerodach king of Babylon in the year that he began to reign did lift up the head of Jehoiachin king of Judah out of prison; 28And he spake kindly to him, and set his throne above the throne of the kings that were with him in Babylon;
- ↑ Dan 7 1In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon Daniel had a dream and visions of his head upon his bed: then he wrote the dream, and told the sum of the matters.
- ↑ Dan 8 1In the third year of the reign of king Belshazzar a vision appeared unto me, even unto me Daniel, after that which appeared unto me at the first.
- ↑ Dan 5 30In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain. 31And Darius the Median took the kingdom, being about threescore and two years old.
- ↑ Dan 9 1In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;2In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.
- ↑ Dan 9:
25And thou dost know, and dost consider wisely, from the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem (539 AD) till Messiah the Leader [is] seven weeks (49), and sixty and two weeks (434): the broad place hath been built again, and the rampart, even in the distress of the times.
26And after the sixty and two weeks, cut off is Messiah, and the city and the holy place are not his, the Leader who hath come doth destroy the people; and its end [is] with a flood, and till the end [is] war, determined [are] desolations.
27And he hath strengthened a covenant with many -- one week, and [in] the midst of the week he causeth sacrifice and present to cease, and by the wing of abominations he is making desolate, even till the consummation, and that which is determined is poured on the desolate one.'
- ↑ 16Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spake and said unto Daniel, Thy God whom thou servest continually, he will deliver thee.
- ↑ Dan 1 21And Daniel continued even unto the first year of king Cyrus.
- ↑ 2 Chron 36 22Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD spoken by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and put it also in writing, saying, 23Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth hath the LORD God of heaven given me; and he hath charged me to build him an house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? The LORD his God be with him, and let him go up.
- ↑ Dan 10 1In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia a thing was revealed unto Daniel, whose name was called Belteshazzar; and the thing was true, but the time appointed was long: and he understood the thing, and had understanding of the vision. 2In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks.
- ↑ Dan 12
11 and from the time of the turning aside of the perpetual [sacrifice], and to the giving out of the desolating abomination, [are] days a thousand, two hundred, and ninety. 12 O the blessedness of him who is waiting earnestly, and doth come to the days, a thousand, three hundred, thirty and five
- ↑ Mat 24
15`Whenever, therefore, ye may see the abomination of the desolation, that was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (whoever is reading let him observe)
16then those in Judea -- let them flee to the mounts;
20`And when ye may see Jerusalem surrounded by encampments, then know that come nigh did her desolation;
21then those in Judea, let them flee to the mountains; and those in her midst, let them depart out; and those in the countries, let them not come in to her;
- ↑ Ezra 4 4Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah, and troubled them in building,5And hired counsellors against them, to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia.6And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign, wrote they unto him an accusation against the inhabitants of Judah and Jerusalem.
- ↑ Ezra 4 7And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.
- ↑ Ezra 4 24Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem. So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
- ↑ Esther 2 12Now when every maid's turn was come to go in to king Ahasuerus, after that she had been twelve months, according to the manner of the women, (for so were the days of their purifications accomplished, to wit, six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with sweet odours, and with other things for the purifying of the women;)
- ↑ Esther 2 16So Esther was taken unto king Ahasuerus into his house royal in the tenth month, which is the month Tebeth, in the seventh year of his reign.
- ↑ Ezra 7 8 Ezra arrived in Jerusalem in the fifth month of the seventh year of the king. 9 He had begun his journey from Babylon on the first day of the first month, and he arrived in Jerusalem on the first day of the fifth month, for the gracious hand of his God was on him.
- ↑ Ezra 4
7And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue...
Ezra 4 24Then ceased the work of the house of God which is at Jerusalem. So it ceased unto the second year of the reign of Darius king of Persia.
- ↑ Ezra 6 13Then Tatnai, governor on this side the river, Shetharboznai, and their companions, according to that which Darius the king had sent, so they did speedily. 14And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia. 15And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.
- ↑ Esther 3 6And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai. 7In the first month, that is, the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the twelfth month, that is, the month Adar.
- ↑ Esther 3 13And the letters were sent by posts into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.
- ↑ Nehemiah 2 1And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, that wine was before him: and I took up the wine, and gave it unto the king. Now I had not been beforetime sad in his presence
- ↑ Nehemiah 2 5And I said unto the king, If it please the king, and if thy servant have found favour in thy sight, that thou wouldest send me unto Judah, unto the city of my fathers' sepulchres, that I may build it. 6And the king said unto me, (the queen also sitting by him,) For how long shall thy journey be? and when wilt thou return? So it pleased the king to send me; and I set him a time.
- ↑ White, L. Michael (2004). From Jesus to Christianity. HarperCollins. pp. 148–149. ISBN 0-06-052655-6. http://books.google.com/?id=w4ehxXoIxCUC&pg=PA149&vq=%22Two+more+of+Paul%27s+visits+to+Jerusalem%22&dq=paul+%22visits+to+jerusalem%22+acts+letters.
- ↑ Paul does not exactly say that this was his second visit. In Galatians, he lists three important meetings with Peter, and this was the second on his list. The third meeting took place in Antioch. He does not explicitly claim that he did not visit Jerusalem in between this and his first visit.
- ↑ Note that Paul only writes that he is on his way to Jerusalem, or just planning the visit. There might or might not have been additional visits before or after this visit, if he ever got to Jerusalem.
- ↑ , ,
- ↑ And he called his name Noah (
9These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God
compare to judges 17
6In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes. ), saying, This shall comfort ( ) us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD hath cursed.
- ↑ Amos 9 7Are ye not as children of the Ethiopians unto me, O children of Israel? saith the LORD. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?
- ↑ Deuteronomy 26:1-11 (YLT)
1`And it hath been, when thou comest in unto the land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee -- an inheritance, and thou hast possessed it, and dwelt in it,
2that thou hast taken of the first of all the fruits of the ground which thou dost bring in out of thy land which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee, and hast put [it] in a basket, and gone unto the place which Jehovah thy God doth choose to cause His name to tabernacle there.
3`And thou hast come in unto the priest who is in those days, and hast said unto him, I have declared to-day to Jehovah thy God, that I have come in unto the land which Jehovah hath sworn to our fathers to give to us;
4and the priest hath taken the basket out of thy hand, and placed it before the altar of Jehovah thy God.
5`And thou hast answered and said before Jehovah thy God,
A perishing Aramaean [is] my father! and he goeth down to Egypt, and sojourneth there with few men, and becometh there a nation, great, mighty, and numerous;
6and the Egyptians do us evil, and afflict us, and put on us hard service;
7and we cry unto Jehovah, God of our fathers, and Jehovah heareth our voice, and seeth our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression;
8and Jehovah bringeth us out from Egypt, by a strong hand, and by a stretched-out arm, and by great fear, and by signs, and by wonders,
9and he bringeth us in unto this place, and giveth to us this land -- a land flowing with milk and honey.
10`And now, lo, I have brought in the first of the fruits of the ground which thou hast given to me, O Jehovah;
-- and thou hast placed it before Jehovah thy God, and bowed thyself before Jehovah thy God,
11and rejoiced in all the good which Jehovah thy God hath given to thee, and to thy house, thou, and the Levite, and the sojourner who [is] in thy midst.
- ↑ cf Ghost Festival
- ↑ Gen 4 24If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.
Matthew 1821Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? 22Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.