‘KINGS of  ISRAEL’ 5/2007

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Year Yrs King of JUDAH/ISRAEL
. BC
1050        40           SAUL
1010        40           DAVID
0970        40           SOLOMON

…                    KINGDOM           DIVIDED  Northern (Israel) and Southern (Judah)

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Year .. YrsKing of ISRAEL ……………… Year .. YrsKing of JUDAH

930         22           JEROBOAM                                        930         17           REHOBOAM
.             Built Capital City (Shechem)                                              Build many fortified cities
.             Set up 2 golden calf-idols                                                  Strengthened the economy
.             Let nation into sin                                                              Followed God for 3 years
.             Allowed anyone to be priest                                              Then set up idols and shrines
.     1 Kgs 11:26-14:34                                                                      to foreign gods
.     2 Chr 10:12-13:20                                                              1 Kgs 11:43-14:31  1 Chr 9:31-12:16
913           3            ABIJAM          Wicked king but did call for God’s help to win the battle against Israel
.     1 Kgs 14:31-15:8  2 Chr 13:1-14:1
910         41           ASA                  Destroyed heathen altars, rebuilt God’s altar.   Built fortified cities, gained wealth.
.                                                      Led people to worship God and Was greatly loved
.     1 Kgs 15:8-24  2 Chr 14:1-16:14
909          2            NADAB
.     1 Kgs 15:25-28
908        24           BAASHA           Led people to worship idols
.     1 Kgs 15:27-16;7  2 Chr 16:1-6
886          2            ELAH               Continued idol worship
.     1 Kgs 16:6-14
885          –             ZIMRI
.     1 Kgs 16:9-20
885          –             TIBNI
.     1 Kgs 16:21-22
885        12           OMRI                    Built capital of Samaria,  Great military power,  Continued to led into idolatry
.     1 Kgs 16:16-28
874        22           AHAB                   Married (non-Jewish, wicked woman Jezebel, worshiped BAAL. Suffered 3 yrs of famine
.     1 Kgs 16:28-22:40  2 Chr 18:1-34
872         25           JEHOSHAPHAT  Strong military, Collected tribute from Philistines. Worshiped God, destroyed idols.
.                                                          Established education, Appointed Judges and Courts
.     1 Kgs 15:24; 22:41-50  2 Chr 17:1-21:1
853          2            AHAZIAH
853         12           JEHORAM/JORAM
Proposed joint trade with Judah.      Married wicked daughter of Ahab, Compelled idol worship
.     1 Kgs 22:40-2 Kgs 1:18                                                      Killed all his brothers
.     2 Chr 20:35-37                                                                           2 Kgs 8:16-24, 2 Chr 21:1-20
852        12           JEHORAM/JORAM      Suffered famine & war most of reign
.     2 Kgs 3:1-8:25  2 Chr 22:5-7
841        28           JEHU
841          1           JEHOAHAZ/AHAZIAH
Responsible for deaths of                       Friend of Joram of Israel
.                                                        Joram king of Judah and
.     2 Kgs 8:24-9:29 2 Chr 22:1-10
.                                                        Ahaziah king if Israel and Jezebel (mother of Joram)
.                                                         But did not follow God
.     2 Kgs 9:1-10:36  2 Chr 22:7-12
841           6            ATHALIAH (Queen)     Killed all her grandchildren save one, Joash, hidden by his nurse for 6 yrs
.                                                                  Ravaged Temple to furnish Baal’s temple
.     2 Kgs 11:2-12:21  2 Chr 22:11-24:27
835         40           JOASH           Crowned king at 7 years old.  Promoted peace and prosperity.
.                                                    Repaired Temple, tore down Baal altars, But turned evil at end of reign
.     2 Kgs 11:2-12:21  2 Chr 22:11-24:27
814        17           JEHOAHAZ     Evil reign included worship of Asheroth
.     2 Kgs 13:1-9
798        16           JEHOASH/JOASH   He was evil but recognized Authority of Elisha as a prophet of God
.     2 Kgs 13:10-14:16  2 Chr 25:17-24
796         29           AMAZIAH     Basically a good king, tried to wipe out Idol worship, organized an army
.     2 Kgs 14:1-20  2 Chr 25:1-28
793        41           JEROBOAM II    Very evil, Politically powerful. Nation enjoyed economic prosperity
.                                                       and military peace
.     2 Kgs 14:16-29
792         52           UZZIAH/AZARIAH    Built city of Elath. Owned many farms and vineyards
.                                                              Constructed water reservoirs and forts. Had powerful Army
.                                                              But violated God’s laws for priestly function
.     2 Kgs 15:1-17  2 Chr 26:1-23
753          –             ZACARIAH      Encouraged idol worship
.     2 Kgs 14:29-15:11
752          –             SHALLUM
.     2 Kgs 15:10-15
752        10           MENAHEM     Imposed heavy tax and  Oppressed his people
.     2 Kgs 15:14-22
750         16           JOTHAM        Rebuild upper gate of Temple, Rebuilt walls and cities But still permitted idol worship
.     2 Kgs 15:32-38    2 Chr 27:1-9
742          2            PEKAHIAH     Continued idol worship
.     2 Kgs 15:22-26
740          8            PEKAH              Jews captured and taken to Assyria
.     2 Kgs 15:25-31   2 Chr 28:5-8
735         16           AHAZ                  Sacrificed his own son to heathen gods, Nailed Temple doors shut
.     2 Kgs 16:1-20  2 Chr 28:1-27
732          9            HOSHEA      Suffered heavy taxation by Assyria, Eventually lost war to Assyria
.     2 Kgs 15:30; 17:1-6
722            KINGDOM falls to ASSYRIA / Shalmaneser
715         29           HEZEKIAH     Devoted follower of God. Reopened Temple Doors. Reinstated priest and their duties.
.                                                    Organized an Orchestra to aid worship. Destroyed idols, celebrated Passover.
.                                                    Constructed large public waterworks. Given 15 years extra life by God
.     2 Kgs 16:20; 18:1-20:21  2 Chr 29:1-32:23
697         55           MANASSEH    Rebuilt all the heathen shrines. Sacrificed one of his own sons. Practiced black magic.
.                                                     Set up idol in Temple. Murdered many of own people.
.     2 Kgs 21:1-18 2 Chr 33:1-20
642           2            AMON
.     2 Kgs 21:18-26  2 Chr 33:20-25
640           2            JOSIAH           Loved God with all his heart. Repaired Temple, found lost scroll of Law. Promised God to obey it.
.                                                      Personally destroyed idols. Reinstated the priests of God. Celebrated Passover with great zeal.
.                                                      Greatly loved by his people
.     2 Kgs 21:26-23:30  2 Chr 33:25-35:27
609           –             JEHOAHAZ    Jailed and taken to Egypt where he died
.     2 Kgs 23:30-34  2 Chr 36:1-4
609         11           ELIAKIM/JEHOIAKIM     Burned part God’s word. Puppet king for Egypt  then Babylon.
.                                                                    Watched gold & tools stripped from Temple, Saw Daniel taken captive.
.     2 Kgs 23:34-24:6  2 Chr 36:5-8
598           –             JEHOIACHIN     Saw 2nd exile to Babylon

.     2 Kgs 24:6-15; 25:27-30  2 Chr 36:8-10
597         11           MATTANIAH/ZEDEKIAH     Saw Temple destroyed, Jerusalem destroyed, Tortured and carried away in captivity
.    2 Kgs 24:17-25:21  2 Chr 36:10-20
586         KINDOM falls to BABYLON
AD
37                         Herod the Great
70           TEMPLE DESTROYED – JEWS DISBURSED WORLDWIDE.

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