Biographies, KingsofIsrael

KINGS of ISRAEL

0 Comments 22 August 2010

‘KINGS of  ISRAEL’ 5/2007

 

Year Yrs King of JUDAH/ISRAEL

1050       40           SAUL

1010       40           DAVID

970        40           SOLOMON

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

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 36:10-21

586         KINDOM falls to BABYLON

37                         Herod the Great

70           TEMPLE DESTROYED – JEWS DISBURSED WORLDWIDE.

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