Kings of Israel and Judah

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Date
Name
Years
Reigned
1050 - 1010 Saul40
1010 - 970 David40
970 - 930 Solomon40
Date
Kings of Israel
Years
Reigned
Good
or Bad
 
Date
Kings of Judah
Years
Reigned
Good
or Bad
930 - 909
Jeroboam I
22
Bad
 
930 - 913
Rehoboam
17
Bad
mostly
909 - 908
Nadab
2
Bad
 
913 - 910
Abijah
3
Bad
mostly
908 - 886
Baasha
24
Bad
 
910- 869
Asa
41
Good
886 - 885
Elah
2
Bad
     
885
Zimri
7 days
Bad
     
885 - 874
Omri
12
Extra
Bad
     
874 - 853
22
Worst
 
872 - 848
Jehoshaphat
(C.R. 872-869)
25
Good
853 - 852
Ahaziah
2
Bad
 
853 - 841
Jehoram
(C.R. 853-848)
8
Bad
852 - 841
Joram
12
Bad
mostly
 
841
Ahaziah
1
Bad
Date
(B.C.)
Israel
Years
Reigned
Good
or Bad
 
Date
(B.C.)
Judah
Years
Reigned
Good
or Bad
841 - 814
Jehu
28
Bad
mostly
 
841 - 835
Athaliah
(Queen)
7
Devilish
814 - 798
Jehoahaz
17
Bad
 
835 - 796
Joash
40
Good
mostly
798 - 782
Jehoash
16
Bad
 
796 - 767
Amaziah
29
Good mostly
793 - 753
Jeroboam II
(C.R. 793 - 782**)
41
Bad
 
792 - 740
Azariah
(Uzziah)
(overlap with Amaziah 792-767)
52
Good
753
Zechariah
6 months
Bad
 
750 - 732
Jotham
(C.R. 750 - 740**)
16
Good
752
Shallum
1 month
Bad
     
752 - 742
Menahem
10
Bad
     
752 - 732
Pekah
20
Bad
 
735 - 715
Ahaz
(overlap with Jotham 735-732)
16
Wicked
742 - 740
Pekahiah
2
Bad
     
732 - 723
Hoshea
9
Bad
 
715 - 686
Hezekiah
29
Best
723
SAMARIA FALLS

Samaria, capital of the Northern Ten Tribes,
falls to Assyrian King Shalmaneser V.

The Israelites
go as captives to Assyria

 
696 - 642
Manasseh
(C.R. 696-686**)
55
Worst
  
642 - 640
Amon
2
Worst
  
640 - 609
Josiah
31
Best
  
609
Jehoahaz
3 months
Bad
     
609 - 598
Jehoiakim
11
Wicked
     
598 - 597
Jehoiachin
3 months
Bad
     
597
JERUSALEM FALLS

Jerusalem falls at the hands of
King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon.

Nebuchadnezzar captures
Judah's Jehoiachin, who,
as prisoner, goes to Babylon.

Nebuchadnezzar sets up
Zedekiah as the last king of Judah.

     
597 - 586
Zedekiah
11
Bad
     
586
JERUSALEM AND
TEMPLE DESTROYED

Nebuchadnezzar lays siege to Jerusalem.
He destroys the city and burns its temple.

The destruction of the temple was started on the 9th of Ab (Hebrew month) and completed on the 10th. The 9th of Ab is also the day Jerusalem's SECOND temple (Herod's temple) is also completely destroyed in 70 A.D.

Additional Study Materials
IMPORTANT PEOPLE
in the Old Testament
Map showing location
of Old Testament events
 
Map of
Ancient Jerusalem
 
Kingdoms of
Israel and Judah
Location where
Israelites taken captive
 
 
 
* Original article created by Bernie Monsalvo and edited by BibleStudy.org. Dates and date ranges taken from The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings by Edwin R. Thiele.
** C.R. stands for coregency, which is the period of rule when a son sits on the throne with his father.
 
 
   
 
 
 
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