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Chronology III

Chronology III

Chronological History
of the Writing of the Old Testament 4024 BC to 400 BC

BOOK

 

AUTHOR

 

PERIOD

 

 

Adam to Moses (4024 BC to 1446 BC)

Job

 

Job

 

1700s

 

 

The Law God Gave to Israel

Genesis

Exodus

Leviticus

Numbers

Deuteronomy

 

Moses

Moses

Moses

Moses

Moses

 

1486-1446

1486-1446

1486-1446

1486-1446

1486-1446

 

 

Joshua to Judges (1446 BC to 1422 BC)

Joshua

 

Samuel

 

1107-1090

 

 

Judges to Samuel (1422 BC to 1090 BC)

Judges

Ruth

 

Samuel

Ruth

 

1107-1090

1100s

 

 

Samuel to the Captivity (1090 BC to 585 BC)

Psalms 1-71

David

1050-1011

Psalms 73-88

Davidic priests

1050-1011

Psalms 90-106

Davidic priests

1050-1011

Psalms 107-119

David

1050-1011

Psalms 135-150

David

1050-1011

Psalm 72

Solomon

1010-971

Psalms 120-134

Hezekiah

723-695

Psalm 89

Jeremiah

625-584

Proverbs 1-24

Solomon

1010-971

Proverbs 25-29

Written for Hezekiah

723-695

Proverbs 30

Written for Agur

unknown

Proverbs 31

Written for King Lemuel

unknown

Ecclesiastes

Solomon

1010-971

Song of Songs

Solomon

1010-971

II Kings

Isaiah

808-756

(First part through Uzziah’s reign)

Jonah

Jonah

797

Amos

Amos

795

Hosea

Hosea

795-718

I Samuel

Isaiah

756-695

II Samuel

Isaiah

756-695

I Kings

Isaiah

756-695

Isaiah

Isaiah

756-695

Micah

Micah

739-710

Nahum

Nahum

710

Habakkuk

Habakkuk

625

Jeremiah

Jeremiah

625-584

Zephaniah

Zephaniah

625

II Kings

Jeremiah

625-584

(From Uzziah’s reign to the captivity)

Lamentations

Jeremiah

607-585

Joel

Joel

595-585

Obadiah

Obadiah

589

 

The Captivity to the Great Assembly (585 BC to 515 BC)

Daniel

Daniel

604-529

Ezekiel

Ezekiel

596-569

I Chronicles

Ezra

585-512

II Chronicles

Ezra

585-512

Ezra

Ezra

585-512

Esther

Esther/Mordecai

584-571

Nehemiah

Nehemiah

564-512

Haggai

Haggai

519

Zechariah

Zechariah

519-517

Malachi

Malachi

c. 400

 

This chronological history of the writing of the Old Testament is based largely on The Original Bible Restored by Dr. Ernest L. Martin.

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