Biblical Generations

Event in History

Year

Gen.

 

c.1800 Agum I rules Babylon

1797

47

Adam

Notes:

 

a) From Adam to Tharrah each generation is 20 years.

b) From Tharrah down each generation is 25 years or exactly 309 lunationís based on the Egyptian Civil lunar calendar.

c) The decendents of the sons of Israel are based on a combination of the lists given in the LXX and MT versions of 1Chronicles.

d) The decendents of Eli are as given in Samuel.

e) The ancestors of David are as given in Ruth 4:12-22

f) The ancestors of Jesus are as given in the gospels of Mathew and Luke.

g) The generations from Abram to Amram may have been based on a common allocation of  3 generations for every 100 years.

 

1777

46

Seth

 

1757

45

Enos

 

1737

44

Cainan

 

1717

43

Malalel

 

1697

42

Jared

1674 Sheshi Hyksos 15th Dynasty

1677

41

Enoch

 

1657

40

Methusala

 

1637

39

Lamech

1628 Thera Eruption

1617

38

Noah

 

1597

37

Shem

 

1577

36

Arphaxad

1551 Amenhotep I (Caphtorim)

1557

35

Cainan

 

1537

34

Sala

 

1517

33

Haber

1503 Tutmeses + Hatsheput

1497

32

Phaleg

 

1477

31

Ragau

 

1457

30

Seruch

 

1437

29

Nahor

 

1417

28

Tharrah

1390 Artashumara Mittani

1397/97

27

Abram

 

1372

26

Abraham

 

1347/64

25

Isaac

 

1322/30

24

Jacob

 

1297

23

Israel

 

1272/97

22

Levi

Levi

Levi

 

Juda

 

Banjamin

Ruben

 

 

1247/64

21

Kohath

Kohath

Kohath

 

Pharez

 

Bela

Phallus

 

 

1222/30

20

Amram

Amram

Amram

 

Hezon

 

Abioud

Semei

 

1193 Seti II murdered by Bey

1197

19

Moses

Aaran

Arron

 

Ram

 

Gera

Gug

 

 

1172

18

Joshua

Ithamer

Eliazer

 

Aminadab

 

Sarin

Micha

 

1150 Assur-Risilim Assyria

1147

17

 

 

Phinees

 

Nahshon

 

Alphaal

Recha

Recha

 

1122

16

 

Eli

Abisu

 

Salmon

 

Jexlias

Joel

Joel

1114 Tiglath-Pileser Assyria

1097

15

 

 

Bokki

 

Boaz

 

Ner

Sama

Beera

 

1072

14

 

Phinihas

Ozi

 

Obed

 

Kish

Azuz

 

 

1047

13

 

Ahitub

Zaria

 

Jese

 

Saul

Belac

 

 

1022

12

 

Ahiah

Mariel

 

David

David

Jonathan

 

 

 

997

11

 

Abiathar

Amariah

 

 

Nathan

Meribal

 

 

 

972

10

 

Abimelech

Achitob

 

Solomon

Mattatha

Micha

 

 

945 Sheshoq takes Palestine

947

9

 

Abiather

Sadoc

Roboam

Roboam

Menan

Ahaz

 

 

 

922

8

 

 

Achimaas

Abia

Abia

Melea

Zimri

 

 

 

897

7

 

 

Azariah

Asa

Asa

Eliakim

Maesa

 

 

 

872

6

 

 

Joanan

Josaphat

Josaphat

Jonan

Baana

 

 

 

847

5

 

 

Azariah

Joram

Joram

Joseph

Rhaphaea

 

 

 

822

4

 

 

Amariah

Ozias

Azariah

Juda

Elasa

 

 

 

797

3

 

 

Ahitob

Joatham

Joash

Amaziah

Azariah

Jotham

Simeon

Asel

 

 

 

772

2

 

 

Sadoc

Achaz

Ahaz

Levi

Aelam

 

 

 

747

1

 

 

Salom

Hezkiah

Hezkiah

Matthat

Sons

 

 

722 Shalmaneser V sieges Tyre

722

0

 

 

Chelcias

Manessa

Manessa

Jorim

Grandsons

 

 

 

697

1

 

 

Azaria

Amon

Amon

Eliezer

 

 

672

2

 

 

Saria

Josias

Josia

Jose

 

647

3

 

 

Josadac

Joakim

Joakim

Er

605 Nebuchadnesser

622

4

 

Jechonia

Jeconiah

Elmodam

 

597

5

 

Assir

Cosam

 

572

6

Salathiel

Salathiel

Addi

538 Cyrus takes Babylon

547

7

 

Zorobabel

Melchi

522 Darus rules Persia

522

8

Zorobabel

Anania

Neri

 

497

9

 

Phalettia

Salathiel

 

472

10

Abiud

Jesias

Zorobabel

 

447

11

 

Raphal

Rhesa

 

422

12

Eliakim

Orna

Joanna

 

397

13

 

Abidia

Juda

 

372

14

Azor

Sechenias

Joseph

 

347

15

 

Samaia

Semei

332 Alexander takes Persia

322

16

Sadoc

Noadia

Mattathias

 

297

17

 

Elithenan

Maath

285 Library of Alexandria

272

18

Achim

Odolia

Nagge

 

247

19

 

 

Esli

 

222

20

Eliud

 

Naum

 

197

21

 

 

Amos

 

172

22

Eleazar

 

Mattathias

 

147

23

 

 

Joseph

 

122

24

Matthan

 

Janna

 

97

25

 

 

Melchi

 

72

26

Jacob

 

Levi

 

47

27

 

 

Matthat

 

22

28

Joseph

 

Heli

 

-3

29

 

 

Joseph

29 AD Christ in Jerusalem

-28

30

Jesus

 

Jesus

 

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