CHRONOLOGY OF THE PATRIARCHS

FIRST PERIOD

FROM THE CREATION TO THE BIRTH OF TERAH.
EMBRACES 1878 YEARS.
A.M. Name and Events Years References B.C.
0 Creation 0 Gen. 1:2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. 3902
130 Adam at the Birth of Seth 130 Gen. 5:3 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, and after his image; and called his name Seth: 3772
235 Seth begets Enos 105 Gen 5:6 And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos: 3667
325 Enos begets Cainan 90 Gen 5:9 And Enos lived ninety years, and begat Cainan: 3577
395 Cainan begets Mahalaleel 70 Gen 5:12 And Cainan lived seventy years and begat Mahalaleel: 3507
460 Mahalaleel begets Jared 65 Gen 5:15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared: 3442
622 Jared begets Enoch 162 Gen 5:18 And Jared lived an hundred sixty and two years, and he begat Enoch: 3280
687 Enoch begets Methuselah 65 Gen 5:21 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah: 3215
874 Methuselah begets Lamech 187 Gen 5:25 And Methuselah lived an hundred eighty and seven years, and begat Lamech. 3028
1056 Lamech begets Noah 182 Gen 5:28 And Lamech lived an hundred eighty and two years, and begat a son: 2846
1656 Noah's age at the Flood 600 GEN 7:6 And Noah was six hundred years old when the flood of waters was upon the earth. 2246
1656 Noah in Ark 7 days before flood 0 Gen 7:10-11 And it came to pass after seven days, that the waters of the flood were upon the earth. 2246
1656 17th day of second month rain starts 7 days Gen 7:11 In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. 2246
1656 40 days and nights of rain 40 days Gen. 7:12 And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights. 2246
1656 Waters on the earth 150 days 5 mos. Gen. 7:24 And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days. 2246
1657 Noah comes out of Ark, 601st year 1st mo. 1st day 5 mos. Gen. 8:13 And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry. 2245
1658 Arphaxad born 2 years after flood; Shem is 100 1 Gen. 11:10 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood: 2245
1693 Arphaxad begets Saleh 35 Gen. 11:12 And Arphaxad lived five and thirty years, and begat Salah: 2209
1723 Saleh begets Eber 30 Gen. 11:14 And Salah lived thirty years, and begat Eber: 2179
1757 Eber begets Peleg 34 Gen. 11:16 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg: 2145
1787 Peleg begets Reu 30 Gen. 11:18 And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu: 2115
1819 Reu begets Serug 32 Gen. 11:20 And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug: 2083
1849 Serug begets Nahor 30 Gen. 11:22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor: 2053
1878 Nahor begets Terah 29 Gen. 11:24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah: 2024

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