Chart of the Hebrew's Wanderings



A.M. Name and Events Years References B.C.
1878 Nahor begets Terah 29 Gen. 11:24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah: 2024
1948 Terah begets Abram 70 Gen. 11:26 And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. 1954
1978 Abram is called out of Ur of the Chaldees at age 30 (See note 3)Start of Sojourning of Children of Israel's 430 years till Passover (see note 4) 30 Gen 11:31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Gen. 15:7 And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
Exo. 12:40-41 Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years. And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.
2006 Noah dies 950 years Old NOTE Gen 9:28-29 And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years. And all the days of Noah were nine hundred and fifty years: and he died. 1896
2023 Abram leaves Haran at age 75 45 Gen. 12:4 So Abram departed, as the LORD had spoken unto him; and Lot went with him: and Abram was seventy and five years old when he departed out of Haran. 1877
2033 Abraham marries Hagar at age 85, or 10 years after leaving Haran 10 Gen. 16:3 And Sarai Abram's wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife. 1869
2034 Ishmael born to Abram the following year at age 86 1 Gen. 16:16 And Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram. 1868
2047 Abram's name changed to Abraham, and circumcision instituted as the token of the confirmed covenant being 99 13 Gen. 17:1,5 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee. 1855
2047 Abraham promised Isaac in the following year NOTE Gen. 18:14 Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son. 1855
2047 Angels proceed further to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah NOTE Gen. 18:20-21 And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grievous; I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know. 1855
2048 Isaac Born, Abraham is 100 Start of Abraham's seed sojourning in a strange land 400 years 1 GEN 21:5 And Abraham was an hundred years old, when his son Isaac was born unto him. 1854
2048 Abraham is dwelling at Beersheba in the land of the Philistines when Isaac is born NOTE GEN 21:32-34 Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: then Abimelech rose up, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines. And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God. And Abraham sojourned in the Philistines' land many days. 1854
2083 Abraham receives news from home about Milcah, which also (we presume) includes information about Terah's death while at Beersheba in the land of the Philistines Terah dies at age 205 Abraham is 135, Sarah is 125, Isaac is 35 35 Gen. 22:20 And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she hath also born children unto thy brother Nahor; 1819
2085 Sarah dies at age 127 after Abraham had moved to Kirjatharba or Hebron. This was Abraham removing into the Promised land following his living among the Philistines. 2 Gen. 23:1-2 And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah. And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her. 1817
2088 Isaac marries Rebecca at 40 3 Gen. 25:20 And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian. 1814
2108 Isaac 60 at birth of Jacob, Abraham is 160 20 Gen. 25:26 And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them. 1794
2123 Death of Abraham at age 175 15 Gen. 25:7 And these are the days of the years of Abraham's life which he lived, an hundred threescore and fifteen years. 1779
2158 Shem ceases from among men at 600 35 Gen. 11: 10-11 These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an hundred years old, and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood: And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years, and begat sons and daughters. 1744
2171 Ishmael dies at age 137 13 Gen. 25:17 And these are the years of the life of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people. 1731
2199 Birth of Joseph, Jacob is 91 28 Based on Joseph being 39 when Jacob comes to Egypt at age 130 1713
2229 Joseph stands before Pharaoh at age 30 30 Gen. 41:46 And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt. 1683
2238 Jacob is 130 when he goes to Egypt. This is 2nd year of famine following 7 years of plenty, or 9 years after Joseph is let out of prison: Joseph is 39 9 Gen. 47:9 And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage. 1674
2255 Jacob dies in Egypt at age 147 17 Gen. 47:28 And Jacob lived in the land of Egypt seventeen years: so the whole age of Jacob was an hundred forty and seven years. 1657
2309 Joseph dies in Egypt at age 110 54 Gen. 50:26 So Joseph died, being an hundred and ten years old: and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt. 1603
2328 Birth of Moses 80 years before Exodus. 19 years after the death of Joseph 19 N/A 1574
2368 Moses begins to Judge Israel, but is rejected: flees to Midian. Start of 450 years of Judges 40 Acts 7:35 This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush.
Acts 7:19-20 And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot. And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet.
2408 The Exodus.
The Pharoah
End of 430 years after promise to Abraham to Passover Start of 480 of 1 Kings 6:1 Children of Israel come out of Egypt in the fourth generation, or 170 years.
40 1KI 6:1 And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.
Gen. 15:16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.

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