The Divided Kingdom

Date (BC)

Israel (Northern Kingdom) Twenty monarchs, all were wicked.  Five dynasties were set up in Israel, all were short lived and ended by assassination or violence.  Seven monarchs were murdered, and 1 died of suicide.

Judah (Southern Kingdom)  Twenty monarchs, twelve were wicked.  Only 4 advanced their nation economically and religiously.

Date (BC)

922-901 Jeroboam –evil

2 Kings 17:21

Rehoboam  -evil

2 Chronicles 12:14

922-915
901-900 Nadab –evil  1 Kings 15:25 Abijah –evil  1 Kings 15:1-3 915-913
900-877

877-876

876

Baasha –evil

Elah -evil

Zimri -evil   1 Kings 15:33-34;   1 Kings 16:8-15

Asa –did right, began religious reform by destroying idols. 1 Kings 15:11-14; 2 Chron. 14:1-16:14 913-873

 

 

876-869 Tibni v. Omri – evil – Tibni is killed, 1 Kings 16:21-26 Jehoshaphat –did right

1 Kings 22:42-43

Jehoram (Joram)- evil- killed his brothers to secure the throne, married to Athaliah. 2 Kings 8:16-24

873-849

 

848-841

869-850 Ahab –evil, married Jezebel          1 Kings 21:25

Ahaziah –evil 1 Kings 22:51-52

Ahaziah –evil son of Jehoram, allied with Jehoram (cousin) King of Israel against Syria

2 Kings 8:25-29

843
849-843 Joram (Jehoram) –evil 2 Kings 3:1-3 Athaliah –evil, she was the daughter of Israel’s King Ahab & married to Jehoram  2 Chronicles 24:7 843-837
843-815 Jehu –mixed

2 Kings 10:30-31

Joash –evil

2 Kings 13:10-11

837-800
815-802 Jehoahaz –evil

2 Kings 13:1-2

Amaziah  -right in youth, evil in old age 2 Chron. 25 800-783
802-786 Jehoash (Joash) –evil

2 Kings 13:10-11

Uzziah (Azariah) –right in youth

2 Chronicles 26:3-4

783-742
786-746 Jeroboam II –evil 2 Kings 14:23-24 Jotham (co-regent) – did right

2 Kings 15:32-34

750-742
746-745 Zachariah-evil 2 Kings 15:8-9 Jotham (king) 742-735
745

745-737

737-736

736-732

732-724

Shallum –surmised evil

Menahem -evil

Pekahiah -evil

Pekah -evil

Hoshea –evil 2 Kings 15:10-28; 2 Kings 17:1-2

Ahaz – evil, encouraged Judah to worship idols, even sacrificing his own children.  Warned by Isaiah of the consequences, but refused to heed counsel.  2 Kings 16; 2 Chron. 28; Isaiah 7:1 – 8:4 735-715
721 Fall of Samaria- Assyria takes Israel- The 10 Lost Tribes- 2 Kings 17; 1 Nephi 22:1-12 Hezekiah- did right.  Instituted religious reforms and restored the temple to worship Jehovah.

2 Kings 20:12-21; 2 Chronicles 32:25-33; Isaiah 39

715-687
Manasseh –evil 2 Kings 21 687-642
Amon –evil 2 Kings 21:19-26 642-640
Josiah –did right- “discovered” the Bible and reinstated proper worship in Judah. 2 Kings 22-23 640-609
Jehoahaz –evil 2 Kings 23:31-32 609
Jehoikim (Eliakim)- evil 2 Kings 23:34-24:7; 2 Chron. 36:5-8 609-598
Jehoiachin (Coniah) –evil 2 Kings 24:8-17; 2 Chron. 36:9-10 598-597
Zedekiah (Mattaniah) –evil            2 Kings 24:18-19 597-587
Fall of Jerusalem 587

 

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