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Bereishit Chronology

Chronology of Sefer Bereishit (Book of Genesis)

Year 1
World created
Adam Created
Kayin and Hevel born
Kayin and Hevel bring sacrifice

Year 130
Kayin killed
Shet born

Year 235
Enosh born

Year 266
Idolatry begins

Year 325
Kenan born

Year 395
Mahalalel born

Year 460
Yered born

Year 622
Chanoch born

Year 687
Metushelach born

Year 874
Lemech born

Year 930
Adam dies

Year 987
Chanoch dies

Year 1042
Shet dies

Year 1056
Noach born

Year 1140
Enosh dies

Year 1235
Kenan dies

Year 1290
Mahalalel dies

Year 1356
First warning of flood

Year 1422
Yered dies

Year 1536
Decree of flood. G-d warns Noach

Year 1556
Yefet born

Year 1557
Cham born

Year 1558
Shem born

Year 1651
Lemech dies

Year 1656
Metushelach dies seven days before the flood

Year 1657
Noach offers sacrifice
Noach's drunkenness
Kena'an cursed

Year 1658
Arpachshad born

Year 1693
Shelach born

Year 1723
'Ever born

Year 1757
Peleg born

Year 1787
Reu born

Year 1819
Serug born

Year 1849
Nachor born

Year 1878
Terach born

Year 1908
Nimrod born

Year 1938
Nimrod becomes king. Begins 40 year war with Yefet

Year 1948
Avraham born

Year 1949
Nachor II born

Year 1950
Charan born

Year 1951
Avraham recognizes G-d at the age of three

Year 1958
Sarah born

Year 1978
Nimrod defeats Yefet

Year 1996
Peleg dies
TOWER OF BAVEL. World divided into seventy nations
Avraham comprehends G-d
Kedorla'omer rebels against Nimrod
Sedom founded

Year 1997
Nachor dies
Tzoar founded

Year 2003
Avraham goes to Kenaan for the first time

Year 2006
Noach dies

Year 2013
War of four kings

Year 2018
Covenant between Halves (Berit bein HaBetarim)

Year 2023
Avraham's second journey to Kenaan
Rekion becomes king of Egypt
Avraham goes to Egypt
Avraham and Lot part company
G-d begins warning Sedom

Year 2026
Reu dies

Year 2033
Avraham marries Hagar

Year 2034
Yishmael born

Year 2047
G-d changes Avram's name to Avraham
Avraham circumcised. [Some say this happened on Yom Kippur, 2048]
Angels visit Avraham
Sedom destroyed
Lot sleeps with daughters

Year 2048
Avraham moves to Gerar
Yitzchak born
Ammon and Moav born

Year 2049
Serug dies

Year 2050
Yitzchak weaned

Year 2051
[according to some, Yishmael driven away]

Year 2061
Avraham makes a feast for Yitzchak's Bar Mitzvah [According to some, Yishmael driven away]

Year 2073
[According to some, Rivkah born]

Year 2083
Terach dies

Year 2085
The Akedah
Yitzchak enters Shem's academy
Rivkah born
Sarah dies
Avraham buys Machpelah

Year 2088
Yitzchak marries Rivkah
Avraham marries Keturah

Year 2096
Arpachshad dies

Year 2107
Yitzchak and Rivkah pray for children

Year 2108
Yaakov and 'Esav born

Year 2121
Yaakov goes to academy
'Esav becomes hunter

Year 2123
Avraham gives Yitzchak blessing
Avraham dies
''Esav sells birthright
Nimrod killed by 'Esav

Year 2126
Shelach dies

Year 2148
'Esav marries Yehudit and Basemat

Year 2158
Shem dies
Yaakov returns from academy

Year 2164
Rachel and Leah born. [Some make it as early as 2162, or as late as 2165]

Year 2170
[According to some, Rachel born]

Year 2171
Yaakov receives blessing
Yaakov goes to 'Ever's academy
'Esav marries Yishmael's daughter Machlah
Yishmael dies [According to some, Rachel born]

Year 2172
'Esav's son Elifaz born

Year 2180
[According to some, Rachel born]

Year 2185
Yaakov goes to Lavan
Dream of ladder [According to some, Yaakov marries Leah]

Year 2187
'Ever dies

Year 2188
Lavan's son Beor born

Year 2191
Ahmose becomes Pharaoh beginning the 18th Egyptian Dynasty

Year 2192
Yaakov marries Leah and Rachel

Year 2193
Reuven born. [Some say that Shimon also born]

Year 2194
Shimon born. [Some say Dan born. Some say Levi and Yehudah born]

Year 2195
Levi born. [Some say Dan born]

Year 2196
Yehudah born
Dan born. [Some say Gad and Naftali born]

Year 2197
[Some say Naftali born. Some say Asher and Yissachar born]

Year 2198
Naftali born
Gad born
Yissachar born. [Some say Dinah born. Some say Zevulun born]

Year 2199
Asher born. [Some say Dinah born]
Yosef born
Yaakov wants to leave Lavan, begins working last six years

Year 2200
Zevulun born. [Some say Dinah born]

Year 2201
Dinah born. [Some have it in 2202]

Year 2205
Yaakov leaves Lavan
Yaakov meets 'Esav
Yaakov wrestles with angel
Yaakov arrives in Sukkot

Year 2206
Yaakov leaves ukkot
Rape of Dinah, Shechem massacre. [Some have it as late as 2208]

Year 2207
Yaakov goes to Bet-el
Rivkah dies
Lavan dies
Asenat born

Year 2208
Binyamin born
Rachel dies

Year 2213
Wars of Yaakov's sons. [Some date them in 2214 or 2215]

Year 2214
Leah dies
Yaakov settles in Chevron
Academy founded by Shem and 'Ever still functioning

Year 2216
Yosef sold
Potifar buys Yosef
Amenhotep I becomes king of Egypt
Yehudah marries. [Some say that he married earlier. Some say 'Er marries Tamar]

Year 2217
Yosef jailed
Royal butler and baker jailed. [Some say 'Er born]

Year 2223
[According to some, wars of Yaakov's sons]

Year 2225
'Er marries Tamar. [Some say in 2228]

Year 2227
Yosef interprets dreams of royal butler and baker

Year 2228
Yitzchak dies

Year 2229
Peretz and Zerach born

Year 2230
Yosef released from prison
Yosef marries senat
Seven years of abundance begins
Menashshe born. [Some have them born as late as 2134 or 2135]

Year 2231
Efrayim born

Year 2236
Famine begins. [Some have it a year later]
Amenhotep I dies, Thutmose I becomes Pharaoh

Year 2237
Yosef's brothers arrive in Egypt
People sell livestock to Yosef

Year 2238
Second trip of Ya'akov's sons to Egypt
Binyamin framed
Yosef reveals his identity to brothers
Yaakov arrives in Egypt
Yocheved born to Levi
People sell selves as serfs to Pharaoh

Year 2253
Thutmose I dies, Thutmose II becomes Pharaoh

Year 2255
Yaakov dies

Year 2258
Bela son of Beor becomes king of Edom

Year 2270
Thutmose II (Magron) becomes Pharaoh

Year 2277
Hapshepsut becomes co-regent of Egypt

Year 2288
Bela ben Beor killed in battle. Yovev son of Zerach becomes king of Edom

Year 2292
Hapshepsut dies, Thutmose III becomes full king

Year 2303
Thutmose III invades Kenaan and Syria

Year 2309
Yosef dies

Year 2314
Shimon dies
Zevulun dies

Year 2315
Yehudah dies

Year 2317
Binyamin dies

Year 2318
Reuven dies

Year 2320
Yissachar dies

Year 2321
Dan dies

Year 2322
Asher dies

Year 2323
Gad dies

Year 2325
Thutmose III dies. Amenhotep II becomes Pharaoh

Year 2331
Naftali dies

Year 2332
Levi dies
[According to some, Edom's kingdom begins and Bela becomes king]

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