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266 TABLES OF HISTORICAL EVENTS AND SUCCESSIONS

through all nations, and the final overthrow of the Hebrews, and their ultimate and effectual expulsion from their native country. All which accordingly followed. Thus under the government and guardianship of God, the true religion was preserved among the Hebrews, and at length propagated to other nations, as was promised, Gen. 18; 18. 22: 18. 26: 4, 28: 14.

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OF THE PROMINENT HISTORICAL EVENTS, AND OF THE SUCCESSIVE KINGs BOTH IN PALESTINE, AND IN THOSE NEIGHBOURING NATIONS, WHOSE HISTORY IS MOST INTIMATELY INTERWOVEN WITH THAT OF THE JEWS.

TABLE FIRST.
Before After
Christ. deluge.

2332 292 Birth of Abraham.
2257 367 Calling of Abraham, being 75 years of age.
2232 392 Birth of Isaac.

2.192 432 Marriage of Isaac.

2172 452 Birth of Esau and Jacob. 2157 467 Death of Abraham, being 175 years of age. 2052 572 Death of Isaac, being 180 years of age. 2051 573 Joseph, being 30 years old, made a ruler in Egypt, 2044 580 Beginning of the Egyptian famine.

2042 582 Jacob, aged 130 years emigrates into Egypt.
2025 599 Jacob dies at the age of 147.

1971 653 Joseph dies at the age of 110.
1684 932 Birth of Moses.
1644 972 Flight of Moses into Arabia.
1604 1012 Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt.

In PALESTINE AND THE NEIGHBOURING countairs. 267

TABLE SECOND.

This Table gives a chronological view of historical events from the Departure from Egypt to the revolt of the Ten Tribes; a period extending from the year 1563 to 1015 before Christ.

Before I After DeparChrist. I ture fr. Egypt.

1563 40 Moses dies at the age of 120 years. 1546 57 Joshua dies at the age of 110 years.

Othniel dies at the age of 40 years.

Ehud.

Shamgar.

Deborah and Barak.

Gideon judged Israel 40 years.

Abimelech, king of Shechem.

Tola.

Jair. 1263 340 Jephthah, Judg. 11; 26.

Ibzan.

Elon.

Abdon.

Samson. 1196 407 Eli succeeds as Judge of Israel. 1156 447 Eli dies. 1136 467 Samuel sustains the office of Judge. 1096 507 Saul chosen king. 1056 547 David made king. 1015 587 Solomon succeeds him.

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753 222 6 6 747 || 2:28 12 12 743 232 Ahaz, 16 years. 16 740 || 2:35 3 19 739 236 4 Interregnum 8 or 9 years. 734 241 9 5 733 242 10 6 731 244 12 8 730 245 12 Hosea, 9 years. 728 247 | Hezekiah, 29 years. 2 726 249 2 4 722 || 253 6 Overthrow of Israel.

IN PALESTINE AND THE neighbouring countries.

TABLE FOURTH.

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This table gives the royal successions during the latter part of the pe

riods, mentioned in the third table, in Assyria, Media, and Babylon.

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Assyria. Media. Babylon. Arbaces 29yrs. 2 15 Interregnum } 79 years. 12 13 Phul 21 years 23 2 24 3 25 14 36 16 38 Tiglath-pileser 19 yrs. 44 6 50 Nabonassar 14 10 54 4 He conquers Damascus, 57 7 Galilee and Gilead. 12 58 8 Salmanassar 14 years 63 13 2 64 Nadius 2 years. Chinzirus or 4 66 { Porus 5 yrs. 5 67 2 8 69 5 10 71 Jugaeus 5 yrs. { Merodach 13 76 Baladan.

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TABLE FIFTH.

TABLES OF HISTORICAL EVENTS AND SUCCESSIONS

The following is a view of the royal successions in the kingdom of Judah after the overthrow of the kingdom of Israel, and also of those in the neighbouring nations of Assyria, Media, and Babylon.

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