Reading a book as ancient as the Bible requires of us to know some dates. When you read the Scriptures, place yourself in the right time period using the approximate dates below.

4,000 BC   Creation

2,400 BC   World-wide flood

2,200 BC   Tower of Babel

2,000 BC   Ice Age

1,900 BC   Abraham and Job

1, 445 BC   Exodus out of Egypt

1,000 BC   King David

722 BC   Exile of Israel to Assyria

586 BC   Exile of Judah to Babylon

4 BC    Birth of Jesus Christ

30 AD    Ascension of Jesus to Heaven

92 AD    Apostle John dies

For more details, have a look at the Old Testament timeline and New Testament timeline on this website.