DATES FOR KINGS REHOBOAM TO ZEDEKIAH

NAME YEARS OF REIGN APPROX. DATES BC REFERENCE
Rehoboam 17 895 - 879 2 Chronicles 12:13
Abijam 3 878 - 876 1 Kings 15:2
Asa 41 875 - 835 1 Kings 15:10
Jehoshaphat 25 834 - 810 1 Kings 22:42
Jehoram - 3 years alongside his father as co-regent. His father arranges his marriage to Athaliah, daughter of Ahab and Jezebel. His son, grandson, and great-grandson are subsequently removed from Matthew's list of kings in the genealogy of Jesus Click here for notes 5 (+3) 812 - 805 2 Kings 8:16-17 cf 2 Kings 3:1
Ahaziah - removed from genealogy 1 804 - 804 2 Kings 8:26
(Queen) Athaliah 6 803 - 798 2 Kings 11:3
Joash - removed from genealogy 40 797 - 758 2 Kings 12:1
Amaziah - removed from genealogy 29 757 - 729 2 Kings 14:2
Azariah (Uzziah) 52 728 - 677 2 Kings 15:2
Jotham 16 676 - 661 2 Kings 15:33
Ahaz 16 660 - 645 2 Kings 16:2
Hezekiah. Celebrates a glorious passover in the second month of his first year, after the priests had sanctified themselves. Great joy in Jerusalem, since the time of Solomon there was not the like 2 Chronicles 30: 1-27 (v26) 29 644 - 616 2 Kings 18:2
Manasseh 55 615 - 561 2 Kings 21:1
Amon 2 560 - 559 2 Kings 21:19
Josiah. His 13th year is commencement year for Jeremiah's prophetic call. In his 18th year, Josiah commands that the passover (i.e. that proper first month passover) be held. The scriptures say that never in the days of the judges, the kings of Israel, the kings of Judah, had a passover been held like this one, when it came to sanctifying the people, destroying all the demonic priests and altars. Yes indeed, for as had happened to Egypt, so now their turn, their nation was about to be judged and demolished as the prophets had warned. 2 Kings 23: 21-23 31 558 - 528 2 Kings 22:1
Jehoahaz (Shallum) - Josiah's third eldest son (ranked fourth however in importance in 1 Chronicles 3:15) assumes the throne - captured by Pharaoh and dies in Egypt 3 months Start 527 2 Kings 23:31
Jehoiakim - Josiah's second eldest son - Start of Babylonian captivity 11 527 - 517 2 Kings 23:36
Jehoiachin (Jeconiah) - Jehoiakim's eldest - taken to Babylon along with the rest of Jerusalem. Only the poor folk are left. 3 months Start 516 2 Kings 24:8
Zedekiah - Josiah's youngest son. In his 11th year, in mid-506 BC, flees Jerusalem, is captured, taken to Babylon. The following month, the temple in Jerusalem is destroyed. Two months later, Nebuchadnezzar's appointed governor, Gedaliah is assassinated. The Jews, afraid, then leave Jerusalem en masse, arriving back in Egypt. This completes 390 years of rebellion by the house of Israel, that had begun in 895 BC. Forty years of devastation upon Egypt follow during which time the whole of Egypt is dispersed. Israel is now fully dispersed - see Ezekiel 4:4-5     29:10-13 11 516 - 506 2 Kings 24:18