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Biblical Facts from Old Testament


#644

Earth goes back to around 6000 years referring from today’s dating system. As bible records says,

4004 BC, God started creating heavens and earth. (Gen 1:1-10)
4003 BC, Cain was born (Gen 4)
The early Patriarchs records following births,

3874 BC, Seth
3769 BC, Enos
3679 BC, Cainan
3609 BC, Mahalaleel
3544 BC, Jared
3382 BC, Enoch
3317 BC, Methuselah,
3130 BC, Lamech
2948 BC,Japheth
2445 BC, Shem
2348 BC, The flood
2346 BC, Arphaxad
2311 BC, Salah
2281 BC, Eber
2247 BC, Peleg
2217 BC, Reu
2185 BC, Nahor
2126 BC, Terah
1996 BC, Abram

3875 BC, Abel was murdered by Cain (Gen. 4:3-16)
3874 BC, Seth was born (Gen. 4:25)
3017 BC, God took Enoch with Him (Gen. 5:24)
2464 BC, God asked Noah to build ark and Noah preached repentance for 120 years before flood (Gen. 6)
2348 BC, God asked Noah to enter into the Ark (Gen. 7)

Ark’s information,

Fabrication = Gopher Wood
Length – 300 Cubits (Ge 6:15)
Breadth = 50 Cubits (Ge 6:15)
Height = 30 Cubits (Ge 6:15)
Decks = 3 with compartments (Ge 6:15)
Roof = Set in from the hull by 1 Cubit (Ge 6:16) and archaeology reference to be added…
Apertures = Window and Door (Ge 6:16)

2347 BC, Noah came out of Ark (Gen. 8)
2247 BC, Tower of Bable was built (Gen. 11:1-9)
1996 BC, Abraham was born (Gen. 11:26)
1927 BC, Sarah was born (Evidence under clarification…)
1921 BC, Calling of Abraham by God (Gen. 12)
1910 BC, Ishmael is born (to Abraham and Hagar) (Gen. 16)
1897 BC, Circumcision instituted (Gen. 17)
1896 BC, Isaac was born (to Abraham and Sarah) (Gen. 21)
1891 BC, Ishmael sent away with Hagar (Gen. 21)
1871 BC, Abraham too Isaac for sacrifice (where God was testing his faith) (Gen. 22)

Above timeline references are taken from,

  • Bible time line atlas,
  • Chronological atlas,
  • Clouds Bible study materials,
  • Considerable ESV resources,
  • Some from by biblical library…