See below for old testament lineages from Adam to Moses.
13th Cent. Moses
1000-961 The reign of King David. First in Judah for 7 years in Hebron, then conquers (unites) Canaan and rules Israel and Judah from Jerusalem for 33 years.
961-922 The reign of
King Solomon. Written of in the Books of Samuel.
Then Hebrew kingdom splits. Prophet Amos.
Sennacherib attacks Judah. Book of Judah.
Ten Commandments compiled (Exodus 19-20).
5th Cent. One of the
two biblical stories of the process of creation is similar to an Akkadian epic.
The 2nd century account found in Genesis Chapter 7 is similar to Gilgamesh. Utnapishtim’s Tale of the
168-165 Book of Daniel written while Jews attacked by Seleucid King Antiochus IV
Epiphanes (175-164). Four Beasts: Kingdoms of Babylon, Media, Persia and
Seleucid. 4th had 10 horns. Daniel’s vision of heathen 4th
beast being overcome by Hasidim, the Pious. One possible source of a messianic
This structure of the Ta Na Kh, Tanach or Tanak, is at least
as old as 2nd century BCE.
The First Five Books Given to Moses by God. Also called the Pentateuch. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.
Joshua, Judges, Samuel 1 & 2, Kings 1 & 2, Isaiah,
Jeremiah, and the twelve prophets .
Pslams, Proverbs, Job, 5 Scrolls: Song of Songs, Ruth,
Lamentations, Ecclesites, Esther; Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, Chronicles 1 & 2.
There are 613 Biblical commandments.
Creation (1-11), Flood
(6-8), Decent from Noah (10)
Abraham (12-25) Covenant (22), 15,18 also noted
Covers 2307 years.
Adam to Noah (inclusive) - 10 generations
Adam (930 years of life) and Eve bear
Cain, Abel (killed by Cain), Seth (born when Adam was 130 years old, Seth lived to be 912 years old) and many, many more children after Seth.
The line of Cain:
Enoch (also the name of city Cain founded)
Lamech (first wife Adah, second wife Zillah)
sons Jabal (dwelt in tents and keep cattle) and Jubal (who played lyre and pipe) and Tubalcain (with second wife. He forged instruments of bronze and iron)
Tubalcain's son Naamah
The Line of Seth (lived for 912 years):
Enosh (905) born when Seth was 105 years old
Kenan (910) born when Enosh was 90.
Mahalalel (895) when his father was 70.
Jarod (962) when dad was 65.
Enoch (365) at 162
Methuselah at 65
Noah to Abraham - 10 generations
Shem, Ham, and Japheth
Terah is the father of
Abraham, Nahor (who marries Milcah) and Haran.
Abraham to Moses
Ishmael with Sarah and Issac with his Mistress. Lot is the grandson of Terah and I think son of Haran.
Jacob (son of Issac) and Rachel bear
Eventually get to Moses
Moses spoke to God face to face. God’s servant in Numbers. Prophet in Deuteronomy. His successor was Joshua.
In the Gospel of Matthew: Abraham to David 13 generations. Then Solomon to Joseph 25 generations. Then Jesus. (Abraham to Jesus 30 generations??)
Exodus is greek for departure.
Terah, Abraham, Sarah and Lot went to Canaan. Built town of Bethel and Hai. Famine, they go to Egypt. Abraham offered Sarah (beautiful) to the Pharoh so they would be welcomed. When the Pharoh discovered she was his wife, they were thrown out.
Jesus comes out of the wilderness and is baptised by John
in Jordan. He returns to Galilee, not to Nazareth, but rather Capernaum on the
Sea of Galilee. He meets Simon (Peter), Andrew (Simon’s brother) and James and
his brother John who are sons of Zebedee.
“…the foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.”
A general order:
Sermon on the mount
Into Capernaum – miracles
Entered ship – storm – calmed
Other side: Gergesenes
2 men possesed with devils, Jesus expells them into nearby swine.
Also in Matthew: Abraham to David 13 generations. Then Solomon to Joseph 25 generations. Then Jesus. (Abraham to Jesus 30 generations)
James son of Alphaeus
Simon the Canannite