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Old Testament Dates and Events

I can't find this in my Bible...does anyone know?
What centuries did Isaiah, Ezekiel, Jonah and Micah lived?
And, the dates for the fall of the Northern Kingdom, the initial invasion of Jerusalem, the destruction of Nineveh, the destruction of Jerusalem the Temple, the defeat of the Babylonians and the Israelite return from exile? I don't know where I should look since the dates are definitely not in my Bible.

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Good questions!

Sometimes these dates are provided at the front or back of your Bible. Let's take a closer look.

1. "...Centuries Isaiah, Ezekiel, Jonah and Micah lived? Isaiah, Ezekiel, Jonah and Micah lived?"

Isaiah, Jonah and Micah lived in the 7th century BC at the time of the Divided Monarchy (931-722 BC) (see attachment). Ezekiel lived in a later era (586-400 BC) in the 6th century BC (see attachment).

2. "...the dates for the fall of the Northern Kingdom, the initial invasion of Jerusalem, the destruction of Nineveh, the destruction of Jerusalem the Temple, the defeat of the Babylonians and the Israelite return from exile"
(a) Fall of the Northern Kingdom (or Israel today)(722 BC)
(b) Initial Invasion of Jerusalem (588 BC) (2 Kings. ...

Solution Summary

This solution provides the dates and a brief description for the following Old Testament events: the centuries Isaiah, Ezekiel, Jonah and Micah lived, the fall of the Northern Kingdom, the initial invasion of Jerusalem, the destruction of Nineveh, the destruction of Jerusalem the Temple, the defeat of the Babylonians and the Israelite return from exile. Supplemented with an exceptional chart of dates from a historical context for Biblical events.

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