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hope to render the history of both kingdoms clear and distinct, with the assistance of the subjoined Table, a reference to which will also show the Prophets living under each reign, and some important events in contemporary history.
Note.—The dates of this Table have been carefully revised, and reference made to various authorities: but where these differ, the chronology of Archbishop Usher has been in almost all cases followed; this is in conformity with the chronology usually adopted by Biblical critics in England, and the same as in the Tables (with very slight exceptions) affixed to Arrowsmith's Biblical Atlas.
TABLE OF THE KINGS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL.
SOLOMON Before JUDAH.
ISRAEL. PROPHETS. REMARKABLE Christ. Reigns. Reigns.
EVENTS. 975 Rehoboam 17 Jeroboam 22 Ahijah. The Ten Tribes
revolt, and establish the separate kingdom of Israel.
Reigns, 884 Athaliah 6 Jehu
Joash 40 (orJehoash)
838 Amaziah 29
16 (or Jehoash.)
Jeroboam II. 41
Uzziah 52 (or Azariah)
Zachariah, Shal- | Joel. lum, Menahem 10
Dido builds Car-
Hazael, king of
Sardanapalus. End of the First Assyrian Em pire, which is divided into three kingdoms, Assyria, Babylon, and Media.
Phul, king of
Tiglath-Pileser king of Nineveh, captures Damascus, and slays Rezin, its king.
726 Hezekiah 29
quers Hosea, and
carries captive the Ten Tribes to Nineveh.
END OF SECOND SECTION.