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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.

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PROPHETS.

Before
JUDAH.

ISRAEL.
Christ.
Reigns.

Reigns, 884 Athaliah 6 Jehu

28

878

Jonah.

Joash 40 (orJehoash)

Jehoahaz

17

838 Amaziah 29

Joash

16 (or Jehoash.)

Jeroboam II. 41

809

Amos.

Uzziah 52 (or Azariah)

Hosea.

Interregnum 11

Isaiah.

Zachariah, Shal- | Joel. lum, Menahem 10

Pekahiah

2

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REMARKABLE

EVENTS.

Dido builds Car-
thage.

Hazael, king of
Syria, desolates
Israel.

Benhadad II.

Sardanapalus. End of the First Assyrian Em pire, which is divided into three kingdoms, Assyria, Babylon, and Media.

Phul, king of
Nineveh.

founded

Rome
753.

Nabonassar, king
of Babylon.

Tiglath-Pileser king of Nineveh, captures Damascus, and slays Rezin, its king.

726 Hezekiah 29

Shalmaneser con

quers Hosea, and

Carried captive
to Nineveh.

721 B.C.

carries captive the Ten Tribes to Nineveh.

END OF SECOND SECTION.

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