Jeroboam, 1 K.12:20-14:20. ... That never happened among the kings of the Northern Kingdom. Dynasty XIII (1781 - 1650) Approximately seventy kings of Memphis ruled during this dynasty. (17 yrs.) There was a father, a son and then a coup with an assassination. He rules the southern kingdom of Judah. We have reconstructed the king lists for the divided kingdom based on the work of James Ussher’s, "The Annals of the World." Next, in 1 Kings 6:1, we are told that the fourth year of Solomon’s reign was the 480th year after the Exodus. 2. We have shown all chronological data for the period of the kings as we have gleaned it from Kings, Chronicles, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel. The Old Testament - A Brief Overview Divided Kingdom - Israel and Judah . True it had only one third as many people, one half as much territory and that less fertile, and an inferior military equipment, but its superior spiritual power and its superior line of kings made it last 135 years longer than the northern kingdom. MIDDLE KINGDOM (1994 - 1650) Pyramid of Sesostris II: Dynasty XII (1994 - 1650). Char- acter Bad Bad Good Good Bad Bad Bad Good Good Good Good Bad Good Bad Bad Good Bad Bad Bad Bad Prophet Shemaiah Joel Isaiah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Jeremiah King 1.Jeroboam I 2.Nadab 3.Baasha 4.E1ah Dynasty XIV (1710 - 1650). After Solomon the fame and fortunes of Israel went downhill. It was a history no different than any of the other nations of the time. They followed the mold of Jeroboam. Dr. Edwin R. Thiele, in The Mysterious Numbers of the Hebrew Kings, establishes the year 931 BC as the date when Rehoboam began to reign. The Divided Kingdom. Furthermore, the Northern Kingdom never had a dynasty. That sums up their entire history. 1 Kings 12: 1-24 Rehoboam refuses to listen to the people’s demands when he becomes king and as a result of his actions he causes the kingdom to Israel to split in half. 1 Kings 11: 11-13 God decided to split the Kingdom in half because of his disobedience with his many foreign wives. - 1 Kings 12:17-20. God might have destroyed Israel had He not promised to Abraham a redeemer and He still planned to use the house of David for this. Reclamation of the Fayum and expansion of Egypt into Nubia. The Kings of the Northern Kingdom. Kings Before Division of KingdomSaul: First King of Israel; son of Kish; father of Ish-Bosheth, Jonathan and Michal.Ish-Bosheth (or Eshbaal): King of Israel; son of Saul.David: King of Judah; later of Israel; son of Jesse; husband of Abigail, Ahinoam, Bathsheba, Michal, etc. CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE KINGS OF THE DIVIDED KINGDOM acter Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad Prophet Ahijah JUDAH Reign 931-913 B.C. The king is considered only a man superior to other men. The nation rebelled against God and his laws. That means a date of 2933 AC for the commencement of work on the temple. Reigned 22 years and died. “1 Kings 12–16: A Kingdom Divided against Itself,” Old Testament Student Manual Kings-Malachi (1982), ... Chronological correlation of the reigns of the kings of Israel and of Judah (4-10) ... Four hundred priests, who ate at Jezebel’s table at state expense, assisted her in the extravagant and unholy religion she had brought into Israel. 1.