Biblical History

Biblical Studies: Introduction:

It is impossible to study the history of the Middle East without having a good grasp of Biblical Studies. For several thousand years Jewish scholars recorded the words of their prophets and …

Bible Chronology from Solomon to Hezekiah (Part 1):

The Divided Kingdom Introduction The chronology of the period of the divided monarchy in Israel, from the death of Solomon to the fall of Samaria, has been considered by many to be very difficult, and …

Bible Chronology from Solomon to Hezekiah (Part II):

Copyright 1935, David J Gibson & 2004, 2019 CanBooks PART II The Records of Assyria and Egypt Assyrian Use of Regnal Years There are three ways of counting the years of a king’s reign. 1.) …

Bible Chronology from Solomon to Hezekiah (Part III):

Copyright 1935, David J Gibson, CanBooks 2004 2020 PART III The Record of Assyria and Egypt (Concluded) Part I (The Divided Kingdom), Part II (The Assyrian and Egyptian Histories) Thus far, in …

Table 1 Judah and Israel:

A timeline from the Death of king Solomon to Sennacherib’s Invasion of Judah. This timeline demonstrates that all the dates in the Biblical Chronology fit together. From the Death of Solomon to …

Table II of Bible Chronology :

Judah and Israel From the Death of Solomon to Sennacherib’s Invasion a = first half of the year, b = last half of the year, c = about For an explanation of this chart, please see the …

Founding of the Nations Chart:

This chart was constructed from Genesis and I Chronicles in the Bible. Note several things: The majority of this chart is about the sons of Eber (from where the word Hebrew comes from). Note the …

The Chronology of the Book of Isaiah:

The pages of the Book of Isaiah reflect in: a remarkable way the great events of the Prophet’s day. The various prophecies, uttered by Isaiah under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, had a …

The Chronology of Jeremiah (and the Lachish Letters):

It may be acknowledged at once that the chronology of the time of Jeremiah the Prophet bristles with minor difficulties, though the broad outline is easy to follow. At first glance the chapters of the …

The Date of Christ's Birth:

WHEN the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth His Son.” When St. Paul penned these words; he emphasized God’s choice of the time of Christ’s first advent. He seemed to have …

Is Petra in Biblical Prophecy?:

For many years now, there has been a popular theory among some Bible believing people that Petra holds a special place in Biblical prophecy. This idea has permeated many sectors of Christianity, and …

Eden:

Originally titled “The Land of Eden Located” 1964 by David J. Gibson David J. Gibson spent many years searching for the Garden of Eden. As a Bible believing Christian he was convinced that …

Gibson Bible Atlas:

Below are 12 hand drawn maps by David. J. Gibson as he meticulously created maps of the Bible from the Biblical records themselves. These were created in 1927 as David Gibson taught himself where each …

Book Review: The Lost Millennium:

The Lost Millennium History’s Timetables Under Siege By Florin Diacu, Knoff Canada, Random House, Canada, 2005 Printed in the USA 300 pages A Book Review Strangely, Diacu spends a great deal …

Lachish Lettering:

Samaria, Ophel, Siloam, Gezer, Moab, Scarab Seals, Maccabean, Samaritan, Lachish

Ancient Middle Eastern Language Chart:

This chart provides scripts from Ugart, Byblos, Egypt, Demotique, Lihyanite, Thamoud, Safait, Sabaean, Aramean, Greek, Nabataean, Latin, Palmyra, Syria, Classical Arabic

Early Chronologies of the Bible:

Chronologies and king lists of various kinds have always existed. Down through history rulers, kings and pharaohs have written their accounts on scrolls, clay tablets, temple walls and parchments. As …

Modern Chronologies of the Bible:

In the previous webpage, we provided an overview of some of the more prominent chronology attempts of the Bible using the histories of various civilizations to interact with the Bible. Starting in the …