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Shishaq, pharaoh of Egypt, invaded & weakened kingdom prior to split into
north & south. Megiddo in valley between Mount Carmel and Mount Tabor.
Takes some temple articles back to Heliopolis (On) in Egypt.
NOTE: Facsimile 2 in Book of Abraham comes from his time.
King Rehoboam (son of Solomon & King Jeroboam (tribe Ephraim) - led revolt
Princess Naamah the against Judah & family of David)
Ammonite; refused to lift tax - Set up image worship in Dan & at
burdens of Solomon) Beth-El (House of God); 2 calves =
Images of Jehovah
Capital: Jerusalem Capital: Samaria
Sennacherib (son of Sargon II, who Shalmanesar V built Nineveh & captured
was son of Shalmanesar V) north kingdom.
Captured over 200,000 from
46 walled cities in Judah--
701 BC; Khirbet Qumran scrolls
FALL: Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon FALL: Shalmaneser V of Assyria (726-722 BC)
in 587 BC; over 10,000 captures Samaria and moves 10 tribes
skilled workers captive to to Assyria. Many flee to Jerusalem.
Babylon. Temple destroyed. Conquered 721 BC.
Cyrus of Persia allows Jews to 10 TRIBES: Head north toward modern Russia
return to Jerusalem & rebuild (Headwaters near Black Sea; narrows in
the temple. mountains); many go into north Europe--
few in China & India. Remainder to return
ROME: Scatters Jews throughout the & build New Jerusalem prior to a return
Roman empire in 70 AD and to Israel. See: Lost Tribes.
Destroys temple in Jerusalem.
ISRAEL: May 1948 independence