Thought this might be helpful for those wanting to know the ruler-ship years of some of the Old Testament Kings: from King Solomon (Israel) through to King Darius (Persia). It will be different to what Google says as Scholars have adopted a chronology based upon other historical documents in front of them (e.g. Herodotus), which has unfortunately influenced our understanding of biblical literature. The following is a chronology taken straight from the Bible only:
I must say I was initially intrigued with this new interpretative view, as it advocated patterns within other timelines. Put simply, this exposition argues that a “week” (“shabuwa”) refers to the Pentecost “Feast of Seven Days” celebrated every year (as spoken of in Deuteronomy 16). And because this “Feast of Week” is an annual event, it is therefore believed that the “70 weeks” of the Daniel 9 prophecy equates to a literal “70 years” (i.e. a ”week” means a “year”). And so, seeing that this viewpoint is unique, I have performed an intensive exegesis on this particular interpretation… only to find that it too has stretched the facts, which consequently forces it to join the abyss of other bias arguments.
Stephen Shephard performs a road-show production outside the Sydney Opera House, Australia, while examining the biblical principle “one day is like one year”.
He clearly demonstrates that Ezekiel’s public exhibition (that lasted for over a year) was a message designed by God… so as to tell the people within the city that to their nation was coming to an end.
In other words, Ezekiel was prophesizing that the Babylonians were going to destroy the House of Judah in ten years.