Bible Misidentification of Kings 8th Century BC

This article was originally posted on the old website under the title Assyrian, Babylonian and Israelite History 8th Century but has now been republished on this smartphone friendly site.

As a warning to those readers who hold that every English word in the Bible is Divine, infallible and immutable, this article indicates that some sections of Israelite history have been recorded incorrectly by the ancient redactors.

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Adad-Nirari III and his Western Campaigns: Tribute from Jehoash of Israel

The following article which was published many years ago on the old website, comes from Chapter Ten of ‘The King’s Calendar: The Secret of Qumran’ titled: 849 BCE to 756 BCE Athaliah to Uzziah & Jehu to Jeroboam II. (What is the King’s Calendar?) The article has been a little edited and external links are still current!

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Rules of Evidence Part 4: The Deaths of Jehoram of Israel and Ahaziah of Judah

The Law, Rules of Evidence & Archaeology Part 4 continues on from where Rules of Evidence Part 3 left off in relation to Legal Issues related to “The Battle of Qarqar – 853 BC” – and – Includes Issues related to Kings Calendar Chapter Nine : 883 BC. to 756 BC. The Ancient Near East. See also:

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Bible History Error: Kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezkiah of Judah

The original version of this article was published many years ago on the old Kingscalendar site under the title Hezekiah King of Judah. It has been reedited for presentation on the new KingsCalendar Website.

The issue of the reigns of King Ahaz and his successor King Hezekiah of Judah and King Hoshea of Israel (Samaria) is actually extremely important in terms of Bible Chronology, because the Biblical texts create a lot of confusion for scholars trying to work out exactly what happened and when.

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