4 thoughts on “Noah, Shem and Abraham

    1. Hi Jacobo!

      This timeline is my best answer to you question.

      – Birth prophecy – the older shall serve the younger – Isaac is 60 (Yasher 26:12-15 & Gen_25:23-26)

      15 – Boys become men – Jacob is “perfect and wise” while Esau is a “designing and deceitful” man (Gen_25:27 & Yasher 26:17) Abraham dies (Gen_25:17 & Yasher 26:29)

      16 – Esau kills nimrod & sells Jacob his birthright (Gen_25:29-34 & Yasher 27)

      17 – Famine in the Land – Isaac goes to Garar “for a full year (Gen_26:1-12 & Yasher 28:1-13)

      18 – Isaac sends Jacob to Shem and Eber’s house to learn Yehovah’s ways (32 years). Esau was not willing to go. (Yasher 28:17-18)

      18 – Esau “hunted after the hearts of men and Inveigled them” (Yasher 28:20)

      40 – Esau marries Jehudith, daughter of Beeri (Yasher 28:23)

      50 – Shem dies (600) – Jacob come back to Isaac’s (110) house after 32 years (Yasher 28:24)

      56 – The twins are born – Leah and Rachel to Laban (Yasher 28:26-28)

      63 – Jacob gets Isaac’s blessing – Isaac is 123 (Gen_27:1-40 & Yasher 28: 1-10)

      63 – Jacob escapes to Eber’s house (Yasher 29:11)

      63 – Esau marries Adah – aka Bosmath, daughter of Elon (Yasher 29:12)

      64 – Ishmael dies at 137 (Yasher 29:18)

      65 – Eliphaz is born through Basemath (aka – Adah) (Yasher 29:17)

      77 – Jacob returns home – 14 years later. Isaac is 137 (Yasher 29:20)

      77 – Jacob leaves for Haran (Gen_28:5 & Yasher 29:30)

      77 – Esau marries Mahalath, daughter of Ishmael (Yasher 29:43 & Gen_28:8-9)

      77 – Begins 1st 7 years (Jasher 30:14)

      79 – Eber dies – 464 years old (Gen_11:17) or 460 (Jasher 30:15)

      80 – Reuel (Esau’s son) is born to either Mahalath or or Basemath (See note on Gen_36:4) (Yasher 30:17)

      81 – Laban has 3 sons and increases greatly on account of Jacob (Jasher 30:18-19)

      83 – Esau marries Ahlibamah (Yasher 30:23-25)

      84 – Jacob takes Leah and then Rachel – 28 years old (Jasher 31)

      91 – Finishes 2nd 7 years & Rachel has Joseph (Gen_ 29 – 30 & Yasher 31)

      97 – leaves Haran and comes to Shechem with 11 sons & great wealth (Gen 31)

      97 – Esau again tries to kill Jacob & Jacob named Israel (Gen_32)

      97 – Jacob stays in Shechem for 1 1/2 years (Yasher 33:4)

      99 – Simeon (12) and Levi (11) destroy Shechem Dinah (8)(Yasher 33 & Gen_34:1-)

      99 – Canaanites come to Jacob (Yasher 35)

      99 – Jacob goes back to Bethel for 6 months (Genesis 35 & Yasher 36:3)

      99 – Rebecca dies at 133 Deborah also (Yasher 36:4-5)

      100 – Jacob named Israel & Rachel conceives (Yasher 36:8 & Gen_35:10)

      101 – Rachel dies at 45 & Benjamin is born (Yasher 36:11 & Gen_35:16-18)

      101 – Jacob & sons go to Hebron (Yasher 36:19)

      105 – Jacob & sons return to Shechem (Yasher 37)

      105 – 10 Sons (all in their teens) battle 7 cities and sue for peace in all of Canaan (Yasher chapters 37 – 40)

      106 – Leah dies at 51 years old (Yasher 41:2)

      106 – Joseph gets a coat of many colors – He is about 15 years old. (Yasher 41:6)

      107 – Joseph sold into slavery at 17 (Gen 37 & Jasher 41)

      120 – Isaac dies (180) (Gen_35:28 & Yasher 47:10)

      130 – Jacob comes to Egypt (Gen_47:8-9)

      147 – Jacob dies (Gen_47:28 & Yasher 56:1-2)

      147 – Esau dies (Yasher 57)

  1. Who was Melchisedec? (Melchisedek seems to be a title rather than a proper name)
    Why does he have no Genealogy?

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