David's 40-Year Reign Ends; Solomon's 40-Year Reign Begins—I Kings 2:11

3088

Q: WHAT YEAR DID DAVID END HIS 40-YEAR RULE OVER ISRAEL?

A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!

On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 959 BC.

On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 3088 AM.

RELATED VERSES

1 Kings 2:11 – The period that David reigned over Israel was forty years; seven years he reigned in Hebron, and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years.

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959