This is a new timeline of Jacob and Joseph. I now understand how hard it is to make an accurate line from verb descriptions. To do this I started at the end (Jacob’s life) and moved to Joseph’s birth and and the twenty years of service; transition/travel times also add error into my dates. The numbers surprised me, I have always thought that Jacob left around forty years of age because Esau’s age is mentioned when he married (Genesis 26: 34) and the text moves right to Isaac being tricked and Jacob leaving. My first timeline is wrong, especially when it comes to Isaac and Jacob and Isaac’s death. So please except my “close” and use it that way. I used Excel and took screen shots to get my graphics so you will need to double click on them to view them.