An Outline of the dates of the Book of Ezekiel

In Ezekiel 1:2 Ezekiel dates the beginning of his book as in the 5th year of Jehoiachin's captivity which would also be the first year of Zedekiah. Ezekiel gives the dates when prophecies were received. It is assumed that all the material that follows a certain date belongs to that date until the next date is mentioned. The chart below gives the verse, year, month and day of the section and then the calendar year.

1:2                    5th                  4th                           5th                          592 BC

8:1                     6                       6                            5                            591

20:1                  7                       5                           10                              590

24:1                  9                       10                         10                              587

Siege of Jerusalem began 9-10-10 (2Kings 25:1; Jer. 39:1; 52:4; Ezek 24:1,2)

26:1                 11                       1                         1                                585

29:1                 10                     10                        12                                586

29:17               27                       1                          1                                 570

30:20                11                      1                           7                                585

31:1                   11                     3                           1                                585

          Jerusalem Fell in 11- 4- 9 (Jer.52:5-6)

32:1                  12                     12                           1                               584

32:17                12                     12                          15                              584

33:21                12                      10                         5                                584

40:1                  25                        1                        10                               572

It is assumed that all the material that follows a certain date belongs to that date until the next date is mentioned.