The Period of the judges is a difficult one from a biblical timeline perspective.  The Judges provides the rationale for the dates shown in the overall timeline and also provides a timeline based on the Ussher chronology with dates updated to align with our current dating of the reign of Solomon.

Where, or better when, does Joseph fit on our timeline?  There are two widely held theories, one which places him in the Second Intermediate Period (i.e., with the Hyksos kings), and the other which places him earlier during the 12th dynasty of the Middle Kingdom.  Read the article to understand why this timeline places him in the Middle Kingdom.