Carpenter in Easton's Bible Dictionary
an artificer in stone, iron, and copper, as well as in wood (2
Sam. 5:11; 1 Chr. 14:1; Mark 6:3). The tools used by
are mentioned in 1 Sam. 13:19, 20; Judg. 4:21; Isa.
44:13. It was said of our Lord, "Is not this the
son?" (Matt. 13:55); also, "Is not this the carpenter?
6:3). Every Jew, even the rabbis, learned some
was a tentmaker. "In the cities the carpenters would
and skilled workmen; the carpenter of a provincial
only have held a very humble position, and secured a
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