A Farmer
Any person who farms professionally.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Husbandman, Husbandry. Occupation and practice of farming and animal production; kjv rendering of farmer, tenant farmer, plowman, tiller, and vinedresser.See Agriculture; Trades and Occupations (Farmer).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Husbandman husʹbənd-mən. The Hebrew ʾikkar, translated by the AV as “husbandman,” is rendered by the RSV “plowman” (Isa. 61:5), “farmer” (2 Ch. 26:10), or “tiller of the soil” (Joel 1:11); the phrases ʾîš hāʾaḏāmâ (Gen. 9:20) and ʾîš ʿōḇēḏ ʾaḏāmâ (Zec. 13:5) are rendered “tiller of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Husbandman, Husbandry
HUSBANDMAN*, HUSBANDRY* Occupation and practice of farming and animal production; kjv rendering of farmer, tenant farmer, plowman, tiller, and vinedresser. See Agriculture.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Farmer, Farmers, Farming
FARMER, FARMERS, FARMING. One Gk. and several Heb. terms are behind these English ones. Farming (Gen. 9:20) is from Heb. ˒ı̂sh ˒ădāmâ, lit., “man of the soil”; the term is given as “husbandman” in the KJV. Farmer and farmers are from Heb. ḥārash (Isa. 28:24); Heb. ˒ikkār (Isa. 61:5; Jer. 14:4;
Husbandman, Husbandmen
HUSBANDMAN, HUSBANDMEN. The KJV rendering for several Heb. terms (˒ı̂sh ˒adămâ, “man of the ground”; ˒ikkār; ˓ebed; yôgēb) and one Gk. one (geōrgos). Replaced in the NASB and the NIV by farmer, tiller of the ground, plowman, and vinedresser. The term husbandry appears in the KJV of 2 Chron. 26:10
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Husbandmanone whose business it is to cultivate the ground. It was one of the first occupations, and was esteemed most honourable (Gen. 9:20; 26:12, 14; 37:7, etc.). All the Hebrews, except those engaged in religious services, were husbandmen. (See AGRICULTURE.)
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Husbandmanhusbandman, an archaic term used in the kjv to refer to farmers as distinct from vinedressers (2 Chron. 26:10; 2 Kings 25:12; Jer. 52:16; Joel 1:11; Amos 5:16) and shepherds (Jer. 31:24; 51:23), but also sometimes to vinedressers (Gen. 9:20; Mark 12:1–9 and parallels; John. 15:1f.). In Mark
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HUSBANDMAN; HUSBANDRY<huz’-band-man>, <huz’-band-ri>: Husbandman, originally a “householder” or “master of the house,” is now limited in its meaning to “farmer” or “tiller of the soil.” In this sense it is the correct translation of the various Biblical words: [אִישׁ אֲדָמָה‎, ish ’adahamah],
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Farmers. A farmer ought to make four rents in order to live: one for rent, one for labour, one for stock, and one for himself.
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Husʹband-man, one engaged in cultivating the ground, an ancient and honorable employment (Gen. 9:20).
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
HUSBANDMAN (γεωργός).—Jesus knew well the life of the fields. His keen eye for illustrations fell readily on the most fundamental of occupations; one universal since the primeval days when simple patriarchs began to be husbandmen, and princes digged at the up-springing well (‘which the nobles of the
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
HUSBANDMAN KJV term for one who tills the soil; a farmer. Husbandry refers to farming. Modern translations replace husbandman and husbandry with other terms. The substitutions of the RSV are typical: plowman (Isa. 61:5); farmer (2 Chron. 26:10; Jer. 14:4; 31:24; 51:23; Amos 5:16); tiller of the soil
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
farmer. One who tills the soil. In the OT, the Hebrew noun ʾikkār H438 is used generally for one who raises crops in fear of drought (Jer. 14:4); in terms of occupation, the farmer is mentioned along with the shepherd (31:24). Other contexts, however, more specifically describe the farmer as a plowman