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Artisan
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Artisan
Artisan. Skilled craftsman working in the major mediums of wood, stone, metals, gems, and clay; important guild in the middle class of Hebrew society during the period of the monarchy.See Trades and Occupations (Craftsman).
Artificer
Artificer. Skilled craftsman; kjv rendering of craftsman in Genesis 4:22; 1 Chronicles 29:5; 2 Chronicles 34:11; and Isaiah 3:3.See Trades and Occupations (Craftsman).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Artisan
ARTISAN* Skilled craftsman working in the major mediums of wood, stone, metals, gems, and clay; important guild in the middle class of Hebrew society during the period of the monarchy. See Work.
Artificer
ARTIFICER* kjv rendering of “craftsman” in Genesis 4:22; 1 Chronicles 29:5; 2 Chronicles 34:11; and Isaiah 3:3. See Work.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Artisan
ARTISAN (Heb. ḥōrēsh, or ḥārāsh). A fabricator of any material, such as a carpenter, smith, or engraver (Isa. 3:3). See also Handicrafts.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Craftsman
Craftsmancraftsman, a smith or carpenter whose work is mentioned with the building of the Temple and often in idol making (Acts 19:24; Isa. 40:19 [‘workman’]; 44:12; Neh. 3:8; 1 Kings 7:14). See also Refining; Smith; Tubal-cain.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Artificer
artificer. This English term is used a few times by the KJV to translate the Hebrew noun ḥārāš H3093 (e.g., Isa. 3:3; in the NT, cf. the term technitēs G5493). It refers to the expert craftsman in any of the major mediums of art, such as stone, wood, metals, gems, or clay. According to the biblical
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Categories of Artisans
Categories of ArtisansIn ancient Rome, over 160 trades are mentioned in texts and inscriptions, and there are 225 known for the Roman West (Morel, 1993, 227; Joshel, 1992, 173–82, for a useful sample with English translation).
Artist
ArtistA person who makes art, an artisan, an artificer, a craftsperson. a person who handles the raw materials of his or her craft according to the conventions and rules of technē (Pollitt, 1974, 32–37), which in Greek and Roman antiquity represented the received system or method of making and doing
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