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Baker
Any person who bakes for a living.
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baker
Baker [Heb. ’ōp̱eh]. The term was derived from a verb meaning “bake bread,” but from an early period included miscellaneous cooking also (Gen. 40:1–41:13; 1 S. 8:13; Hos. 7:4). Bread was usually baked in an oven or on the surfaces of heated stones. Confections were baked in pans or on griddles (Lev.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baker
BAKER One who prepares food. In biblical times, the baker operated in the home (Gn 19:3), in the public bakery (Jer 37:21), and in the palaces of kings and nobles (Gn 40:1–22; 41:10, 13; 1 Sm 8:13), preparing bread and cakes from the basic staples of oil and flour. The Israelites fleeing from Egypt baked
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baker
baker. While baking (Heb. ’aphah) was a normal daily activity of women engaged in the preparation of meals, the specialized profession of baker (’opheh) developed in urban centers. Jer. 37:21 speaks of a “street of the bakers,” where those engaged in this trade must have had their shops. Baked products
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Baker
Bakerbaker, one engaged in the process of baking. While baking (Heb. ’aphah) was a normal daily activity of women engaged in the preparation of meals, the specialized profession of baker (’opheh) developed in urban centers. Jer. 37:21 speaks of a ‘street of the bakers,’ where those engaged in this