If Jesus was a carpenter, why is their no mention of anything he constructed?

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Where did that carpenter thing come from?

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    Nowhere does it say he was a carpenter. The only word used is tekton, which can mean a craftsman of just about any trade. To add, Matthew says it was his father. Different manuscripts of Mark are conflicted on whether it was him or his father, if I had to guess, it was his father like Matthew says.

    • laidawestbrook2
      Lv 6
      4 weeks agoReport

      In ancient times the son took the trade of their father or adoptive father. Joseph was a carpenter.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Apart from the Universe you mean?

  • 4 weeks ago

    Why would there be?

  • 4 weeks ago

    A big IF, but one thing makes sense, and thats creativity is more important than literacy,

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Maybe because his biographers didn't know the difference between "there" and "their." (Just guessing.)

    • Denise4 weeks agoReport

      His father Joseph trained him as a carpenter. Carpentry was Joseph and he train Jesus that skill.

  • 4 weeks ago

    He built hell, where all atheists will end up in

    • laidawestbrook2
      Lv 6
      4 weeks agoReport

      King James Version
      Acts 2:31 he seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.

  • 4 weeks ago

    I have the feeling that the Romans forced him to make his own cross because they were that cruel. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    Yes he was and I don’t why it doesn’t mention

  • 4 weeks ago

    that was not important. better a carpenter than a pizza delivery guy

    • What makes you think being a carpenter was such a respectable job back then? It isn't even one now. Many people in the industry are nothing but crooks and drug addicts.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Jesus is still a carpenter and He builds temples as we accept Him everyday. Paul said, "Do you not know that you are the Temple of God and the Holy Spirit dwells in you?" Not only did Christ create you when He made Adam and Eve; He declared "Life is in the blood" and He declared "I am Life." A Carpenter Builds. He makes things. Jesus Christ is the Chief Carpenter of Life.

    • laidawestbrook2
      Lv 6
      4 weeks agoReport

      Matt. 19:4, 5: “[Jesus] said: ‘Did you not read [at Genesis 1:27; 2:24] that he who created them [Adam and Eve] from the beginning made them male and female and said, “ Jesus statement he God) who created not me (Jesus)

  • 4 weeks ago

    He was a "tekton", which means a craftsman. He could have done carpentry or wood-working, been a stone mason or built houses.

    But why would that be mentioned in the Bible? It had nothing to do with his mission on earth.

    Source(s): Greek Orthodox Christian
    • Hope4 weeks agoReport

      And there is no need for fabrication. As the Aid to Bible Understanding says nothing as to what you wrote.

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