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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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago
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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.

  • 10 months ago

    Apart from the Universe you mean?

  • 10 months ago

    Why would there be?

  • 10 months ago

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

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  • 10 months ago

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

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    He built hell, where all atheists will end up in

  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

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

  • 10 months ago

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

  • 10 months ago

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

  • 10 months 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.

  • 10 months 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
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