Jesus the Stonemason

Bruce Michael

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Yes it does make sense, doesn't it?
Archaeologist believes Jesus was a stone mason

There would have been very little carpentry, but plenty of stone masonry work for them. The Greek word used to describe Joseph's occupation refers to the building trade, but was translated by the English into carpentry because European building focused more on woodwork and carpentry, he said. In the Middle East in the time of Jesus, almost all building required stonework, not carpentry, Page said.

Matthew 21:42
Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: " 'The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone ; the Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes' ?

I found an interesting addition to the Gospel of Matthew recorded by Jerome:
[In the] The Authentic Gospel of Matthew, the man who had the withered hand is described as a mason who begged for help in the following words: “I was a mason, earning a living with my hands. I beg you, Jesus, restore my health to me, so that I need not beg for my food in shame.” (Jerome, Commentary on Matthew 2)