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The tools used by carpenters are mentioned in 1 Sam. 13:19-20; Judg. 4:21; Isa. 10:15; 44:13. It was said of our Lord, “Is not this the carpenter’s son?” (Matt. 13:55); also, “Is not this the carpenter?” (Mark 6:3).
Every Jew, even the rabbis, learned some handicraft: Paul was a tentmaker.