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Jobs in Biblical Times

The following is a list of jobs mentioned in the Bible.

  •   Ambassador     2 Corinthians. 5:20
  •   Archer     Genesis 21:20
  •   Armor-bearer     Judges 9:54
  •   Astrologer     Isaiah 47:13
  •   Athlete     2 Timothy 2:5
  •   Baker     Genesis 40:1
  •   Bandit     Hosea 7:1
  •   Banker     Matthew 25:27
  •   Blacksmith     1 Samuel 13:19
  •   Bodyguard     1 Samuel 28:2
  •   Bowmen     Isaiah 21:17
  •   Brickmaker     Genesis 11:3
  •   Builder     2 Kings 12:11
  •   Butcher     Matthew 22:4
  •   Carpenter     Mark 6:3
  •   Chariot driver     1 Kings 22:34
  •   Charioteer     1 Chronicles 19:18
  •   Cook     1 Samuel 8:13
  •   Counselor     2 Samuel 15:12
  •   Courier     2 Chronicles 30:6
  •   Creditor     Deuteronomy 15:2
  •   Cupbearer     Genesis 40:1
  •   Designer     Exodus 35:35
  •   Diviner     1 Samuel 6:2
  •   Doorkeeper     2 Kings 22:4
  •   Embroiderer     Exodus 35:35
  •   Emperor     Acts 25:25
  •   Engraver     Exodus 28:11
  •   Executioner     Mark 6:27
  •   Farmer     2 Timothy 2:6
  •   Fisherman     Isaiah 19:8
  •   Fortuneteller     Acts 16:16
  •   Gardener     John 20:15
  •   Gatekeeper     2 Samuel 18:26
  •   Gem cutter     Exodus 28:11
  •   Goldsmith     Isaiah 40:19
  •   Governor     2 Kings 23:8
  •   Grape picker     Jeremiah 49:9
  •   Grinder     Ecclesiastes 12:3
  •   Guard     1 Samuel 22:17
  •   Harpist     Revelation 14:2
  •   Harvester     James 5:4
  •   Herdsmen     Genesis 13:7
  •   Horseman     2 Kings 9:17
  •   Hunter     Genesis 10:9
  •   Idol maker     Isaiah 45:16
  •   Innkeeper     Luke 10:35
  •   Instructor     Proverbs 5:13
  •   Interpreter     Genesis 42:23
  •   Jailer     Acts 16:23
  •   Judge     Exodus 2:14
  •   Keeper of flocks     Genesis 4:2
  •   King     Genesis 14:1
  •   Landowner     Matthew 20:1
  •   Lawyer     Acts 24:1
  •   Magician     Daniel 2:10
  •   Magistrate     Luke 12:58
  •   Maidservant     Deuteronomy 15:17
  •   Manservant     Exodus 20:10
  •   Mason     2 Kings 12:12
  •   Merchant     Matthew 13:45
  •   Messenger     1 Samuel 23:27
  •   Metal forger     Genesis 4:22
  •   Midwife     Genesis 35:17
  •   Minister     Isaiah 61:6
  •   Moneylender     Exodus 22:25
  •   Musician     Psalms 68:25
  •   Oarsmen     Ezekiel 27:8
  •   Officer     1 Chronicles 26:24
  •   Overseer     Acts 20:28
  •   Perfumer     1 Samuel 8:13
  •   Pharaoh     Genesis 12:15
  •   Philosopher     Acts 17:18
  •   Physician     Jeremiah 8:22
  •   Planter     Amos 9:13
  •   Plowman     Amos 9:13
  •   Poet     Acts 17:28
  •   Potter     Isaiah 29:16
  •   Preacher     2 Peter 2:5
  •   Priest     Genesis 14:18
  •   Proconsul     Acts 13:7
  •   Prophet     Genesis 20:7
  •   Prostitute     Luke 15:30
  •   Queen     1 Kings 10:1
  •   Rabbi     Matthew 23:7
  •   Reaper     2 Kings 4:18
  •   Refiner     Malachi 3:3
  •   Robber     John 10:1
  •   Satrap     Ezra 8:36
  •   Scribe     1 Chronicles 24:6
  •   Seer     1 Samuel 9:9
  •   Servant     Genesis 15:3
  •   Sheepshearer     2 Samuel 13:23
  •   Shepherd     1 Samuel 21:7
  •   Silversmith     Judges 17:4
  •   Slave     Genesis 44:10
  •   Soldier     John 19:23
  •   Spy     Numbers 21:32
  •   Steward     Genesis 43:16
  •   Stonecutter     2 Kings 12:12
  •   Stonemason     2 Samuel 5:11
  •   Swordsman     2 Kings 3:26
  •   Tax collector     Matthew 10:3
  •   Teacher     1 Chronicles 25:8
  •   Tentmaker     Acts 18:3
  •   Treasurer     Ezra 1:8
  •   Trumpeter     2 Kings 11:14
  •   Vine grower     Joel 1:11
  •   Warrior     Judges 11:1
  •   Watchman     2 Samuel 13:34
  •   Water carrier     Joshua 9:21
  •   Weaver     Exodus 35:35
  •   Woodcutter     Joshua 9:21
  •   Woodsman     2 Chronicles 2:10
  •   Writer     Psalms 45:1


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