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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5433 occupations
5433 occupations

5433 occupations

Professions, trades and means of employment. A great variety of occupations, both secular and religious, are mentioned in Scripture.

Builders

Ps 127:1 See also Ps 118:22; Mt 21:42 pp Mk 12:10 pp Lk 20:17; Ac 4:11; 1Co 3:10-15; Heb 3:3; 1Pe 2:7

Embroiderers

Ex 38:23

Weavers and spinners

Ex 39:22; Pr 31:19

Stonemasons

2Ki 12:12; 2Ki 22:5-6

Carpenters and woodworkers

2Ki 22:5-6; Mt 13:55

Musicians

1Ch 15:19-22; 1Ch 16:42; Hab 3:19

Tanners

Ac 9:43 See also Ac 10:6,32

Linen workers

1Ch 4:21

Washermen

Isa 7:3 See also 2Ki 18:17 pp Isa 36:2

Blacksmiths

Isa 44:12 See also 1Sa 13:19-21; Isa 54:16

Merchants

Ne 3:31-32 See also 1Ki 10:14-15,28-29 pp 2Ch 1:16-17; Ne 13:19-21; Hos 12:7; Mt 13:45-46

Tentmakers

Ac 18:1-3

Soldiers

2Ki 5:1 See also Mt 8:5-13 pp Lk 7:1-10; Lk 3:14; Ac 10:1-8; 2Ti 2:3-4

Priests

Ge 46:20 See also Ge 14:18; Ex 18:1; Ex 28:3; Ex 40:13; Jdg 17:12-13; 1Sa 2:27-29; 1Ki 4:2-5; Mal 2:7; Mt 8:4

Levites and temple servants

Nu 1:50-51 See also 1Ch 15:16,22; 1Ch 16:4; Ezr 2:70; Ne 12:44-47; Lk 10:32

Watchmen

Ps 127:1 See also 2Sa 18:24-27; SS 3:1-4; SS 5:7; Isa 21:11-12; Isa 56:10; Eze 33:2-6; Jn 10:1-3

Shepherds

Ge 47:3 See also Ge 29:1-10; Ge 46:31-34; Ex 2:16-17; 1Sa 17:20; 1Sa 21:7; Am 1:1; Lk 2:8-18; Jn 10:2-4

Farmers

Zec 13:4-5 See also Isa 28:24-25; Jer 31:5; Joel 1:11; Mt 13:3-9 pp Mk 4:3-8 pp Lk 8:5-8; Mt 21:33 pp Mk 12:1 pp Lk 20:9; 2Ti 2:6; Jas 5:7

Fishermen

Mt 13:48 See also Isa 19:8; Jer 16:16; Eze 47:10; Mt 4:18-19 pp Mk 1:16-17; Lk 5:2

Doctors

Mk 5:25-26 pp Lk 8:43 See also Mt 9:12 pp Mk 2:17 pp Lk 5:31; Col 4:14

Lawyers

Ac 24:1 See also Tit 3:13

See also

4345metalworkers
4406agriculture
5240building
5272craftsmen
5298doctors
5384lawyer
5407merchants
5544soldiers
5576tax collectors
5611watchman
7766priests
7785shepherd, occupation

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