smith

smith

One who works metal. The first-named smith of the Bible is Tubal-cain, known traditionally as the father of metallurgy (Gen 4:22). Descriptions of the smith’s craft are found in (Isa 44:12). The Bible knows of smiths for silver (Judg 7:14; Acts 19:24), gold (Isa 40:19; Isa 41:7; Isa 46:6), iron (Isa 44:12), and bronze (1Kgs 7:14). A significantly large proportion of the exiles (one-tenth of all captives) were smiths (2Kgs 24:14; 2Kgs 24:16; Jer 24:1; Jer 29:2).

Gen 4:22

22Zillah bore Tubal-cain, who made all kinds of bronze and iron tools. The sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah.

Isa 44:12

12The ironsmith fashions it and works it over the coals, shaping it with hammers, and forging it with his strong arm; he becomes hungry and his strength fails, ... View more

Judg 7:14

14And his comrade answered, “This is no other than the sword of Gideon son of Joash, a man of Israel; into his hand God has given Midian and all the army.”

Acts 19:24

24A man named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business to the artisans.

Isa 40:19

19An idol? —A workman casts it,
and a goldsmith overlays it with gold,
and casts for it silver chains.

Isa 41:7

7The artisan encourages the goldsmith,
and the one who smooths with the hammer encourages the one who strikes the anvil,
saying of the soldering, “It is good”;
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Isa 46:6

6Those who lavish gold from the purse,
and weigh out silver in the scales—
they hire a goldsmith, who makes it into a god;
then they fall down and worship!

Isa 44:12

12The ironsmith fashions it and works it over the coals, shaping it with hammers, and forging it with his strong arm; he becomes hungry and his strength fails, ... View more

1Kgs 7:14

14He was the son of a widow of the tribe of Naphtali, whose father, a man of Tyre, had been an artisan in bronze; he was full of skill, intelligence, and knowle ... View more

2Kgs 24:14

14He carried away all Jerusalem, all the officials, all the warriors, ten thousand captives, all the artisans and the smiths; no one remained, except the poores ... View more

2Kgs 24:16

16The king of Babylon brought captive to Babylon all the men of valor, seven thousand, the artisans and the smiths, one thousand, all of them strong and fit for ... View more

Jer 24:1

The Good and the Bad Figs
1The Lord showed me two baskets of figs placed before the temple of the Lord. This was after King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon had taken ... View more

Jer 29:2

2This was after King Jeconiah, and the queen mother, the court officials, the leaders of Judah and Jerusalem, the artisans, and the smiths had departed from Jer ... View more

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