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Easton's Bible Dictionary


an artificer in stone. The Tyrians seem to have been specially skilled in architecture (1Ki 5:17,18; 2Sa 5:11). This art the Hebrews no doubt learned in Egypt (Exd 1:11,14), where ruins of temples and palaces fill the traveller with wonder at the present day.

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ma'-s'n: The translation of 4 Hebrew words:

(1) charash ?ebhen, "graver of stone" (2Sa 5:11);

(2) (3) gadhar (2Ki 12:12), charash qur (1Ch 14:1), "maker of a wall (or hedge)";

(4) chatsabh, "a hewer or digger (of stones)" (1Ch 22:2; Ezr 3:7).

Lebanon still supplies the greater number of skilled masons to Palestine and Syria (see 2Sa 5:11), those of Shweir being in special repute.







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