Bill Mounce

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τέκτων

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
τέκτων, ονος, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
tektōn
Simplified transliteration: 
tekton
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5045
GK Number: 
5454
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3f(1b)
Gloss: 
carpenter, woodworker; more generally: construction worker, including stonemason and metalworker
Definition: 
an artisan;, and spc. one who works with wood, a carpenter, Mt. 13:55; Mk. 6:3*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 13:55 Is not this the carpenter’s (tektonos | τέκτονος | gen sg masc) son? Is not his mother called Mary, and his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?
Mark 6:3 Is this man not Is the carpenter (tektōn | τέκτων | nom sg masc), the son of Mary and the brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And are not his sisters his here with us?” And they were deeply offended at him.