an artificer in stone. The Tyrians seem to have been specially skilled in architecture ( 1 Kings 5:17 1 Kings 5:18 ; 2 Sam 5:11 ). This art the Hebrews no doubt learned in Egypt ( Exodus 1:11 Exodus 1:14 ), where ruins of temples and palaces fill the traveller with wonder at the present day.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Mason". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".