Heb. harash ( Exodus 35:35 ; 38:23 ) means properly an artificer in wood, stone, or metal. The chief business of the engraver was cutting names or devices on rings and seals and signets ( Exodus 28:11 Exodus 28:21 Exodus 28:36 ; Genesis 38:18 ).
His chief business was cutting names or devices on rings and seals; the only notices of engraving are in connection with the high priests dress --the two onyx stones, the twelve jewels and the mitre-plate having inscriptions on them. ( Exodus 28:11 Exodus 28:21 Exodus 28:36 ) [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary